Dining at the beach allows you to impress your date by sharing champagne at sunset, writing your names in the sand, and playing a shark like a trumpet. Share the sights and sounds of a tasty view with today’s Groupon to Marnick’s Restaurant in Stratford. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of seafood and American fare Monday–Saturday.
- For $10, you get $20 worth of seafood and American fare on Sunday.<p>
At Marnick’s Restaurant, chefs quiet grumbling bellies with a coastal-inspired American menu as diners peer at southward the scenic Long Island Sound. A quartet of lobster rolls ($15.95 each) come out swinging with claw-knuckle meat, smacking mouths with fistfuls of crustaceous flavor. Mingling with threads of angel-hair pasta, fresh-sautéed bay scallops bathe in a citrusy butter sauce augmented with white wine ($16.95). Savory sandwiches selections, such as the juicy half-pound chipotle Angus burger paired with seasoned fries ($10.95), accompany lonely grills. An array of classic American breakfasts befit mornings spent strolling the historic sound or crocheting American-flag bikinis, and include such entrees as fresh blueberry or strawberry pancakes ($6.95 for a full stack) and granola-crusted french toast decked with strawberries ($7.25 for a full stack). For three generations, family members have welcomed guests to dine in the outdoor or indoor dining areas, each of which offer coastal beach views and closer peeks at Big Ben.
Open seven days a week, Marnick's Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as daily specials. Located right on the beach, the ocean dances along the sandy edges of the earth outside the windows of the restaurant, hinting at the provenance of the seafood there. Inside, three generations of owners draw on that bounty, toasting buns to hold lobster sautéed in drawn butter. Icy rings of chilled shrimp cocktail encircle plates while steamy clams casino amuse appetizers year-round. Specials including salmon florentine delight diners as well as daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials. Burgers and pancakes sizzle on a grill as hot as a knight in shining armor who has been waiting in his car for an hour; fryers froth with loads of fish 'n' chips; and pasta, wraps, and salad specials are prepared fresh.