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Beachhead Restaurant

3 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4905
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Ranked #24 of 58 Restaurants in East Haven
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Branford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Went on a Sunday night. There were only two other tables taken when we arrived. The wait for everything was unacceptable. We are still waiting for our bread. My husband ordered a soda to drink. When we told the waiter it was flat & to take it away, it still appeared on our bill. I had the crab cake app... More 

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Milford,Ct. USA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited Beachhead Restuarant recently (first time),initial impression interior did not match the exterior. No ambiance inside seemed like a "no class establishment". it is more a fast food atmosphere. Pricey menu items. No bread prior to dinner. Tried fish & chips ($19 to steep for this item). very bland and small portion of fish but lots of fries..go figure. Had... More 

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East Haven, Connecticut
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I always like to support local restaurants. I also like to wait a few months before I do so the owners can weed out any problems. I had a 6:30 reservation and arrived to find only 1 other table occupied. Our party of four were greeted by a nice waiter and seated immediately. We ordered 2 vodka/rocks, 1 margarita and... More 

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East Haven, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Went here during the annual fireworks in town... Fabulous food, entertainment and atmosphere! If you love a good calamari appetizer with flavor I suggest getting it here! Sauce was so mouth watering I was licking the fork !!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We live local and haven't frequented the Beechhead in many years so we gave it a try.. This is what I have to say; There weren't many customers in the restaurant but we attributed it to being a weeknight. Our waiter was extremely attentive and polite.. We were served water in tiny glasses and it was as warm as bath... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have been going to the Beachhead since I was a kid because it is within walking distance of my parents. In the last 10 years or more the service and food have been HORRIBLE. It was expensive, the waitstaff was rude, the owners were awful. They now have new owners or management or something and it is truly a... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We went there as two couples as neither had been there in over 25 years. We both remembered the good food, the crowds in attendance, and the reasonable prices. Times have changed. The food was rated poor by one, ok by two, and good by one. There were no crowds on a Wednesday night. There were only three other booths... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We went to dinner on a Friday night when there was an Italian singer there. Our party of 4 arrived at 5:30 and after 30 minutes at the bar we decided to sit in the dining room and orderi our food. We were the first orders of the evening as there was noone in the dining room at that time.... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Went for the 1st time to the Beachhead since it reopened after the devastating storm last year. It looks bright and cheery and the new bar is a winner. Food was good. Pane cote was very tasty as well as the clams casino. Waiter was a little short with us sometimes but it didn't ruin our great time as we... More 

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miami beach, florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

had not been to the beachhead since i was a kid living my summers on cosey beach ave. wanted so much to love the beachhead, but there were so many bad events, that i just couldn't. to start, why did we have to ask for water when all of the other tables had it already on the table, why did... More 

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Additional Information about Beachhead Restaurant

Address: 3 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4905
Phone Number: 203-469-5450
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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