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Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale

1301 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3432
203-245-7289
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Ranked #6 of 41 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Love the scallop roll, cole slaw, and fries at Lenny and Joe's! I always ask for extra lemon and tartar sauce. Grilled chicken sandwich is very good, too. I always order scallops or chicken sandwich- my favorites! My friends and I like to meet here in the summer for dinner. We sit outside at one of the many picnic tables... More 

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Beaumont, TX
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food is good for what it is. The highlight of the place is the fact that they do not serve alcohol of any kind, which means you are welcome to bring your own! Which is pretty cool.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A self service place with similar food to the one in West Haven but that one is a real restaurant where the one in Madison is fast food on paper plates. The food was similar but it doesn't taste the same on paper as it does on a ceramic plate. And the people were not as accommodating as they were... More 

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Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I are regular diners at Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale and it is one of our favorite seafood restaurants on the Connecticut Shoreline! The best fried shrimp and scallops! All fresh seafood. All the platters are served with heaping portions at excellent prices! I always have enough to bring some food home with me for the next... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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100 reviews 100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you've spent the day at the beach and are craving some seafood, Lenny and Joes is within shouting distance of the Sound. It's a step up from fast food, but not the place you go for a fine dining experience. They get you in and out quickly, catering to the off the beach crowd in the summer and the... More 

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New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Passed by the area on our way to Mystic and took the very easy 3 min. off I-95 exit 61 to give this place a shot. On a Thursday afternoon at 2, there was a steady flow of well-dressed couples, construction workers, moms with small children. This is a seafood place that offers counter service...you order your drink and food... More 

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madison
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Have been coming here for years and love it! Best lobster roll ever! (roll lightly toasted with butter). Also love the fried scallops and the onion rings - great! Very fast service and comfortable seating. Great outside picnic tables for warm weather!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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230 reviews 230 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The food and service continues to be consistently great. When in the mood for fast seafood, this is the first place we head for. My wife loves their lobster rolls, and I had a fish sandwich and lobster bisque luncheon special that I really loved. The lobster bisque was nice, thick, and creamy with large lobster chunks. The fish sandwich... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I overheard someone talking about this place while watching a college soccer game in new london, ct. I decided by their description to stop on the way home along I-95. It was great. Service was fast, place was crowded but food came up quickly. Everything was fresh and very hot. Not too greasy and priced fairly.

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Madison, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The lobster rolls at Lenny and Joes are very good. It's an easy and delicious meal. We consider it "fast food" on the Shoreline of CT. Delicious lobster rolls; fish sandwiches; onion rings and Birch Beer "on tap". What more could one want?

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Additional Information about Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale

Address: 1301 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3432
Phone Number: 203-245-7289
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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