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Sea View Snack Bar

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$$$
American, Hot Dogs, Seafood, Hamburgers
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145 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1942
+1 860-572-0096
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Our family owned business has been proudly serving the Mystic area since...
Our family owned business has been proudly serving the Mystic area since 1976. We offer a variety of fresh seafood, including whole clams, calamari, sea scallops, fish and crab cakes. On our menu, there are burgers, foot long hot dogs, fresh crisp salads and milkshakes. Try our famous fresh lobster salad roll while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Mystic River. Located between the Mystic seaport and the Mystic Aquarium.
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Good for:
Families with children
Scenic view

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fall ride

Great service , location and food. Had there lobster roll fries. The finch birds showed no fear. Just been an arm length away hoping for crumb to fall. It's must if your in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Mystjah
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We always stop here when in mystic. We have been coming here for years and are always pleased. Its relaxed outside dining with great views of the waters of Mystic Seaport but don't let it fool you, it has just about the best fried clams we've had from Ct. to Maine. The food is always consistent. The price is competitive... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had heard about this place and followed up and it was worth it. We ordered a Cold Lobster Roll and a bowl of New England Chowder. The roll was overstuffed with lobster and the chowder was very good! It came to just over $20 each! We'll go back when we visit Mystic again. Outdoor seating only right on the... More 

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New England
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is the best damn clam shack Ive ever been to in my life. I have no idea what their food costs to purchase because it is too good for me to care. My favorite thing to do is to get friend clam strips and a hot lobster roll with no lettuce and sit and watch the sail boats go... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great service , location and food. Had there lobster roll fries. The finch birds showed no fear. Just been an arm length away hoping for crumb to fall. It's must if your in the area.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While up in the northeastern states, I was looking for some good lobster rolls. Color me surprised when, of all the Maine-style lobster I had, my second-favorite one came from Connecticut. The snack bar is an unassuming joint right off the main road, next to an ice-cream bar. Seating is outdoors only, but it offers a nice view of the... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Casual. We enjoy eating at their outdoor tables by the river - this is our second time here. I had a delicious fried fish sandwich, my friend had a non-menu lobster roll with cheese, but done as a grilled cheese sandwich. She loved it and we appreciated their willingness to step outside the box to please a customer. We hope... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a very inexpensive (Fish'n'Chips with a medium Dr. Pepper = ca. $16, including taxes) but delicious dinner right next to the seaside. Would recommend this place especially for people looking for an uncomplicated but nice dinner with a nice, maritime ambience.

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Clinton, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of eating at the Sea View. The food was delish and very good, the view was spectacular. I would highly recommend dining there.

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We both had the lobster roll. It was delicious an I would recommend. A little pricey but we enjoyed it

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Groton, Connecticut
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

About 2:30 pm on a Sunday, my hunger got the best of me. I've eaten @ this outdoor eatery before and the food has been consistently good so the flounder dinner was mine. I'd forgotten that just the fish "side" may have been enough to satisfy me. Tables are set under a canopy as well as under the open sky... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 145 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1942
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-572-0096

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

Description

Our family owned business has been proudly serving the Mystic area since 1976. We offer a variety of fresh seafood, including whole clams, calamari, sea scallops, fish and crab cakes. On our menu, there are burgers, foot long hot dogs, fresh crisp salads and milkshakes. Try our famous fresh lobster salad roll while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Mystic River. Located between the Mystic seaport and the Mystic Aquarium.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?