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Sea Swirl

Rt. 1 & 27, Mystic, CT 06355
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English first
Mystic, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Sea Swirl is where the locals go to celebrate the start of the summer season. It means the cold is finally gone and warmth is on its way. Usually in early May/June a group of us go for our annual meal. I always order the chocolate milkshake (nice and thick), a foot long (the food of a my childhood), and... More 

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Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stopped at the Sea Swirl for lunch and all 3 of us enjoyed our meals. I had the whole belly clam roll, which was fresh and delicious, and my companions had the fish tacos (also quite good) and clam strips. This is a no-frills seafood shack that was just perfect for a quick lunch.

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

By far the absolute best. Went to Woodman's in MA this past summer (Home of the Fried Clam) and their Fried clams were pretty great. But Sea Swirl has that extra good breading and is a teeny bit more "greasy" which, in a Fried Clam, is a GOOD thing. Only once did I have to send them back because they... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The summer is nearing a close and this is where we decided to go to get those last treats before the hectic school schedule kicks in again. We have been going here for years and years and the quality is always the same and the coziness of this spot remains the same. Even though it is right on the road... More 

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White Plains, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I wish I didn't live two hours away from this little roadside shack. OK, so there is no "ambience," no indoor seating, and no view of the water, but the fish is so fresh and expertly cooked!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My family and I were just driving through Mystic, CT, hungry for a late lunch and found this quick and easy remade ice cream store made into serving ice cream and fresh fried clams. Just the perfect combination to start with we had clams, lobster rolls and lobster sliders and a burger - all made to order so we did... More 

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North Tonawanda, NY
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122 reviews 122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This was fun. Stop at a seafood/ice cream stand, sit and eat your food at a shaded picnic table overlooking water (and the railroad, which is not "too" close by). Wonderful, excellent and fresh food, Our party ate clam strip roll, sweet potato fries, full-bellied clams, and crabcakes. We all left happy and eager for a return trip. Food is... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I return here often with my family every year as soon as it opens for the season! Usually order a foot long hot dog with fries, sometimes a shake, and who can resist a ice cream cone for dessert? The food is always hot and fresh. Employees are ALWAYS friendly and helpful to everyone. Food orders are quick! There is... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A Local Institution, SEASWIRL is the place to go with Kid's... or without. The CLAMROLLS are incredible, Burgers GREAT Ice Cream...Sit outside and watch the World go by! 5 STARS!

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Vernon, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have been here several times,mostly because of convenience. It's a challenge to find a clam in the clam fritters.The fried clams are okay,but portions are small for the price they charge. If you want really great fried clams,try the Pizza Palace in Old Saybrook..Big Portions,comes won a big platter with fries,and thin delicious onion rings.If your disappointed with all... More 

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Additional Information about Sea Swirl

Address: Rt. 1 & 27, Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 860-536-3452
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 14

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