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Skipper's Restaurant

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167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
860-739-3230
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Seafood

Very Good fried seafood resturant with a view of the Niantic Bay if you sit outsideor you can sit indoors in a beachscene decor. Order an pick up your food at the counter indoors Staff was friendly and personable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
cconstantine72
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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310 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Skipper's has a nice location on the Niantic waterfront. You have a nice view while you enjoy your meal. Seating is quite limited though. We got a seat but I think our timing was just lucky. The whole belly clams were good. The clam fritters were ok - not nearly up to those offered at other locations in New England.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very Good fried seafood resturant with a view of the Niantic Bay if you sit outsideor you can sit indoors in a beachscene decor. Order an pick up your food at the counter indoors Staff was friendly and personable.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I had the fish & chips for dinner. The food was average; hot and tasty. But, $20 for 8oz fish & chips and a drink is a bit high by my book. I will say that it was very busy, but I received my meal quickly.

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Canton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I always get the fried clam strips dinner and husband gets the fish and chips. Great price for excellent food! Sit outside under the blue awning and feel the sea breeze while watching the trains roll by.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Love many things about this fast food joint. B.Y.O.B. Great seafood and fish an assortment of salads burgers all at a reasonable price

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

$27.50 for a small fisherman's platter that had one piece of fish ,3 shrimp fries clams french fries and a few small overcooked scallops (hard and dry) and a can of soda...

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West Lawn, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Good food indoor and outdoor seating near the water. Service was good. Local seafood good portions other items to pick from on the menu plus ice-cream

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very casual coastal dining, yet they have the BEST whole fried clams (not to be confused with whole belly Ipswich clams) and freshest fried codfish. Their tartar sauce is also excellent with its bits of pickles and onions. Competitive prices: $20. to $25. per above entrees, which included fries. You can BYO beer, wine or cider, and eat inside, or... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Super fresh seafood! The seafood salad sandwich was amazing, the fish sandwich was large and so juicy which was great because sometimes fish sandwiches can be dry. The onion rings where excellent and more than the two of us could eat. Out of our trips to Cape Cod, Nantucket, Baltimore and Myrtle Beach these were the BEST clam strips we... More 

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Skippers has a pretty good menu, large portions of food, fair prices and decent service. The fish and chips knock it out of the park. Burgers are tasty, worth the visit. Enjoy

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Additional Information about Skipper's Restaurant

Address: 167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
Phone Number: 860-739-3230
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
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
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: 860-739-3230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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

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