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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great fried food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Kelly r
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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
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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 63 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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Niantic, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Very reasonable...mostly fried food with a view of Niantic Bay ! We go quite often.. the food is fresh and good...little ones love it too. You eat outside (if you prefer), on picnic tables, it is shaded with canopy in the summer, and have a beautiful view AND the bonus of seeing a train go by...little ones love it !... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

very casual, eat outside if you can. Love the scallop roll, always fresh and never over cooked. Not the best meal I ever had in a restaurant, but the best seafood. Good Fish and chips. Give it a try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Good fresh, deep fried classics. They have good homemade onion rings. Pretty standard fare, but it always hits the spot. Limited indoor seating, and a large enclosed front deck. Love that they are open all year, since all the other clam shacks close up when the tourists go home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great whole belly as well as clam strips. Enjoyed sitting outside at picnic table. Place order at the counter and wait for your number to be called. Worth the short wait. Will return!

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children
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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