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All 31 Westbrook Restaurants

Boom Restaurant

63 Pilots Point Drive, Marina Dining, Westbrook, CT 06498-1819
(860) 399-2322
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English first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just had lunch there today. The one star is for the view. One waitress was hostess, waitperson, and busperson. Made for extremely slow service. The prices are astronomical, as high as $24.50 for a sandwich!!! Everything overpriced. Crab cakes were bread crumbs flavored with crab. Salad greens were rotting and the tomato was sparse and horrid.

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Marco Island, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Beautiful location at the end of Pilot's Point matched only by the exquisite preparations coming out of the kitchen. I savored every bite of the ocean fresh flounder francaise. Worth looking for. I found them in CTLiving - a local Connecticut resource. Enjoy!

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Glastonbury CT, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I've visited the Boom 3 times before writing this hoping the food and service would match the view and quite frankly the price. Unfortunately, I was disappointed again. The view itself is outstanding, try to be there at sunset and you will be thrilled with the view by the way the view is only good from the deck so do... More

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

On July 5, 2014 went with wife and 3.5 yr old - was great! Not a huge menu but food was way above average and really surprised, nothing at all negative to say - and 715p reservation was best time in July for amazing sunset - saw fireworks too. The fried shrimp app and filet was great!

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Clinton, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were just short of the closing time for lunch but the hostess graciously sat us on the open porch, beautiful view of the marina and water, we quickly ordered our meal but our server was very gracious and did not hurry us, My husband had the usual burger, tasty, I had the "signature pear salad with shrimp", lots of... More

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Durham, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We've heard good things about Boom and based on some recommendations decided to entertain a guest from California. We choose Boom for its view of the water. That was the best part. We had a reservation thinking we were lucky to get one on short notice. When we arrived at 7 (prime time), the place was virtually empty and stayed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Will never go back. Ambience was dark and gloomy. Entire restaurant needs an overhaul. Only one waiter who was a nice kid, but couldn't possibly attend to everyone himself. Never refilled water. Never came back to check if everything was ok. My husband had a chicken sandwich which was completely overcooked and dried out. I had the flounder which was... More

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east lyme, ct
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This place missed across the board for our group of 4. I'd comment on service if we actually had a server. Almost two hours in a near empty restaurant for apps and dinner. Thankfully we had a terrific view (which is the one redeeming quality of this place and reason for two stars). we ate at boom in september and... More

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Essex, Connecticut
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29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We dined here last Saturday night and the restaurant was very busy. My friend is an avid boater so being there surrounded by water and boats was really great. We had the Penne in vodka sauce with seafood which was outstanding and the Lobster Risotto and shared the onion rings to start. Our glasses of white wine were chilled perfectly.... More

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Western Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the Madison Beach Hotel, celebrating our wedding anniversary. We asked the hotel staff for a lunch recommendation, and we went to Boom. The lobster salad was delicious, the burger perfect, and the desserts were awesome. We enjoyed the ambience and the service was friendly and hospitable. All in all, we had a great... More

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