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Nellie Green's

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$$ - $$$
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50 Maple street, Branford, CT
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Madison, Connecticut
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145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here last night. A rare night out. Sat at the bar and had wonderful service from the two bartenders. They were very efficient and friendly. They also knew their regulars and seemed genuinely happy to see them and pour their favorite cocktail. Happy hour means 3 dollars off all drinks and wine as well as a selection of... More 

Thank Cindy H
Branford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great overall experience at Nellie Greens! My mom and I went there in the summer and we had a great time! We dined outdoors on the patio. It is beautiful and overlooks the water! The patio is set up nicely and the restaurant is very nice and has a lot of really great meals and a diverse menu! I had... More 

Thank kaiahaze25
Killingworth, Connecticut
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244 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well known local establishment but totally off their game. Interesting location on the river with nice views but meal quality and service continues to go down hill. All draft beer kicked and no effort to replace taps on a busy Saturday night, odd? Typical abundance of specialty drinks and over-priced wine list with a very limited bottled beer list. Menu... More 

Thank Charles_Schuchert
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Besides an excellent waiter, the reservation process and greeting at the door was very pleasant. Our party of four each had a different entrée and we each enjoyed both the food and the presentation - not a single complaint! The calamari and the scallops were especially good.

Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

First time here, and the last. Stopped in for a late breakfast Sunday morning. Waite staff is average .. food just average, cost seemed high for what it was. Inside just ok ... this place is tough to find... it's in back of a boat yard. I can not see a single women going here at night etc. As I... More 

Thank El S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

love coming to Nellie's for happy hour. Drinks are half price but you need to be early as bar seats fill quickly.. Summer there is patio and bar seating with lovely river views. pleasant atmosphere

Thank Lanphiers
Branford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in Branford. Long time local establishment is now one of he best in the area. Great seafood, outdoor seating on the Branford River. Not buggy at all, quite comfortable.

Thank Ann A
Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The restaurant is on the water at Branford Marina, so in good weather you can sit right out on the waterfront. Good selection of local beers, very fresh seafood and a vegetarian option for landlubbers.

Thank daina g
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We love this spot for afternoon lunch by the water- very lovely to sit outside. Recommend the veg quinoa black bean burger. Also Nellie green's has great fries !

Thank Hgr1019
Kent, Connecticut
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225 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Pleasant space on the river and Long Island Sound. Attentive service. Less fresh fish on the menu than expected and brown paper covered the table cloths. Both a disappointment. The entrees were adequately prepared ... but not exceptional. Prices were high for what was served.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Maple street, Branford, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-483-8400
It's located in a marina and has views of the water and boats with an outside patio. It can be hard to find with all the large boats in the yard.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?