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The Lobster Shack

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7 Indian Neck Ave, Branford, CT 06405-4615
+1 203-483-8414
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster roll” (136 reviews)
“chowder” (27 reviews)
“clams” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7 Indian Neck Ave, Branford, CT 06405-4615
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricey, but worth it for fresh of the boat lobster rolls! You can also buy shelled fresh lobster by the pound

Thank pattihappi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 9, 8 of whom were from various states who had come to visit our cousin in Connecticut. Even though she is in a wheel chair, we managed to get her over the gravel in the parking lot to the outside...More

1  Thank Myrna F
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Great little outdoor place on the Branford River, across from Stony Creek Brewery, outdoor seating, relaxed atmosphere, we even bring our little Boston Terriers! good price for the lobster roll!

Thank hcreta
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Very good first lobster roll of the season on our way out for our trip to New England from home,. This was our first stop I could recommend it to anyone myself I prefer the lobster with just hot and butter that's the way I...More

Thank 365ralphs
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Me and the wife stopped in at the Lobster Shack for a quick lunch. It is an authentic roll with pretty good lobster. Roll is buttered and lobster is warm. As others have stated some of the Lobster was perfect and some a little overdone....More

Thank Grant J
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

When the kids come, it's a mandatory lunch stop on the boat. We all love the lobster rolls. However, now you have to climb over a locked gate to get from the dock to the parking lot. Worth the effort.

Thank Bob P
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. Outdoor, BYOB, great food! Perfect summer place to grab a hot lobster roll and some delicious shrimp and corn chowder. The chowder was a combo of spicy/sweet, loved it. Would recommend it and will return.

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Deliscious lobster rolls. Not lobster salad but just lobster and butter on a warm roll. Nice location on river. Can be hot as there is only outside seating. Wish I would have tried the chowders.

Thank ninab27
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We rented a cottage on the Branford shore overlooking the thimble islands and had friends over for a lovely dinner. Rather than cooking, we decided take-out lobster rolls and chowder were the way to go and we found the Lobster Shack and its rave reviews...More

Thank amyruthk2016
Reviewed June 27, 2018

It dosnt get any better thant this "Libster Shack" Always wonderful regarding service, food atmosphere....... If you go you will return.

Thank Squawbrook
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September 22, 2017|
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Response from Vanessa D | Reviewed this property |
You could even bring two :)
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Realtor44 | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly sure. I've read about how the original white trailer was changed out a few years ago to the more modern maroon model but the best I can figure is they opened about 7-8 years ago.
marilyn w
July 3, 2017|
Response from AliciaMaryAlicia |
Open every day pretty much from May to Oct check Facebook for specifics or call!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Indian Neck Ave, Branford, CT 06405-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-483-8414
Located at the Marina Number is 203-483-8414
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