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Dockside Seafood & Grill

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Block Island Rd, Branford, CT 06405
+1 203-488-3007
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“salmon” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Block Island Rd, Branford, CT 06405
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We live nearby and our family and friends love it. The boats docked along the shore,the playground for kids and the excellent seafood are a "can't miss" for visitors from the west coast, or anywhere, actually.

Thank MarieW55
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Place is a hidden gem. Very friendly and attentive service, food and drinks are great. Very relaxed, subdued and reasonable....

Thank Howard S
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Was invited here by my friends. Nice setting in relaxed environment. All type of seafood served here. Menu is not to long but everyone can get smt to choose. Fried Shrimps were good, calamari as well. Liked also the shrimp coctail type of souce. Recommended...More

Thank George1133
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited The Dockside Seafood & Grill for late afternoon wine and appetizers. I tried the crab cakes... mostly crabmeat, broiled... very good! Not at all heavy or greasy. Onion rings are light and crunchy... some of the best I have had. Atmosphere is nice......More

Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We were on a road trip and found this place on trip advisor and it did not disappoint. Branford seemed to be a quaint little town and this restaurant fits right in the food was very good and the service was also good. We would...More

Thank Grantly000
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We have been to Dockside many times. It never disappoints. The restaurant is clean and nicely appointed. Waitstaff is young and efficient. Prices are fair and the food is good. We stopped in on a blisteringly hot Saturday afternoon. It was nice to have a...More

Reviewed July 27, 2016

On a trip through Connecticut, we desired to have a late seafood lunch, on the sound. This was our first visit to Dockside, and we were glad we came. We're seniors and ordered from the senior special menu. The NE Clam Chouder was thick and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

My husband and I went to Dockside last weekend for an early dinner after a Thimble Islands boat cruise. We sat outside on the deck, with a nice view of the marina (beyond the parking lot). My salad with garlic shrimp was excellent. My husband...More

Thank denisergz
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Had some great seafood here after going out on Dave's Thimble Island Cruises. Food was very good. I had the fried seafood platter. It was delicious and not greasy at all. I always worry about my dishes being too greasy when they're fried. This was...More

Thank Goosey69
Reviewed July 23, 2016

On a summer day sit outside for twice the experience. I should first say that my family is not made up of seafood lovers, but we ordered pretty broadly from the menu, and I was proud of them for trying some seafood they had not...More

Thank sparrish5
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December 30, 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I am not associated with the restaurant, but they are closed for the season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block Island Rd, Branford, CT 06405
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-488-3007
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