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Sandpiper Restaurant

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161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
+1 203-469-7544
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of days with Lauren and Emme and lisa for one night as she Had to work in the city. We went next door to the sandpiper. It is extremely well run and the food is excellent. Steamers were wonderful. The lobster roll...More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seated immediately; given a choice of inside or on the patio. Although a very comfortable evening, the patio appears to be an enclosure off the parking area so we opted for inside. Comfortable seating; attractive area. Dinner was good. Generous portion of calamari which tasted...More

Thank merle h
Reviewed July 10, 2018

First, let’s recognize that this restaurant is wildly popular and for many good reasons. But perhaps, that is the problem. The Sandpiper has mastered the New England fried fish house (the menu offers much more as well by the way). It is that very popularity...More

Thank hsturm54
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Clam Chowder New England style was excellent according to wife. View of the beach outside was beautiful. It is a great atmosphere and we sat in the outdoor patio. I had the Swordfish with asparagus, very delicious. Daughter and her almost engaged man said raw...More

Thank Grant J
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A “go to” place for lunch or dinner. A nice atmosphere for seafood with open views on Long Island Sound.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed June 26, 2018

A bit pricey for take out but always good. Inside can be quite noisy. Good ice cream too...best to get food to go and sit across street for water view.

Thank lk3405
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The place was okay the prices were higher then I expected the food was good and the service was okay and the bathrooms were clean and the place it self was clean.

Thank C8418DFandrewg
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place for seafood in an even better location . Looking for good but not fancy . This is your place , if you are looking for a sit down dinner or walk up counter service . Inside is a nicely decorated nautical feel. With...More

Thank Russ V
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I rarely take the time to write reviews for Trip Advisor. But I am compelled to share my experience with the Sandpiper. My husband and I flew from North Carolina to New Haven for a graduation. We arrived at lunchtime and decided to eat at...More

1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

My date and I went to the Sandpiper for the special of the week only good from 4 to 8 on Mon thru Thursday It was for two shrimp dinners with fries or baked potatoes and a salad. For 29.95. To It was well worth...More

1  Thank poppy843
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Response from T Thomas A | Reviewed this property |
They are very customer oriented. I'm sure they will.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-469-7544
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