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Glenwood Drive-In

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2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
+1 203-281-0604
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently visited Glenwood with my family. I hadn't eaten here since the mid 90's! The food was still delicious as ever! The Chili Dog, fries and onion rings were awesome. The kids then had ice-cream next door. Great place!

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Thank Mike G
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Classic American hotdog stand foot-long dogs grilled to perfection. Good quality food, thinking rings made in house, steak fries, big portions all served by a friendly people. Don't miss the classic car shows during the summer on Wednesday nights. When you're done go next-door to Kelly's Conklin action for dessert.

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Thank ericdallemagne
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I have been going to Glenwood for as long as I can remember, and even worked there for awhile. The food is good. It's not fast food, but also not sit down. A little pricey, but treat yourself once in awhile

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Thank Firemedicmick
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Oh the Glenwood , where the order taker calls out 2 dawgs well done. Our kids went to prep school in Hamden, and this old fashioned spot really delivers. I usually get a footling dog, but other things on the menu like fried clams and believe it or not, the salads are equally great. Attached in Kelly's Kone Konnection where... More 

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Thank Dean H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Classic American hotdog stand foot-long dogs grilled to perfection. Good quality food, thinking rings made in house, steak fries, big portions all served by a friendly people. Don't miss the classic car shows during the summer on Wednesday nights. When you're done go next-door to Kelly's Conklin action for dessert.

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Thank Edward S
Cheshire, Connecticut
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Fried foods, hot dogs, soft shell crab, burgers, etc. All good for what it is. If you need a quick bite and don't mind fried foods this is your place. I thought it was expensive. So, since nothing is ever open in Cheshire after 7:00 pm and you have to feed the kids this is it.

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Thank blueyeddevil
Eastham, Massachusetts
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290 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Been coming here for years. It is not a drive in, but a resturant with tables and seats along the windows. Very clean. you go to the counter and give your order to a person who then shouts it out to the line cooks. Weird ! The food is very good especially the hot dogs and burgers. which are consitantly... More 

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Thank 98999Mike
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Used to have the best fried seafood in the area. Not up to their old standards. Scallops and shrimp were OK but the clams which are very expensive weren't worth the price. Almost cardboard tasting.

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Thank rjcastater
New Haven, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This has been a very consistent restaurant for many years. The food has always been very good. The only problem I have is that the prices seem to be creeping up to were I definitely don't go as often as I'd like.

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Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for many years. Always satisfied by whatever we order. Great food, friendly staff. And there's an Ice Cream Shop located in the drive-in for a great after dinner treat.

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Thank Colleen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-281-0604

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