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Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale

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1301 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3432
+1 203-245-7289
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Got a nice fish sandwich, Dr. Pepper and small order of onion rings. The sandwich was very large. Good lunch crowd and off season as they have a large outdoor seating are for the locals and out of towners and beach goers during peak summer weather. Lots of choice and fast service.

Thank KidLove
Madison, Connecticut
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone raves about this place and it's a local favorite, but it's personally not MY favorite. I thought it was greasy. You can fry fish without it being this greasy. The reason I didn't give them fewer stars was because they have great prices and a great environment and their staff was friendly

Thank jackielazor
Oakville, Connecticut
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Large menu - Very good food; not very expensive. Staff was excellent. Would recommend to anyone. Good reputation-many people travel miles to get here.

Thank Sue S
Milton DE
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Best place in the area for fast seafood. Great if you are vacationing in the area or driving past on I95 heading north. Easy off the highway easy on. Great selection of fresh seafood with fast service.

Thank margeb771
Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We previously lived in CT for many years and Lenny's of Branford was always a popular choice for us to enjoy great food. We now live elsewhere but we returned to CT for a family event in Madison. To our surprise there was a Lenny & Joe's there and we just had to enjoy another Lenny's feast. The lobster roll... More 

Thank Mike C
Westbrook, Connecticut
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Love everything from the chowder to the oysters, shrimp cocktail, fried food and fresh filets. Reasonable prices. Welcoming casual environment.

Thank debrapal
Madison, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I don't usually like to stand in line to order a meal but it's definitely worth it here. The menu is varied and has healthy baked and broiled choices in addition to fried. There are gluten free choices, too.

Thank martha0713
West Hartford, Connecticut
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I know Lenny and Joe's Fish Tale is very popular, but my recent visit was not a good one. First, the positive - the steamers were the best that I have ever had!! They were cooked to perfection!! However, the fried clams and onion rings were very greasy. The fried claims were mushy. Although I need to eat glutten-free foods,... More 

Thank bonjovifan_13
Danbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This is consistently the freshest seafood. The fried seafood platter feeds 2 hungry people. The scallops and whole bellied clams are amazing!

Thank tmmbsmith
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit here for fresh seafood. Not greasy at all. Reasonable prices. We had the clam strip dinner, and the fish sandwich special with lobster bisque. Washed it down with a fabulous vanilla milk shake and Iced tea. Yummy.

Thank jorn09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3432
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-245-7289

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