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Skipper's Restaurant

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167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
860-739-3230
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great seafood in a "no frills" setting.

Great local seafood. Been there on two previous occasions. Both times the food was quite tasty & cooked properly. Place your order & go find a booth. Pick-up when called.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Charles C
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River Edge, New Jersey
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Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Order and they bread and cook to order. Great Calamari! My son loves their Chicken tenders and fries.

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Thank Tara H
Niantic, Connecticut
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Outdoor dining with view of Niantic Bay. You can bring your own beverages, fried seafood is very good, chowder is very good, efficient staff with quick service, kids love to see the trains zoom by, awning for shade. open all year. soft serve ice cream

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Thank 88Janice1964
River Edge, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Great local seafood. Been there on two previous occasions. Both times the food was quite tasty & cooked properly. Place your order & go find a booth. Pick-up when called.

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1 Thank Charles C
Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The best place in Conn. to have outstanding seafood!! I had the fried clam platter and the clams were cooked to perfection. Great fries and cole slaw. The portions were very large and it was great eating outside across the beach. The service was outstanding and they have of other foods hot dogs/hamburgers etc. You will not be disappointed. Enjoy!!!

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Thank maverieck
New York
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My wife and I went to Skippers for lunch twice during our trip to CT. Great fried foods with a nice view. Clam strips were great...full belly availible. They have a great in house made fried shrimp. The shrimp were big and cooked perfectly. I had the lobster roll hot served on the butter roll. The fish sandwich was so... More 

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Thank wpeer
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Wonderful seafood. We had the Fried clams both strips and bellies. Best we have had- Good size servings- open year around- Large menu but all we had was Fried seafood- would recommend this restaurant- beach style

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Thank Arlsdl
Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My sister and I decided to go on a Sunday Drive from Feeding Hills, MA, to the shore and headed South. We wanted a nice fresh seafood lunch. I wanted whole bellied clams. We liked the inviting appearance of Skipper's and decided to go in. We were offered the choice of dining in or out on the patio. We chose... More 

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Thank Bevi22
Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I love the food here! They use zero cholesterol oil and the food tastes lighter,. everything is super fresh and always available. They eclipse the other restaurant in town of a similar venue. I have been singing their praises since they opened, and am so glad they have the outdoor patio now, and are open year round.

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Thank Violet2Dawn
Monroe, Louisiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Outside dining with excellent seafood.Easy walking distance to The Inn at Harbor Hill. BYOB. This area is quaint.

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Thank wootie3
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Food wasn't bad. I had a side order of fried scallops & a bowl of clam chowder for $24. A bit over priced for what you get in my opinion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: 860-739-3230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?