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A C Petersen At Hallmark

113 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2614
+1 860-598-9680
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible29%
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“burger” (5 reviews)
“new england” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
113 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2614
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch w our 2 14 year old boys. Prices were on the high side for food which is in essence from Sam's club and thrown in a fryer....or a hot dog. Some dishes were werved with potato chips...which...More

Thank cindylee40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High-priced middling ice cream at best. Be sure to taste before ordering and be prepared for excessively sweet flavors, grainy ice cream and likely disappointment. And they were out of two flavors I requested--during the height of the summer season! BTW, don't order the kiddie...More

Thank aBoater
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I stopped here for lunch after riding all over Rocky Neck State Park and Giants Neck on my bike. I had the cup of clam chowder. Delicious and VERY filling. Dessert was a kiddie cup of mint chip ice cream. The view was gorgeous and...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Hallmark this afternoon after Apple picking! We had been here before a couple of years ago and the food was good! Today we ordered at the window, fish & chips, a hotdog and a cheeseburger, we paid and the young man said he...More

Thank FoodFanOne
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

20 years ago my husband and I would come to the Old Hallmark at this location for clam strips and ice cream after a day at the beach. It was simple beach fare, but it was the beach roadside atmosphere and naughty joy of fried...More

Thank Dynorocket
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Awful service. We were second in line. Four kids working. The woman in front ordered two fish and chips. It took about fifteen for her order to come out and thirty five minutes for our order. We ordered one fish and chips. Our plan was...More

Thank Harley M
Reviewed August 14, 2016

You would think on a Saturday afternoon in the summer road side joints, especially along coast, would be ready to serve - unfortunately food service was very slow, witnessed other customers very frustrated as well as they could not figure out why it was taking...More

Thank Fahjah
Reviewed August 4, 2016

we stopped for a bite after a day at the beach, the quality of the food is excellent but it is a little pricey, the ice cream is great too but again pricey, great views of the salt marsh, mouth of the Connecticut River and...More

Thank arturoct
Reviewed July 21, 2016

This a great place to get an ice cream or burger and sit on the picnic tables overlooking the marsh. The prices are good and the quality is better. If you like ginger, you will LOVE the ginger ice cream.

Thank Sunflower53092
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I don't mind spending 20.00 for a lobster roll, but at least put some lobster in it. For reference, the roll in the picture is about 5" long.

Thank dcap63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-598-9680
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Drive-In restaurant featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, seafood and ice cream. Outdoor picnic tables with views of the Old Saybrook Lighthouse and Long Island Sound.
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