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Stowe's Seafood

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347 Beach St, West Haven, CT 06516-6110
(203) 934-1991
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the haddock and chips. For $12 I got four pieces of fish - more than I could eat. The quality was actually about average, but this West haven location is cool. You sit across from the beach and enjoy a cool breeze while sitting on a picnic table enjoying your meal. I give it extra points for atmosphere.

Thank Mike M
Reston, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stowe's was recommended by our hotel as the best lobster place around so we went. The parking lot was full, which we took as a good sign. We parked around the corner in a residential area. The place is small, few tables inside, most tables outside (covered). I ordered the lobster roll with fries and hubby ordered the swordfish boat... More 

Thank Lynette F
West Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It doesn't look like much, but the food coming out of their kitchen is delicious. Very light batter on the fried seafood. Very fresh. Sometimes a long wait in the summer. A couple of tables inside. Larger eating area outside with a view of the beach and Long Island Sound. Well known by the locals for many years.

Thank dianekrevolin
West Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always fresh. Priced right. Old school seafood,done right every time. I've grown up in the area. Stowed hs always been the go to place for seafood done right.

Thank Sean L
West Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place for fresh seafood. Try the treasure chest to share. Parking can be rough, try around the corner or the old debonair

Thank HondaSkate1
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a quick and tasty meal this restaurant has the best and freshest seafood. Set near the beach in West Haven, Ct. , Stowes offers the most delicious seafood at a very reasonable cost. They do not take credit cards but they offer fast service. The best place to eat is outside on their benches.

1 Thank Robert M
Chester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here on a recent visit and was not disappointed. It's a very no frills place but the food is top notch. We had several different dishes between us and everyone was happy. I had the crab cake sandwich and it was amazing. Real good value too and the decor adds to the ambiance of the place. We... More 

Thank SusanH180
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, if you can get past the look of the place, you'll be happy you did. It's totally a hole in the wall but the food is legit! You order inside and you'll want to eat at the tables outside. Outside, you feel the breeze from the ocean and it feels great! The food itself is so fresh. Most everything... More 

1 Thank Lori B
West Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, reasonable, quick service, right across the street from the beach. A few tables outside but lots of places outside at tables.

Thank RitaPompano
West Haven, Connecticut
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Small but quaint and the seafood is always delicious. Very beautiful right by the beach. You can also take a walk along the beach.

1 Thank Lynn0224

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Beach St, West Haven, CT 06516-6110
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: (203) 934-1991
347 Beach Street West Haven, CT 06516(203) 934-1991

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?