Connecticut July 24, 2016
These 12 Restaurants In Connecticut Have The Best Seafood EVER
Connecticut knows its seafood, so it’s no surprise that we have so many delicious seafood restaurants. But these locations have won over the hearts of residents and critics alike. So if you’re looking for the best place to enjoy a summer meal, consider one of these fabulous spots. They’ll be serving up your favorite dishes like you’ve never tasted them before!
1. The Place (Guilford)
This beloved location is only open in the summers, so hurry! Order the shrimp and watch as its thrown on a massive grill and cooked to perfection.
2. Abbott's Lobster in the Rough (Noank)
You will love feeling the ocean breeze at this waterfront location! Order a classic lobster roll or try the Connecticut style clam chowder for a meal you'll never forget.
3. Captain Scott's Lobster Dock (New London)
Bring your own beer or wine to this lovely spot. The coleslaw is amazing, but the fried fish is even better!
4. Harbor Lights (Norwalk)
Whether you drive or dock your boat outside, this upscale seafood menu will have you drooling. Especially the calamari fritti!
5. Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill (New Haven)
Located on the water, this is some of the most beautiful dining in the state. And you'll love the brunch options!
6. Jimmies of Savin Rock (West Haven)
The deep fried tender clams are to die for here, but what you'll really love is the big portions. This beachfront spot is a seafood lover's dream!
7. The Whelk (Westport)
This hip joint attracts folks of all ages with its prime location and great atmosphere. The crab toast is simply explosive!
8. U.S.S. Chowder Pot IV (Hartford)
Chowder and bisque is an art at this family owned establishment that is quickly spreading in Connecticut. You just have to visit to understand.
9. Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale (Madison)
Who can resist a bustling outdoor area with a carousel? Pair your entree of choice with some sweet corn and ice cream and your tastebuds will explode!
10. Stowe's Seafood (West Haven)
You'll love this shack, especially on a beach day. Grab a warm roll and a fox park soda for a classic New England experience.
11. The Ancient Mariner (Ridgefield)
If you like your seafood paired with pasta, this place has some pretty awesome dishes. Add a little substance and check this place out for a memorable date night.
12. Johnny Ad's (Old Saybrook)
Come inside the small restaurant area, or go the traditional route by ordering at the window and dining at the picnic tables. I hear lobster rolls taste better outside!
Looking for more than seafood? Check out one of these fan favorites for an
unforgettable dining experience!