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891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
+1 203-453-9276
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Barbecue
££ - £££
891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No secrets, nothing is hidden, everything is out in the open. Open air seating (although there is a tented area for sun/rain). Open pit BBQ. Food cooked right in front of you. Big menu board. Tree stumps (and a few plastic chairs) to sit on...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 1 November 2017

They provide the protein. Bring your beverages and BYOB and sides. No frills. Literally sitting on tree stumps in a lot located on Route one across the street from the Walmart complex.

Thank Christine Marie F
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great transit stop if you are traveling New England via Route 94. Outside. Sit on stumps around the table. Great for kids to run around. Simple food list - grilled corn on cob. Everything grilled or roasted-clams mussels lobstah. Oct 2017 open weekends only.

Thank Betsy R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The magic of tv. I ordered the largest lobster my sister the smallest and despite a $10 difference they looked almost identical but it was very good. The clams were overlooked and rubbery. The corn was delicious. However the service was super slow, sat for...More

2  Thank kristencoondog
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We've been here several times, most recently September 24, 2017. Walking in you get a sense of a large backyard picnic around a blazing fire. The atmosphere is the best part as it turns out. We wanted to like the food better. We had lobster...More

Thank markeo16
Reviewed 23 September 2017

What a find! Simple outdoor place where you sit on tree stumps and have fresh grilled seafood, meat and corn. Paper plates, BYOB and the rest of your picnic. Friendly staff, clean toilets, small selection of soft drinks, plenty of parking. Don't save room for...More

1  Thank Lumos586
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The seafood is good, but nothing spectacular. It is fresh though. Waitstaff is incredibly nice and the place just has a good outdoor atmosphere.

Thank Dre K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

First and most important, bring lots of cash. They do not accept credit cards and the lobster is not cheap. The menu is ala carte so if you want corn with your lobster, that is a separate charge. You can bring your own anything really....More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

i still can't believe these guys shipped ..... to my door steps .Great company and will be ordereing more.

Thank juliastorow
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Third or fourth visit to the Place. I love everything about this restaurant! The atmosphere is fun and friendly . Food was excellent, as usual. The lobster was tender with a slight smokey taste, the clams special topped with butter and cocktail sauce were perfectly...More

Thank sherilapuzzi
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11 April 2017|
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Have you ever done or considered doing a small wedding there?
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Response from pattyrn62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes a very family friendly place.The kids will enjoy the log seating, watching the staff prepare and cook the food and just being outside in general.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-453-9276
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