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Donahue's Madison Beach Grille

1320 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3454
+1 203-318-8362
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“clam chowder” (10 reviews)
“wurst” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1320 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3454
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here. We decided to try a new place stopped here for dinner. The place is very nice inside and was pretty full with locals. The service was good but the food average.

Thank mgwis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grandchildren to Hammanassett beach this morning for a nice walk on the beach I always enjoy the peaceful atmosphere at the beach. So after our good walk —- we decided to have my grandsons birthday lunch at Donahues Our first time there -...More

Thank Becky123q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lobster bisque and scallops were outstanding. Very pleasant atmosphere. It has a big fireplace. It also has some live music several nights a week.

Thank BobSMeriden_CT
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Just finished a wonderful traditional Irish meal with friends, with a nice cold Guinness stout of course. Large portions, delicious food, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner tonight. Great atmosphere in the bar with live music but we sat in the dining room. Our waitress was fantastic. So friendly and attentive. I had a tasty cup of lobster bisque followed by a perfectly cooked tuna steak. My whole...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Every time we go to this restaurant we get the exact same thing, wings and chowder. It is a locals restaurant and the town has a lot of pride in the establishment. The chowder is made on site fresh DAILY from local clams and is...More

Thank irish0live
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife and I stopped in for a quick bowl of chowder. Im 70 and it was one of the best clam chowders I ever had. We had to run but the food we saw coming out of the looked fantastic and everyone looked happy....More

Thank 33959Dan555golf
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The food was very good, service a bit disjointed. Overall a nice lunch and I would certainly go again

Thank GregR9661
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My wife and I - and sometimes the grand kids - like to visit Donahue's whenever we are in Madison. Very conveniently located on the Post Road, easy parking. The inside is spacious and nicely furnished with tables and booths. The menu is definitely not...More

Thank jgill48
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We live in Colorado but frequent Madison several times a year. It was fun to find a new place to eat although Donahues has been in business for several years- we sat at the bar-I enjoyed onion soup and husband had a roast beef sandwich....More

Thank Kathy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3454
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-318-8362
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