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David's Place

1647 Hartford New London Tpke, Oakdale, CT 06370-1714
+1 860-442-7120
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“cole slaw” (3 reviews)
“clams” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
1647 Hartford New London Tpke, Oakdale, CT 06370-1714
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are on your way down rte 85 from the Casino to the shoreline, Davids is a quick and easy lunch stop -- burger is good. Onion rings and milk shakes, too. Fish sandwich is fresh cod and BIG. Prices are right. Eat inside...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Quick, fun service, food was way better than the rather un-inviting exterior might lead you to believe. great for kids and family, especially if visiting the Dinosaur Place across the street

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I stop by this place several times a year for 1 thing. The Gyro's are very good. Today after my wife and I ordered two of them, the girl literally asked me "do you think you need all those" as I grabbed about 5 brown...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great stop before or after Nature's Art. Very friendly service, straight forward New England clam shack menu. Order at the window, even if you plan on dining in the small attached seating area. Fried broccoli a must! Decent prices and quick service. Burgers, dogs, fries,...More

Thank FattieCattie
Reviewed 4 October 2016

It's hard to describe this. It is a roadside seafood, and hamburger joint where one orders outside at a large window, but they have a dining room. It doesn't look like much from the road, but it is well kept, and the dining room and...More

Thank Ncoasttravler
Reviewed 11 September 2016

David’s Place, on a secondary highway between Hartford and the CT shore, is a roadside restaurant with some surprises. It serves the obvious – hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and onion rings – and it does them very well. But it also serves a lot of...More

Thank RGinCT
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visit about once a summer on the way to Ocean Beach. Food is excellent, except the clam fritters. Terrible! We only wish the order would come out all together. Sometimes one person gets their food and is half done eating by the time other...More

Thank Hillary W
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My family and I were visiting Dinosaur Place and we decided to eat at David's right across the street, despite reading some of the reviews online. My kids had hot dogs, shakes, and hamburgers. My husband and I had the lamb gyro, onion rings and...More

Thank UserExperience
Reviewed 7 June 2016

David's place was a great little spot to stop by before going home. The staff is extremely friendly and the food is good as well. I ordered scallops and my boyfriend ordered fish and chips and they were both great. After we had ice cream...More

Thank Patrice H
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I wish I read previous reviews before eating, here. I had fish & chips / a shake. Fish was okay. Chips (fries) were caked with specs of batter or something. Maybe fried in same fryer as the fish. I don't know. But, makes me wonder...More

Thank Robert D
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1647 Hartford New London Tpke, Oakdale, CT 06370-1714
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Oakdale
  • Phone Number: +1 860-442-7120
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