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“Kind of average, but I would eat there again.”

Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale
Ranked #6 of 36 Restaurants in Westbrook
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Lenny & Joe's is normally the kind of local restaurant that I am looking for. I like restautants that have been around for a while, preferably not chains, and that have a local flavor to them. This restaurant has more potential than itis showing. The dining area was not as clean as it could be. The fries were below average. On the upside, the lobster roll was good and I liked the coleslaw.

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Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 12 January 2013

Madison, good for families, summer has outdoor seating, carousel and ice cream for the kids.
Can't beat their chowder, fresh fish sandwich, lobster any way they serve it!

Thank Kay C
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

Lived in the area my whole life. Have been to L&J's more times than I can count. Although their shirts are very popular, the food is just okay and kinda pricey. Seems to be a perpetual favorite of the early bird special crowd. Lots of fried heavy fish.... it's fresh, but you could do a lot better by driving up/down route 1 and stopping elsewhere.

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Reviewed 25 December 2012

It says something about the population when a restaurant specializing in fried seafood and French fries is rated as one of the best in the state. Lot's of very large people here. Prices are very reasonable and the fish is fresh. Just go for one of the grilled options. The broiled food tends to be overlooked. Staff is always friendly and they've got inexpensive t-shirts and hats for purchase. They now have 3 locations: Westbrook, Madison & New Haven, CT.

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Thank Bob J
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Reviewed 16 December 2012

I have eaten here at least three times. Usually it is good to OK. The last two times the fish has been overcooked.
This last time they said they were out of their fish of the day special; that the delivery had not yet arrived. I switched to salmon and she comes back to say they are out of it as well. I asked for the swordfish to be cooked medium rare. I asked if it could be blackened and they don't do that. The fish came out well-done and was NOT FRESH.
There is not much to rave about at this place. Boiled potatoes are just plain boiled potatoes. Bread is cheesy, low-class white bread.
I doubt I'll go back.

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1  Thank Glyn C
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