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The Shack

324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
+1 860-739-8898
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (18 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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06:00 - 20:00All hours
324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best breakfast place I have ever been to. The food is excellent and it it good to see a business whose employees seem to enjoy their job. I have been there twice while on vacation and can see the teamwork and pride...More

Thank Larry2305
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about this place. The service and the food were so delicious. Definitely a must try.

Thank Thais M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It's Good! We've been here " more than several times" and nothing has changed! Plain and simple...the foods good! Whether you're order just eggs and ham or "The Mess" you can't beat the quality or the service. Try it, you'll like it!

Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Ate here for Lunch twice this week with friends. The first day service was excellent, however the second day it was real slow even though the place was relatively empty. It seems like service goes down hill when the owner is not there. The prices...More

Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I checked TripAdvisor before going here for breakfast. I can see why it gets good reviews. Food was very tasty, very large portions and very fast service. The home fries are some of the best we've ever had. They actually cook them with salt and...More

Thank strawberrypip71
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Typical dinner/luncheonette style with large menu. Portions are good, children's menu reasonable, meals are served hot, servers are friendly/attentive, and prices that match what you get.

Thank pearl33814
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I remember when this was a "little shack" just down the road from the present site. Food and service remained the same. Visit every summer.....The Shack is an absolute must....serveral times while there....mostly for breakfast. DELICIOUS!!

Thank 2013Brenda
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Everything was great, lot of food options, kid's menu is great, and georgous selection of homemade pies. Portions are huge.

Thank Bruno H
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Multiple location .... Family style ...... "Solid" food to eat. Pies for desert, you must try. Breakfast - you just got to try it, I enjoy the platter of hash and eggs, home fries, and good coffee - bottomless cup. Basic dinners, meatloaf, stew, hash,...More

Thank rymd43
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I were frequent breakfast visitors in the past but hadn't been in a while due to the birth of our first child. We visited this morning for breakfast and were eager to enjoy what we had enjoyed so much in the past....More

Thank Scott G
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Questions & Answers
18 May 2017|
Response from strawberrypip71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes. We went on a Sunday morning and had to wait almost 45 minutes
George B
22 August 2015|
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Response from ntocher | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I don't think so. I've also been to Flanders Fish & thought they were awesome. Good luck on your search!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-8898
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