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Skipper's Restaurant

167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
+1 860-739-3230
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (15 reviews)
“clams” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went there for a quick lunch with my sister. Got the Greek salad with grilled shrimp and it was very good. Rustic atmosphere, very “beach-y”, not quite the same for a weekday lunch in December.

Thank E9600YXsusans
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Coming to the end of my one day off for the week, had been raining and windy all week. Wanted some comfort food, figured I would find a place that did a good cheese steak. Ended up deciding on giving Skippers a try, and glad...More

Thank kenpnewcomb
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fish here is pretty good and prices are reasonable too. Very much a clam bar type place except they are open year round!!! Have covered outside seating with great views of Niantic Bay and might catch a high speed train or two! Kids love the...More

Thank Helsbabe
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I hadn't been here before. Tried the seafood platter and it was very good, and I had enough for two lunches out of the leftovers. Clam strips were especially good - not over-done as they are in most places. My only complaint would be their...More

Thank JDRandCt
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch, two of us had tuna melts, one a fish sandwich. Tuna got raves, fish did not seem as good as last time. Beautiful spot, across the street from the bay. Kids would like the trains rushing by continually.

Thank JimB8956
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Service was fast with polite and helpful staff. Sat outside on a lovely 80 degree day overlooking Long Island Sound. Chowder was good but ordinary. Fish sandwich with lettuce and tomato was good. The ocean views are fantastic. Only downfall is the heavy traffic which...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great place, they have even expanded their outdoor seating. It's great.fast service and food was very good, cooked just right.

Thank cjfog92
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We frequent Skipper's year round for lunch. Mostly hamburgers, hot dogs and shakes which are all good. Twice a year....beginning of the season and end of the season ... we have the whole belly fried clams which are delicious!! :-) Tried the clam strips recently...More

Thank DeDeCTShore
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good food as well as outdoor eating. WE each had something very different and each was served promptly and it was great food

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Over the years I have enjoyed the quality and variety at Skipper's. Yesterday I hope was an exception. I had paid for a large order of full-belly clams and was given an order of clam strips. When I brought the food back in one of...More

Thank Stephen B
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Essem W | Reviewed this property |
No, but you are permitted to byob
Brenda S
22 February 2016|
Response from Tara H | Reviewed this property |
They ore open year round.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-3230
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