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Skipper's Restaurant

167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
+1 860-739-3230
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
“lobster roll” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped back at Skipper's after a year or two hiatus. Still good! I got a side of whole belly clams with a cheeseburger and fries. My husband got a fish sandwich. The fish sandwich was good, and it came on a bun that was...More

Thank eramakri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lobster roll, clam chowder and onion rings were amazing! Quick service and option to sit inside or out.

Thank CTBeth
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! I'm really sorry I stopped there. The food was not good at all and for the $45 dollars it was not worth it. The tables were not very clean and the restrooms were disgusting. The only thing this place has going for...More

1  Thank Novacek2012
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I am in the food industry, but have no affiliations here. Amazing food. Clean crisp and hot. Best seafood around. Recommend

Thank WallyRoberts
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great place for seafood! Deep fried in cholesterol free oil. Good size portions, light & crispy! Inside & Outdoor seating with great water view! Small parking lot. Suggest going early!

Thank Grammie131
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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, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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