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Ford's Lobster

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$$ - $$$
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15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
+1 860-536-2842
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Inside or outside seating. Great food _ Lobster Bomb was fantastic but sampled a few others. Can't go wrong in this place.

Thank rizzardo
Hamden, Connecticut
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place. Small but absolutely worth going. It is BYOB but no worries, there is a liquor store up the street :) Located right on the water with a great view. The food was amazing, fresh and delicious. The friendly staff (Teryn) was awesome, they make it so that you want to stay all day! Please stop by... More 

Thank Christine C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the good reviews, we were disappointed. We got lobster rolls (one hot, one cold) and were underwhelmed. The lobster was chewy and tough so that sort of ruined it for me. Clam chowder was mostly potato. Fries were good.

Thank murrayeats
Elkton, Oregon
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157 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and his wife took us here when we were visiting the area. We arrived at the start of lunch, which had me somewhat apprehensive-- the place was empty. Within 20 minutes, however, every table was full, the atmosphere was great, and the food was delicious with large portions. We ended up taking some home with us. The lobster... More 

Thank ghotai
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Groton for work and found some good reviews of this place in Trip Advisor so I decided to check it out. The place is by the water so you have a great view, unfortunately it was cold so i will have to come back on summer to be able to seat outside. The food is to die... More 

Thank GicaJones
Noank, Connecticut
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a diner on their outdoors dinning​ area. We both had lobster for dinner my was fixed a garlic wine Sauce very good my husband had a baked stuffed lobster servered with a wonderful homemade coleslaw. Will be going back this year once it opens up.

1 Thank cldnoank
Denver, Colorado
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94 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped by Ford's for lunch and was not disappointed. The lobster was to die for and so fresh, I also appreciated how they present cut the tail and claws to make it easier to get the meat out. I visited in March so it was the small inside restaurant that is open, but I hope to return when it... More 

1 Thank Brad B
Groton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Picture yourself outside on a beautiful Summer's eve, eating some of the freshest seafood you've ever experienced, with good friends and you're doing this as you watch sail boats go by. Life doesn't get much better than that. This is what you get at Ford's Lobster. It's a must do on your short list of places to go in Southeastern... More 

1 Thank lpcroxton
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Quaint and Casual waterside dining, bring a sweatshirt. The most amazing lobster bisque I've ever had! Bring your own wine, recommend stopping at Maugle Sierra Vineyards for the wine. We went twice it was so good!

Thank Dawn R
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We ordered the sauteed calamari. It was so fabulous it is difficult to describe. It was hard to stop saying "Wow!" and "Ah!" long enough to swallow. Tender and perfectly sauteed with a stem of fresh rosemary, capers and lemon juice over a polenta cake. My pal had a Reuben despite my saying, "It's a fish place, order fish!" I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Noank
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-2842
not far from Mystic, CT

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?