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Westbrook Lobster Restaurant

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300 Church St, Wallingford, CT 06492-2253
+1 203-265-5071
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average meal, decent service. Good choice in a pinch. Nothing really to write home about. Raw bar a bit overpriced but chilled nicely. Fish suffers from lack of sauce. Would improve taste tremendously.

Thank jk13481983
Berlin, Connecticut
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Day boat scallops were excellent. My wife's lobster was a little disappointing. You would expect that it would be a "select" grade with hard shell claws that were full of meat. It was not. The shell was thin and full of water. I had the whole belly clams and was very disappointed. The clams were very small. As a result,... More 

Thank Tom U
Michael L, Owner at Westbrook Lobster Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tom- Thank you for dining with us. I am pleased that you really enjoyed our Day Boat Scallop entree! Thank you for your feedback. We will be more critical on our seafood suppliers when our fresh seafood arrives to ensure it is the best possible product. We have fresh seafood arriving daily and we do our best to ensure... More 

Kensington, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Wait staff a little slow to start, but very attentive after that Food was fresh, well prepared, and plentiful Good value for cost

Thank rsnapmd
Hartford, Connecticut
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The food is good, I ordered the baked stuffed shrimp and it was delicious. However, the shells were still on the shrimp?! The tails are normal but not the shells. It was a mess to eat, thank goodness I wasn't on a date! That is my only complaint. The food was good besides that but I don't know if I... More 

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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had not been to Westbrook Lobster in a couple of years and decided to stop for lunch. We each ordered the appetizer mussels. They were very good, steamed in a kind of beer-tomato broth reminiscent of cioppino or boulliabaise. There was plenty of garlic toast alongside the mussels and our waitress also brought plain bread for my companion who... More 

1 Thank tosca1951
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

1st night had appetizers and beer - both excellent (clam chowder and steamed clams). All their beers on tap are local, and have a good selection. 2nd night had a fish dinner that was good and more beer (which is always good).

1 Thank Richard B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food is ok. The restaurant is old and smells moldy. Its backed up to a river which may have something to do with the smell. My husband and I used to visit this restaurant at least a few times a year as it is right down the road from us. I was issued a Preferred Guest Rewards card 2x... More 

1 Thank Amanda S
Michael L, Owner at Westbrook Lobster Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Amanda- Thank you for your review. I sincerely apologize for what transpired. Our Claw Card is definitely not a scam, our guests love it and it has helped create thousands of loyal guests! I already spoke to your partner after (he posted his review on Yelp.com) and I have taken care of your unfortunate situation. Again, I apologize and... More 

Wappingers Falls, New York
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Comfortable atmosphere with great ambience. Outdoor dining areas look like they'd be fun in warm weather. Reasonable prices and decent portions. Enjoyed the CT Lobster Roll which is served warm. Definitely worth a return visit next time I'm in the area.

Thank MikeyUinNY
Wallingford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Westbrook Lobster has Happy Hour everyday, including Sundays.. They have a special happy hour menu and with a bar menu...its a small bite menu and so are the prices, the Cod, Oyster and Cheeseburger sliders are great. great place

Thank Ed G
New London, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great: atmosphere, martinis, service, and oh man, the jerk chicken!! Definitely a favorite for families and couples

Thank Polly180

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Church St, Wallingford, CT 06492-2253
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-5071

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