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Lenny's Indian Head Inn

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205 S Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-5232
+1 203-488-1500
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good neighborhood pizzeria. Nice owners. Best to take out. Very convenient for Indian Neck residents

Thank Michael M
Cheshire, Connecticut
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Generous servings, great seafood, attentive staff, but what's with the bathrooms? Been going to Lenny's for years and with all the improvements over that time they still have gas station bathrooms.

Thank Wm_Helene
Branford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two for one lobster good deal, Turkey dinner not homemade, but good for the price. The bar is always a nice place to hang out.

Thank Mcalter
Milford, Connecticut
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a Saturday lunch and the place wasn't crowded. We were well taken care of and our server was very helpful explaining the different options and giving advice. He even brought us some chowder samples to try upon our question about the differences. Perfect service! The bisque and the New England clam chowder were both excellent. And the fried... More 

Thank Anders G
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Good seafood. Great lobster and steamers. Mostly potatoes on the clam chowder though. :( a little expensive

Thank Claudia S
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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great Lobster Dinner. No way to eat it all. Everything was delicious! The service was great and the food was all prepared well.

Thank alison n
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your visit, Alison, and for taking the time to share your feedback! More 

East Windsor, Connecticut
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner here with my family and girlfriend. You must try the softshell crab sandwhich. It is a whole softshell crab for only $15. It is deep fried and delicious with tartar sauce. We also got the hot wings for an appetizer which smell more hot than they actually taste lol. We were a table of 4 and... More 

Thank Brian S
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Brian! We appreciate the visit and glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks so much for the kind words! More 

Woodbridge, Connecticut
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

As the title says: Very Noisy but excellent food and staff. Went here just this past month as my Mom was up from Florida and a good fish place was in order. I had a blackened swordfish dinner which was really out of sight. It came with potato's which I didn't want (Calories I guess) and they were more then... More 

Thank Hawiian2
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit - we're happy you had a great time! During peak times, our restaurant can certainly become lively - please keep in mind we are here 7 days for both lunch and dinner. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Saturday afternoon stop for lunch. Place half full, steady but not slammed. Friendly greeting and seating. A prompt server took our drink order and returned quickly. He answered all of our questions and then we ordered. I'll focus on my whole clams. My wife was well satisfied with her selection. Clams were perfectly cooked. Nice clean oil. Big whole bellies... More 

Thank Chuck D
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for much for the great feedback! Our whole belly clams are very popular with our patrons, and we're happy that you're a fan also! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Chuck! More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Love this backwater salt marsh location that is open year round and always has a friendly, attentive staff. This is the old kinda, a bit outdated and somewhat updated, classic, better than a beach shack kinda place. It even smells like an old bar, old salt & shore local hangout. We've enjoyed the outdoor umbrella tables and bar seating both... More 

Thank FTNSAmie
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Regarding the price of the lobster rolls, we try to offer a generous portion despite the high cost of lobster meat. Please contact me at jeff@lennysnow.com so that I can address the issue further. We look forward to having you back. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-5232
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-488-1500
Lenny's sources the best seafood New England has to offer - from house made chowders to fresh lobsters to succulent steamers to clams and oysters on the half-shell. The fried seafood is gently breaded and cooked to order. For the land lubbers, their mouthwatering steaks and famous ribs have been a favorite for over 40 years. Lenny's Indian Head Inn has been recognized by the International Boating Magazine, The New York Times, USA Today and received Zagat's "Award of Distinction." We are open year-round.

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