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Skipper's Restaurant

167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
+1 860-739-3230
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clam strips” (12 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
167 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most of these places, fried food is most of the menu. It was ok if you enjoy fried food. Not a place we would go back to if we returned to Connecticut.

Thank roytan1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

While there is a small, inside seating area, the majority of their tables are outside. Seafood cooked hot to order. Very small side order of slaw. Fried food a bit greasy tasting. Fried clams could ha e been done a bit more.

Thank EllenBread
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to skippers many times a little pricey but good seafood is hard to come by excellent fried clams, almost everything I've tried his been prepared fresh right in front of my eyes excellent but a little pricey

Thank renggyyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop and have some fried seafood. They use a light breading and it's not oily. The onion rings are thin and properly​ cooked. You can done outside under the canopy or in the sun. You're treated to off shore breezes from Long...More

Thank ozzy6900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the fish and chips. Reasonably priced. Indoor and outdoor seating. Parking available. Clean and fast service.

Thank Damaris F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Skippers on a rainy day so it was not very busy but there were still customers. I ordered the clam strip dinner and my husband ordered a grinder and both were very good. The clams and fries were hot and fresh, and...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to try Skipper's for lunch while visiting in Connecticut. The location is nice since it's on Long Island Sound. We enjoyed the sunshine and breeze. If you like trains, they go by occasionally in front also. You go inside to order and then...More

Thank Loretta S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered scallop roll, side of fried shrimp, and cup of chowder. 36$ :o.. ok a little steep but what the hell right. Chowder was excellent. Shrimp where good, the scallop roll was sooo greasy it was hard to eat. Onion rings where good.

Thank Drewlou102
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We ordered the crab cakes and cole slaw. The food was very good. The restaurant is overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Great place to stop and eat for lunch.

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Good food. Had the fried scallop roll. Unbelievably fresh and delicious. Husband got the fried clam roll and it was equally fresh and delicious.

Thank Roberta H
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Brenda S
Is Skipper's open all year or is it a seasonal restaurant?
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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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