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Petersen Farms Restaurant

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113 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371
+1 860-598-9680
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Hallmark this afternoon after Apple picking! We had been here before a couple of years ago and the food was good! Today we ordered at the window, fish & chips, a hotdog and a cheeseburger, we paid and the young man said he would bring our food to the outside table that we seated ourselves at. After about... More 

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Thank FoodFanOne
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

20 years ago my husband and I would come to the Old Hallmark at this location for clam strips and ice cream after a day at the beach. It was simple beach fare, but it was the beach roadside atmosphere and naughty joy of fried food and homemade ice cream that worked this spot into our vision of heaven. We... More 

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Thank Dynorocket
Essex, Connecticut
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Awful service. We were second in line. Four kids working. The woman in front ordered two fish and chips. It took about fifteen for her order to come out and thirty five minutes for our order. We ordered one fish and chips. Our plan was to feed our four year old grandson, then all have a ice Cream. The fish... More 

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Thank Harley M
Newtown, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

You would think on a Saturday afternoon in the summer road side joints, especially along coast, would be ready to serve - unfortunately food service was very slow, witnessed other customers very frustrated as well as they could not figure out why it was taking so long. Food was good but service horrible.

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Thank Fahjah
CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

we stopped for a bite after a day at the beach, the quality of the food is excellent but it is a little pricey, the ice cream is great too but again pricey, great views of the salt marsh, mouth of the Connecticut River and saybrook lighthouse in the distance

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Thank arturoct
Waterford, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This a great place to get an ice cream or burger and sit on the picnic tables overlooking the marsh. The prices are good and the quality is better. If you like ginger, you will LOVE the ginger ice cream.

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Thank Sunflower53092
Staten Island, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I don't mind spending 20.00 for a lobster roll, but at least put some lobster in it. For reference, the roll in the picture is about 5" long.

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Thank dcap63
Lyme, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Clean and old-fashioned, a little drive in sort of restaurant like I went to in the 60's--or in Maine along York Beach....we ordered lobster rolls and fries-wow!!! we sat on picnic benches to wait(not too long, it was a sunny, breezy day and we listened to the marsh grass rustle nearby) then came succulent, full of meat lobster-rolls and very... More 

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Thank anneed
Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The taste of the burger's are very good, no really. The lobster rolls are also very good. Outside seating and there's ice cream too.All good..

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Thank Tyrone D
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Just finished an 8 mile kayak on the Lieutenant River & stopped at one of my favorite roadside stops, formally Hallmarks, now AC Petersen's - both excellent establishments. This just happened to be the last day of the season - SCORE!!! Great selections of burgers, sandwiches, dogs, & seafood favorites. Frozen treats, ice cream, shakes, floats & sundaes. My Last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-598-9680
Description
Drive-In restaurant featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, seafood and ice cream. Outdoor picnic tables with views of the Old Saybrook Lighthouse and Long Island Sound.

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