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Chick's Drive Inn - CLOSED

183 Beach St, West Haven, CT 06516-5463
+1 203-934-4510
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29 Nov 2015
“Original Split Dog”
26 Oct 2015
“Not A Fan”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Fast food
$$ - $$$
183 Beach St, West Haven, CT 06516-5463
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

This place has been around for a long time, and my first visit was back in 1972. I recently heard that it had been sold, and will be closing up for good -- last chance for a split dog!

Thank SaulMarmor
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Food is overpriced. Portions not great. Can do better at Stowe's just down the street. Probably survives on the reputation it used to have.

Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

The good - portions are huge French fries were good. . The Bad - over priced, Fried whole clam had no flavor, to much batter, fried shrimp had no taste, to much batter, only the fish fillets had some flavor but still to much batter.

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My wife's been a West Haven girl since birth. I've been here since 2009. Chick's is an institution going back generations. It's a local joke that you don't really grow up in West Haven if you don't work at Chick's in High School. Had a...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Chick's has been around for as long as I can remember. It was always a go to spot for a quick hot dog and I used to treat myself to a plate of whole belly fried clams from time to time. But, now their prices...More

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 27 August 2015

the hotdog was fine. Lobster roll was imitation crabmeat with margarine or butter substitute, quite a disappointment. All the fried foods were extremely greasy. will never go back or recommend- suggestion keep on dring for 1/4 mile to Stowes!!!!!!!!!!

Thank jnewhavenct
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Returned to Chick's today after years and years away. We went there hoping they would still have outside dining and would allow our small dog. Both are allowed but wow how filthy the outside tables were. We went there at 11:00 a.m. and I expected...More

Thank rnash10419
Reviewed 3 August 2015

So my recollection of Chick's Was having the most sweet delicious scallops. I paid $17.95 for a side of scallops which I was not convinced were scallops at all. Wrong taste, wrong texture. Come to find out that some times shark replaces scallops. So why...More

Thank Ls_ct_11
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Cash only business with a million dollar view, across the road from the sand dunes and beach. Not a frequent visitor here but was craving it so I dared to try it again, and remembered why I don't frequent here. $9.25 for chicken tenders. Not...More

Thank Linemon
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Couldn't believe the size of the hotdogs, burgers and fish sandwiches! So generous and so delicious. I had grilled swordfish sandwich and could not finish it. Cash only but they have an ATM.

Thank Klb333
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Beach St, West Haven, CT 06516-5463
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-934-4510
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