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Beachhead Restaurant

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3 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4905
+1 203-469-5450
11:30 - 01:00
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant early evening. I ordered the lobster roll which was nice but served on a cardboard try like in fast food restaurants which was a little disappointing. The restaurant had a ladies night on with live music. We felt rushed, as I think they wanted us gone so the restaurant could get on with its ladies night.

Thank David A
East Haven, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The New Beachhead Restaurant is excellent! The food is outstanding! Try the eggplant fries! Addictive! :-) Try it, you won't be sorry.

Thank macandana
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I went to BH for Happy Hour last Thursday evening. My husband went inside to tell someone we would like to sit outside. He waited in the bar area and walked to the dining area and no one acknowledged him. I went inside and we sat at a table in the bar area and were still not... More 

Thank m p
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing. We came in for drinks and appetizers and were not disappointed! The crab cakes were AMAZING!! The calamari was great too! We loved the surprise shrimp! And the wings, they had the right amount of heat! We're glad we found this gem!

Thank Lorri S
Killingworth, Connecticut
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225 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

because we had a wonderful lunch with good service sitting with our granddaughter in a very comfortable booth with a view of the inlet and sound. My husband's Beachhead burger was served hot, prepared as ordered, with a pile of sweet potato fries. My granddaughter's kids menu chicken tenders and fries was such a large portion I would not have... More 

Thank pearl33814
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

First visit! So many great dishes to pick from we had trouble deciding! We settled on Stuffed Clams and Shrimp Cocktail for apps. Burger, Seafood Platter, Zuppa De Pesce and Shrimp Carbonara. One dish just as good as the other! Dominic did a great job, thank you!! We'll be back!

Thank Colleen C
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stopped by for a dinner on a very crowded Saturday night, they had a jazz singer who was very entertaining and great voice, Decided to order a NY strip, perfection!!!!!

Thank Joanne G
North Branford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went to the NEW Beachhead restaurant with great expectations this past Saturday. We had drinks on the upstairs balcony with Christin who was wonderful!! That's where the wonderful ended. We were seated downstairs where there was a large party also seated. Waitress took awhile to come over but was pleasant. We ordered a dozen oysters and fried calamari. Well... More 

1 Thank nancy t
Branford, Connecticut
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Three of us for lunch, arrived at 1:15, only two other tables being occupied. Sat ourselves, had to ask for menus waited 15 minutes for server to bring them, waited another 15 minutes for drinks, had to tell her we were ready to order. Server was not friendly or even polite. Food was 3rd rate calamari for app. was sitting... More 

1 Thank Grace C
Guilford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

After a long day at work, I met my wife at the beach head for a beer and some apps. We ordered the mussels which were amazing. The crostini had spice to it and I could have had the broth alone as a soup...so great! We also had a ceasar Salad which was awesome and fish tacos that were soooooo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4905
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-469-5450

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?