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The Shack Restaurant

441 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4149
+1 860-445-5500
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“home fries” (14 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
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441 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4149
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was fresh and the service was great! The ambiance could have been a little better but the food was delicious and the beer selection was very good. The seafood was yummy and the prices were reasonable!

Thank X5447BNpaulr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast, and have to agree that the food is good, but the portions are very much on the large size, and impossible to finish. Loved the home fries, and pancakes were nice and fluffy. Very crowded spot, so expect to wait for...More

Thank ostan14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our go to place for breakfast, and most of the time my wife gets "the mess" today she asked for the potatoes to be cooked extra crispy, and was told that they could not, Because "they needed to all be the same" my...More

Thank Adam750
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight in Groton, heading for the Foxwoods casino on Sunday, and needed a hearty breakfast. After research on Trip Advisor, we discovered rave reviews about "The Shack", and decided to give it a try. Boy, were we glad we did!! They were busy...More

1  Thank RXJCA
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Every time we are down in the area we try to make it a point to have breakfast at the shack. The breakfast entrées are great the portions are filling and the home fries & service are awesome. So if you're in the area you...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It's crowded but we went two mornings in a row and didn't have to wait long. The food is excellent and the portions are big; given the quality and the quantity, the prices are a good value. Service is very friendly. The tables for two...More

1  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Coffee flows like water ( I run on coffee ). Meals always hot . Love the blueberry muffins. Fair price great food !

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cornbread should be able to come out with the coffee instead of always coming out late with the rest of your food

Thank N A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant is well known in the New London area. The first restaurant started in Niantic. Later they moved to Waterford, and then opened another one in Groton. Both restaurants are always busy. Every time I went to either restaurant their was a waiting line....More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The shack is an american restaurant, which means a diner that does not seem to be run by Greeks. There is a full menu, but I have only gone here for breakfast. Full is done correctly, and service is fast. The tables are close to...More

1  Thank GrotonThames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4149
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-445-5500
  • E-mail