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Costello's Clam Shack

145 Pearl St, Groton, CT 06340-5773
+1 860-572-2779
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“clams” (31 reviews)
“lobster roll” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
145 Pearl St, Groton, CT 06340-5773
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good seafood, nice setting and location by the water... we had the 3 types of fried seafood with oyster,clams and shrimp ... it was good especially the shoestring fries... also ordered the clam fritters .. not that busy but the service was slow ... waited...More

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost all shoreline, seafood restaurants feel that food has to be breaded and deep fried, which I hate - it ruins the real flavor of the seafood. Costello's gives you alternatives so it is our favorite waterfront lunch spot. Yes, it has the "usual" but...More

Thank SteveWatson0522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful time at Costellos. My buddy and I decided to sit on their upper deck and watch the boats come and go. We didn't have to wait long for our food. Then we feasted! We got an order of Marty's mussels and...More

Thank xwheel247
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Costello's Clam shack for dinner. I got the salmon and corn on the cob. My daughter got chicken tenders and fries and a milk shake. My friend got the mussels and onion rings. The corn on the cob was not good, the...More

Thank Teri N
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Noank, Ct. Costello’s Clam Shack is a hidden gem on the Ct. Shore line. It’s the smaller sister to Abbotts in the Rough of lobster fame. Nestled among the boats in the marina they offer a limited but delicious menu. If you have an urge...More

Thank Realtor44
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Costellos the sister to abbotts if u like local fresh fried seafood with great view this is the place,they also have bands on weekends and sit in a marina with views of the sound Great food n service

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I had lunch in May and it was good not great. I returned in August and ordered the whole belly clams. I knew when they handed me my tray that it would not be good. I should have returned it at that time but it...More

Thank nauset55
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were debating over which Restaurant...I thought Costello's had more of a Variety of Seafood over Abbot's. So we chose Costello's - Loved the location and being from Maine , loved the beautiful Marina setting ...Perfect Right? WRONG 👎It was until we got our $60...More

Thank Mb L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you like seafood at a very economical price, quick food, and sitting beside the water, this is the place for you. You drive through a small, quaint little town to get there and park in the marina parking lot. Wait in a short line,...More

Thank PhillyGuy17
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We love Costellos for the great seafood but this time we went for two of their special salads - one with a half lobster tail on top and one with chicken, peaches, feta, walnuts, vinaigrette. We've reviewed Costellos before but had to make this new...More

Thank dbarms
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I'd like to know some thing about the prices.
25 July 2016|
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Response from Macball50 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's very reasonable.
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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
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Pearl St, Groton, CT 06340-5773
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-572-2779
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Costello's is closed for the season and will reopen Friday of Memorial Day weekend at 11:30.
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