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Ford's Lobster

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$$ - $$$
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15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
+1 860-536-2842
07:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in Groton for work and found some good reviews of this place in Trip Advisor so I decided to check it out. The place is by the water so you have a great view, unfortunately it was cold so i will have to come back on summer to be able to seat outside. The food is to die... More 

Thank GicaJones
Noank, Connecticut
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a diner on their outdoors dinning​ area. We both had lobster for dinner my was fixed a garlic wine Sauce very good my husband had a baked stuffed lobster servered with a wonderful homemade coleslaw. Will be going back this year once it opens up.

1 Thank cldnoank
Denver, Colorado
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94 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by Ford's for lunch and was not disappointed. The lobster was to die for and so fresh, I also appreciated how they present cut the tail and claws to make it easier to get the meat out. I visited in March so it was the small inside restaurant that is open, but I hope to return when it... More 

1 Thank Brad B
Groton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Picture yourself outside on a beautiful Summer's eve, eating some of the freshest seafood you've ever experienced, with good friends and you're doing this as you watch sail boats go by. Life doesn't get much better than that. This is what you get at Ford's Lobster. It's a must do on your short list of places to go in Southeastern... More 

1 Thank lpcroxton
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Quaint and Casual waterside dining, bring a sweatshirt. The most amazing lobster bisque I've ever had! Bring your own wine, recommend stopping at Maugle Sierra Vineyards for the wine. We went twice it was so good!

Thank Dawn R
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We ordered the sauteed calamari. It was so fabulous it is difficult to describe. It was hard to stop saying "Wow!" and "Ah!" long enough to swallow. Tender and perfectly sauteed with a stem of fresh rosemary, capers and lemon juice over a polenta cake. My pal had a Reuben despite my saying, "It's a fish place, order fish!" I... More 

Thank Kathleen M
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Ford's menu is eclectic--not the typical seafood restaurant. We were all very happy with our choices. The staff was knowledgeable and welcoming and our server was outstanding. This is a seasonal spot with outdoor seating on the water.

Thank CTfamilyTravels
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really cute place, attentive staff, great lobster bisque, lobster rolls and RI clam chowder. Abbots and Costellos are closed so its time to give Fords a try.

Thank NJfoxred
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went to Ford's on several recommendations - it did NOT disappoint!!! So glad we were able to get seated before the small place filled up. We'll definitely go again!

Thank 41dale
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Just a great little place where every dish that came out of the kitchen looked better than the last! Regulars brought us here, and we fell in love with the fishing shack decor, instantly. The food was fantastic...clam chowder, grilled calamari, lobster reuben, lobster bomb...you name it! You may have to wait...correction...you will have to wait but it's too cool... More 

Thank Gary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Noank
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-2842
not far from Mystic, CT

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?