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Ford's Lobster

15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
+1 860-536-2842
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster combo” (54 reviews)
“bisque” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
15 Riverview Ave, Noank, CT 06340-5736
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my 2 boys were lucky enough to stop here for lunch. The mussels were wonderful as was the chowder. It was busy on a cold January Saturday, so I can only imagine how busy this place is in the warmer months. Great spot!

Thank scarletb3
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I was recommended this place for the best lobster rolls around and I was not disappointed. It was the dead of winter, but the place was packed. It is very tiny inside so I was worried about getting a seat but I had no troubles....More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Family of 4 for dinner after the cyclone bomb that hit the northeast region. We came in around 5:30 p.m. to an empty restaurant but by 7 p.m. the place was packed which tells you that it must be good for people to drive to...More

Thank Erm106
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A cute little place off the water with friendly staff. The New England clam chowder was delicious. Unfortunately, the good experience ended there. Our main courses, lobster fettuccini and lobster risotto, contained so much cheese that you tasted little else. We both felt ill and,...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I was on business and found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. Going for dinner I was the only person in the dining room but was greeted like a very important customer. I really wanted to have shell fish so I started with mussels. They were...More

Thank torreyj1
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ford's has always been my seafood restaurant of choice. I have been there for lunch and dinner at least a dozen times and have always rated the place at the top of my restaurant choices. My last visit was a bit disappointing. As always, the...More

1  Thank 73journey
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Well, it is a bit rustic and very small, but wow, what a lobster roll! A lobster Rueben on the menu. It was so good that I can’t imagine why I have not seen it before. The clam chowder was chock full of large clam...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered various foods from the lobster bisque to the lobster avocado. All tasty but not enough food for the price. After seeing my buddy's lobster bomb, I ordered one and was very pleased.

Thank arandol63
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We arrived at Ford's at 11:28 when the open at 11:30 because we had heard the lines could be long. There was no one else there yet! We were seated right away, ordered, ate and checked out within 30 minutes! It was filling up quickly...More

Thank schamp01
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended for their lobster. Unfortunately due to the weather we were not able to be seated outside, but the food was wonderful. I had the hot lobster roll and my wife had the 2 lb boiled whole lobster. Both were excellent...More

Thank Gary D
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Anne S
15 August 2017|
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Response from George N | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
9 July 2017|
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Response from loveftlaud | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure....we stayed outside...great views and breeze
9 July 2017|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, A/C inside, people might feel warmer inside because of the cooking??. We ate outside it was a beautiful day. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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