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Hank's Dairy Bar

1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
+1 860-564-2298
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (12 reviews)
“clam cakes” (10 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
$$ - $$$
1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hungry for lunch and found this place thanks to google maps. Very clean with plenty of tables to eat outside. Thankfully it was a nice day. Ordered 2 lobster rolls and were surprised by the quantity and quality of the roll and the...More

Thank hlasik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not a sit down restaurant, but it is a nice little shack to eat. It is like a dairy queen. If you want Dairy Queen, go there to ha e s better form of it. I wouldn't recited it if you didn't...More

Thank OceanPoolBeach
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Visit my family May and July..Never miss a trip to Hank's for their Lobster Roll. It is Perfection Love the custard ice cream too

Thank carol t
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Summer isn't here yet, but Hanks is open! We stopped in to grab some ice cream, but the food smelled so good we ended up ordering food... No regrets! We ordered a double cheeseburger and clamcakes.oj my goodness... The burger was mouthwatering delicious! Wasn't a...More

Thank swithey74
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Opening in 1957, this popular roadside dairy bar features seafood, burgers, dogs, onion rings, and soft serve. The lobster roll is swell and the coleslaw is a must -- nicely peppery and just the right amount of buttermilk-tangy dressing. So good, you'll want to get...More

Thank 100Cranberry
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to eat!! They have excellent burgers and love the lobster roll!! This place has been around forever and therir standards have not changed!! Always consistent.

Thank h1227chris
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Living only about 20 minutes away for most of my life Hank's was always a place we would swing by every couple of weeks in the Spring and Fall. Now that I am older and live a little farther out my family and I still...More

Thank MelissaP940
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I used to live in CT near Hank's Dairy Bar where me, my husband and dog often went on the weekends. We also brought friends and family when visiting. Great lobster rolls and fried whole belly clams! We also like the chocolate shakes and sundaes....More

Thank Corinna R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Been a loyal patron of Hank's for many years.Always go on opening day, its a ritual of spring. Casual outdoor dining or takeaway. Never had anything I didn't enjoy, but must admit I usually go with the lobster roll-its the best place around to get...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 4 September 2015

if you like seafood, this is the place too come and eat. fried clams, clam cakes, you name it. they also have hamburgers, and hot dogs, and places too eat at. of course they have milkshakes, and ice-cream, soft serve if you like, yum! they...More

Thank amnadeau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-564-2298
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