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The Place

891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
+1 203-453-9276
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“corn on the cob” (30 reviews)
“bluefish” (21 reviews)
“steamers” (27 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Barbecue
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

14 of us had just about everything in the menu. Roast clams as good as we remembered and mussels and steamers were very good. Dinners were as expected. Roasted lobsters, some fish, etc.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 6 ordered several items to share. All excellent, and they came out as they came off the grill, hot and one at a time. Wonderful.

Thank Antelope2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in after a day at the beach and were delighted with the yummy aroma in the air and the casual atmosphere. We found a comfy stump and were greated by a smiling waitress. We all had different seafood choices and each were cooked...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a no frills kinda place but it fabulous! It's BYOB. They are very dog friendly (4 legged friends are treated VERY well). Pull up a stump, take a seat, place your order, and feast on the food. We tried the clams, lobster (steamed...More

Thank BookCentsBabe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to find in 2018. A roadside institution with a menu permanently written on thirty foot sign, dog friendly, the only side dish is grilled corn, byob, minimalist paper plates and plastic forks, side on a genuine wood stump, delicious freshly wood grilled seafood, chicken...More

1  Thank Circusboyny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is cooked on the grill. Bring your own salads, fries, booze etc. Lobster was great. Clams were even better. A real fun place to eat

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Annual trip to The Place. Just have to go to this side of the road fun restaurant. No frills just good food. Had two dozen of their special clams and a steak. Others were chowing on corn,mussels, lobster on these open air grills with large...More

1  Thank Frank K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, don’t throw your bones on the ground. This is Ivy League country you know. “The Place” is one giant backyard style, a la carte order, New England clambake. The menu is a giant red and white sign board visible from the seating area. Your...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique place for Seafood & BBQ. Large variety of Seafood & BBQ are cooked on a 15’ - 20’ open fire pit. Which gives it a great flavor. The corn on cob is exceptional along with the lobsters and all the fixing’s. Oh, by...More

Thank rmoss317
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I made my first visit to The Place and it was just what I expected - no frills just fresh, delicious seafood at reasonable prices. I chose steamers and they were delish! Bring some wine, sides and some friends for a great time. Highly recommend.

Thank Dave M
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11 April 2017|
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Have you ever done or considered doing a small wedding there?
21 September 2015|
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Response from pattyrn62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes a very family friendly place.The kids will enjoy the log seating, watching the staff prepare and cook the food and just being outside in general.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2752
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-453-9276
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