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Costello's Clam Shack

) #15 of 97 Restaurants in Groton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
145 Pearl St, Groton, CT 06340-5773
+1 860-572-2779
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster roll” (20 reviews)
“fried seafood” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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145 Pearl St, Groton, CT 06340-5773
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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 25 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 7 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 31 August 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
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

While my family was on vacation, we are here. The food and location was great. We sat on the bottom deck, but right under the edge of the second floor deck. A staff member was mopping the upper deck, and we got water all over...More

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This Spring I drove to Abbott's in the Rough but Costello's was less crowded so I ate there. They have a nice two story deck and lots of shade overlooking the water and boats. Very nice meal and view.

Thank Velma Sue
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Situated at the end of a dock surround by boats in the marina. Excellent view to watch boats coming and going on a nice day. Had bowl of delicious mussels, hot lobster roll and the special bacon wrapped scallops

Thank BCR37
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Finding this place requires meandering through a tiny village with tiny streets. There are essentially three major fish shacks in this vicinity, and I believe Costello's is affiliated with its neighbor Abbott's (Costello's has some Abbott's items on its menu). The other shack is Ford's...More

Thank Robert B
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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.
Anywhere on line I can see prices??????
18 August 2015|
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dina b
is it family oriented, are reservations accepted
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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.