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Glenwood Drive-In

2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
+1 203-281-0604
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster roll” (26 reviews)
“onion rings” (18 reviews)
“clams” (12 reviews)
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American, Fast food
2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It used to one of the best laces to eat in Hamden. Not so much anymore, staf members seem to be confused, the owner catches the ends, portions used to be generous size - now they are smaller😐 Food is good, not great though....sorry...

Thank Artur G
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A great fast food restaurant. The best hot dogs ever which you can load down with all the sauerkraut you want. Not only are they known for hot dogs and hamburgers but you can also indulge in a delicious lobster roll, fried clams, fried fish,...More

Thank Jlrich114
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you don't mind standing in line to order, you will get a kick out of this place. No longer technically a drive-in, but the menu hasn't changed. Hot dogs are featured, but the lobster roll actually has quite a few fans. Great fries too....More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This was the second stop o n our hot dog tour and another of my husbands childhood favorites. It didn't disappoint. Hot dogs was grilled to perfection and served in a toasted bun. Just a little mustard and you're good to go. Don't forget to...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One should not expect a gourmet meal at a drive-in, but I had lunch here with a couple of friends and simply must comment on the food. The hot dogs were very good, but all three of us each ordered a burger, and all felt...More

Thank mjd572
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We visit here often! This drive-in is a great place to go when you are in the mood for classic American drive-in fare. In the mood for a great hot dog, cheeseburger or tasty fried clams? This is our local go-to! Your order will be...More

Thank ICFG
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great food -from burgers to hot dogs and the fries and onion rings are the best- a little pricey but worth it

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great food choices made fresh and in a very efficient manner. Wonderful dogs and sweet scallops. The prices are climbing but the quality is there with the portion size.

Thank Firstlilith
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Love it. An old roadside gem serving Americana Deep Fried and Grilled Delights. Such as, all sorts of hotdog combinations & burgers, fried seafood, BLT's, grilled cheese, grilled tuna, fried chicken, fries (regular and sweet), cheese fries, and onion rings. The help, well, usually use...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Certain things are far better than others. The Lobster Rolls are Great, so is the fried zucchini and Fried Clams, tender and easy to eat without having to "Chew forever". Love the hot dogs... Don't care much at all for the Onion rings (No Flavor)...More

Thank Cathy F
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-281-0604
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