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540 Washington Ave, Ste 5, North Haven, CT 06473-1326
+1 203-239-5548
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice people that serve surf & turf. You can get a quick sandwich or a full meal. The pricing is good. Servings are big. They have counter service or waitress service.

Thank Frederick R
Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, I've wasted my money at this restaurant three times - I'm done! Yesterday (April 7th) I stopped in around 6:30 (busy dinner time) order the fried shrimp platter. The tray was dirty, no utensils, a few of the shrimp tasted foul and the fries were burnt and cold! I didn't dare eat the coleslaw. Prior visits I tried the... More 

Thank Watziggy
Wallingford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Looking out the window on a cold and windy day, the thought ran through my mind. This would be a great day for clam chowder. Twenty minutes later my wife comes home and states “since we are going out to run some errands why don’t we stop at Dino’s for clam chowder”. When two people can both think of the... More 

Thank James R
Killingworth, Connecticut
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291 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I grew up in North Haven and always went to Dino's as a kid. It has to be at least 35, maybe 40 years since I'd been there but we decided to take my dad there for dinner recently. The food was better than I remembered, portions were HUGE and I loved that you can see right into the kitchen... More 

Thank MM8803
Hamden, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I agree with all of the reviews about how excellent the seafood is here. What no one is mentioning is their fries. They are made fresh with real potatoes. Not frozen. Almost no one does that anymore. Not even expensive restaurants.

Thank okeewap
Cheshire, Connecticut
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78 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Dino's since college. But, it still seems the same. Good fried seafood and hot dogs. I shared the fried seafood platter with my sister. Hit the spot! I've been to a lot of seafood places thru New England so, I'm a bit spoiled. But, in the area this place is good.

Thank blueyeddevil
Branford, Connecticut
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240 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a long time great seafood restaurant in North haven. The owner is a very good person that consistently puts out a good meal. The restaurant is always clean and well kept.

Thank Squawbrook
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I was in the mood for hot dogs. So we decided on Dino's. My wife had a single hot dog with a side order of onion rings the onion rings was lightly battered and very tasty. I had a hot dog platter which contained two hot dogs french fries and coleslaw. One of the things I like... More 

Thank bilapo
North Haven, Connecticut
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you like fried seafood, this is your place. Being that it is a seafood place, it can be a bit pricy but large portions. No servers! You place your order then find a table and wait for your number to be called.

Thank Ann W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great laid back seafood restaurant. You know it's going to be good when the amazing smell hits you the second you walk in the door. We had the lobster roll platters. They were delicious. They came with fries and really great coleslaw. Prices are good and he food is great!

Thank michelewelker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Washington Ave, Ste 5, North Haven, CT 06473-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  North Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-239-5548

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?