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Lenny's Indian Head Inn

205 S Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-5232
+1 203-488-1500
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steamers” (25 reviews)
“clams” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
205 S Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-5232
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible experience. Had a large group so we made a reservation. They put us in the back of the restaurant and every time someone walked in the back door a wave of cold air swept past our legs! Famous "Broth" chowder was basically dishwater with...More

Thank barnaclebobBoston
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Bob - my apologies that your visit was not favorable. I've messaged you privately to address the problem. Thanks for sharing your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite summertime destinations - one can enjoy well-prepared bountiful seafood and a cool brew while listening to a live small band outside on the porch - the seafood is fresh, well-prepared, and served by an accommodating staff and management. Definitely...More

Thank Peter W
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for sharing your five star review, Peter! Coming soon, our full summer entertainment schedule on our website - hope to see again soon on the deck!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVE this place. The menu has been the same forever (which I can appreciate). It's your standard American fried fish stuffs, but so yummy and always the same. It's a little run down (just slightly), but that is what gives it character. In the...More

Thank Esterina D
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the 5-star review, Esterina- we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 2 March 2018

This was my weekend hang place when I lived in Connecticut. We moved too Nashville and just recently went back on business and I was slathered up about returning to Lenny's. The quality and quantity (!) of food was still exceptional. You will pay on...More

Thank robin a
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Robin - thanks for the 5-star review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Next time you're in from Nashville, say hello - cheers!

Reviewed 25 February 2018

The NE Clam Chowder was as good as it gets and the hot lobster roll was perfectly prepared with a generous amount of lobster. It doesn't get much better! Service was friendly and helpful.

Thank THESUPERFRANK
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

We appreciate your visit and sharing your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back, Super Frank!

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I got the broiled seafood plate. The scallops and fish were dry. Given the other reviews, I expected more. I will try again; and report back. I know seafood can be tricky and tend not to order it as takeout. This is why.

Thank katmenheg
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks very much for sharing your feedback. Please email me at jeff@lennysnow.com so that I may address your concerns. Thank you again!

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

You just can’t beat it. If you’ve been there you know what I’m talking about. The fish is fresh and cooked to perfection the meats are quality and quantity! My personal favorite: Ribs!!!, clam strips, salmon, baked cod with cracker crust, chowder, steak sub and...More

Thank Pattann
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks so much for the great feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back, Pattann!

Reviewed 4 February 2018

The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was fun. A perfect choice for our Saturday night.

Thank cowtag
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 January 2018

What a great meal at a great place. The place had its own parking lot with plenty of parking spaces. Actually, they had a parking attendant and parking was free. I loved the first class service for customers to park, great idea. There was inside...More

Thank sbT9238BI
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! We're happy you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the evening following Christmas with family. Great place and at that time of year not crowded. No problem with seating quickly and service very good. Lots of parking on site. Lobster very reasonably priced. Not noisy and had a good visit with out CT...More

Thank Bhoff4273
Jeff H, General Manager at Lenny's Indian Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for celebrating the holiday season with us! Say hello next time you are in!

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batardy
15 December 2017|
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Response from Jeff H | Property representative |
We can now process gift certificates through our website. Thanks for asking!
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Judith T
8 April 2017|
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Response from Jeff H | Property representative |
Thanks for asking, Judith! We accept reservations for parties of six or more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-5232
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-488-1500
  • E-mail
Description
Lenny's sources the best seafood New England has to offer - from house made chowders to fresh lobsters to succulent steamers to clams and oysters on the half-shell. The fried seafood is gently breaded and cooked to order. For the land lubbers, their mouthwatering steaks and famous ribs have been a favorite for over 40 years. Lenny's Indian Head Inn has been recognized by the International Boating Magazine, The New York Times, USA Today and received Zagat's "Award of Distinction." We are open year-round.
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