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Sandpiper Restaurant

161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
+1 203-469-7544
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried seafood” (14 reviews)
“lobster roll” (14 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was excellent, atmosphere pleasing sea side decor. Very clean. Air conditioning set at very very cold and blowing down on our table. Waitress was frazzled. Wait time to place order was excessive.

Thank xbankermat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always another great place to eat. Great, fresh seafood, great drinks, and great little bar. The best around in East Haven, Ct.

Thank sglossa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an excellent meal. Great wine selection and extensive menu choices. We had Jacqueline for our waitress. Best service ever. Will be going back soon.

Thank 2015mikeandlaurie201
Reviewed 20 May 2017

the shrimp are the best the whole belly clams are second too none and on top of that the prices are affordable if your in the area you have too vist bob and have a bite too eat you will come back bob quartiano east...More

Thank bobby q
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Quick friendly responsive servers, great service, delicious fresh food & beach side views. A win win win. I definitely recommend and would return.

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

at the risk of sounding like a complete snob, I have traveled many corners of the world and eaten at some of the best restaurants.....15 of the top 50 by zagat to be exact. My sister just moved to this community so we walked down...More

2  Thank cduda
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been by the place dozens of times but, never tried it before. A 2-fer Shrimp Dinner compelled us to visit (actually twice) recently and was a very nice experience. I'm not a "fried anything" fan but this was beautifully prepared. 8 Large (#16s) beauties and...More

1  Thank JimGunther
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My wife and I have been going there for years. We bring our friends and relatives as well. The dinners are always excellent. My wife gets the Salmon and I usually get the hot dog platter or clam strip dinner. I really like the hot...More

Thank 668geraldl
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A pleasant little restaurant for lunch or dinner. Be aware the noise level on a busy night is a bit too much for me but when dining outside which is great the noise is toned down. The service is good with a pleasant wait staff....More

Thank Amanda Z
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Open for season - hooray!!! Great New England Clam Chowder, fish, burgers, clams and everything food. Very nice neighborhood place across from Long Island Sound.

1  Thank Pat M
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Will they split grill hot dogs for non seafood eater
8 May 2017|
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Response from T Thomas A | Reviewed this property |
They are very customer oriented. I'm sure they will.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512-4946
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-469-7544
  • E-mail
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