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The Shack

324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
+1 860-739-8898
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (17 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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06:00 - 20:00All hours
324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by here for the first time late afternoon on a Saturday. We were seated quickly and our waitress was very quick to take our orders. I had the seafood pie and while it was delicious, the pasta in it was a bit mushy. The...More

Thank pjmmom
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Huge breakfast,everything that came out was spectacular ,also unique dishes,lunch quick and good,dinner fabulous and don't forget pie pie pie

Thank tmB7622YG
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Husband and I tried breakfast on a recent Saturday. There was a line but it moved quickly. I tried 'The Mess' which was a steal at under $11, including coffee, and the most delicious corn bread! My husband got an omelet with ham and veggies....More

Thank eramakri
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Good for families and retirees. Breakfast is popular however expect to stand in line. Welcomes the kiddos. Brightly lit. Lots of cool antiques on the walls to look at.

Thank acav2017
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The gang of five decided on lunch here and we weren't disappointed. Sandwiches and melts all around and plenty to drink filled us up. The clam chowder was also very good. If you are looking for the place with good food, served by an attentive...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My husband and I visited their restaurant and we basically walked out. Our waitress never made eye contact with us, never acknowledged our presence, waited on a table that was seated after us. We were served coffee by a busperson, she was very nice, but...More

Thank JanetGarsideWilcox
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Shack has multiple locations now, but started in East Lyme. The food is always good and reasonably priced. A great place for breakfast or lunch, though I have never visited it for dinner.

Thank funlover_8
Reviewed 13 September 2017

What a place! The food. The staff. The pies. Oh, go for the pies. The locals that enjoy this place. Plain & simple, good food. good people. family oriented. if you want somewhere different and not the typical chain, check them out....

Thank barbara a
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I absolutely LOVE the shack for Sunday morning breakfast! Make sure to get there early as they fill up quick! Never a bad meal, ALWAYS up beat and pleasant staff. If you've never tried it I highly recommend you give them a try!

Thank Firestormwfd
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We go to the Shack so often we feel like we should be part owners. All the meals are great and the Specials are always worth trying. Jeremy (the owner) always greets us with a big hello and smile and most of the waitresses know...More

Thank Skitree
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Questions & Answers
18 May 2017|
Response from strawberrypip71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes. We went on a Sunday morning and had to wait almost 45 minutes
George B
22 August 2015|
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Response from ntocher | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I don't think so. I've also been to Flanders Fish & thought they were awesome. Good luck on your search!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333-1735
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-8898
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