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The Shack Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was fine, the dining room is big and vacuous, so not very cozy.. it's a diner, it's basic. but there's a way to do it nicer.. i had eggs which were average at best. fortunately i dont live in the area so no need...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tahraha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like The Shack for breakfast. They have a cheerful, efficient staff, the breakfast usually comes out quickly. The food is hearty with generous portions. Daily specials are always creative and decently priced. My one big hang-up: when the tables are being bused, they wipe...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joyrodolico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not your typical diner!! Everything is fresh, and made from scratch! I've been to The Shack a couple of times, I've had their eggs, pancakes and their AMAZING home fries (red potatoes, onions, seasoning, cooked perfectly every time). This morning I wanted something a little...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WanderingWoods323
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It's lunch time and I'm thinking...hot dogs. We've been to The Shack numerous times for breakfast (which should tell you that we like it), however never for lunch. Didn't know if they served dogs but we'll soon find out. I chose the Shack dog (strip...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Ate dinner here on a Saturday night. Food was amazing (fried scallops for one of us and clam strips for the other) and service was very good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marlenes0416
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The restaurant can get quite crowded and you may need to wait. A popular spot for locals and visitors alike. The breakfast choices were plentiful and they have lots of unique dishes to choose from The coffee was fine. The service was very good, despite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 11 October 2018

A great stop for fresh and delicious breakfast food. You can tell that it is a locals favorite and everyone who works there is very friendly and polite. The menu offers tons of choices and there are daily specials as well. The pancakes were particularly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Ordered bacon, 2 eggs and home fries with an English muffin. There was enough for 2 people. Reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jo-AnnJoel C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I love the Shack. It's such a relaxed atmosphere and the food is good and plenty! People say that Groton doesn't have a "Downtown"... well I think this may be it. All the locals can be found at the shack. Especially like going for breakfast!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Visited 2x within a week over labor day weekend on our way to Providence. Large portions, great fast friendly service, delicious food, homemade pies to die for. Will return whenever we travel to New England, which is several times a year. Next door to Walgreens.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DianeC575
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