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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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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank James R
Killingworth, Connecticut
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287 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank MM8803
Hamden, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank okeewap
Cheshire, Connecticut
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69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank blueyeddevil
Branford, Connecticut
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223 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Squawbrook
Wallingford
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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 

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Thank bilapo
North Haven, Connecticut
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Ann W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank michelewelker
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I returned to Dino's after more than 30 years while visiting the area. I remember it opening in the '60s. The owner worked behind the grill assisted by his family which included a young son who worked in the kitchen. Back then the parking lot was full on Friday and Saturday nights which demanded it be expanded to include a... More 

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Thank superbee12345
Hamden, Connecticut
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This place is excellent for take out or dine in. The fried seafood is the best I have ever had. Love to go there for there lobster bisque soup or clam chowder it is the best. There seafood platters give you a lot of food I always wind up taking some home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?