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Hank's Dairy Bar

1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
+1 860-564-2298
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
“clam cakes” (10 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
€€ - €€€
1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I feel over the years the quality in their food has declined and the pricing just increases pretty much every year. This is a dairy bar and is only open in the summer until early fall. The outside patio tables are nice and the kids...More

Thank m0mma0f2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great stop ! You wont stay too long...all sun no shade !! The personalities of the window staff could use a do over

Thank sharon a
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

After a day checking out the beautiful sunflowers at buttonwood farm in Griswold, went to Hanks based in the reviews. Glad we decided to finish our weekend with delicious eats and atmosphere in the middle of Connecticut farm country. Pulling in looked like an old...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Food is overpriced. We had better food elsewhere. For the price it was not even big portions. We ordered the scallops and it was tiny.

Thank douangdyr
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I grew up on Hank's...and although I now reside out of state, I always go to Hank's when I'm in town. My favorites are the fried clams, clam cakes, coleslaw, and the lobster roll. They are a little pricey, but it never stops me from...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were hungry for lunch and found this place thanks to google maps. Very clean with plenty of tables to eat outside. Thankfully it was a nice day. Ordered 2 lobster rolls and were surprised by the quantity and quality of the roll and the...More

Thank hlasik
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This place is not a sit down restaurant, but it is a nice little shack to eat. It is like a dairy queen. If you want Dairy Queen, go there to ha e s better form of it. I wouldn't recited it if you didn't...More

Thank OceanPoolBeach
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Visit my family May and July..Never miss a trip to Hank's for their Lobster Roll. It is Perfection Love the custard ice cream too

Thank carol t
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Summer isn't here yet, but Hanks is open! We stopped in to grab some ice cream, but the food smelled so good we ended up ordering food... No regrets! We ordered a double cheeseburger and clamcakes.oj my goodness... The burger was mouthwatering delicious! Wasn't a...More

Thank swithey74
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Opening in 1957, this popular roadside dairy bar features seafood, burgers, dogs, onion rings, and soft serve. The lobster roll is swell and the coleslaw is a must -- nicely peppery and just the right amount of buttermilk-tangy dressing. So good, you'll want to get...More

Thank 100Cranberry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Norwich Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-564-2298
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