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Close Harbour Seafood

959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2009
+1 860-621-7334
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh seafood” (11 reviews)
“lobster” (17 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent seafood. Had the shrimp and lobster and was wonderful. A great bargain for Happy hour. Friendly and pleasant staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dbruz
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We've eaten here several times and also have had take out. Food is good, especially the lobster rolls.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janj49
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fresh seafood, friendly atmosphere and good portions.... nuff said . I’m so stuffed it’s hard to concentrate. Fresh bread and corn bread . We got a red beat and goat cheese appetizer, very tasty. I went with the Manhattan clam chowder.... it was hot and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 213geneg
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Have seen and heard many fine reviews of this place so we decided to visit for lunch. Upon arriving, we found a very nice and very clean restaurant. The service was good and our food arrived fresh and in a timely manner. We began with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BigDR61
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Six of us gathered to celebrate our son's 46th birthday. The staff is FRIENDLY, attentive, and knowledgeable. The aromas when first entering are magnificent. The menu is extensive. Everything is fresh. None of us ordered the same thing so we had the advantage of observing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank howsthings
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Let me begin by saying that we WILL try this restaurant again. We live nearby, and friends/family have enthusiastically praised the business, so it’s worth another visit. However, our small party of 3 had reservations at Close Harbour, and we were eagerly anticipating the excellent...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank CT-OldGuy
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We ate outdoors, so that we could watch the oysters being shucked and grilled. There was a special menu and a really good singer/guitarist stationed inside by the open doors so we could hear her outside. The oysters were delicious - about 8 varieties. Raw,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NOLAGIRL1950
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Just spent over $100 for food from this place, ordered "Fish & Chips" - got NO chips, when I called back to ask about my "chips" I was told I needed to special-request them!!!???!!! How do you have an item on your menu that says...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Carol R
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed their homemade Lobster Bisque, the Captain’s Roll - blend of Crab & Lobster w/ Melted Butter in New England Roll - Spectacular!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Todd H
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Everything was delicious!!! The complimentary bread was reminiscent of Southern corn light bread. We loved it!!! The clam chowder was excellent. The side salad was bigger and better than most side salads. The swordfish tacos were great. The stuffed shrimp were delicious. The tiramisu was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GrammarCopTennessee
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Questions & Answers
Doris D
25 August 2016|
Response from MeridenTravelers | Reviewed this property |
I would ask for Bill Close. He is the owner and is almost always present at the restaurant and the seafood shop.
Brenda L
29 October 2015|
Response from Townz |
Brenda, I was at the restaurant this past Sunday and my friends wife ordered the fried whole belly clams. She loved them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington  >  Plantsville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-621-7334
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