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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 good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (10 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank CT-OldGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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!

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

Thank GrammarCopTennessee
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The lobster roll I ordered had a chemical taste and I could not complete the sandwich. Very disappointed.

Thank Leean S
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

First time here..what an awesome place for seafood. Food was awesome. Staff is very friendly and outgoing. Place is clean...area is great. Definitely be coming here more often.

Thank RoseFasano
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We came once a few months ago and dinnner was nothing special but we came back yesterday , ordered mostly different things and felt the same way. Only the lobster roll was great because you can’t mess up lobster on buttery bun. So that alone...More

Thank briana89
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Went based on reviews. Ordered the shrimp cocktail for app, which was very good, although I had to pick a few pieces of shell off my tongue. Loved the sauce. Ordered the lazy woman's lobster with pea risotto and saffron sauce. I was disappointed in...More

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Lunch for 3 on a summery day this week was a pleasant surprise!! Great service, good sized portions, reasonable market pricing. The crab cake sandwich and the swordfish Patty were very good....bay scallops juicy and tasty. One note, I didn't care for the cole slaw,...More

Thank JackandBetty
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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