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Jimmies of Savin Rock

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5 Rock St, West Haven, CT 06516-5847
+1 203-934-3212
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good steakhouse this is the place. They have a big variety of food and they serve not just steaks. The staff is very friendly and polite. Food is great.

Thank Ketana_01
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, service was great and the lunch specials were wonderful. Great view, could use some updating but maybe that's it's charm.

Thank Janet H
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The portions have been reduced to half the size they were. The place no longer has that clean feeling and I was neither impressed with the waitstaff, nor the actual taste of the food. They still have the best tartar sauce though. I would NEVER eat here again

2 Thank j2dagee68
New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I came with a party of 9 to celebrate my sisters birthday . After being seated our waitress came by and laid out the menus, no personality and it was obvious she didn't want to be there! After we got our food the waitress never came back to see how everything was! My daughter got chicken which was overcooked, dry... More 

2 Thank dmqkma
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Steak was overcooked, served fake lobster, and imitation crabmeat in the seafood stuffing. Server was rude, never filled water glasses or brought over plates for bread. When asked for manager she was even worse, refused to assist us, was loud and offensive and argued with us and another set of customers. This place is nothing like the old days. DO... More 

2 Thank Dawn C
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great atmosphere. I visited Jimmeys Memorial Day Weekend. We eat at Jimmeys each time we visit Connecticut coming from North Carolina. I remember Jimmeys as a young child and as a young lady before moving to North Carolina 20 years ago and the restaurant has stood the test of time.

Thank bessdrinks
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on our way from New York to Boston. Restaurant is outdatet and could use a fix up. However the staff was friendly and the food was fine. The main reason to go here though is when you need quick bite and the great view over the water.

1 Thank D.M. d
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was dingy, menu was expensive, restrooms were not kept clean. Last, but not least, the clam "chowder" was a soup. I thot chowder was thick, made with cream, full of clams, etc. We drove out of our way, on the advice of a local, and felt it was pretty much a waste of time.

2 Thank EFCOX
New Haven, Connecticut
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I remeber going to a Jimmiee's that was bright and shiney...this trip found a dull atmosphere....their lobster roll was so greasey and a sparse amount of lobster...for the $$$ it was an expensive trip

2 Thank Mitchell R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wait staff were actually friendly (despite what we read in earlier reviews). The food was awful! Mussels were undercooked, calamari was rubbery, fish and chips appeared to be from some frozen (or reheated) origin, chicken tenders (kids meal) tasted more like fish. Great setting sitting outside, but the food leaves a lot to be desired. Very disappointing.

2 Thank travelvic68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rock St, West Haven, CT 06516-5847
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-934-3212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?