On the Menu

Dining is VERY informal and it is strictly “first come first served”.

Soups & Salads

CLAM CHOWDER – A steaming bowlful of light clear broth-based chowder, acclaimed the best of its kind. Gluten free.

CREAMY CLAM CHOWDEROur own Noank style turned New England. Gluten free.

LOBSTER BISQUE – Thick, rich, creamy bisque with the delicious essence of fresh lobster.

SHRIMP & ROASTED CORN CHOWDER – Thick, rich, creamy chowder!

TOSSED GREEN SALAD – Served with your choice of balsamic, light white zinfandel, blue cheese or our house dressing.

TOMATOES & MOZZERALLA – With balsamic.

WEDGE – Iceberg wedge with bacon, gorgonzola, tomatoes and blue cheese dressing.


ABBOTTIZER SPECIAL – Fresh uncooked vegetables complemented with fresh fruit and fine cheese. Served with crackers and Abbott’s own special dipping sauce. Created as a light meal in itself or as an appetizer – while your lobster steams.

BAGUETTE – With butter or grilled with herb cheese.

SHRIMP IN THE ROUGH – Icy cold shrimp in the shell with cocktail sauce and lemon.

LOBSTER DEVILED EGGS – We blend the filling with bites of fresh lobster meat.

STUFFED CLAMS – Deep ocean quahog shells stuffed with a mixture of finely minced clams and herbs in a bread base. Served with cocktail sauce.

CRAB CAKES – Fresh, lump crabmeat with just the right amount of breading and seasonings – sautéed and served with our own special dipping sauce.

STEAMED CLAMS – A heaping bowlful of our succulent, fresh steamers, drawn butter and broth. Not a crunch in the bunch.

STEAMED MUSSELS – A bountiful bowlful fresh from the deepwater beds of the North Atlantic. Served with drawn butter and broth.

VERY SPECIAL MUSSELS – Steamed mussels in a garlic wine sauce.

STEAMED ARTICHOKE – Fresh whole steamed artichoke with a garlic butter sauce. Great for sharing.

STEAMED SHRIMP – SOME LIKE ‘EM HOT – 12 shrimp steamed with old bay seasoning.

New England Seafood Feast

Begin with Clam Chowder and Shrimp in the Rough followed by a heaping bowl of Steamers and Mussels, topped off with an Abbott’s Steamed Lobster. All accompanied by potato chips, coleslaw and drawn butter. A feast you’ll not soon forget. It’s our “best buy”.

Lobster Dinners

Steamed and succulent, Abbott’s lobsters are flavor famous across the nation! Served with coleslaw, potato chips, drawn butter and featuring lobsters of the size indicated below
1-1/4 POUND
1-1/2 POUND
1-3/4 POUND
2-1/2 POUND
2-1/2 up to 10 POUNDS

From the Raw Bar

OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL – Purity tested from certified growing beds. Served icy cold with cocktail sauce and lemon wedge. Supply changes daily, call for today’s offerings.

CLAMS ON THE HALF SHELL – Freshly shucked and served with lemon wedge, cocktail sauce and oyster crackers.

Our Opulent Sea Food Rolls

OUR FAMOUS HOT LOBSTER ROLL* – A quarter pound of pure lobster meat (more than is found in a small lobster) with melted creamery butter, mounded on a toasted bun. Our Hot Lobster Roll has repeatedly earned Connecticut Magazines “The Best of Connecticut” award!

OMG HOT LOBSTER ROLL – Pure, succulent lobster meat in a toasted bun. Almost twice the size of our classic.

LOL HOT LOBSTER ROLL – Lots of lobster! The latest addition to our lobster roll family. One full pound of fresh lobster meat warmed on a giant freshly baked bun. With all the butter you need.

LOBSTER SALAD ROLL – Lobster meat with a touch of celery and our house dressing, overflowing on a toasted roll.

TUNA SALAD ROLL – Tuna and a touch of celery in our own special salad dressing on a toasted roll.

Pasta in the Rough

START WITH A BOWL OF CAVATAPPI – Add: clams, mussels, shrimp, lobster or sausage. Served with bread.

Can’t eat shellfish?

OVEN ROASTED CHICKEN HALF – Served with cole slaw and chips.

CHICKEN SALAD ROLL – Served with cole slaw and chips.

RIBS IN THE ROUGH – Served with corn on the cob and chips, 1/2 or full rack.

Even More Choices

    • Above served with potato chips


FRESHLY BAKED ICE CREAM COOKIE SANDWICHES – Jumbo chocolate chip cookies with your choice of ice cream flavor in between.

PUMPKIN PIE SUNDAE – What’s better than a classic New England dessert in the shape of an ice cream sundae.

LEMON BARS – With or without ice cream and some raspberry drizzle.

MILKSHAKES – You pick the flavor. We will turn it into a milkshake!

BROWNIE SUNDAE – A big chocolate brownie topped with your favorite ice cream and hot fudge.

ICE CREAM – Assorted Gifford’s small batch ice creams and all sorts of toppings.

AND OUR CLASSICS: Cheesecake, carrot cake, apple crisp and biscuit strawberry shortcake.

All menu items subject to change.