Shanks Waterfront Dining
Chris Craft featured in front of Shanks Waterfront Dining in Clinton, CT

Welcome Back for our FOURTH season

This is Shanks...

  • We are a food boat!
  • Orders are placed on the boat.
  • We have restrooms on the lower level only.
  • We are BYOB.
  • All food is freshly prepared. Please look for appropriate wait times at sign on boat.
  • When we are busy, we do table sharing.
  • Please speak to a manager before leaving if you have any comments or are not 100% happy.
  • Most of our staff are high-school and college students. They do work for tips. After you order and pick out a table, we do the rest for you. Please ask one of our crew members walking around for anything you need.
  • We love pets here. So please bring them along with you! Pet seating is on the lower level only. Please pick up after your pet.
  • Transient Slips Available- Just give us a call when you're coming

Hours of Operation

SUMMER HOURS - STARTING MEMORIAL DAY

(weather permitting)

Sunday through Thursday 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.


Please keep in touch on our hours here or on facebook


WE ARE BYOB ($2 Charge per person)

Non-alcoholic beverage options available



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Welcome to our Kitchen

Shanks Clinton's kitchen, custom designed to fit into our 42-foot decommissioned Lobster boat

Here is a peek at where all of your food is prepared.

 

Our kitchen was custom designed for Shanks to fit the specifications of "Sounder," our 42-foot decommissioned Lobster Boat we acquired from The Sound School in New Haven, CT. 

About Shanks

Best of the Month

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Hot Lobster Roll


Served on New England style hot dog roll with house made chips, lemon, and extra butter. Upgrade to fries for an added charge. 


Available in 4, 6, or 8 oz.

Full Menu

Upcoming Events

7/18-Live Music w/ Mark Mirando 
7/23-Live Music w/ Peter Holmgren
7/25-Live Music w/ Jim Paradis


7/18- Live Music w/ Mark Mirando

7/22- Wing Night & MYO Sundae Bar

7/23- Live Music w/ Peter Holmgren

7/24- Outdoor Screening of Karate Kid

7/25- Live Music w/ Jim Paradis


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