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David's Place

1647 Route 85, Chesterfield, CT - (860) 442-7120
Fried food is exemplary, but the sleepers on David's menu are the grinders. They are mighty hero sandwiches, their fillings ranging from demure tuna salad to a spectacular steak bomb. We recommend paying close attention to the gyro and chicken gyro grinders. They're immensely satisfying versions of the street-food sandwich, particularly good with a pile of David's fresh-cut French fries.
87% Approval Rating (16 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
fried clams
french fries
Rice pudding
Lamb gyro

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"It's summer! That means it is time to travel Route 85 through Chesterfield, Connecticut and stop in our favorite rock-n-dinosaur store -- Nature's Art -- then plow into plates of summertime drive-in food at David's Place. The menu at this good-weather ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1647 Route 85, Chesterfield, CT
(860) 442-7120

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Summer, Spring
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Along with the heap of clams are plenty of David's fresh-cut French fries. In the background is sweet slaw.
"Along with the heap of clams are plenty of David's fresh-cut French fries. In the background is sweet slaw."
Michael Stern





The aroma of these hot-from-the-kettle fried clams was dizzying as we leaned in to take this extreme close-up picture. Can you see how hefty the bellies are?
"The aroma of these hot-from-the-kettle fried clams was dizzying as we leaned in to take this extreme close-up picture. Can you see how hefty the bellies are?"
Michael Stern


The chowder here is thick and creamy: pure New England style.
"The chowder here is thick and creamy: pure New England style."
Michael Stern


You know summer has arrived when this neon sign is lit.
"You know summer has arrived when this neon sign is lit."
Michael Stern


There are no carhops at David's; but a walk-up window is open to the side for eat-in-the-rough style service.
"There are no carhops at David's; but a walk-up window is open to the side for eat-in-the-rough style service."
Michael Stern


David's Place is almost directly across the road from the thirty-foot-tall dinosaur that marks the entrance to Nature's Art, a rock shop full of beautiful geodes, fossils, and dinosaur bones.
"David's Place is almost directly across the road from the thirty-foot-tall dinosaur that marks the entrance to Nature's Art, a rock shop full of beautiful geodes, fossils, and dinosaur bones."
Michael Stern



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