I really like Johnny Ad’s. Their hot dogs are great and I like their lobster rolls, too. I think it was around 1996 or so when I first went there.
They’ve been a part of my life since I was 9, MH. My dad took me there the first weekend they opened in 1957 and, with a few minor burps, the quality and consistency have been spot on ever since…..
Third owner, former GM at the Mayfair Regent, bought it right around your first visit. gave up the city to be able to raise his kids in Old Saybrook.
He knows he’s the keeper of the flame and, although winters are tough, he gets what it means to folks that they’re open year around…