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Arooga’s to open first Fairfield County location in Shelton


Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar will enter the Fairfield County market at the Big Y shopping plaza at 405 Bridgeport Ave. in Shelton.

arooga's shelton restaurant The new Arooga’s will be in a 7,000-square-foot freestanding building that will be constructed within Shelton’s Big Y shopping plaza. The eatery will include outdoor dining and more than 100 televisions showing a full gamut of sports programming. No opening date has been set for the Shelton Arooga’s.

This is the second Arooga’s in Connecticut, with the first based at Mohegan Sun. The chain has franchises in Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, with another location in the works in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

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Phil Hall's writing for Westfair Communications has earned multiple awards from the Connecticut Press Club and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 10 books (including the 2020 release "Moby Dick: The Radio Play" and the upcoming "Jesus Christ Movie Star," both published by BearManor Media). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport and StockNews.com. Outside of journalism, he is also a horror movie actor - usually playing the creepy villain who gets badly killed at the end of each film.


  1. Omg Sunday football 1.00 service was so bad took for ever for drinks and food got the nachos melted cheese hard . This is place where a man was sitters by a waitress which the table was not even cleaned and the poor guy ate people left . Other people just complained . I will never go back they go through managers and staff like candy just do everyone a favor CLOSE so someone else’s can take it over


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