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Paul's Pasta Shop

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223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
860-445-5276
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
SPAGHETTTI PIE

This place is kind of hard to find as it is in a neighborhood, but the food was some of the best that I have ever eaten. I had the spaghetti pie. I live in Boston, so I don't usually see spaghetti pie, so I was interested and I tried it. IT IS AMAZING. The wait staff are friendly and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Charlie M
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This place is kind of hard to find as it is in a neighborhood, but the food was some of the best that I have ever eaten. I had the spaghetti pie. I live in Boston, so I don't usually see spaghetti pie, so I was interested and I tried it. IT IS AMAZING. The wait staff are friendly and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Pauls Pasta makes the best breaded chicken Alfredo I've eaten so far. The Alfredo sauce and noodles are very good. The view of Thames is nice.

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Long Island City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a wonderful meal here! Yes, there was a 40 minute wait... but hey, we got a carafe of wine and hung out on the side deck! It was well worth the wait at this small, local Italian gem! It had GREAT prices as well! Every meal came in a small portion or large portion. Four of us had... More 

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Bristol, Ct
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and the quick service in spite of being quite busy. Portions are small or large and the small was more than enough.

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Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Been here many times and never been dissatisfied. Delicious Italian pastas (great sauce) and low prices. Choice of Small or Large portions - small is usually enough. Great view if you eat in the screened room. We saw a submarine this time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We found Paul's on Yelp - while visiting the Groton area. We were lucky enough to get a table four four on the deck overlooking the river - with almost no wait at all on a Saturday night. We all ordered something different - chicken parm, meat ravioli, meat lasagna and a chicken pasta dish - and all were delicious!... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Fresh pasta like none other in the area. Garlic bread and salad that's homemade. Get half orders too. There's a small outdoor dining area that fills up quickly so go early. Deserts to die for too. It's got everything -- and the crowds as well now. But, it really is the most amazing pasta you'll find outside of New York... More 

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We love Paul's, and cannot resist ordering the meat lasagna -- hearty, rich, flavorful! But in addition, I love the chicken/mushroom pasta and order mine served over the habanero pasta which adds an additional flavor surprise. In addition, they have their house-made fresh pasta for sale to take home and make with your favorite sauce -- and at under $5/pound,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Waitress was very pretty and sweet and the view was amazing right off the shore. The wait was a bit long but when the food came we got over it.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We began eating at Paul's when we lived in CT in 1996. Even since we moved to MA we drive there (1.25 hours) at least four times a year. We've brought friends who go back on their own. The pasta is made fresh right in front of you. The bread is fantastic. The sauces are perfect. Our favorites are lobster... More 

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Additional Information about Paul's Pasta Shop

Address: 223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
Phone Number: 860-445-5276
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: 860-445-5276

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?