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Cove Fish Market

20 Old Stonington Rd., Mystic, CT 06355
860 536-0061
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Ranked #69 of 81 Restaurants in Mystic
Price range: $7 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Preston, Connecticut, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Just stopped by to get some lunch. Ordered the shrimp cocktail and lobster bisque. The shrimp was small ($11.95). And the bisque had good favorable but was runny and no chunks of lobster.

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Groton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a new owner and a newly renovated restaurant. The lines were long and it took 50 minutes from the time we placed our order to when it was ready. The order was missing several items which required waiting in line again to get someone's attention to complete the order. By the time it was filled our food was... More

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Stonington,CT
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I wrote a review this winter that stated the Cove Fish Market was for sale, but wait! There is a lot of activity going on in the yard at Cove. Rebuilding, painting, and the for sale sign is gone. We're hopeful it will open again. Check it out when you're in Mystic to see what's coming for the summer of... More

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Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Sadly this place was not open for the 2013 season. The picnic tables were put out and the tarps put on the covered area in Spring 2013, but the lights were never on and the doors locked.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

They have the best fried clams. They are open most of the year,now.All the seafood is fresh and yummy.I've had fish and chips there,also.

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Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Cove Fish Market has a lot of quality competition that has a better value for the buck. Suggest owner get more involved in improving quality of food thus improving value.

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HAMMOND
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We were here on 10/9/12 touring the towns of Mystic and Stonington. I had read the reviews of the seafood restaurants and we decided to try the Cove to have a Hot Lobster Roll. We enjoyed the abundant lobster served on the toasted bread for $20, but we had to have the local fare!

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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Food just not that great. The place looks very old needs a paint job and does not smell that great either. Did not feel good about eating there.

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Richmond, Va
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Been to EVERY restaurant in area.Used to be OK not now . DO NOT GO here...they don't get it. Its an OUTDOOR joint with NO service. 1.70 for a watered down coke in a SMALL cup...half ice!!! Are you kidding me...!! Go to Sea Swirl...Fords..Doghouse. At least there you get what you pay for. PS Mosquitoes come out at @... More

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Hartford County CT
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We have been coming to the Cove for a few years, and we've always enjoyed a dinner, but this last trip was most likely our last. We arrived at closing time (7:30 PM) and were greeted by an angry server followed by angry mosquitos. We were not permitted to eat inside because they were trying to close for the night.... More

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