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S & P Oyster Co

1 Holmes St, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-2674
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Ranked #4 of 82 restaurants in Mystic
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, South American, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Chef Cobena’s unique style blends perfectly with the traditions of New England fare. He intertwines exotic spices and peppers with the area’s premier selection of seafood, poultry and beef. Relish in our premium selection of oysters spanning the eastern seaboard and the finest cuts of Yellowfin tuna, swordfish and native dayboat cod. Enjoy the juiciest, most flavorful steaks from Arkansas City, Kansas, by a facility designed by Dr. Temple Grandin, world renowned expert on animal welfare. Gluten-free? Enjoy a plethora of options on our special, gluten-free menu; check out our vegan options, too!
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Forest Hills, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Dinner at S&P is an experience. All of the food is locally grown/caught and is farm to table or dock to table. We had the oysters and they were incredibly fresh. The clam chowder is delicious- creamy, yet light. The setting was appropriately rustic and the service outstanding. The price was a little steep but you get what you pay... More

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Utica, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Best restaurant I have been to in a long time, I go out a lot to eat and this was seriously good. Great for lunch, the earlier the better. Very nice ambiance with very good service.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful setting and a tourist spot. We tried it and were a bit disappointed in the food. The service was excellent, the views wonderful. If you are not able to get outdoor seating, ask for a table near a window. Unfortunately, I don't think we will return.

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Groton, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We are not tourists and live 1.5 miles from S&P. There was nothing outstanding about the menus selection as most seafood restaurants in the area do the same thing. That being said, there was an interesting Central American twist to at least half the items on the menu. We were greeted with a 45 minute to 1 hour wait which... More

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Southbury, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had a late lunch/early dinner. The service was great!! Bread & olive oil ~ delicious.We had appetizers: the lobster cocktail with mango sauce & avocado (wonderful combo ~ lots of lobster~ a bit pricey though)& jumbo shrimp cocktail (shrimp good size, tasty & fresh). For our main meal we had the shrimp scampi risotto & seafood ambrosia ~ both... More

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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I are locals and our friends were visiting and wanted a place on the water that served seafood. S&P has a beautiful ambiance so we chose there. Service was great and the food tasted good however, the portions are small especially for the expensive prices. But you are paying for the location and like many of Mystic... More

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South Eastern PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We ate at S & P on 7/18 for a late lunch. We were greeted by friendly and courteous staff and then seated on the beautiful, outside patio. We ordered lobster bisque, gazpacho, quesadilla and lobster rolls (we were in New England right?). The food came in a timely matter but lacked flavor. The lobster bisque was very thick, almost... More

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Cork
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to dinner with my adult niece. Was a lovely restaurant with a great atmosphere. We had a table by the window with a lovely view of the water. Service was great, the Bordeaux was excellent. Was a very special event.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family ate dinner here on July 4. The service was very good and the views were amazing. The food was good but not great. I'm not sure I would go back if I visited Mystic again.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Unexpiring gift certificates really do expire at this place. I would not consider buying gift certificated here

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spoyster, Guest Relations Manager at S & P Oyster Co, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, In an effort to clarify any miscommunication with our guest, all bought gift certificates are honored and do not have expiration dates. Gift certificates that are given as a promotional gift or donation do have expiration dates and will not be honored after that expiration date. If you have any further questions in relation to your gift certificate,... More

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