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On the Waterfront

250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320
(860) 444-2800
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Ranked #7 of 123 Restaurants in New London
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
New London, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has become a second home to my family, friends, and me. Stash and his committed staff go above and beyond to make sure their customers have a memorable experience, which is why we will continue to make this place our destination for family dinners, birthdays, engagement parties, showers, and funeral receptions. I've never seen an owner more passionate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I always enjoy the time we have at On The Waterfront. Well worth the dinning experience. Love the steaks and sea food. The Italian food is to die for. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Went in to the restaurant on a Wednesday afternoon and sat at the bar for lunch....had a very pleasant funny bartender,very knowledgable about the menu just fun to be around(Nicole)....lobster bisque was out of this world....definitely a place I would go back to with friends and family.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was saddened to read the above mentioned reviews. On the waterfront is consistently great from food to service. It's river view dining is an experience like none other. People should understand that you cannot base the quality of a restaurant on one dippy waitress. I would recommend this establishment with the highest regards. My dining experience was superb from... More

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Jewett City, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My husband,son and I went in for an early dinner, we were told to seat ourselves. A waitress finally came over after seating another family. ( mind you, including us that made three tables.)We had to wait for drinks, our waitress treated us like we were bothering her, and to top it off while we were the last people in... More

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Salem, Connecticut
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

walked in at 4pm on a Saturday, nobody I mean nobody in the place, we asked for a seat near water view and the nasty hostess said oh I don't even know if we can seat you at all. I looked back at the empty dinning room and she was humming . we left

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SUMMERFIELD, FL
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wonderful service. We were seated within minutes of arrival. The waitress arrived at our table within a few minutes of being seated to take our drink orders and bring menus. Food was served quickly hot and tasty. My wife and I both had the Cajan Catfish, better than we had in New Orleans..The next time we are in New London... More

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Montville, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had planned on another local place but it was too crowded and luckily wandered into here. The staff were so gracious and friendly. We were seated over looking the marina. The restaurant is situated on the water. The menu was a mix of Italian and seafood, The prices are reasonable-between $ 16 to $ 24 but you get choice... More

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Niantic, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been here twice with friends this summer. The food was simply and freshly prepared in a no frills shoreline atmosphere. Everyone at our table ordered a different dish from salmon to fried oysters to a pasta dish, and all found the flavor and the proportions quite good. Try the clam chowder first. The bar is friendly and the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

we had a group dinner here, the meal was good, standard fare at reasonable prices, the mid week special with wine was a fantastic deal. Service was excellent (at times very tolerant with some members of our group)

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