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All 125 New London Restaurants

On the Waterfront

250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320
(860) 444-2800
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Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in New London
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
West Hartford, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food was fantastic and our waitress Whitney was fabulous!!! The menu is so varied, anyone could find something they liked. We had the pasta with mixed seafood - Zuppa Di Pesce Fra Diavlo as a main course and the Crusted Tuna as an appetizer. Both were delicious! And the bread was obviously made in house and hot and delicious.... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As another reviewer said, certainly not a five star restaurant but food was good and location nice but interior needs to be refreshed. Our server was pleasant. We had the chopped salad which had an off putting floral taste but very large portion which enabled one to get used to the taste, I think they should re hydrate their sun... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

There were maybe 5 other duce tables in the restaurant for lunch when a friend and I arrived for lunch yesterday... No one was around, so we walked into the diningroom, then we were told to pick our table.... as we did. The food was excellent and plentiful, but the waitress spent more time talking to the bartender, than being... More 

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Groton, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have eaten here a few times and never been disappointed. Service is top notch, meals are served hot, and delicious. The garlic butter is fantastic...make sure everyone has some!! Prices are reasonable. There's a view of the Thames River if you are fortunate enough to get there early or reserved a table.

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Groton CT
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visited The Waterfront the on a Tuesday evening in October with another couple, asking for a window seat, we were told that window seats were reserved up to five weeks in advance, thus we were seated at a inner table. My wife's codfish was on the bland side and my baked stuffed shrimp had soggy butter soaked stuffing without a... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

although were a little late it was still busy but we waited for a table over looking the harbour, it worth the wait. The food and service were excellent. Parking can be a little difficult but not enough to to be a problem.

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Groton, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Every time we've gone back these past few months, we've taken someone new along with us. With a fantastic view of the Thames River and boating scene, this is a wonderful place to dine. With a $$-$$$ choice of meals, you'll be definitely treated to wonderful choices with every one a winning choice. The only downside is finding a place... More 

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Oxford, Connecticut, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and I went to the Waterfront for an aniversary lunch. The food was excellant. My wife had the stuffed shrimp and I had the fishermans platter. Both were excellent. The resturant sits at a marina and the view of the boats and waterfront were great. I did not give it 5 stars because of the limited parking available.... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was my first time at this restaurant and I was impressed with the service, view and food. It was a very busy Friday night with large parties (one had 20 in the main dining room) but we had great service and a lovely dinner. We don't get a lot of seafood where we live so we dined on the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The location was great - we had a table next to the windows overlooking the Thames River and marina - lovely. Food was decent but not "wow". I loved the garlic herb butter. Two of our party had salads in large taco bowls with grilled chicken which they enjoyed. I had the baked haddock which was good, and mashed potatoes.... More 

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Additional Information about On the Waterfront

Address: 250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: (860) 444-2800
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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