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Muddy Waters Cafe

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42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
860-444-2232
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 45
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice little cafe with very pleasant deck out back

Friendly service, too. Made for a very welcome interlude on our brief but pleasant walking tour of New London.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
phutty
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Tallinn, Estonia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Friendly service, too. Made for a very welcome interlude on our brief but pleasant walking tour of New London.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great spot to grab a coffee and a sandwich for lunch. Yes it is on Bank street so parking can be a challenge but worth the effort, shops up and down the street make it worth the walk. For me I love a good sandwich and a good cup of coffee and they had both. I ordered the beef sandwich... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat before catching the ferry and were pleasantly surprised. The girls working there were both very polite and very helpful. I had a small issue with my order, but they resolved it quickly and without a fuss. My party ordered the vegetable burgers and enjoyed them.

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Groton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We're locals who have breakfast every Saturday at Muddy waters. They offer a wonderful selection of baked goods and breakfast sandwiches. Lunches include good sandwiches, salads, etc., all at very reasonable prices. The location is fabulous, next to the train station and the ferry slips, overlooking the busy harbor. Funky furniture, cozy seating and eclectic decorations (ship models, movie posters,... More 

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East Lyme, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Great food overall, but the Love Salad is my favorite!...as long as you like garlic!! Good coffee and very friendly staff.

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Norwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This charming homey, eclectic cafe serves up great coffee, muffins (not house made), bagels and wonderful soups and sandwiches for lunch. It's a great spot for locals to gossip and gather. It's the ONLY spot that serves the original Hughies Love Salad complete with garlic.

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hartford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

I spent over 4 hours here today doing work on the laptop, with a client lunch meeting in the middle. What a gem of a place in downtown New London. The staff were pleasant, happy to please, smiling and willing to serve. Power plugs and wireless available. The owners were also on site and chatted with us. The atmosphere is... More 

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Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

What a great little gem. Warm, friendly, and great atmosphere. Not to mention, great food! The decor is really fun, filled with all kinds of memorabilia and fun pictures.

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Granby, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

went there last week for a casual lunch. recommended by someone who used to live in New London. Got the pot roast sandwich special with their great tomato soup. Perfect lunch on a cold day. Friendly service and cool atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the vintage Life magazines to puruse and the semi-interesting menu. Average coffee and pastry. Very popular with the locals, can get a little crowded at times. Altogether, a cute little joint. Service varies.

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Additional Information about Muddy Waters Cafe

Address: 42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
Phone Number: 860-444-2232
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: 860-444-2232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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