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Muddy Waters Cafe

42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
860-444-2232
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Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in New London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Well, one of the best sandwich places ever visited. The choices of bread, deli, toppings, etc. will always please everybody and anybody in your party. I hate the fact they close so early as this place could easily satisfy one's dinner hunger.

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New London, Connecticut, Usa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great place to stop for coffee, breakfast or lunch. Lots of history surrounds you and the Susan & Barry make everyone feel right at home. If you're doing lunch, be sure to try the 'Love Salad'.

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New London, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Very friendly staff, make this cafe a great choice. Not to mention the food, "homelike" atmosphere, prices and view of the river. No drama, just the place to relax with friends and enjoy a good meal with a view. Like sitting in your own living room, except you don't have to dust before they come over!

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New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A warm November day was perfect for deck seating at the Muddy Waters Cafe recently. A friend and I were there because they advertised Hughies Love Salad, a salad we used to eat once a week at another New London restaurant some 40 years ago that was was reknowned for its original Love Salad. Although it was touted as the... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A family owned café with a wonderful mix of comfortable seating arrangements. An outside deck allows for great viewing of boats, ferries and submarines in the Thames River. I ordered the Herb Roasted Chicken with red peppers and spinach with pesto on rye bread. Absolutely scrumptious and enough to share with another. $7.50 While a wonderful variety of coffees and... More 

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Lake Village, Indiana
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

And, ooohhh, so much more. We visit Muddy Waters Cafe whenever we visit the area. And while we've eaten lunch there, which was also excellent; but, this visit was for breakfast...locks and bagels...coffee/tea...heaven. The staff is so friendly, the atmosphere is comfortable (with a view of the Thames River), the prices are reasonable. My husband likes capers on his. He... More 

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Mount Desert, Maine
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Our son, going to Ct College, brought my wife and I here for breakfast. Its a very busy place with lots of parents and students here. You stand in line to order then sit and they bring your order to you. The food was fresh, hot, and good. The atmosphere was lively and fun, pictures of the town in the... More 

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Redding, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is the perfect way to start your day. Coffee is awesome and the food is really good. My only wish is that the place stayed open later than 2. It would be a great place to do some work in the late afternoon on weekends or in the evening during the week.

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New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

WoW...Amazing neighborhood coffee, sandwich, salad, breakfast & lunch place. Family owned and friendly service. I love the LOVE SALAD. Wifi is available.

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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

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