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Dog Watch Cafe

194 Water Street, Dodson Boatyard, Stonington, CT 06378
860-415-4510
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Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Stonington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
North Arlington, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Four couples went to Stonington for the first time to experience the wineries and fall colors. Here we we introduced to Dog Watch Cafe for our dinner. We were very pleased with our dinner as well as our service. When we arrived we were told a 45 minute wait, so we ordered drinks and sat outside on a pleasant fall... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The lobster roll at Dog Watch is the best I've ever had. Huge pieces of claw and tail and so delicious!

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Mystic, Connecticut
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The Dog Watch Cafe is located in quintessential New England Stonington Borough with water view seating and maritime ambiance. Our out-of-town friends who joined us for lunch said, "You really know where to find the best place to eat." I encourage travelers on I-95 driving between New York and Boston to take Exit 91 just outside Mystic, Connecticut and enjoy... More

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Tucson
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had lunch here. Nice view of the boats, friendly service, not too expensive. Mussels, clam chowder and salad all were fresh and well prepared. Not fancy by any means, but if you look good casual food at a reasonable price its a good choice.

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United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went here with a group for a reunion lunch.. actually we totaled 11.. They put us in a corner and we really couldn't fit at the table they had us at.. and we had called ahead, so they knew we were coming. So we were jammed in at this table.. It was very warm..Then the noise level was very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Really busy, we waited in the bar on the edge of the harbour, it was gorgeous. Oysters and chowder were lovely, swordfish tender and really well flavoured, only small negative was that scallops described as fried were actually deep - fried - maybe our mistake but the batter was a bit too much. But otherwise all ideal!

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took us a while to be seated, even though there were many open table. Gave us time to check out the fire pit outside and many little table and chair. Once inside we were waited on right away. Maybe options on the menu centered mostly around seafood of course. I went for the lobster mac and cheese and the clam... More

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Andover, NJ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Glad we got out of Mystic one night & wandered upon this spot. In a lovely location right on the water. Superb quick service & food was above average.

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed overnight in Mystic, CT on our way to Maine. While exploring the area, we stumbled upon the Dog Watch Cafe and decided to stop in for dinner. What a great place! It's right on the water and there is a lovely view from the bar and outdoor deck. The food was great, the atmosphere was quaint and the... More

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Pocono Mt., PA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The calamari was among the best I've had and as a squid fan, I've had a lot. Kid #1 inhaled the Rosie's Favorite White Pizza -- gobs of garlic but what's more, gobs of shrimp. This was after he polished off a caprese salad with a balsamic reduction that almost encouraged licking off the plate. Kid #2 went with the... More

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Additional Information about Dog Watch Cafe

Address: 194 Water Street, Dodson Boatyard, Stonington, CT 06378
Phone Number: 860-415-4510
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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