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Water Street Cafe

143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378
(860) 535-2122
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Ranked #5 of 19 Restaurants in Stonington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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southold
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I had a very nice dinner at this local restaurant. We chose a high top table just off the bar area. There was a guitar player that evening who added to the charming experience. Our two dinners were very good - a tuna steak and a shrimp stir-fry. We split an apple pie desert.

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The chicken with green beans was excellent. Salad was ok. Decor is maybe a little strange? Quirky in a not-quite-there way. And apparently there is a $5 charge to split something.

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South Shore, MA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The Water Street Café is always a stop on our trips to the Mystic area! we had a wonderful dinner on a Monday night in November. The café is on the main road through the Borough od Stonington surrounded by little antique and gift shops and restaurants. charming! the bar is long and lively. Although it was mostly locals, they... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Water Street Cafe is one of our favorite restaurants. We went last night and had an absolutely wonderful and well-needed date night. Ray, our waiter, was spot-on with his service. The drinks, Sexy Mexican and Knob Creek Manhattan were an excellent start to our evening. The filet with the boursin cheese, greens, and mashed potatoes were prepared perfectly! We cannot... More

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Northfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very good food, service and ambiance. Casual atmosphere with many locals at the tables and at the busy bar. Oyster bar with a good selection. Fairly priced.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Water Street Café - was great. Wonderful atmosphere - the local charm was very apparent. The food, drinks and service was superb - very accommodating and attentive.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stopped in with some friends visiting from out of state and thoroughly enjoyed our late Sunday lunch. We were pleasantly surprised to find a 4 piece band hauling their equipment in and scheduled to start playing at 2 pm. We are retired, and no spring chickens, but we were a little skeptical as the average age of the band members... More

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Mystic, CT
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Our lunch here was very good with one of the best burgers I've had anywhere. Getting sauteed mushrooms added on was a great choice because it was delicious. My wife's salmon was excellent and the tapenade it came with was to die for! Highly recommended! 5 stars!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A number of years back, this was our favorite restaurant and would dine here regularly every Saturday evening. Back then, the drinks were perfect, the food was fabulous, and the prices were reasonable. Remembering how good it was, but having left the area, I detoured on the return from Maine just to have dinner here. Although there was a "specials"... More

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Higganum, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I wen to the Water Street Cafe for our 26th wedding anniversary, she had found it on line and we decided to make the 45 plus minute trip. It was well worth it. The waiter, Ray, was very knowledgeable about the the menu. We ordered the sauteed squid for an appetizer. It was cooked very well with... More

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Additional Information about Water Street Cafe

Address: 143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378
Phone Number: (860) 535-2122
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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