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The Restaurant at Water's Edge

1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498
888-710-0968
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Ranked #16 of 31 Restaurants in Westbrook
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Price range: $15 - $40
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Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Ripley Hill Road
Transit: 1 Mile from the Westbrook Train Station and on the Shoreline Bus route.
Description: We would be happy to have you dine with us during your visit to our award-winning restaurant filled with a wide variety of many dishes. We are located right on the shoreline and can enjoy the view of the ocean while you dine with is. We have many signature martinis, italian, and seafood entrees.
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

From the time we walked in and couldn't get a table I was suspect. Went to the bar and both staff disappeared. Let me explain that we were both dressed appropriately for this upscale place and just wanted to relax and catch up over a dinner by the water. Well, the restaurant host showed us a great table and all... More

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New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Great location but that's the only positive comment I can say about our recent dinner. The service has really gone down hill and the food was just okay. When ordering our wine the waiter suggested we drink the bottle of white quickly since there were no more wine chillers available. It took 25 minutes to get a cold basket of... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We ate here for dinner recently and were disappointed with the prices and the quality of the food. $9 for a glass of wine or a cocktail; average price of dinner was $30. Salads are not included in the price. Dinner servings were less than adequate. The shrimp dinner included only four large shrimp, along with some lemony rice that... More

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CT
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Although the location is beautiful, I wouldn't go there again to have lunch or dinner. The food, although presented nicely, is just not good; overcooked, poor quality food. The service is also poor with the hostess being so rude, we almost left before we dined. Drinks are way overpriced, as is the food. Much better places to dine on the... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Took 3 hours just to book a reservation! Kitchen sent dishes out at different times, wrong dishes. Just stay away.

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
223 reviews 223 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stopped here after a long day at a summer festival in another town. We ate on the outdoor patio. The restaurant affords views of Long Island Sound. It is a pleasant way to while away a few hours. We tried clam strips with fries and Cesar Salad with shrimp. Everyone loved the food, portion and quality. The waitstaff is... More

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boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had their Sunday brunch, regular breakfast and dinner. They were all really good. The brunch has craving, omelet station, pasta and crepe stations. They are all make to order. They also have good selections of seafood, hot food and desserts. I would definitely give it a try. :) The staffs were pretty attentive and friendly. The view is nice... More

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Boston
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had dinner last night in the main dining room. View is spectacular! That's where it ends. Food was bland and unimaginative. My tenderloin was tough and accompanied sides stone cold. One exception was the New England clam chowder, which was thick and creamy. Server was very professional, efficient and saved the evening by taking my entree off the bill.Would have... More

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New Jersey
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109 reviews 109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My prior experience with this restaurant was lunch which was very good. This time five us went there for dinner and had a wonderful meal. The resort itself is very nice and the dining room is beautiful and dramatic because it's entered by walking down a flight of stairs into an airy bright and elegant room with large windows with... More

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yarmouth
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We went to the Goodspeed Opera House and were looking for a nice meal to end our day. My husband researched area restaurants and found this gem. For this caliber restaurant it is not at all expensive but certainly five star! Admittedly we have been here only once, but our meals were extraordinary, the service wonderful and the views spectacular.... More

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