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Paul's Pasta Shop

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223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
+1 860-445-5276
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Groton, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you haven't been here you must go! Best pasta in Groton. Local flair, small but worth every minute of your wait. Staff is very friendly.

Thank juterbuter
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is amazing. Home made pasta, sauce and bread. The portions are huge....big enough to share or to big home for another meal. The location is on the water and has a nice, small outside area that is great when the weather is warmer.

Thank Asilb66
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews about the quality and generous portions are correct! Phenomenal pasta here folks! You have to try to lobster ravioli with alfredo sauce! 👌

Thank Rodriquez S
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Fun casual place. Food is mixed. Great salads. Has slipped a little in the last couple of years. Lasagne was bland despite the meat and cheese. Ravioli is ok and basic. Garlic bread soggy and cool on the inside and toasted on the outside. Liked the chicken diabolo salad. Better in the summer watching the boats go by on the... More 

Thank Connecticut-MD
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

It is a small cozy place. In the summer there is outside seating overlooking the Thames River. The pasta is excellent.

Thank Betty N
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

This little place is no frills, but the pasta was great. Portions are huge, and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Douglas M
Boston, MA
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The place is on the water's edge but far from anything fancy, quite the opposite. Cheap silverware, cafeteria type dishes, cheap napkins, very crowded tables with cheap, uncomfortable chairs. Bean dip was barely edible. Ordered the spaghetti pie specialty; I thought it was dry and lacking of much meat or flavor. It was huge, enough for two or three people... More 

Thank AlwaysUpForGoodFood
Campton NH
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We've been going to Paul's Pasta for so many years now that I can't even remember our first visit and we're going back this weekend! We love the people, the food, the prices and the attitude: These are people who love what they do and you can't mistake it for someone who is in it "for the money." The entire... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Pasta is good but the environment makes it taste better. Family style place where everyone seems to know each other. Food is honestly nothing special (it is good, just not on my radar of great) but the environment makes it special. They do have take out but that defeats the purpose.

Thank JAG2021
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Our 1st time there (was recommended for dinner by the owners of the Stonecroft Inn). We had the chicken parm and the eggplant parm. Both were excellent and the pasta was definitely home made. Yes, it's a small place and can be a bit cramped when full but they turn over tables quickly while the food arrives promptly, we never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-445-5276

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?