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On the Waterfront

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250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
+1 860-444-2800
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffed shrimp” (16 reviews)
“pistachio cake” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to On the Waterfront to celebrate my mother's 85th birthday and were a party of 5. We were amazed at the wide range of selections and variety of cuisines offered on the menu. I was immediately suspicious because I've been to many a...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arranged for 16 family and friends to eat at On The Waterfront based on the Trip Advisor Reviews. We were not disappointed. They had arranged our seating in a square so we could all talk to each other without being in one long line....More

Thank traguirre
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our dinner at On the Waterfront, she said, "Nice food. Nice service. Nice view." When my wife is happy, I'm happy. We'll be back.

Thank ThompsonResident
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location, with views on the marina of New London. For lunch we had the Fish Tacos and Salmon Tacos. You get 3 tacos per portion. All fish is fresh with great flavours. Even better, on Wednesday; wine is half-price so we decided to...More

Thank Erdna S
Reviewed May 17, 2018

This is a very nice restaurant right on the harbor. It was crowded, but we got our reserved table immediately. Our server was very friendly and efficient, and we got out in ample time to see our concert at the Garde Arts Center. The food...More

Thank twodox
Reviewed May 16, 2018

My work colleague and I stopped in here for lunch after a meeting in New London, on the recommendation of the people we had visited. We were not disappointed. We had the deck all to ourselves. It was a bit chilly and one of the...More

Thank Orso52
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a family gathering dinner.Arrived to a nice surprise ! Inside has been redone nicely ! It has been reconfigured to sit more people but without crowding ,We had reservations and were seated quickly .A nice selection of seafood and meats . Staff friendly and...More

Thank bbechard7
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family (3 generations) while in New London for a Coast Guard event. We chose this place based on the good reviews and variety of menu. We were so glad we did. Everyone enjoyed their meal very much. My fried...More

Thank barbarabL4810BQ
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Wow,the view from the deck is great..smoke free deck..a great plus..the coctails were great..the sheimp wantons with spicy sauce,too good . Our party of 11 all enjoyed their food.

Thank parent34646
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Great mojito to start, and then had the calamari. They tossed in the marinara so it was soggy rather than crisp, prefer the sauce on the side. Had stuffed shrimp, the stuffing was soggy and nothing special. Service was good, but restaurant is loud, even...More

Thank hunterpm
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May 2, 2018|
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Response from Kiki001122 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There is a parking lot right infront of the main building which also has Hanicapped parking . There is also valet parking available.
May 2, 2018|
Response from Nancy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's a parking lot one road up. Take 1st right past restaurant and it's about 100 yards on Right
Joe H
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Patti B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s open in the winter. I’d make a reservation for a weekend night, just to be on the safe side. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2800
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