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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Menu

APPETIZERS‏
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Three gulf‏ shrimp w/ cocktail sauce & lemon wedge
$10.99
Coconut Shrimp
Crispy jumbo gulf shrimp encrusted in shaved coconut w/ a delicious jalapeno jelly dipping sauce
$8.99
Scallops Wrapped In Bacon
Over sauteed spinach w/ a basil aioli sauce
$10.99
Golden Fried Calamari
Tossed w/ sauteed chorizo, zesty banana peppers & garlic. Served w/ a cool side of remoulade
$8.99
Maryland Crab Cakes
Pan-seared lump crab cakes on a bed of fresh greens w/ side of lemon & remoulade
$9.99
Mussels Genovese
Red wine broth w/ tomatoes & chorizo sausage
$8.99
Stuffed Clams
Served w/ a lightly spiced remoulade.
$8.99
Crusted Tuna
Encrusted sushi tuna served rare over baby spinach w/ a splash of honey soy sauce & drizzled w/ wasabi cream sauce
$8.99
Fried Mozzarella Block
Breaded &‏ stuffed w/ prosciutto over marinara sauce
$8.99
Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant stuffed w/ ricotta cheese & spinach. Topped w/ mozzarella cheese & marinara sauce
$8.99
SOUPS
Lobster Bisque
Rich & creamy w/ fresh Atlantic Lobster meat
$6.75
Rhode Island Clam Chowder
Classic clear & light
$5.25
French Onion Soup
With crostini & Gruyere Cheese
$5.50
SPECIALTY SALADS‏
Chicken
$3.00
Grilled
Blackened
Shrimp, Salmon or Scallops
$4.00
Grilled
Blackened
Waterfront Grilled Chicken Salad
Fresh mixed greens w/ tomatoes, onions, black olives & chopped bacon in a taco shell bowl, topped w/ flame grilled chicken breast & cheddar cheese then drizzled w/ balsamic dressing
$10.99
Grilled
Blackened
Mediterranean Chopped Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, olives, sun dried tomatoes, golden raisins, candied walnuts, pasta, gorgonzola & romano cheese tossed in a light homemade rosemary-lemon vinaigrette
$9.99
Grilled
Blackened
Classic Caesar Salad
With fresh baked croutons, fresh grated parmesan cheese & zesty Caesar dressing
$8.99
Grilled
Blackened
Turkey & Feta Salad
Tossed w/ romaine lettuce, tomatoes, olives, cucumbers, craisins & onions in a red wine vinaigrette
$10.99
Grilled
Blackened
STEAK & POULTRY
New York Strip
Center cut‏ brushed w/ seasoned butter, grilled to order & topped w/ golden onion rings
$21.99
Jack Daniels Steak
14oz New‏ York Strip w/ caramelized red onions in a signature Apricot-Jack Daniels Sauce
$22.99
Cowboy Rib Eye
Oz bone-in‏ rib eye seasoned w/ our own special rub & grilled to perfection
$24.99
Chicken Francese
Chicken breast dipped in egg batter, sauteed & served in a lemon white wine sauce. Served w/ choice of rice, mashed potatoes or pasta
$16.99
Chicken Mediterranean
Pan-seared chicken breast w/ 2 sauteed shrimp, sun-dried tomatoes & basil in a tomato broth. Served w/ choice of rice, mashed potato or pasta
$19.99
PASTA‏
Meatballs or Italian Sausage
Served over a heaping portion of linguine or rigatoni tossed in Stash’s famous marinara sauce
$13.99
Cheese Ravioli
Served w/ a choice of Italian Sausage or Stash's colossal meatballs
$16.99
Chicken or Veal Parmigiano
Smothered in‏ fresh mozzarella cheese & marinara sauce over a bed of linguine
Chicken $16.99
Veal parmigiano $19.99
Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant stuffed w/ ricotta cheese & spinach topped w/ mozzarella cheese & marinara sauce. Served over linguine
$15.99
Rigatoni Vodka
Rigatoni pasta tossed in a creamy pink vodka sauce
$13.99
With chicken $16.99
With Shrimp $19.99
Shrimp Parmigiano
Jumbo shrimp encrusted w/ Panko bread crumbs, baked till golden brown & smothered in marinara sauce & fresh mozzarella cheese. Served over a bed of linguine
$19.99
Scallops & Pancetta
Pan-seared Stonington sea scallops w/ pancetta, asparagus & sauteed mushrooms tossed in a sherry cream sauce w/ pasta
$22.99
Linguine w/ Clams
Served in a red or white sauce
$18.99
Shrimp Scampi
Four Jumbo Shrimp sauteed in a lemon white wine sauce w/ shaved garlic & tossed w/ linguine
$19.99
Zuppa Di Pesce Fra Diavlo
Shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels & clams sauteed in a zesty red sauce piled high over linguine
$24.99
DOCKSIDE
Served w/ seasonal vegetable & choice of potato, rice, or pasta.
Salmon Picatta
Baked Atlantic Salmon w/ diced tomatoes, garlic, capers & white wine
$18.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Montauk Jumbo Stuffed Shrimp
Baked w/ our savory seafood stuffing, topped w/ a creamy lobster sauce & served w/ drawn butter
$18.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Sesame Tuna
Pan-seared Yellow Fin Tuna encrusted in sesame seeds served w/ wasabi mashed potatoes & sides of soy & wasabi sauces
$21.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Baked Scallops
Fresh Stonington sea scallops baked in casserole w/ white wine & lemon
$22.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Baked Haddock
Baked w/ white wine & lemon & finished w/ a light cracker topping
$17.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Stuffed Haddock
Baked w/ our seafood stuffing & topped w/ a rich lobster sauce
$18.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Cod Mediterranean
Pan-seared fresh cod w/ two shrimp, sun dried tomatoes, olives & basil served in a light tomato broth
$21.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
Baked Fisherman’s Platter
Baked haddock, baked Stonington sea scallops, & baked stuffed shrimp. Served w/ a side of drawn butter & our creamy lobster sauce
$24.99
Potato
Rice
Pasta
FRIED PLATTERS‏
Served w/ coleslaw, wedge fries & tartar sauce
Fish & Chips
Regular or Cajun
$13.99
Fried Stonington Sea Scallops
$17.99
Fried Whole Belly Clams
$Market
Eagle Platter
Shrimp, Scallops & Fish
$21.99
PANINI SPECIALS & WRAPS
Served w/ choice of coleslaw, potato salad, or homemade potato chips, & a pickle. Upgrade your side to wedge fries or sweet potato fries for: 1.99
Waterfront Cheeseburger
8oz Certified Angus Beef, flame broiled & served w/ lettuce, tomato, red onion & a choice of Swiss, American, Cheddar, or Gorgonzola cheese
$10.99
Bacon $+1.00
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Portabello Mushroom Panini
With spinach, roasted red peppers, gorgonzola cheese & a raspberry white wine balsamic
$10.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Meatball or Sausage Panini
Roasted peppers, onions & mozzarella cheese w/ marinara sauce
$10.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Classic grilled chicken w/ romaine lettuce, fresh baked croutons & shaved parmesan cheese, tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing
$8.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Chicken, roasted‏ red peppers, spinach, pesto, w/ imported provolone cheese on a Panini
$10.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Cajun Chicken Wrap or Panini
Grilled, spiced‏ chicken breast w/ bacon, lettuce, onion, chipotle mayo & cheddar cheese
$8.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
Turkey Panini or Wrap
With lettuce, tomato, swiss cheese, red onion, bacon & cranberry mayo
$8.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
The Whaler Panini
Flash Fried Fish w/ Swiss Cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion & tartar sauce
$10.99
Coleslaw
Potato salad
Homemade potato chips, & a pickle
Fries $+1.99
Sweet potato fries $+1.99
DESSERTS‏
Carrot Cake
A delicious spiced carrot cake w/ cream cheese frosting. A Cake Lady Dessert
$6.95
Chocolate Mousse Cake
A delicious chocolate cake w/ a chocolate mousse center. A Cake Lady Dessert
$7.95
Monster Chocolate Cake
Five layers of chocolate delight w/ vanilla ice cream.
$8.95
Lauro's Famous Tiramisu
Made here daily.
$6.95
Exotic Bomba
Mango, passion fruit, & raspberry sorbet all covered in white chocolate & drizzled w/ chocolate.
$5.25
New London Cheesecake
Topped w/ a melba sauce
$6.95
Italian Lemon Cream Cake
A delicious lemon cake filled w/ a tangy lemon mascarpone cream filling topped w/ a dusting of confectioners sugar served w/ a scoop of lemon sorbet.
$6.95
Tartufo
A delicious ball of vanilla & chocolate ice cream w/ a center of slivered almonds & brandied cherries dipped in bittersweet chocolate
$5.25
COFFEE DRINKS
All served w/ whipped cream
Keoke Coffee
Christian Bros. Brandy & Kahlua
$7.50
Jamacian Coffee
Myers & Kahlua
$7.50
Irish Coffee
Jameson & Bailey's
$7.50
Nutty Irishman Coffee
Frangelico & Bailey's
$7.50
Italian Coffee
Amaretto or Sambuca
$7.50
Swiss Coffee
Peppermint Schnapps & Dark Creme de Cacao (or Godiva)
$7.50
Butter Ball Coffee
Butterschnapps & Bailey's
$7.50
Mexican Coffee
Kahlua & Tequila
$7.50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

Great Seafood Dinner! Great Value! Great Atmosphere! Nice customer Service. Not easy to drive to. Parking is on a hill.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for Sunday brunch and were extremely pleased. Be sure to see the photos I post the ceviche was great the lobster tacos were out of this world my husband liked the shrimp wrapped with bacon and the veal Parmesan was a monstrous portion...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

Last minute choice while playing tourist. No reservation on a busy weekend evening. Staff was wonderful. Sat at the bar... full menu available. Drinks and food were simply superb.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

So sad to hear that it's closed. It was my favorite restaurant in New London, and the place I took all my friends to when they came to visit. I loved broiled fish, with a side of pasta and Italian sauce. Looking out the windows...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

We always meet for one of our birthdays, travelling from southern Connecticut and Rhode Island. Last time we were there was May, just before they had to close. We did not know so we arrived at 2ish assuming it was open. They told us today...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019

This has been our go-to restaurant for quite some time. Consistently great food, reasonable prices, beautiful setting and excellent service. Sadly, they closed abruptly during the summer due to a structural/safety issue. No word that I'm aware of as to when it will be resolved,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Looking for a seafood restaurant, we turned to Trip Advisor and found this restaurant. There is on street parking and you might have to park a few blocks away, but this place is worth the visit. We did not have a reservation and the restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. Large US sized portions. On the water with great views and a patio. Reservations recommended for dinner in summer months.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

This is a busy place so I would recommend making a reservation. We didn't so we had to sit at the bar. The bartenders were great and so was their service even though they were terribly busy. We had 3 dishes; Lobster Bisque, Cerviche, and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

We stopped here for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The service was very good, and we were seated outside overlooking the marina — just a lovely view and a nice breeze. The menu was excellent with a decent selection of drinks/wines/beers, seafood, pasta...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Happiness409235
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
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LionGovernor
May 2, 2018|
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Response from brynulf | Reviewed this property |
In the future... drive past the restaurant and take your first right up a small hill. There is free parking there in a lot.
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