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Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

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$$ - $$$
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80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
+1 860-439-1741
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best warm lobster roll and lobster bisque ANYWHERE....drizzle some of that bisque over the hot buttery lobster and you're in heaven! Fresh fish sandwich or dinner is excellent if you're not a lobster eater (like me). Ice cream looks terrific but we're always full before we can try it! Take along a cooler if you want to enjoy an adult... More 

Thank Kathleen H
Dalton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Scott's. The food is always great, we like the lobster and corn on the cob. It can get crowded but if you wait 5-10 minutes you'll get a spot. The views of the water and the sunset are nice and you can bring your own wine or beer if you want. We always cap off the night with some... More 

Thank jennifer g
New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Scott's always has the freshest seafood. The wait in line can get long but it is well worth the it. A few of my favorites are the clam fritters and the hot lobster roll. Always plenty to eat and YUMMY. Can't wait for them to reopen for the season.

Thank Kammy_nl
Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for fresh seafood. Beautiful setting on the harbor. Outside dining with picnic tables and some shade. Plan on standing in line to order....always busy!...and it's BYOB! Which makes for a great deal overall!

Thank eastcoastgirl2017
Waterford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is on a cove/marina in New London, the atmophere is great, the food fantastic and the service second to none. Highly recommend the Lobster roll and the chowder. All the food was fresh and great presentation. the line looks long but don't worry it moves very fast and not a long wait for your order.

Thank wbono29
Groton, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered boiled lobster (not cheap). When the order was ready, I noticed that the claws were not attached to the body of the lobster. Starting with one claw, it was full of water and little meat, same for the other claw. The tail meat was 'soft' and slimy. The lobster I received was dead for a while before hitting... More 

Thank frankcapt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to find a place close to family I was visiting for Christmas, I thought it'd be as good a place as any. Sonny Helped me get settled in my room, He was very friendly and made sure I had everything I needed, Extra towels, cofee for the room, you name it, and I got it swiftly and with... More 

Thank Daevon P
Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

I get the lobster roll every time because I am a creature of habit! It is amazing! Reasonable pricing and great menu options. I have tried the shrimp, clams and always get onion rings. BYOB and great spot for dinner in the summer!

Thank corcorans11
Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Captain Scott's Lobster Dock is aptly named. It is situated on a dock lined with dozens of boats and has ample outdoor seating so you can enjoy your meal and watch the boats. It has both a restaurant and fish market, so you can take fresh seafood home with you to cook as well! I came here for a late... More 

Thank Andrei S
New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

A great little package this place has. Music views and taste. There can be a wait on your order and byob.

Thank Steven W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-439-1741

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?