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Muddy Waters Cafe

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42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Leland, North Carolina
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice views and good lunch options. Our wraps were huge. You could easily split a portion between two people. Very tasty.

Thank boathussy
Milford, Delaware
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A local haunt full of character and ambiance. Wonderful eatery where you can grab a tasteful breakfast sandwich and take in the local color and watch the river go by on their outside deck. Almost worth moving to New London to be part of the culture.

Thank Taowalker239
Canandaigua, United States
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339 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderful with surprisingly good food. The decor is funky coffee shop chic (in a good way) You pick a seat (they have outdoor seating too) then order at the counter. They bring your food to you when ready. They have salads, soups and sandwiches etc. We had tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches which were great. We... More 

Thank William S
Mystic, Connecticut
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147 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a wonderful place to stop for breakfast or lunch - excellent food and a nice interior to relax in or sit on the back deck and enjoy the sunshine and view! We went for lunch and enjoyed two of their excellent sandwiches. I recommend looking at their daily special chalkboard as they offer great specials! I had the... More 

Thank Richard M
New London, Connecticut
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

An inviting place with outdoor seating overlooking the Thames River in the summer- and warm comfy seating in the winter. Consistently good breakfast and lunch choices as well as scrumptious pastry to accompany great coffee- any way you prefer it. Friendly accommodating staff will ensure your happy experience at Muddy Waters.

Thank Vivianna94
Chesapeake, Virginia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here during my trip to CT. Got an amazing breakfast here. Try the hot apple cider with caramel.

Thank Marcus S
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147 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here mid day after tying up the boat at New London pier. The place was so packed we could not get a seat outside and we were very disappointed. Came back for breakfast before catching the Amtrak to DC. Got some great breakfast sandwiches, excellent coffee and noticed lots of locals -- business folk as well as younger set--... More 

Thank Barbara G
Schenectady, NY
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a little get away with the wife to CT. We come to the area several times a year. Found this gem while surfing the web and thought we would give it a try. Two words, "Love It"!! Breakfast sandwiches are great, coffee is awesome. Pastries and muffins are fantastic. Outside patio overlooks the water. Really great place and the... More 

Thank rabump
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

When the weather is good the back deck can't be beat. The inside seating offers couches and comfy chairs as well as tables up front. The coffee is good, the breakfast sandwiches are very good, and the pastries are excellent. The only negatives are the limited menu and hours.

Thank John P
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Muddy Waters is a great place for a light breakfast and coffee. Love the eclectic atmosphere. Muffins, pastry, breakfast sandwiches. Lunch is also served.

Thank dwolf75

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: 860-444-2232

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