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Swooner - CLOSED

66 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1423
+1 860-415-8123
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Nov 10, 2014
“Gorgeous View”
Nov 3, 2014
“Closed for season end of October 2014. May reopen in Spring”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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66 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1423
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11 - 20 of 80 reviews

Reviewed October 3, 2014

We live locally and had been a fan of Skipper's Dock for years. We were glad when it was taken over by new owners and refurbished. In the process however some of the old rustic charm was lost. The new menu no longer emphasizes seafood...More

Thank funlover_8
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Skipper's Dock was one of my favorite restaurants and it is sorely missed. Nevertheless we decided to try Swooner's, its replacement. The changed decor was the biggest shock. The old wood paneled bar with the cozy fireplace at one end and great ambiance has been...More

3  Thank CTNutmeg
Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and i had an amazing lunch on the deck on a beautiful sunny saturday afternoon in September. You have to try the kale salad, that was the standout dish, the scallops were amazing as well. They have plenty of signature cocktails. Service was...More

2  Thank dkfromny
Reviewed September 17, 2014

A great place right on the water, in back of Inn at Stonington. You can sit out on the deck and dine or inside. Just opened in May. Food is so good. Had the scallops….so delicious. service was very good and manager Thomas Timmons is...More

4  Thank Parisme3
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had dinner at Swooners and we were very satisfied with the food and service. Our server was fantastic and very helpful with menu questions. Good drinks, great location at Stonington Harbor, awesome sunsets from the outside deck.

3  Thank elindlau
Reviewed September 15, 2014

Our recent experience proves just how difficult it can be to operate a restaurant. All the money and effort that goes into rebuilding and refurbishing, finding the right purveyors, preparing the food and, most importantly, finding and TRAINING the right people who are the face...More

6  Thank PeterG343
Reviewed September 10, 2014

We're old fans of Skipper's Dock, so we were eagerly waiting to try Swooner , the new restaurant that took the space over this year. We waited until the summer tourist season was over - it can be overwhelming, and we wanted to be give...More

4  Thank Nooney2013
Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have visited this new this year restaurant twice now this summer. We went back the other night just to make sure the first time was not a fluke and that they had "matured" a bit!! The food is just right-the fish is fresh and...More

5  Thank Peter F
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been stopping in Stonington for several years when we go to New England. We loved Skippers Dock, the restaurant at this location for decades. We still liked the town and wanted to sit on the dock so we gave Swooner a try. Went...More

6  Thank route50guy
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We arrived at this beautiful restaurant for lunch and found a well stocked oyster bar. Good advice from the bar man about the local oysters led to our choice for starters. Very good. A chilled bottle of the Melville Chardonnay was just right for the...More

3  Thank ISail572
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  • Address: 66 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-415-8123
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