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“Good food but super expensive” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront
Ranked #3 of 142 Restaurants in New London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bloomington, Illinois
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128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Good food but super expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

Location by the docks is great, but you are going to pay a lot for your atmosphere! Great food, worth the money as long as you know about it ahead of time.

Visited July 2012
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Gales Ferry
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200 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Always a great meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

This is rapidly becoming my family's favorite restaurant. The service is always very good, the portions very generous, the atmosphere and the views are wonderful. Highly recommend this place.

Visited July 2012
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Aston, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Water View and Brunch Too!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

What a terrific experience. We were there for a post-wedding brunch and the food was fabulous! From the scrambled eggs to the roast turkey and beef to the pastries. Can't say enough good. Reputation of the restaurant is known throughout town.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Cheryl G
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“This one's all about great seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2012

I highly recommend this place. I like good, fresh seafood. My home town is not close to the ocean and doesn't have great seafood, so anytime I visit an area near the ocean, that's what I look for. As we all know, when visiting an unfamiliar area there are more misses than hits. "On the Waterfront" was a home run. I had the baked fisherman's platter, with haddock, stuffed shrimp, and scallops. This was the best seafood meal I had while in the area. The setting is nice too, overlooking a marina, which puts me in the right mood for a good seafood dinner.

Visited July 2012
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Detroit, MI
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Loved this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

After checking TripAdvisor reviews, I selected On the Waterfront for a dinner for 7 high school classmates (and 2 spouses) who hadn't seen each other for 50 years. I'm very happy with the choice -- they did an excellent job for us. With such a great view of the river and harbor, they could slide on the food, but they don't! Service for our group was excellent and unobtrusive, the food was of high quality, conversation was easy. Next time we're in the area, we'll go back as a couple and pay more attention to the food and view.

  • Visited June 2012
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