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“Great food, wonderful views and location.”
Review of Dog Watch Cafe

Dog Watch Cafe
Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Stonington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Had dinner there with friends to celebrate a birthday. Great food, good service and a perfect location right on the harbor. We had PEI mussels, spinach salad, fried clams, fried sea scallops and broiled sea scallops. All were very good but the fried clams were so good we returned the next day for lunch and had more clams and callimari with chiozo sausage and peppers,coconut shrimp. Yum! The meals were so filling we never even looked at the dessert menu! The martini menu looked great but we had wine and it was perfect! Looking forward to returning when the boats fill the slips and the weather is a bit warmer.

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Friends of ours told us about this place and said, ya have to go there. Glad we did! It's a fun place and the food was great with and large selection of many choices. Kudos to the service as well, our waitress was a doll.

Thank Filis603
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Located in the marina, on the water so you can't beat the location and setting. Nice large patio out front which offers seating in the warmer weather but the fire pit on cool nights is a great addition. Was told the wait on a recent visit was going to be 90+ minutes so we almost left but we were seated within 40 minutes. The hostess/owner Wenday was very friendly and accommodating to all her guests as she realized they were very busy. Service was good and reasonably quick. Food had highs and lows. The guac and chips are solid as is the lobster bisque and fish and chips. Had the scallop special and that was too much mashed and broccoli and too few scallops. Drinks were good from the bar. The menu should offer more seafood and focus on what is locally sourced.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Just happened to stumble across this hidden gem and we were not disappointed. Went for a later dinner and shared a burger (get the chili mayo!) and the calamari salad -- both were fantastic!

Thank MDZS
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

And you will find a hidden treasure. Saw the sign off the road on our stroll up the coast. Knew it was the place to eat when we saw the parking lot full with local license plates. So yes, it was a bit loud and yes, it was crowded, but it was worth it. Hop over to the bar if you are only two and there isn't a table ready. Great place to eat if it is too cold to be out on the water. Fabulous, out of the water lobster, roll...one of the best I've had because it was not doused with mayo. The only reason I did not award five stars was because the one thing they need to give some attention to is their staff. The bartender was on her game but she is only one person and needed help during the lunch rush. Caused for a wait on ordering and paying, but not for lack of her effort. Same deal on the hostess. The fire outside by the adirondack chairs was a nice touch. But darling place that I cannot wait to visit again.

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Thank traceme2kc
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