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“great food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Water Street Cafe

Water Street Cafe
Ranked #5 of 27 Restaurants in Stonington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

This restaurant has an Asian feel to the food, but the decor has a warm, small town feeling. Everything was excellent.

Visited April 2012
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English first
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Always Perfect”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

I had dinner at the bar at Water Street Cafe on Friday night, Stonington was pretty crowded due to the double decker Passover/Easter Holiday weekend so it was super crowded. But the team at The Water Street Cafe never disappoints. Fantastic wine list, great service and super delicious food. You've got to have the clams with garlic if you go - it's New England all summed up on one delicious little plate

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Pam N
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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212 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Great Casual Atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Great restaurant. We went on a Sunday and ordered oysters, and salads with fish. Not huge portions but very very good. They made the best Bloody Mary's ever. Will return again when in the area.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DBeth
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great food! Cozy & fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2012

Fantastic food and great cozy winter atmosphere even in this traditional summer town. The only problem is that the locals love it too, so be prepared to wait at the slightly cramped bar. It's worth it.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LucyG6
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Mystic,CT
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“...temp below 32 and its time for a Water Street Cafe review....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2012

Water St Cafe is an inviting place to to eat just about any time but a real pleasure at this time of the year. The food is consistently satisfying from a kitchen with a creative chef. Not really typical fare....but a delight to behold before tasting; enhanced by an ever changing menu. Now there a parking spots, no waiting on lines and you can hear the music. Staff is special...attentive and professional with a much appreciated sense of humor and there is a big difference in order to table time now. It's cozy warm and comfortable but could use a little more illumination.
I've always enjoyed the Hanger steak, but the fish dishes;duck with scallops, soft shell crabs and oysters are top notch. Lot'sa noodles going on too involving varied Asian presentations.
Get there and enjoy before the boats go back in the water.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank digidds
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