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Paul's Pasta Shop

223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
+1 860-445-5276
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about Paul’s Pasta. The food is delicious. Their small portions are definitely a meal by themselves. I often opt for one of the specials. They never disappoint. The restaurant is small so the wait can be long. It’s definitely worth a...More

Thank Marian G
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a restaurant in an old house on the water - a porch for outside dining when it's not snowing. A great view of the Thames, ferries and fishing boats. Can be crowded and a little loud, but all part of the atmosphere. The food...More

Thank gusandzeus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This continues to be my favorite place for homemade pasta. I have tried others but have always come back for the food and friendly service.

Thank stewartalison210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited about 20 minutes for a table, but well worth the absolutely fresh pasta and sauces! the pesto was super fresh, and the alfredo was the creamiest we had ever had. Price is hard to beat!

Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul's Pasta Shop is deceivingly simple looking but is definitely worth a visit. They have a small parking lot in back with a rear outdoor deck overlooking the Thames River and the New London ferry terminal. They make fresh pasta of varying shapes and it...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The wait staff are super great. We had the lasagna & spaghetti pie. What can I say... it was top notch. It was very easy to find & parking is along the street which was no problem.

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We visit Connecticut twice a year from California. Our son always takes us to Paul's. We've been coming for over twenty years, since our son left for college at UCON. Our family has grown and we now take three generations to our favorite pasta spot!...More

Thank Steffenino
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We returned to have lunch at Paul’s Pasta Shop for lunch today. We were so excited. It was a beautiful warm day so we were looking forward to sitting outside overlooking the river. To our disappointment they were not serving outside. Everyone was asking why....More

Thank Dixie D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Although we got there early on a Friday night, there was a long waiting list. When we were finally seated, service was efficient and timely. Food as delicious. Fresh, homemade pasta. Good selection of reasonably priced wine. So worth the wait. Don’t miss it if...More

Thank aries2748
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We stop every time we are in the area. Great food at very reasonable prices. Fresh made pastas and friendly staff. Always leave satisfied.

Thank Louweeg63
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1 August 2017|
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Response from S801WZpaulf | Property representative |
We have gluten free penne pasta. Our gluten free sauces are tomato, ragu, clam sauce, and pesto.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-445-5276
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