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Ancient Mariner

21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
+1 860-536-5200
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (39 reviews)
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Delicious food! For our girlfriends's weekend, the four of us dined out for every meal, and the Ancient Mariner was a winner!

Thank Marjorie R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The servings were huge and very tasty. The server was attentive and friendly. The servings were huge!

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service very large portions of good food shared a starter bowl of nachos between 4 people! !!!!!. Reasonably priced

Thank CJL57
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK menu and food. Large selection of cocktails. Service was good but place was very busy. Great location in the heart of Mystic.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four couples on a Thursday night. We are old friends and the food is secondary, BUT- no surprises at this "old standby" restaurant right smack in the middle of downtown! The drinks were good, and the food arrived hot. This is more than a "fish...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well Mystic is known for it great food and beautiful scenes...so my husband and I drove the 25 miles from our home for a late dinner on a Wednesday. We firsts went to a restaurant that had a private party and only a piece of...More

Thank seaview64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had another amazing visit to the Ancient Mariner. Years of eating here and we are never disappointed. Great selection of raw bar options. The kids (not seafood fans) still had plenty of options. Wish our last trip in 2017 that the Lobster Pot Pie had...More

1  Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was mediocre Service slow even though we were there after the rush When the tip is automatically 20 % for a party of six or more there's no incentive to give good service We won't be back

Thank Genevieve M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Good Food and friendly Staff. Menu is priced and caters for everyone. Best we found in Town. Happy hour food is a great deal.

Thank George and May M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I stopped in at lunch for some oysters and a glass of wine. I sat at the bar in the back and got to really look at the place. Cute, warm, fireplace in the middle, some stone and wood. It was also clean. My oysters...More

1  Thank Localgirl0330
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29 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from lesleyeBoston_MA |
I would never have a party there. Very rude manager/owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-5200
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