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Captain Daniel Packer Inne Restaurant and Pub

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32 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2524
+1 860-536-3555
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whenever we visit the area,, we are always sure to go to Captain Packer's. The small, cramped downstairs pub can be counted on for great food. Tasty specials and efficient service provides a meal that is visually appealing and very satisfying. We would never miss a chance to go when in the area!

Thank ppratt2016
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner on a busy Friday night, the pub was surprisingly not too crowded and we were able to have a drink before our reservations. Nice ambiance in the pub and upstairs restaurant. Would recommend reservations, especially on weekend nights. Our waitress was pleasant, but very busy. Food was good, steak cooked perfectly. Scallops just OK, definitely could have... More 

Thank K-Lee2800
Mystic, Connecticut
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been fans of the Daniel Packer Inn ( or the D.P.I. as locals call it) since moving to this part of the state 14 years ago. This is a restored colonial Inn with fireplaces, wood beams, 12 on 12 windows - a very authentic New England house, that has never disappointed us. During the summer, we never go to... More 

Thank Nooney2013
Groton, Connecticut
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a small little pub downstairs - great for a drink. They have live music sometimes which adds an extra touch. The bartender Bobby is a great asset to the team and delivers excellent customer service!

Thank TravelGirlCT19
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the reviews, my husband and I were excited. Unfortunately, the food was mediocre. It did not live up to the hype. Charming and historical, for sure. They offer live music in the basement which is pretty cool.

Thank Dawn M
Burlington, Vermont
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, Heather and I dined at the "DPI" on Friday the 13th. I am from the area and remember the place as"The Place" in Mystic. We had reservations. When we arrived we went through the bar. It was packed. My wife heard the bartender say, "We're full! Go home!". We were seated right away and as I looked at... More 

Thank John Y
Hartford, Connecticut
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121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here numerous times and although we like the restaurant, our favorite place is the pub. We were there last night, it's very cozy especially with the lovely fireplace. We got there around 4:30, they don't serve food until 5:00, but it gives you time to relax and have a drink first. The food was delicious, my husband had... More 

Thank PJMinCT
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get there early! We went to the pub for dinner and were seated right away for 5:30 dinner on a Friday. There was NEVER an empty table. Food was sometimes overlooked or lukewarm in temp. Most of our food we would give a C+ to B- we had fish and chips, scallops dish, ahi tuna app, mussels. Double chocolate cake.... More 

Thank Chris S
Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent skewered shrimp & soup on a chilly day. Dining rooms all have fireplaces also in this historic building near the marinas on Groton side of Mystic!

Thank Strykerct
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting the tavern for many years. Never disappointed. Service and food always excellent. Love to sit at the bar and chat with the "locals" and travelers. Highly recommend this historical inne for dinner or drinks when in Mystic.

Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2524
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-3555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?