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On the Waterfront

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
+1 860-444-2800
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 15:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found a favorite new spot. The bartenders are very friendly, the place was clean and we had a very nice time every time we went there. The view is amazing and the maitre d always has the best shirts on.

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Thank Lori M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a couple times, always for lunch. Consistently good from soup and salads to seared tuna and eggplant rollitini. Great view even in winter and a little more upscale then most of the neighboring restaurants.

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Thank CarolMartinStrong
New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

They serve some killer drinks and are wonderful entertainment to watch. Plenty of characters here. Never ate the food but heard it's great. Good views.

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Thank Steven W
New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

As always had a great time at on the waterfront. The bread with fresh garlic butter is always something to look forward to, I stuck with my normal chicken parm over rigatoni but most importantly my pistachio cake! YUM!!! Thank you Stash for an always amazing dinner. (Took the cake to go)

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Thank Unclesogg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Had the tuna, was delicious. Liked the two sauces and the wasabi mashed potatoes. Great server, told us about tha wine and dine special.

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Thank DreyahB
Warwick, ri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stash & staff were very accommodating to our special needs. Arrived at 3 stayed til 6:45. We sat in the best table in the house, knowing we had to vacate at 6 for another party. This was our choice, and they moved us to another table in the lounge for us to finish up our visit with old friends.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The food was great, they give you a lot. They have a mixed menu, Greek, American, and Italian. I got the bacon hamburger and French fries. Other people in our group chose the fish and chips. They stated their food was also delicious.

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Thank Mailman69
Rockville Centre, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to waste time. We had some beer and a plate of calamari. We enjoyed our short stay. The menu looked awesome. We will have to come back when we have more time. Enjoy

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Thank Ricky35345
Waterford, CT.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is my second review and once again 'On the Waterfront ' is worth a visit. Great staff! Our favorites are Lisa and K.O. Those two waitresses are TOPS. Get down here!!

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on recommendation of friend of a friend. Went there on Thanksgiving eve. Staff was very friendly and prompt. My spouse had the fried shrimp which were huge and cooked just right. The flavor was outstanding even tho the batter was a little on the thick/heavy side. The accompanying fries were perfect. I had the stuffed baked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2800

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