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Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

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$$ - $$$
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80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
+1 860-439-1741
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Scott's always has the freshest seafood. The wait in line can get long but it is well worth the it. A few of my favorites are the clam fritters and the hot lobster roll. Always plenty to eat and YUMMY. Can't wait for them to reopen for the season.

Thank Kammy_nl
Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great spot for fresh seafood. Beautiful setting on the harbor. Outside dining with picnic tables and some shade. Plan on standing in line to order....always busy!...and it's BYOB! Which makes for a great deal overall!

Thank eastcoastgirl2017
Waterford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this restaurant is on a cove/marina in New London, the atmophere is great, the food fantastic and the service second to none. Highly recommend the Lobster roll and the chowder. All the food was fresh and great presentation. the line looks long but don't worry it moves very fast and not a long wait for your order.

Thank wbono29
Groton, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered boiled lobster (not cheap). When the order was ready, I noticed that the claws were not attached to the body of the lobster. Starting with one claw, it was full of water and little meat, same for the other claw. The tail meat was 'soft' and slimy. The lobster I received was dead for a while before hitting... More 

Thank frankcapt
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to find a place close to family I was visiting for Christmas, I thought it'd be as good a place as any. Sonny Helped me get settled in my room, He was very friendly and made sure I had everything I needed, Extra towels, cofee for the room, you name it, and I got it swiftly and with... More 

Thank Daevon P
Worcester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I get the lobster roll every time because I am a creature of habit! It is amazing! Reasonable pricing and great menu options. I have tried the shrimp, clams and always get onion rings. BYOB and great spot for dinner in the summer!

Thank corcorans11
Clemmons, North Carolina
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325 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Captain Scott's Lobster Dock is aptly named. It is situated on a dock lined with dozens of boats and has ample outdoor seating so you can enjoy your meal and watch the boats. It has both a restaurant and fish market, so you can take fresh seafood home with you to cook as well! I came here for a late... More 

Thank Andrei S
New London, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A great little package this place has. Music views and taste. There can be a wait on your order and byob.

Thank Steven W
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Lobster rolls(hot or cold), clam strips, hushpuppies and coleslaw what's not to absolutely love. Located right off of a marina, the ambiance is just perfect for an outdoor picnic. It is byob, so make sure you pack accordingly. Staff are all friendly and place stays hoppin. Love Cap'n Scott's!

Thank Sleepingbeautyanr
New Haven, Connecticut
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband said the line for food wraps around the dock in the summer, but there were only two other people here for lunch the winter day we went. We had the best warm lobster rolls I've had in years, definitely since living in Maine. Winter has a shortened menu, but worth going out of the way for.

Thank MOC26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-439-1741

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?