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On the Waterfront

250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
+1 860-444-2800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
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Reviews (258)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice spot, view of the Thames River and the marina. The food was good. Shrimp cocktail very good, salads fresh, chicken dish good. Portions are large and can be shared. What really made this an enjoyable evening was our server, Allan, a very engaging...More

Thank K720R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No reservations but sat quickly on the porch. I agree, very friendly waitstaff. Fish was very fresh however baked sole had quite a few bones. Bloody Mary tasty but only one olive as garnish.

Thank CtUSAMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between the view and the food, this place is worth visiting. Panoramic windows show the marina view of boats docked and the water. It is really beautiful once it becomes dark with the lights glistening on the water. It is a romantic spot for a...More

Thank DFS60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was outstanding. Especially the Mediterranean chopped salad. And the waitstaff was very nice and respectful too! Mainly the young busser Mack. I will be coming back soon!

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family party of 6 after a high school graduation. The waiter was affable and knew the menu, but he was awfully busy. Fluke was the special which he recommended. One person had it and thanked him for the tip. Two of us had the tuna...More

Thank RevRover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's always nice to find the "right" place for dinner when you're visiting a place for the first time. On The Waterfront will provide you with a little bit of everything on their full menu. We ordered off the "Dockside" menu. All ordered a different...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect free bottle of wine with two entrees baked fish and chicken parmigiana ,a very busy action packed restaurant did not have dessert but it looked inviting,my wife took half of her meal home and hadit the next night for dinner you'll love it😎

Thank tmB7622YG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place that we frequent, which is to say I have multiple experiences to determine a rating for this restaurant. To begin with, it is located on the water amongst marinas on the Thames River which is the route that the ferries take...More

Thank msjohnson2016
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Even on a cold, rainy Nor'easter Saturday, the waitress wasn't sure that she could seat us for lunch. Make a reservation if you're planning a weekend visit. We did manage to sit in the bar area, which was noisy but perfectly fine. All of us...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Loved this place. We had a wedding rehearsal dinner there and they placed us in a separate side room, they had everything ready for us with apps and a pre-fix menu specially printed out for the wedding couple. food and service was excellent.

Thank Robert K
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Tara M
Children's Menu?
24 June 2017|
Response from ronald c | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific children's menu but they do have wraps and panini sandwiches. They also have a.cheeseburger on menu, hope this helps.
Tara M
Children's Menu?
24 June 2017|
Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but if not, they are so accommodating they would make your child a grilled cheese if he/she wanted one.
What is your dress code?
18 September 2016|
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Response from grumpyntiana | Reviewed this property |
Very casual...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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