We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
+1 860-439-1741
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (255 reviews)
“clams” (67 reviews)
“seafood” (127 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (720)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 711 reviews

Reviewed today

A good meal is more than just good food. A romantic surprise date with my husband and my first hot lobster roll combined with the friendly service, lucky short line and running into old friends on a beautiful June evening at sunset definitely contributed to...More

Thank Karen Lynne T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have gone here for years, one of our favorites but has become very busy. Long lines especially on weekends but it moves pretty fast for the amount of customers. Nice views, pleasant staff and reasonably priced.

Thank JonnyBGood11
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is awesome. It is a counter service restaurant (you walk up outside and order your food) Dining areas are available under a pavilion or in the sunshine. It is right on the water and there is an area to sit right on the...More

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved Captain Scott's Lobster Dock. Lots of parking and a nice atmosphere for enjoying fresh New England seafood. Everything I ate was delicious and fresh tasting. I enjoyed the whole belly clams, lobster rolls, fish sandwich, and the Rhode Island and New England clam chowders....More

Thank 808Islander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved that Captain Scott’s faces the USCG’s National Museum Association’s new office location on the historic Crocker’s Boat House properties. The NMA office highly recommended Cap’t Scott’s Lobster Dock as their local seafood recommendation after my visit to their office recently. It is very...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for well prepared seafood without all the pretense, then look no further than Captain Scott's! The lobster roll was delicious (you can get it hot or cold - I got mine hot), and very simply prepared: perfectly cooked lobster, fresh lemon,...More

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to be one of our favorite places to stop. Not sure what changed but the quality of food is just not the same. Lobster roll (meat was chewy so definitely over cooked), lobster bisque didn’t have any lobster like it used to, captains platter...More

Thank mgwis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find courtesy of Yelp reviewers. Portions of lobster are generous in both the bisque and roll. Had the cold roll as it’s what I judge all rolls by. I want less filler and more fresh lobster flavor. This scores high in both...More

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always check Travel Advisor for recommendations and tried Scott's based on the reviews. This place was great!!! The Whole Bellied Clams and The Lobster Roll were great. We had better Scallops on our trip but these were still very good!!!

Thank David-Rebecca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That time of the year when you go to Captain Scott’s have a lobster roll sit by the water Enjoy the locals and the tourists who are in town watch the trains go by all in all just go out and enjoy the evening they...More

Thank Unclesogg
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in New London
Holiday Inn New London - Mystic Area
232 reviews
.95 km away
Motel 6 Groton
217 reviews
2.66 km away
Rodeway Inn
79 reviews
2.71 km away
Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London
375 reviews
2.74 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sweetie's Bakery & Cafe
56 reviews
.50 km away
The Bistro
99 reviews
.53 km away
Fat Boy's Kitchen & Bar
31 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Trumbull State Park
121 reviews
.46 km away
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises
53 reviews
.95 km away
Block Island Express Ferry
95 reviews
1.02 km away
Garde Arts Center
42 reviews
.86 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
I would say NO, as I didn't see beer on the outside menu.
7 September 2017|
Response from eccline | Reviewed this property |
The information is on their website.
7 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from dizydean | Reviewed this property |
fries and slaw and it's about $19
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing