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

) #1 of 97 Restaurants in New London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
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...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (231 reviews)
“clams” (80 reviews)
“chowder” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (644)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The line was long - I have heard it's always long . I had the large lobster roll and it was huge - so much lobster ! I had the hot roll . The bread had not been well toasted so it get really mushy...More

Thank Shirley V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped by on a Saturday for late lunch, around 3 PM as our drive from Stamford took way more time than expected. Even at that hour it was packed with a long queue for ordering. The wait was short, as the kitchen did a great...More

Thank Pragueresident
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we were really looking forward to trying Captain Scott's. When we arrived shortly after 5:00 pm it was a long line which only grew longer. Compared to other similar style restaurants in Connecticut the line moved much slower taking us exactly...More

1  Thank Historiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the title says, best lobster roll I've ever had. If you find yourself in New London - go here and get the hot lobster roll. Great atmosphere too.

Thank TLExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food.Excellant atmosphere.A must go to restaurant.Long line but worth the wait.(get the clam strip with the red potatoes

Thank L7330AKtom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I previously reviewed Capt. Scott's a year ago, and we visited again, so here's an update. Fried fish...we had scallops and shrimp very good, onion rings very good, fries good, NE clam chowder good, but a little thin, cole slaw not so good. A couple...More

Thank businesscard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Scott's should be hard to find. Tucked way at the end of a narrow street that looks like an alley, it's amazing that it's almost always crowed. I've been going there for years and am happy to say that crowds and an expanded parking...More

Thank teresa729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had large lobster roll... very good .. i should have asked for extra butter. Truffle fries also very good. wife had 2 fish tacos....she thought they needed a sauce therefore they were dry. they came with salsa however didn't cut it.

Thank JandK832013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, tasty and affordable - we ordered the hot lobster roll and the shrimp dinner and loved both. Dining is at picnic tables and we brought along our own alcoholic refreshments! Great location to see beautiful sunsets also.

Thank suzequeue1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I usually go here once every summer as we know that Capt. T.A. Scott's is a popular summer outside dining for fast, fried fish, big lobster rolls, chowder, scallops, crab, salads, food for the kids and ice cream afterwards. Scenery is nice...More

Thank K9-Cop
Nearby Restaurants
Hot Rod Cafe
64 reviews
.59 km away
The Bistro
96 reviews
.53 km away
Sweetie's Bakery & Cafe
41 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Trumbull State Park
110 reviews
.56 km away
Block Island Express Ferry
87 reviews
1.06 km away
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises
30 reviews
1.06 km away
Garde Arts Center
39 reviews
.86 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
22 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from phillyphil2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are two sizes of lobster rolls and either hot or cold. The cold has a good bit more butter on the roll and tends to fall apart when you're eating it. The large roll is big enough for two if you get fries and an extra... More
Jodys C
18 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
Bobbie D
7 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kammy_nl | Reviewed this property |
They are open for the season! I've never seen salmon on the menu.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, 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
  • 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