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Muddy Waters Cafe

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42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
+1 860-444-2232
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09:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Muddy Waters offers the absolute best coffees, lunch options, and everything is served by the friendliest staff you could ever find in a small cafe. Their Love and Lust salads are great, especially when paired with the most delicious tomato soup you will ever slurp. And the garlic bread! If I don't have time to stop and eat, I try... More 

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Thank Debra R
New London, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An intimate, eclectic space with great casual food. The deck is fantastic in nice weather! A favorite spot for locals to gather.

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Thank doreneg578
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here everytime I go to New London. My daughters, who are at a local college frequent Muddy Waters. Very Fresh and good service. Lots of selection for coffee and tea

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Thank Paula T
New London, Connecticut
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your anybody in town or the state for that matter you conduct business at Muddy Waters. It's a local favorite owned by the father of you-tuber Casey Neistat whose grandmother also happened to be a rocket I believe. Either way good coffee and pastries and breakfast sandwiches. The decor is cool and it's the place for The Who's who... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If only all meatless burgers tasted this good... This is by far the best vegetarian burger I've ever eaten and there is no doubt we will be back to Muddy Waters cafe. We stopped to order takeout for our ferry ride to Long Island, devoured the burgers once we boarded the ferry, and I immediately opened up my TA app... More 

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Thank Mike L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wonderful coffee shop with awesome baked goods and coffee to die for!! I had a cinnamon roll latte and it both smelled and tasted EXACTLY like a fresh baked roll! Great atmosphere and friendly staff. A refreshing break from the typical Starbucks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were looking for a place to have a mid-morning cup of coffee and a slice of cake. Muddy Waters was the only café we spotted on lower Bank street so we popped in. The girls behind the counter were pleasant. We were expecting a little more helpfulness though when asking about the various sweet confections. We ordered and sat... More 

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Saratoga Springs NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife and I stooped here for lunch while in New London for the day. The cafe is located on a narrow winding street in the riverfront that obviously dates back to the earliest days of the town. The menu was excellent - we had specialty sandwiches and ate on the deck overlooking the waterfront. Our hosts were very nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Muddy Waters for lunch today based on its strong ranking on TripAdvisor The food was excellent and the atmosphere was very unique. Service was very good. Neat place. Will definitely go back when nearby.

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Leland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Nice views and good lunch options. Our wraps were huge. You could easily split a portion between two people. Very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2232

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