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The Dock Restaurant

9 1st St, Waterford, CT 06385-3103
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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9 1st St, Waterford, CT 06385-3103
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We wanted to eat on the water while visiting Niantic and we saw this while at Cini Park. It was fun to sit on the deck overlooking the water and eat. We were hopping for more "fresh fish" (not fried) but it was still delicious....More

Thank kim591
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the food here. You can come here via land or by sea. Excellent lobster roll and a generous portion of seasoned fries with each order.

1  Thank dmg823
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Order at the counter, then pick up your food and deliver to your table. Fresh fish is ok, a bit overdone. Hamburgers are good. There's outside seating with great views of the bridge and boats. Nice place for happy hour.

1  Thank jparnell01
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places to grab a cold beer, some shucked clams and/or oysters and some fried belly clams. Have been faithful for last 15 years. But it needs a bit of TLC. Improvements in the port-a-johns....nice improvement over last couple years. But the...More

3  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a quant little restaurant, seasonal only, with outdoor dining on a deck or, in inclement weather, their is a covered outdoor eating space as well. The views are beautiful and you can watch the boats coming in and out of Niantic Bay.You place...More

1  Thank DFS60
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Stop by the dock once in a while every time I have been there, things are so relaxing the guys who work there are very friendly nice people and beautiful views what a nice spot they got

1  Thank renggyyn
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Excellent succulent fish with great crispy fries and onion rings but spoilt by the soggy bun and the awful processed orange cheese. Great setting with a lot of activity on the river below, nothing better on a lovely sunny day. How to improve the fish...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stopped at the Dock to get something to eat and a cold beer. Six of us rode down on motorcycles to the Ct. Shore from Mass..The temp. Was about 90 . We all needed to take a breather. Our choice to stop at the Dock...More

1  Thank alfred m
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very simple fried and fresh fish spot right on the water. The service is simple, you order from a window and the food is yummy.

Thank alison n
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view food ok A little,pricey for what you get Good chowder, shrimp and fritters Not a family place

Thank Lisa11271963
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 9 1st St, Waterford, CT 06385-3103
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
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