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Paul's Pasta Shop

223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
+1 860-445-5276
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh pasta” (60 reviews)
“spaghetti pie” (36 reviews)
“alfredo” (36 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You will not simply stumble upon Paul's Pasta Shop if you are in the Groton/Mystic area, and to be honest, Groton and Mystic have their share of good Italian and pasta restaurants. But your visit will not be complete until you drive over and grab...More

Thank Jetjouster
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Doesn't get any better than this! Whenever we are in the area we go here. It is truly the best place around. If you are a pasta lover, you will be thrilled with Paul's!!!

Thank 430debbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very busy and you might have to wait quite a while for a table, but the pasta is worth it. It is crowded and noisy, but still worth the wait if you want to enjoy some of the best pasta dishes in...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was stationed here when I retired from the Navy. I moved away for a new job and this was my first return visit in 14 years. It was as if it had been 14 days. The food was a great as I remember, the...More

Thank Art C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was something truly special about this place. It is in an industrial/riverfront neighborhood and in a very unassuming house. It is like going to Nana and Papa's home for dinner. The food was spectacular, we did take out for 6 adults, 4 kids and...More

Thank sullymom4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paul's is a small place where everything is super-fresh and made to order. The waitress was spot-on and attentive but not overly intrusive. She made good suggestions too. The prices were reasonable too. I don't give anything a "5" because nothing's perfect but Paul's is...More

1  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paul's Pasta Shop is an unassuming, neighborhood restaurant along the river. Our family with six people ate outside on the pleasant back deck. All the pasta is made on the premises, and it is superb. Yet, Paul's biggest benefit is its value - portions come...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a local favorite. We rely on it more for fresh pasta take-out, to doing our own Italian at home. Last night, we ate in, as we do every so often. Food was excellent. We waited about 30 minutes for an outside table...More

Thank beachmom138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopes here because it was close to our hotel and we wanted quick food. We beat the dinner rush. Parking was ok but when we left it was super busy and parking in the water side behind shop was kind of tight (we are...More

Thank dash_adventure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited CT for a week while our oldest son was at the US Coast Guard Academy AIM program. We picked our restaurants from Trip Advisor ratings and this was, by far, the best place we ate all week. Our server was not the best...More

Thank nicolerT5923XE
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31 July 2017|
Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
There is GF penne, which then pairs with many of the sauces, veggies, & meats from the main menu & are inherently GF as well, but I had to ask my server to go through the list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-445-5276
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