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Paul's Pasta Shop

223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
+1 860-445-5276
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 Thames St, Groton, CT 06340-3955
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has great Homemade italian food! I would highly recommend going here. Could use some updating for sure, but who cares the food is great! The antipasto salad was very good! I got the fettuccini alfredo and my husband got the spaghetti pie, delicious!

Thank Seena B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So good stopped in twice during vacation. Fresh pasta, made to order. We tried both seafood pasta specials, very tasty with lots of shrimp and bay scallops. Scallops had a butter garlic sauce. Shrimp has white wine sauce. Split both dishes and couldn’t pick a...More

Thank showmetheroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh pasta. Delicious apps. Killer desserts. We had a great time looking out over the Thames River and eating lots of food. The waitstaff was great despite the fact that there were 13 of us, many of whom kept changing out minds. We will be...More

Thank Cheswilson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paul’s Pasta Shop is by far the best fare you can get in the area! Each dish is made fresh to order and never disappoints. The Chicken Alfredo and Spaghetti pie are some of my favorites. The deep fried chocolate chip cookie dough desert is...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you could only go to one restaurant in the area, this should be the one you pick. Parking can be challenging but you can usually find a spot somewhere. The staff is always friendly. We try to go to this restaurant every time in...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about Paul’s Pasta. The food is delicious. Their small portions are definitely a meal by themselves. I often opt for one of the specials. They never disappoint. The restaurant is small so the wait can be long. It’s definitely worth a...More

Thank Marian G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a restaurant in an old house on the water - a porch for outside dining when it's not snowing. A great view of the Thames, ferries and fishing boats. Can be crowded and a little loud, but all part of the atmosphere. The food...More

Thank gusandzeus
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This continues to be my favorite place for homemade pasta. I have tried others but have always come back for the food and friendly service.

Thank stewartalison210
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We waited about 20 minutes for a table, but well worth the absolutely fresh pasta and sauces! the pesto was super fresh, and the alfredo was the creamiest we had ever had. Price is hard to beat!

Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Paul's Pasta Shop is deceivingly simple looking but is definitely worth a visit. They have a small parking lot in back with a rear outdoor deck overlooking the Thames River and the New London ferry terminal. They make fresh pasta of varying shapes and it...More

Thank Alan S
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from S801WZpaulf | Property representative |
We have gluten free penne pasta. Our gluten free sauces are tomato, ragu, clam sauce, and pesto.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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