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Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
+1 860-439-1741
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice little place on the docks of New London, where we had to wait in line for 30 minutes on a weekday to be served. It was packed with local people eager to buy their famous lobster rolls, and it was well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luis J
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great lunch or dinner spot with good chowder and a nice selection of seafood. It is BYOB so bring your favorite beverage. Great fish and chips and a nice fish market in the rear.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We ordered a couple of mixed fried seafood and steamed clams. While the former was decent, the latter had quite a bit of sand. Oysters, clams strips and scallops were of good size and not overcooked. Next time, will skip the unremarkable fried plates and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GB2016a
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Closed for the season now, of course, but over the summer, this was at least an every other week stop for the people I work with. Food is wonderful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joekr
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It's a popular local and tourist outdoor shack. A decent lobster roll but not up to Maine standards. The line moves fairly quickly. It's not easy to find. I haven't lived in New London for years but I did live there and still missed it....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed October 20, 2018

the food was great, but the young lady inside of the store who took the order was asking for tips...for God's sake, it's a take out self service. not good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank golfgary68
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Captain Scott’s is the hidden gem of New London. Your GPS will have now problem finding the best lobster in New London. They serve two sizes of lobster roll. $14 and $18. They are both well worth the price. The chowder is excellent! The problem...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brernick
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Vacationed here the first week of September this year, the day we arrived, Costello's had closed for the season. So we went to Captain Scott's to get out whole belly clam fix. Picnic tables under a ton roof covered shelter on the edge of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kim G
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. People working there were very friendly & great service. Area was clean. Will return there again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Explore428339
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Let's start off by stating that this is not a fancy restaurant. There will be no metal silverware, china plates or table servers. It is hard to find and, when we one there, it was a one lane road at the only entrance. Now that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ward D
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from 513DenisB | Reviewed this property |
No, but they do allow a BYOB.
September 6, 2017|
Response from eccline | Reviewed this property |
The information is on their website.
September 6, 2017|
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Response from dizydean | Reviewed this property |
fries and slaw and it's about $19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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
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