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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (231 reviews)
“clams” (80 reviews)
“chowder” (59 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
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Reviewed yesterday

We always try to go to Capt Scotts when in New London.They have the freshest seafood and lobster. We had a Hot Lobster roll with melted butter and Sea Scallop platter and a water $38 +- . Depending n the time of time you could...More

Thank ABg178
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone raves about Abbots in Mystic but this is where the locals go. Huge lobster rolls, tasty fried seafood and even ice cream. Outside seating and live music sometimes. BYOB and relax and enjoy.

Thank Jeannine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great local venue. Food is great! The lines are almost perpetually long. It's frustrating, and often impacts our decision to go elsewhere. There is a definite need to rethink this venue and shorten the wait, somehow.

Thank doreneg578
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Scott's is a very popular lobster shack in New London harbor. It's an order and pick-up place - but it has a lot of seating - including a large covered area. They have a lot of seafood options on the menu - but the...More

Thank riny
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hard. As a local, the food is great, but I buy my seafood at a local market and they steam the lobster for me for me. We like three small lobsters each and eat at home. BUT... Scotts has excellent quality and popular....More

Thank c0llegehill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The line was long - I have heard it's always long . I had the large lobster roll and it was huge - so much lobster ! I had the hot roll . The bread had not been well toasted so it get really mushy...More

Thank Shirley V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by on a Saturday for late lunch, around 3 PM as our drive from Stamford took way more time than expected. Even at that hour it was packed with a long queue for ordering. The wait was short, as the kitchen did a great...More

Thank Pragueresident
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews we were really looking forward to trying Captain Scott's. When we arrived shortly after 5:00 pm it was a long line which only grew longer. Compared to other similar style restaurants in Connecticut the line moved much slower taking us exactly...More

1  Thank Historiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the title says, best lobster roll I've ever had. If you find yourself in New London - go here and get the hot lobster roll. Great atmosphere too.

Thank TLExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food.Excellant atmosphere.A must go to restaurant.Long line but worth the wait.(get the clam strip with the red potatoes

Thank L7330AKtom
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21 June 2017|
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Response from phillyphil2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are two sizes of lobster rolls and either hot or cold. The cold has a good bit more butter on the roll and tends to fall apart when you're eating it. The large roll is big enough for two if you get fries and an extra... More
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Response from Kammy_nl | Reviewed this property |
They are open for the season! I've never seen salmon on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
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
11:00 - 21:00
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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