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Water Street Cafe

143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
+1 860-535-2122
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (22 reviews)
“lo mein” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (23 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came alone and had the Reuben and cabernet. Price was $12 for sandwich and $4 wine. Very cozy warm bar area with lots of locals. Bartender nice. Great little local spot! Yum

Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Popular local watering hole. Nice, warm atmosphere. Good service and friendly. Food attractive looking but was disappointed with entrees. Good value for area. For drinks and appetizers, would rate very good. For a restaurant, rated average.

Thank mysticalfoodie
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a bar and a restaurant, and can get a little noisy. I had the caesar salad, which was decent, followed with the swordfish. The swordfish was good, but it was served with kale, which I do not like. Also there were mashed potatoes...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Such a great place ..great food, great service and the oysters are delicious! Friendly staff .. varied menu.. A must visit!

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Food was super and service very good. Quaint water front area restaurant with nice atmosphere. Would return here if in the area.

Thank Mart M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The WSC has been a favorite of ours for a very long time. We usually sit at the bar so we can chat with Chris, the bartender, whom we have gotten to know over time. He's attentive, friendly and remembers what you drink ... a...More

1  Thank Wicki55
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Duck and Scallops entree this past Saturday which was World Class. I paired it with the beef barley soup special which was excellent. Great atmosphere full of locals.

Thank TribecaCiti
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A couple of friends and I had gone to Misquamicut Beach for the day. We ventured to Stonington while visiting a Vineyard and wanted a decent place to eat. We found this Gem and had some of the best food, best experience, and one of...More

Thank CntryHrt
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Since there is absolutely nowhere decent to eat @Watch Hill/Westerly Rhode Island, we ventured out and stumbled upon this wonderful little gem in Stonington, CT. Possibly the best hamburger I have ever had! The vegans had many choices, and everyone was happy with their dishes....More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I can't believe how rude the hostess was to us and other people we saw her interact with. She was just on a mission to tell customers off. The rest of the staff was nice. The hostesses rude tone really set the mood so I...More

Thank heather l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-535-2122
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