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Water Street Cafe

143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
+1 860-535-2122
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (21 reviews)
“lo mein” (6 reviews)
“london broil” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for top of the line dinning, look no further. Water Street knows how to serve a fabulous meal and with great service. Try the Fisherman's Stew or the organic salmon. Anything Walter makes tastes great!

Thank Only_Natural
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed the weekend in Stonington and wanting to stay within the borough chose this restaurant for dinner. We arrived after 7 and it was quite full, the hostess told us there would be a 10-15 minute wait and showed us to the bar...More

Thank tomic3838
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stonington is a lovely and historic little village on the Connecticut shore, but it has fewer fine dining restaurants than its nearby neighbor, Mystic. The Water Street Cafe, however, fills this need nicely and is filled with locals. Located right on the main thoroughfare, the...More

Thank EasyTraveller12345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here recently for dinner with my wife a few friends and really enjoyed it. Cozy place, with great ambiance; the food was super nice (we had mostly local seafood, except for one person who had the London broil); and the staff was fantastic. Pricewise,...More

Thank SerpaJ
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Really good service and atmosphere. But for the amount of money we paid both meals were just ok. Nothing outstanding or even very good. I had the Shrimp Pho. I liked the fact that it had local Shrimp. But very difficult to eat with the...More

Thank SheilaStock
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Delicious meals are produced with fresh, local ingredients. Some meals have an Asian influence. Friendly staff. Bar is friendly and welcoming for locals and visitors alike. Booths and tables in dining room. Favorite meals for me include their pulled pork chili, warm duck salad, tempura...More

Thank hughesme54
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I don't eat here much but I really like it. It's cozy and pleasant, and the food is great. Now now they have a happy hour and a ladies night. Oysters on the half shell were scrumptious and a really clean and delicious chenin blanc.

Thank Candice C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My husband and I sat at the bar and enjoyed our meal completely. The bartender was friendly and very enthusiastic about the menu, eager to tell us about the entrees we were interested in. We'd definitely return. Wonderful food.

Thank Eleanor L
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Flavor abounds at this local seafood staple. We had curried halibut and a scrumptious duck/scallop dish and both were worthy of a standing ovation. Water Street Cate will be the first place we come back to when we revisit Stonington.

Thank dpigat
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I go there a lot for Sunday brunch.The shrimp/scallop lo mein is delicious! Blueberry pancakes, yum! I've never had anything less than an excellent meal there. The wait staff are nice and courteous. On occasion, I go for dinner. I always have to order the...More

1  Thank Helen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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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