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Ancient Mariner

21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
+1 860-536-5200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (41 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During the mid day walk, my wife and I stopped for lunch. We were greeted by a man that showed us to nice and quiet seat. I had the Reuben sandwich and my wife had a burger. Both sandwiches were made above our expectations and...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Last week I sat outside and enjoyed a super nice lunch at the Ancient Mariner. Not only was the weather a warm sunny treat, but the food and the service were wonderful. I ordered a glass of red zin and paired it with a new...More

Thank journeyready
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband took me to the Ancient Mariner for my birthday and it was Delicious treat! Having not been here for many years I was skeptical since our last visit was only so-so. We had an attentive waitress who brought a savory herbed bread basket...More

Thank Camlax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in around 6, ordered by 615, food came out at 740 after we complained. I am patient at a busy place because I understand they can get backed, up but the restaurant was half empty. I think an hour and a half is...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter was very friendly, knowledgeable and did a great job waiting on us. The crab cakes were the best we've ever had. We wish we could go back for more. Our dinner of the stuffed cod was just as delicious. We are from the...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked their lobster roll. It was delicious. There has only been one other I liked better. My husband had the fried seafood platter which had shrimp, scallops, cod and calamari. He was happy with his as well. The only thing is I wish the...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, great service, wonderful food! Even the Decor was excellent! Never been there before, and just walking in off the street-was stopped two different times by people telling us how wonderful the place was and that we wouldn't regret going in, and they were RIGHT!

Thank Edwyna B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

A very nice atmosphere, friendly staff, enjoyed my food and drinks. A little dark in the restaurant, but it fit the atmosphere.

Thank Hunterjumpergirl357
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is the second time we have had lunch here while visiting Mystic. The waitress was good and told about some of the offerings to help us decide. We loved the beef stew and the hand cut fries were a welcome change from everyone else's...More

Thank Sharon M
Debbie G, Owner at Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you so much Sharon! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of restaurants in Mystic to choose from but this one ended up being perfect. Calamari and oysters were delicious as were the scallops. It was super busy but our waitress was excellent and so friendly. A great meal and great service...More

Thank 68Transport
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29 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from lesleyeBoston_MA |
I would never have a party there. Very rude manager/owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-5200
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