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On the Waterfront

250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
+1 860-444-2800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed shrimp” (14 reviews)
“pistachio cake” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an absolutely fabulous meal at this restaurant. First time there and everything was flawless. Our waitress was phenomenal, the quality of the food was excellent, live music was highly entertaining, and overall ambience of the restaurant was excellent.

Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There us no finer place for a great dinner with top shelf service, atmosphere, stunning views and the best calamari in town! My entire family dines there often and the Waterfront never disspoints.

Thank Smily2015
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Excellent food and drinks. Great waitress also. Clean and good views. Don't let the surrounding buildings and the look of the area stop you it is really quite nice inside.

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the crab cakes and the slaw was the BEST I've ever had! Has a nice little bar area if you prefer you can dine in the family area. It was night time so I could tell much about the outside. I would definitely...More

Thank Shelby D
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I went here as it was highly rated on Trip Advisor. It was actually my second choice. The other place, turns out, was seasonal and was closed! The advisor didn’t mention that. This place was nearby. Also on the shore/water. I was greeted at the...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 19 January 2018

this restaurant was on the waterfront,it was inside and outside dining. since it was cold we stay inside. the menu had seafood, burgers,italian dishes chicken so there was plenty to pick from. there was a total of 8 of us. we were there for my...More

Thank wendyge0rge
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday at On The Waterfront. My first time . Awesome restaurant. Short on parking so plan to go and have to walk a ways, it’s worth it. Seating is comfortable and homey. Service was outstanding on a Wednesday night. Drinks were well...More

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The menu offers many options from burgers to seafood to steaks and Italian dishes. We had a tuna special and a chicken parm. Both were very good. Pistachio cake for dessert was outstanding

Thank TJC22
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. It is casual but in a beautiful setting on the water front. All of our meals were tasty. The fish was fresh and nicely prepared, well priced with friendly efficient service. Our vegetarian friend was very happy with her meal...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a busy Saturday evening and were seated promptly at our reserved time. Ashlee, our server, was excellent. Very friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. We started with the fried calamari appetizers that were very tasty. I had the sesame tuna which was very tender...More

Thank Frap
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Joe H
15 January 2018|
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Response from Patti B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s open in the winter. I’d make a reservation for a weekend night, just to be on the safe side. Enjoy!
Tara M
24 June 2017|
Response from ronald c | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific children's menu but they do have wraps and panini sandwiches. They also have a.cheeseburger on menu, hope this helps.
Tara M
24 June 2017|
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Response from Unclesogg | Reviewed this property |
The Owner "Stash" will absolutely accommodate children. Great place great views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2800
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