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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 good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster rolls” (126 reviews)
“seafood” (119 reviews)
“fritters” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We really liked the food and the views. We were able to bring our own liquor. The crowd was very friendly. Service was good and very accommodating. The food is a little pricey, but most good seafood is.. .

Thank WestbrookRobert321
Reviewed 4 days ago

They do have hot or cold styles. We had cold (Maine) style. Decent amount of lobstah but just unexciting to us overall. Overly doughy clam fritters. GREAT fries, with sriracha ketchup the highlight of the meals. Window ordering, outdoor seating. No liquor license

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Captain Scott's recently late on a Monday afternoon, and it was quiet and the service fast! Judging from other reviews, this can be a madhouse on weekends, so i suggest going during the week - and the chow is worth it. Fried seafood...More

Thank HankDJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical New England style lobster pound serving a lot more than lobster. Service counter pick up after you order, covered picnic table area can accommodate 100 + people. Prices are realistic; you get what you pay for. Located between a marina and the railroad tracks....More

Thank Markeatsgoodfood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and I visited today (9/16/17). This was a very out of the way location down a dead end industrial road set by Railroad tracks on one side. If you didn't know about it, you'd never imagine it was there. On the other side is...More

Thank AndiW-CT
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this cute restaurant when we googled placed to eat in New London. We just pulled off in this town to get gas. So happy we also decided to get lunch. My fiance had a lobster roll and I had fish and chips. The...More

Thank Lizzie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My local family took my husband and I here. You wouldn't find it randomly, but once you get there it is perfect! You walk up and order and then there are rows and rows of tables. It's right on the dock where you see the...More

Thank mmclaughlin22017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outdoor seating on the water. Large menu with generous lobster on the lobster roll. The onion rings were good. Leave room for the ice cream. They have Giffords, with the amazing Maine black bear flavor

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Capt. Scott's on Sat. There was a long line the entire time we were there. The prices are high and there is absolutely no atmosphere. The staff is overworked and just barely polite. I assume the seafood is fresh, but who knows....More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobster roll could have used some real butter. Pricey for take out as they ask you for a tip when checking out with the iPad. Fries were OK. I did not like the cole slaw.

Thank klscaz
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Questions & Answers
7 September 2017|
Response from eccline | Reviewed this property |
The information is on their website.
7 September 2017|
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Response from dizydean | Reviewed this property |
fries and slaw and it's about $19
Devin H
24 August 2017|
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Response from mthomp123 | Reviewed this property |
yes totally, picnic benches and a very laid back situation. Children and folks of all ages are fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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