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Muddy Waters Cafe

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42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
+1 860-444-2232
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good atmosphere and the dessert and wonderful views from the outdoor patio. The food is on average. I did not get anything special on taste.

Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful spot for a casual breakfast or lunch! The staff was extremely attentive despite this being a counter style restaurant (you order at the counter and they bring your meal). The staff knew all the names of the "regulars" and were friendly as well as helpful to us "newbies!" The staff answered questions I had about ingredients in one of... More 

Thank sas302015
New London, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is adorable. The staff was attentive, friendly, called locals by name and efficient. Staff and customers smiled. The food was yum! The pastries were explosive! I ate there every morning for four days. Fantastic!

Thank djernigan9557
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a great experience, a genuine local meeting place. Stopped here for breakfast before touring the college.

Thank 895eric
Uncasville, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to try love salad. Had not had one of these in many years. It was just as I remember it to be at Hughies.

Thank wayneburgess
Ledyard, CT
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant yesterday with 2 other couples. One of the couples had fallen in love with it and convinced us to give it a try. Some ordered breakfast and some lunch but all were very happy with the food! The atmosphere is fantastic. You feel like you're eating in the living room of a friend's... More 

Thank neelia48
Newton, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

During our trip to New London, acting on a recommendation, we visited the Muddy Waters Café, a quaint place that reminded us of a combination of Portland, Maine and Provincetown, MA. The food is simple, well cooked and served with a smile. The breakfast sandwiches are excellent and I personally recommend the oatmeal. They also serve a fine selection of... More 

Thank BobofNewtn
Waterford, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good coffee and pastries/bagels. Very good sandwiches, etc. great waterfront views from outside deck. Good service also.

Thank Carl O
Mystic, Connecticut
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is one place where we love to have lunch after we have been to Dr. appointments in New London! Even in the winter, the atmosphere & the food is wonderful. In the warm weather, we eat out on their deck that overlooks the Thames River & the AMTRAC railroad.

Thank Charles and Jan... K
Vestal, New York, United States
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120 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

So the 8 of us were wondering the New England harbor village of New London, CT looking for a good place for lunch. Foreign foods did not set well with us on State St. when someone said they saw Muddy Waters Cafe on Trip advisor and its just around the corner on Bank St. So in less than a minute... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2232

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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?