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Muddy Waters Cafe

42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
+1 860-444-2232
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
“oatmeal” (6 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good sandwiches but pretty expensive. I ordered a iced latte on a few different visits and it was always nasty. I saw on my latest trip it was because the espresso is pre-brewed in a jug kept in the fridge. Espresso goes nasty quick and...More

Thank Panda860
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for some coffees and breakfast before our ferry back to Long Island. Coffee was delicious (cinnamon bun latte!) and food was great as well. We had an oatmeal and bacon egg and cheese on croissants. Would highly recommend from the food to the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is not bad the pastries aren’t bad the waitstaff is OK it’s the clientele that are iffy if you want to hear all the negative crap about New London go in there that’s where they all hang out and talk about the local...More

Thank Unclesogg
Reviewed 16 May 2018

While waiting for the ferry, my husband and twin 13 year old sons visited Muddy Waters Cafe for breakfast. We each had something different and we were each equally as impressed. We had a cozy breakfast on the couch overlooking the water while another customer...More

Thank c0ffeebabe
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

It's less than a 5 minute walk to the train station. The website says it closes on Sun at two but it closed at one the day we were there. I got a delicious chicken pesto in multi grain. Huge sandwich! Very filling! The molasses...More

Thank HubbellGardiner
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome bloody mary’s! Great chill out coffee shop type atmosphere. Food is made fresh and what we had was delicious! Definitely worth stopping in.

Thank spsfire f
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Muddy Waters is a local institution. An escape into a simpler time. A respite. Enjoy their coffee, cappuccinos, bakery goods, crazy good bagels with lox, fabulous salads, sandwiches with fresh bread... Relax in their eclectic cozy chairs. Enjoy people watching. You can even come by...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I stopped in this morning for a coffee and breakfast sandwich to go and was reminded again of just how much I love this place! Brick walls with tons of New London photos and planes and trains decor. Their coffee is always top notch and...More

1  Thank compulsivetravel
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Muddy Waters makes the best muffins! I love the crumb cake as well. Loaded and delicious! A nice selection of coffees and sandwiches as well. A stop in New London on Bank Street well worth it!

Thank brynulf
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast. Egg sandwiches were delicious as well as the coffee. Tables and couch seating are available. Would go again.

Thank Lucille W
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Questions & Answers
11 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sas302015 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about this, but the owner is often there and probably could answer your question.
9 June 2016|
Response from brynulf | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I would contact them directly... I am also not sure if I have ever seen a dog in the restaurant or on the patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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