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Ancient Mariner

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, , Seafood
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
+1 860-536-5200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (43 reviews)
“steamers” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing. But the best was the service. One of the best waitresses I have ever had at a nice restaurant. She was absolutely the best! The seafood was amazingly fresh. Will definitely be back every time I come to mystic.

1  Thank Thomas_Cuccio_Jr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a vegetarian and there wasn't anything on the menu that I could eat. The chef immediately said he could make me a special pasta dish. It was homemade spaghetti primavera with fresh vegetables. It was amazing!!!! If you are ever in Mystic, CT...More

1  Thank Pumbacrs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try the Ancient Mariner's happy hour and we were happy we did! Our waiter James was wonderful. There was a fun and lively crowd in the bar, yet we had a little intimate two seat table bar side. We had an assortment...More

1  Thank PathLeastTraveled3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were torn on where to eat one night so we decided on here and definitely didn't regret it. The interior is very nicely done but a little dark. The food was fabulous. We started off with the calamari, which was some...More

Thank Stan44k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slow, food was not hot, service was poor. Clam roll was mediocre but chowder was good. Not recommended

Thank jmiller559
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Mariner for our friends birthday. We were a party of 8. We had to wait a few minutes while they got a table together. The drinks were incredible! My wife had "the killer margarita" and I had the "broken...More

1  Thank Matt B
Shaun G, Owner at Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Matt! We look forward to having you in again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good..typical burger chicken sandwich or fish lunch menu. Surprisingly not busy so able to get seated right away. Had nice seats with view of main st. Located near "the drawbridge". Prices were reasonable.

1  Thank phelmedach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here on a Monday night as it was within walking distance of our Inn. We were seated immediately at a table with a view on Main Street by a very friendly waitress. We like to people watch so the window seat was...More

1  Thank Robertoisfun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were some changes to the menu from what I'd viewed online, but all in my group found tasty meal options. Their jumbo lobster roll was the absolute best Connecticut-style lobster roll I've had! The steak frites was also quite good. Great service, wonderful atmosphere....More

1  Thank Nica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've just visited the Mariner for the first time this afternoon after it's recently changed owners and management, and it is awesome! The menu has just been streamlined to ensure quality ingredients and dishes. I went for the spicy chicken sandwich and my friend had...More

2  Thank Kelley C
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29 November 2015|
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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, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 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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