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Water Street Cafe

143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
+1 860-535-2122
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up here last night when we found out the place we intended to go to was closed. We had been here a few years ago and enjoyed our meal - this time we had friends with us who had never been. Overall, we...More

Thank LouisC
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Reasonable prices. Don't mind if you have to wait for a table, the bar is terrific!

Thank John R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Water Street is a family favorite, we come as a family and invite friends to meet. It's always busy so plan ahead. It's fun to be in the village so it's a great place to bring out of towers, too. The owner is wonderful, too,...More

Thank starchixx325
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Walked past a crowded Noahs to get a seat here right away. Menu had lots of unique fresh choices. I had the goat cheese tartlette, two oysters(the choice changes daily. There were four choices this day.) and the Bibb salad. Scott had the grass fed...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We are seasoned world travelers. We found this little innocuous spot by chance. It is as good as any restaurant of any rating we have ever ate. From Ray, our server to the wine to gazpacho, half-shell oysters to the seared scallops it was sublime....More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 26 May 2018

On a recent visit to Stonington for a girls' weekend we stopped at the Water Street Cafe upon recommendation from a friend. What a fun restaurant - loved the decor and friendly staff! I ordered the Portuguese stew - monkfish, mussles, octopus and kale made...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I stopped by the Water Street Cafe late afternoon on a Saturday. The restaurant was gearing up for the evening rush and we got there and was overly spoiled by the individual care and great food. The soup - beef barley - homemade - wow!...More

Thank JoeRugby
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is my favorite place to go for dinner in the area. Although the interior is casual and welcoming, the food coming out of the kitchen is fantastic. Delicious menu items and specials that make it hard to choose an entree as everything sounds good....More

1  Thank WCCindy
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I came alone and had the Reuben and cabernet. Price was $12 for sandwich and $4 wine. Very cozy warm bar area with lots of locals. Bartender nice. Great little local spot! Yum

1  Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Popular local watering hole. Nice, warm atmosphere. Good service and friendly. Food attractive looking but was disappointed with entrees. Good value for area. For drinks and appetizers, would rate very good. For a restaurant, rated average.

Thank mysticalfoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-535-2122
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