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Muddy Waters Cafe

42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
+1 860-444-2232
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“oatmeal” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
42 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-6053
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came to the Muddy Waters Cafe because I am a fan of Casey Neistat's. I was fortunate enough to meet Barry Neistat at the restaurant and had a short conversation with him. He is a very proud father. I ordered two coffees and a...More

Thank PHB11716
Reviewed 5 days ago

When staying in New London this is the go to place for breakfast and/or lunch. Very comfortable place with a deck on the water. I've enjoyed both breakfast and lunches here. This visit I enjoyed a nice tuna sandwich with a soda, Sat back and...More

Thank LarryT T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stops here about 4-6 times a year and it never changes, thank God. It is always a great place to eat lunch. The service is great, the food is great and the prices are very good. I usually get the Lust...More

Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we found this place through Trip Advisor. The reviews are spot on. When you enter, you order at the counter, get your cold drink from the cooler, pay for your order, then seat yourself. You may have to wait for a seat or squeeze...More

Thank Vetskidog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always a great breakfast, braeck,lunch and local news hub The coffee is awesome the atmosphere is laid back.... with great histoy on the walls..

1  Thank teepott
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, great food and drink, close to the Amtrak station. Comfy chairs, homey and outside deck seating.

Thank lisak56
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Such an great casual busy little place to get a quick bite to eat in Downton New London. Loved the décor and they way it was set up inside. There's a deck for outside dining too, to relax and enjoy the water.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

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.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 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...More

Thank sas302015
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the history of the building?
11 May 2017|
Response from ZIMING Z | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But there are some old collections inside
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
10 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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