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“great seafood!”
Review of Water Street Cafe

Water Street Cafe
Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Stonington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went here with friends to bring our own wines and share them. They charged a very reasonable fee of $10.00 per a person corking. The food was outstanding! The only disappointing thing was it was Sunday night and they were out of a few things. I would recommend going Friday or Saturday. Seven people all had great meals!

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for top of the line dinning, look no further. Water Street knows how to serve a fabulous meal and with great service. Try the Fisherman's Stew or the organic salmon. Anything Walter makes tastes great!

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We recently stayed the weekend in Stonington and wanting to stay within the borough chose this restaurant for dinner. We arrived after 7 and it was quite full, the hostess told us there would be a 10-15 minute wait and showed us to the bar area. Less than 10 minutes later our table was ready and we were seated. Someone brought us menus and water and then were were left to wait and wait, no server! Finally, the hostess walked by and we told her we had not seen our server and she found our server. The server came over, mumbled something about the menus and took our drink orders. Perhaps she was new or maybe we had the look of not wanting to be disturbed? In any case we ordered and soon some fresh, warm bread was brought out (it was perfect). I ordered organic salmon and my wife got the seared scallops. Both meals were fresh, tasty and obviously cooked using quality ingredients. Even the sides were expertly prepared. Definitely worth the wait! Our only issue other than waiting for the server was that the restaurant noise level was very high. We were close to a table of four women who had a few drinks and were very vocal. It was not ear piercing loud, but if we stayed longer I could sense my ears might be ringing - that loud.

Overall, a great meal and definitely will return next time in the area.

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Stonington is a lovely and historic little village on the Connecticut shore, but it has fewer fine dining restaurants than its nearby neighbor, Mystic. The Water Street Cafe, however, fills this need nicely and is filled with locals. Located right on the main thoroughfare, the Cafe offers a nice menu specializing, not surprisingly, on seafood, including a raw bar. There are no reservations and it's open only for dinner. Service is professional and friendly, and there was a good guitarist playing American standards. Prices are very reasonable. It's a local favorite and for good reason.

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1  Thank EasyTraveller12345
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Came here recently for dinner with my wife a few friends and really enjoyed it. Cozy place, with great ambiance; the food was super nice (we had mostly local seafood, except for one person who had the London broil); and the staff was fantastic. Pricewise, not having been a great bargain, it fell well within expectations. So overall a great meal.

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