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Ancient Mariner

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
+1 860-536-5200
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mystic seaport is a beautiful little town and there is no dearth of restaurants there. But the Ancient Mariner, to my mind , wins hands down for quality of food and choice of both food & beverage. Their sea food chowder was so tasty that...More

Thank pvq2015
Debbie G, Owner at Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much! We hope to see you and your family again!

Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has a nice atmosphere and decent happy hour prices. I enjoyed the Orange Cosmopolitan. Portions are decent sizes.

Thank TIA1966
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food! For our girlfriends's weekend, the four of us dined out for every meal, and the Ancient Mariner was a winner!

Thank Marjorie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The servings were huge and very tasty. The server was attentive and friendly. The servings were huge!

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service very large portions of good food shared a starter bowl of nachos between 4 people! !!!!!. Reasonably priced

Thank CJL57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK menu and food. Large selection of cocktails. Service was good but place was very busy. Great location in the heart of Mystic.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four couples on a Thursday night. We are old friends and the food is secondary, BUT- no surprises at this "old standby" restaurant right smack in the middle of downtown! The drinks were good, and the food arrived hot. This is more than a "fish...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well Mystic is known for it great food and beautiful scenes...so my husband and I drove the 25 miles from our home for a late dinner on a Wednesday. We firsts went to a restaurant that had a private party and only a piece of...More

Thank seaview64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had another amazing visit to the Ancient Mariner. Years of eating here and we are never disappointed. Great selection of raw bar options. The kids (not seafood fans) still had plenty of options. Wish our last trip in 2017 that the Lobster Pot Pie had...More

1  Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Food was mediocre Service slow even though we were there after the rush When the tip is automatically 20 % for a party of six or more there's no incentive to give good service We won't be back

Thank Genevieve M
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28 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, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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