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Ancient Mariner

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21 West Main Street, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-5200
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered several items and they were all sweet and a bit bland. It was good that the food was not generally salty but at the same time it also should not be sweet. Servers are very friendly and responsive!

Thank TravelRover7777
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305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to dine here on our last night in Mystic. We sat at the bar and had a couple drinks, then requested to move to a booth to have dinner. But the bartender said we couldn't transfer drinks to dinner and would have to settle our bar bill first before we could be seated. Did not experience this at... More 

Thank The_Concierge_8
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ancient Mariner is a good stop for a drink, lunch or dinner when you're strolling through downtown Mystic. The calamari is excellent!

Thank dolly325
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at the ancient mariner in mystic the last night of Mystic restaurant week. Three of us had the prix-fixed dinner at the price of $20.16. This was the best deal we could have gotten. We all started with lobster bisque soup. It was outrageous, some of the best I ever had. I had the yankee pot roast, which... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel all over the world, and we were excited to get some seafood in Mystic! We were so happy with our service, Jaime was very pleasant, and our food was amazing! We recommend this restaurant! 🐟🦀😊

Thank argedney
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not look like much from outside but made up for it inside. Great meal. Best clam chowder in New England. Staff friendly and helpful. Overall a great experience.

Thank NewYorkGuy421
Old Lyme, Connecticut
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went here right in the middle of dinner rush and were seated promptly - our waitress was good and checked on us frequently. However, we felt the food was extremely mediocre for the prices. We ordered nachos with pulled pork on them to start - they were just a pile of overcooked cheese, and you really... More 

Thank somegirlkim
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large party - 10 and 4 were kids. All meals were tasty, service was excellent and I would recommend this place to all folks (minus hard core foodies). Food was good, but we did not leave feeling like it was excellent. Kids menu is solid. Love the location and the fireplace.

Thank kupparun
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No waiting..walked right over from the Steamboat Inn and we were seated immediately. The food was delish! Would come again!!

Thank msantana18
Fairfield, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy, classic, charming New England Seafood restaurant in the heart of Mystic. We had an outstanding seafood dinner - Lobster pot pie and broiled seafood casserole lobster, scallops, and shrimp. Generous portions, warm fresh baked bread, delicious vegetables perfectly cooked, garlic mashed potatoes. The service was excellent on a Saturday night. We were so pleased, that we went back the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 West Main Street, Mystic, CT 06355
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-536-5200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?