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Ancient Mariner

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
+1 860-536-5200
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (44 reviews)
“steamers” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
21 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2545
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1 - 10 of 434 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is on Main Street and top notch. The chef uses all local products and the pastas are home made. We stopped in for lunch and fell in love with the restaurant and our waitress Jamie. She was so helpful that I will come...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would actually give 4.5 for this restaurant. Hard to get a 5 out of me. This restaurant is right in the heart of historic mystic on the main drag. We sat in the bar as they we really busy and we didn’t have a...More

Thank LisaInHenderson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on a recent Friday night. The staff is friendly and the food was good. We did find the food to be a little overpriced, especially for such a casual ambience, and there wasn't much on the menu for the member...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to the Ancient Mariner specifically after reading the reviews for their lobster rolls. They were amazingly delicious, just as the others had said! Chock full of warm, buttered lobster in a buttered brioche bun. The coleslaw and french fries were great as well....More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best lobster rolls we have had so far on this trip. Lots of lobster, steeped in butter and served on a toasted bun with coleslaw and homemade french fries. Then we had the brownie sundae with one scoop each of chocolate and vanilla ice cream...More

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The lobster roll was amazing, a bit expensive for my liking but the atmosphere of the restaurant was very cozy and the staff was very accommodating.

Thank Jesse O
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch with my wife and 2 sons. Good lunch menu for the kids and nice selections of salads and sandwiches for adults. Prices are very reasonable for portion sizes.

Thank brianCT203
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic! The oysters & baked clams were delicious, as was the lobster ravioli. Very cosy and energetic place, full of locals which is always a good sign. Service was fantastic; saw both the manager and the chef visiting with tables. Prices very...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Amazing meal and amazing service. The food was fresh and delicious! Will definitely stop in again the next time I am in Mystic!

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We knew it had changes in management or ownership in May, so we gave it a try. Clean place, nice design on the ceiling and around the fireplace, historic photos on the walls. Nice tables with plenty of space between. We were sitting at the...More

Thank arthurbanga
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28 November 2015|
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Response from JamesM12363 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with very rude manager/owner. In addition, that mean person (owner of the restaurant) rushed to answer bad reviews (adding lies to answers), ignoring the questions here... There are good places out there, so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 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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