We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

On the Waterfront

250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
+1 860-444-2800
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed shrimp” (13 reviews)
“pistachio cake” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (292)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 287 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to this restaurant for the first time with friends. They had been there before so when I mentioned the place, they said lets go there. We started off with drinks. My wife had a nice wine and the rest of us had beers....More

1  Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Reasonable prices for a night out. One of our favorites, always had a good time. On street parking can be tricky. But there is public lot a short, walkable for most, distance away

Thank dwolf75
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It has become one of my favorite places down here. I often order broiled or baked fish, with pasta & homemade sauce, & an awesome side salad. Sitting there looking out the windows at the boats tied up at the docks, is very relaxing. I...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went with family. I had checked this out on TripAdvisor and thought there would be more of a selection of foods and a nice view. Most menu items were larger than we actually wanted for lunch. The prices were also a little higher than I...More

Thank CAdele W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My family ate here while visiting my daughter at Conn College. The atmosphere was lively and the service was terrific. We liked the special cocktail and wine. Some of the food was delicious and some so-so. We really enjoyed the Caesar salad, chicken wings, bread,...More

Thank LBTraveler2016
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We stopped here for dinner after looking on line for a place for good seafood. My friend had the scallops and I had scallops and stuffed shrimp - both were quite tasty. The butter had cayenne in it,- they did not tell us that was...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were given this restaurant as great seafood & would be able to assist in my celiac gluten free diet. Well there was no parking so had to spend 1/2 hr up & down side streets before finding a spot up a hill on a...More

Thank Susan I
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great family meal here. Lots of good choices. Eggplant was amazing. Steaks and pasta were also great. Highly recommend On the Waterfront.

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was an excellent stop on my business trip to east coast. The staff was friendly, the restaurant was not a chain, it is right on the water and the food was great. This is a nice quaintly located place with quality food and a...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The staff was excellent here, very attentive and nice. We were seated on time. The bread was fair, nothing great. We ordered the Calamari which was so spicy is was like spicy buffalo chicken wings. My boyfriend got the zuppa de pesce on risotto which...More

Thank lisanap
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Captain Scott's Lobster Dock
697 reviews
1.49 km away
Fred's Shanty
128 reviews
.06 km away
Ocean Pizza Restaurant
89 reviews
1.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Trumbull State Park
116 reviews
1.11 km away
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises
51 reviews
2.38 km away
Garde Arts Center
39 reviews
2.35 km away
Nathan Hale Schoolhouse
19 reviews
2.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Tara M
23 June 2017|
Answer
Response from ronald c | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific children's menu but they do have wraps and panini sandwiches. They also have a.cheeseburger on menu, hope this helps.
1
Vote
Tara M
23 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Unclesogg | Reviewed this property |
The Owner "Stash" will absolutely accommodate children. Great place great views.
0
Votes
mizk2001
18 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from grumpyntiana | Reviewed this property |
Very casual...
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-444-2800
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing