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Water Street Cafe

143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
+1 860-535-2122
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
“lo mein” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I stopped by the Water Street Cafe late afternoon on a Saturday. The restaurant was gearing up for the evening rush and we got there and was overly spoiled by the individual care and great food. The soup - beef barley - homemade - wow!...More

Thank JoeRugby
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is my favorite place to go for dinner in the area. Although the interior is casual and welcoming, the food coming out of the kitchen is fantastic. Delicious menu items and specials that make it hard to choose an entree as everything sounds good....More

1  Thank WCCindy
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I came alone and had the Reuben and cabernet. Price was $12 for sandwich and $4 wine. Very cozy warm bar area with lots of locals. Bartender nice. Great little local spot! Yum

1  Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Popular local watering hole. Nice, warm atmosphere. Good service and friendly. Food attractive looking but was disappointed with entrees. Good value for area. For drinks and appetizers, would rate very good. For a restaurant, rated average.

Thank mysticalfoodie
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a bar and a restaurant, and can get a little noisy. I had the caesar salad, which was decent, followed with the swordfish. The swordfish was good, but it was served with kale, which I do not like. Also there were mashed potatoes...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Such a great place ..great food, great service and the oysters are delicious! Friendly staff .. varied menu.. A must visit!

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Food was super and service very good. Quaint water front area restaurant with nice atmosphere. Would return here if in the area.

1  Thank Mart M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The WSC has been a favorite of ours for a very long time. We usually sit at the bar so we can chat with Chris, the bartender, whom we have gotten to know over time. He's attentive, friendly and remembers what you drink ... a...More

2  Thank Wicki55
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Duck and Scallops entree this past Saturday which was World Class. I paired it with the beef barley soup special which was excellent. Great atmosphere full of locals.

1  Thank TribecaCiti
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A couple of friends and I had gone to Misquamicut Beach for the day. We ventured to Stonington while visiting a Vineyard and wanted a decent place to eat. We found this Gem and had some of the best food, best experience, and one of...More

1  Thank CntryHrt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stonington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-535-2122
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