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The Restaurant at Water's Edge

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1525 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498-2044 (Ripley Hill Road)
+1 888-710-0968
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our lunches here. Nicely prepared salads fresh with great greens and based chicken. Champagne and freshly sqeezed juice and a nice chocolate pie. The staff were very professional. A bit pricey.

Thank April A
Massapequa, New York
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318 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for good old boring Chicken / Egglant Parm - your in the wrong place. The restaurant only has about 8 entrees on the menu, which to me tells me the chef cares about his food - not diner slop. The New England Clam Chowder was terrific - full of clams / great taste. I had a pan... More 

Thank Joe C
Fairfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the Greatest Brunch Buffets in New England. There is so much to chose from, carving station , omelete, creepes and more. Great service too

Thank mogreenberg1
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Totally love this place. Fancy, but not stuffy or snooty. The food was excellent. My wife and I were treated very well by the staff and server. The tables are impeccable, the chef very good. Making some of the tastiest food we have ever had. Prices of course are high, but you get what you pay for and this place... More 

Thank Michael S
East Haven, Connecticut
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158 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

One week after New Year's is our wedding anniversary. The Sunday brunch was a quiet and relaxing celebration being a slow time. The service was excellent. Since it was slow we were offered a table near the window facing the beautiful water views. The food assortment was very good. Short ribs so yummy. Waffles, eggs Benedict han, beef, pork chicken.... More 

Thank Fran F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

After reading several negative reviews on Facebook & Trip Advisor, we were a bit reluctant to eat @ the hotel restaurant & called around to several local eateries to find nothing open for Christmas dinner. Left with no choice,we gave it a try. Not only was the atmosphere completely breathtaking, all the staff was attentive & friendly, the food was... More 

Thank Valekins
Medford, Oregon
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had breakfast at the restaurant twice during a one-week stay. The first time we had omelettes, fruit and coffee. The view over Long Island Sound to terrific. The service was friendly and competent, if not exactly fast considering we were almost the only ones in the place. The food was fresh, tasty and nicely presented. It's a little pricey... More 

Thank Bill V
Plainville, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had a really great meal despite our stay at Waters Edge being horrible. The food was really the only thing enjoyable for us.

Thank Therrien63012
New Haven, Connecticut
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We tried the Sunday brunch here due to the location (right on LI Sound) and prior recommendations. While the outdoor scenery and the design of the restaurant are quite beautiful the high price and the mediocre service earn this spot only an average grade. Since it is buffet style the only service required is juice and coffee and we saw... More 

Thank lpcee3
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I remember when this hotel was built and opened. Five stars for sure for facilities, customer service and quality of the food. When calling for a reservation today, I searched the web, opened the top listing for waters edge, pushed the reservation link, and got a second party booking agent from India. As nice as he was, it was long,... More 

Thank anniemenc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498-2044
    (Ripley Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: 1 Mile from the Westbrook Train Station and on the Shoreline Bus route.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 888-710-0968
We would be happy to have you dine with us during your visit to our award-winning restaurant filled with a wide variety of many dishes. We are located right on the shoreline and can enjoy the view of the ocean while you dine with is. We have many signature martinis, italian, and seafood entrees.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?