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Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

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80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
+1 860-439-1741
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mystic, Connecticut
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is right on the cove in New London & next to the AMTRAC rail line!! A MUST VISIT Seafood place. Their Lobster stew in a bread bowl is TO DIE FOR!! It is an outdoor dining place so best to go in the summer or early fall - it's fun to watch the charter fishing boats go in... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best lobster rolls "Ever". We waited in line for a while, but it was well worth it. Start with the lobster bisque and get some corn on the cob to complement a hot lobster roll with melted butter. Whole family loved it. It's a destination meal.

Thank Chuck H
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best warm lobster roll and lobster bisque ANYWHERE....drizzle some of that bisque over the hot buttery lobster and you're in heaven! Fresh fish sandwich or dinner is excellent if you're not a lobster eater (like me). Ice cream looks terrific but we're always full before we can try it! Take along a cooler if you want to enjoy an adult... More 

Thank Kathleen H
Dalton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love Scott's. The food is always great, we like the lobster and corn on the cob. It can get crowded but if you wait 5-10 minutes you'll get a spot. The views of the water and the sunset are nice and you can bring your own wine or beer if you want. We always cap off the night with some... More 

Thank jennifer g
New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Scott's always has the freshest seafood. The wait in line can get long but it is well worth the it. A few of my favorites are the clam fritters and the hot lobster roll. Always plenty to eat and YUMMY. Can't wait for them to reopen for the season.

Thank Kammy_nl
Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for fresh seafood. Beautiful setting on the harbor. Outside dining with picnic tables and some shade. Plan on standing in line to order....always busy!...and it's BYOB! Which makes for a great deal overall!

Thank eastcoastgirl2017
Waterford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is on a cove/marina in New London, the atmophere is great, the food fantastic and the service second to none. Highly recommend the Lobster roll and the chowder. All the food was fresh and great presentation. the line looks long but don't worry it moves very fast and not a long wait for your order.

Thank wbono29
Groton, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered boiled lobster (not cheap). When the order was ready, I noticed that the claws were not attached to the body of the lobster. Starting with one claw, it was full of water and little meat, same for the other claw. The tail meat was 'soft' and slimy. The lobster I received was dead for a while before hitting... More 

Thank frankcapt
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to find a place close to family I was visiting for Christmas, I thought it'd be as good a place as any. Sonny Helped me get settled in my room, He was very friendly and made sure I had everything I needed, Extra towels, cofee for the room, you name it, and I got it swiftly and with... More 

Thank Daevon P
Worcester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I get the lobster roll every time because I am a creature of habit! It is amazing! Reasonable pricing and great menu options. I have tried the shrimp, clams and always get onion rings. BYOB and great spot for dinner in the summer!

Thank corcorans11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Hamilton St, New London, CT 06320-5543
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-439-1741

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?