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The Recovery Room

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445 Ocean Ave, New London, CT 06320
+1 860-443-2619
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A casual lunch out with my husband....turned into a surprisingly delicious treat! We had been here once before( we are new to area) and we enjoyed it....so we were happy to try again and so glad we did! This time we tried their pizza...the clam casino. It was to die for! I find normally clam pizzas can be on the... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Uncasville, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pizza but their meals are great too! My last visit was a take out order of pizza and the Chopped Pasta Salad. Chopped pasta salad is my all time favorite salad with chopped romaine with grilled chicken, crumbled bacon, gorgonzola cheese, ditalini pasta, red onion, cherry tomatoes and sliced mushrooms topped with basalmic dressing. The salad is large enough... More 

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Thank joannablack
New London, Connecticut
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167 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go to place for dinner. Whenever I have late night meetings, come back from months of travel, or just want an amazing dinner I head over and see Jack and Luigi for soup, salad and........depends on the night. Sometimes I have Jacks Penne no peppers (succulent jumbo shrimp, yummy Italian sausage and amazing red sauce) or the... More 

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Thank Unclesogg
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Smallish interior, nondescript exterior but this New London landmark is bringing real quality and flavor to it's patrons. There's a small bar, great house wines and draft beer. The food is excellent, the very best salads in the area. Calamari is different and delicous! In a slightly spicy cream sauce. Pizzas are small with great variety. Try a red &... More 

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Thank FattieCattie
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Just had a great lunch with my husband. Very friendly waitress who explained the specials. Several to choose from but we opted for a pizza! Oh boy it was good!! We ordered the clam pizza that was thin crust. Served with red and yellow peppers, Carmelized onions, crispy bacon and clams. Sprinkled with cheese. Prior to the pizza coming we... More 

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Thank Michaela G
CT
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134 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This place was somewhere I've always wanted to try...I heard the calamari was great. I wasn't disappointed!! The calamari was delicious and we also had the butternut squash ravioli which wasn't as good...a little undercooked. The drinks were good....Cosmo and a peach martini... And the service was very good. Their bread is delicious as well. Stop by! You won't be... More 

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Thank lisanap
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158 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very good service here. Had the Caesar with grilled chicken which was very good and a nice large plate; friend had penne with shrimp and sausage which she enjoyed very much. Good glass of white wine.

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Thank Candice C
Waterbury, Connecticut
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207 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had heard Jack got into the restaurant business and have been wanting to visit. Jack and his son had helped coach my son on QB skills and I figured it would be nice to spend some money. Stopped in on a Thursday, late lunch, place was very busy. I was looking forward to a leisurely lunch but as soon... More 

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Thank TherealVman
Mystic, Connecticut
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My major complaint was rushed service. Why, I'm not sure, since there were only 3 other tables occupied and it was 7:15 and they are open until 9 ! I like to think that the waitress was inexperienced and trying to be helpful but after the 4th time of "can i take that plate for you?" I was getting annoyed.... More 

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Thank Heidi M
Hinsdale, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The road through the Pizza Belt, one of which is I-95, twists violently east, north, south, then west. It runs across the small city of New London, CT., about midway Boston and Manhattan. Which means you've missed New Haven, and are worried. Don't be. I'm a devotee of Brooklyn, Manhattan, new Haven and who ain't? Here's one i learned about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Ocean Ave, New London, CT 06320
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-443-2619

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?