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Food and restaurants in New London County

Top restaurants

Casino
“So much more than gambling! A rainy day favorite for shopping, entertaining shows, and a multitude of dining options. Having Foxwoods so near also makes the Winter months in Mystic pass a little quicker. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Casino
“About twenty minutes away. I like this casino better than Foxwoods, smaller but nicer and great food options ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Great cocktails, fun atmosphere and really good burgers (my favorite is the mushroom and beef).”
  • 29 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great spot with a large outdoor deck, perfect for enjoying the weather. Lots on the menu to please all diners!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Toy / Game Store
“Must try once to say you did! This nostalgic pizza spot that inspired the 1988 film 'Mystic Pizza' starring Julia Roberts, serves up pies in a memorabilia-filled space.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Best restaurant in town. Fresh and interesting food. If you want to have a special meal, this is the place.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
“eat downstairs. Authentic colonial dining and bar. Musicians play at 9 bbn pm most nights.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This gem of an restaurant is probably the most popular among locals and with good reason. Bravo Bravo features fresh Italian cuisine at its finest! Hip and trendy vibe with amazing craft cocktails and wine. Some outdoor seating and breezy open air design.”
  • 16 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Location, location, location! Oh yeah, and the food is delicious too!!! Favourite of ours for Sunday morning brunch! The Bloody Marys are unforgettable!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee lounge by day and martini-and-wine bar by night with music downtown. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“This will be one of the most amazing Native American (indigenous people) museum you will ever see! I went to this museum with my daughter for a school field trip and LOVED every minute I was there. Great way to spend a day and then pop into the Casino for dinner and some fun!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Great restaurant with an outside bar on the water. Games to play while you relax. Bean Bags(corn hole), Jenga, etc...”
  • 15 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Casual environment, but a bit more upscale than other places. Great food, a bit pricey”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“A cozy coffee shop to sit and chat with friends or do some work, and the coffee is delicious.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Great local coffee shop, outdoor deck in summer, try the famous "love salad" ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Excellent cold brew or any coffee / tea items. Food menu is limited but on point. Owned by professional chefs, all meats are roasted in house, sauces and dressings made in house. Duck egg breakfast sandwich or tacos anytime of day. A local favorite.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This place needs no introduction. Simply delicious!! Offers ample seating indoors and outdoors on a rooftop bar in the summer! Enjoy a fresh Mimosa while tasting their amazing pastries...all while taking in the spectacular views of the Mystic River. A word of advice: Get there early!!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“Lis Bake Shop is like when you go over to your aunt's, and she's a really talented home baker, but better. Think crumb toppings, muffins and cupcakes, and buttercream instead of fondant or ganache. Likely to be using seasonal produce.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Excellent cold brew or any coffee / tea items. Food menu is limited but on point. Owned by professional chefs, all meats are roasted in house, sauces and dressings made in house. Duck egg breakfast sandwich or tacos anytime of day. A local favorite.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Delicious take out, take away, deli, soups, salads, bakery, you name it they have it! Grab some grub before heading to the beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“A local favorite, get some breakfast with coffee, some sandwiches, steaks for dinner or already prepared meals. They have a variety of gourmet selections that will leave you happy.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Delicious italian baked goods. We love their stuffed bread. Buffalo chicken is a family favorite....perfect lunch for a hungry family after time spent kayaking and paddling!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Pick your own fruit in season. Buy locally made pies, jams and jellies. Sample their home made wine.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“So our little town has TWO outstanding bakeries. Pursuit of Pastry has mouth-watering baked goods. ”
  • 4 locals recommend