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Dining

Wondering about dining out? Our guide below will help you find delicious food of all kinds, only minutes from the Inn.

The Inn at Stonington is within walking distance to the top restaurants in Stonington Borough. A wonderful meal is only a short walk away. Your only problem will be making up your mind!

Breakwater

Waterfront dining conveniently located directly behind the Inn featuring seafood and more. Breakwater boasts stunning sunsets and views of the Harbor & Fishers Island Sound. Mari Kodama and her crew welcome you!

Staff favorite: Fish Tacos
860.415.8123
www.breakwaterstonington.com


Dog Watch Café

Dog Watch is all about having a good time! Dave & Wendy Eck and Clay Burkhalter, along with their staff, couldn’t be more friendly and welcoming. Put your name in for a table at this favorite amongst locals and grab a beer and a game of cornhole out back at the ‘Dog Pound’ while you wait. Enjoy great food and a casual atmosphere tucked in Dodson’s Boatyard.

Staff favorite: Lobster BLT
860.415.4510
www.dogwatchcafe.com


Milagro

A quaint Mexican restaurant bringing authentic Mexican cuisine right to the heart of the borough. Martin Zavala, a native of Mexico City, prepares generations-old recipes with a modern flair.

Staff favorite:  Ceviche de Atun and Cinnamon & Honey Margarita
860.535.8178
www.milagrocafect.com


Noah’s

A Stonington staple – Noah’s prepares everything from scratch!  It is home cooking at its finest. Deb & John Papp along with Stan Schwartz have been serving up the freshest homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner for 36 years.

Staff favorite: Blueberry pancakes
860.535.3925
www.noahsrestaurant.com


Water Street Café

Water Street Café offers a casual, eclectic atmosphere – there is always a great energy due in part to the owners Stephanie & Walter Houlihan warmly welcoming their guests and being hands on in the kitchen. Whether it’s the fisherman’s catch of the day or the ever-juicy Mac’s tomatoes, everything is as fresh and delicious as can be!

Staff favorite: Duck & Scallops
860.535.2122
www.waterstcafe.com


Indulge Coffee and Sandwich, Co

Indulge Café presents a calming an eclectic atmosphere, offering a great space to sit and chat or spend time working. The small café, located right across the lawn from the Stonington Library, serves an array of sandwiches, breakfast foods and pastries. Owner Geri Moran has created the perfect spot to grab a cup of coffee and relax on a beautiful day in the Borough!

Staff Favorite: Navigator Sandwich
860.415.8575


Zack’s Bar and Grille

Step into the comfort of our neighborhood watering hole.  Zack’s is not your typical bar and grille, in fact, it may be just the opposite.  While you can order casual bites such as nachos and burgers they are also known for their Shrimp Scampi and Filet and Scallops (Stonington’s local scallops) dishes.    Owner Lynn Tsagarikis sets the tone for your relaxed visit and you will leave feeling full and well cared for.

Staff favorite: Good old-fashioned hamburger
860.535.0301
www.zacksbarandgrillect.com

We look forward to your visit

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