Best Seafood Restaurants in Waterford, CT
Waterford, CT is a small town along the Niantic River. The Niantic River ultimately empties into the nearby northern part of the Long Island Sound. The river is home to a fantastic resource for fish, like shad, hickory, striped bass & flounder, plus shellfish and marine life.
Here the five best seafood restaurants in Waterford CT.
The Dock – One Bite You’re Hooked – often voted among the best seafood restaurants in Waterford CT.
The Dock is a hidden gem along the shore that is open seasonally. The amazing Niantic River & bridge views are the backdrop to a menu of mouth-watering seafood choices. With a suggested dress code of flip-flops, the Dock has some of the freshest seafood in the area. Check out the hot or cold lobster roll, the broiled fish Rueben, or coconut shrimp.
Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club – Waterford’s Favorite Restaurant
With grand views overlooking the Great Neck Country Club, Langley’s Restaurant offers various seafood (and non-seafood) options. Check out scrod & Pomme Frites, blackened scallops, or a lobster mornay that serves casserole style. Langley’s is open to the public – serving lunch, dinner, and a full bar menu like mini crab cakes and the beyond the seafood taco. Check out the freshest raw bar and fried calamari.
Filomena’s – Home of Award-Winning Clam Chowder
Filomena’s is among the best seafood restaurants in Waterford, CT and is owned by one of Waterford’s most-awarded business owners. Filomena’s offers a fabulous menu and also offers catering services for private events. Filomena’s will delight most seafood lovers, offers Rhode Island Style Calamari, Seafood Fra Diavolo, Pan-Seared Cod, Braised Salmon, and fresh Stonington Sea Scallops, to name a few. For pasta, lovers check out the lobster ravioli.
Caffé NV – Connecticut Magazine’s Best New Restaurant in New London County
For the past two decades, Caffe’ NV (NV phonetically sounds like ‘envy’) has been dishing out some of Waterford’s best seafood, featuring both traditional Greek fare plus a host of healthy-minded options. Check out the shrimp appetizers (tequila/lime, buffalo, Saganaki) and Caffe’ NV’s seafood soup and New England clam chowder. Caffe’ NV’s pasta delights include shrimp scampi, pecan salmon, Eleni’s Cajun shrimp, or the scallop sauté.
Nana’s Byrek – Deliciousness in Waterford
Nana’s Byrek is one of Waterford’s most versatile Italian restaurants in the Waterford area. Some of the best shrimp scampi and fried calamari (with hot peppers) in Waterford are found at Nana’s Byrek. Check out the local favorite of fish (cod) and chips, served with homemade coleslaw.