Dog Watch Cafe

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One thing we know for sure—the Dog Watch is a great way to keep you and your crew happy. Dog Watch is all about having a good time. With locations in Stonington and Mystic, Connecticut, you will enjoy amazing food and great people and your choice of waterfront views and sunsets or a relaxed backyard atmosphere. We source our food and drink from many local vendors.

Some of the starter items on the menu at the restaurant that people seem to enjoy include chicken wings, coconut shrimp, calamari, cold Thai noodles and lobster mac and cheese. Dog Watch Café provides a range of sandwiches, salads burgers, and local seafood!
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32 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020

Everyone was very friendly. Because of our reservations we were seated right away at a lovely spot by the window. Our drinks were perfect. Great cocktail menu. Our meals were wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed the Bouillabaise. Our Irish coffees made a perfect ending to our meal.

New England
7 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020

Dog Watch Cafe's menu is a nifty selection of comfort food, bar food, appetizers and entrees; seafood, beef and chicken. Reasonably priced in a comfy, on-the-water location, with friendly and accommodating waitstaff. I've had a variety of food there and have not been disappointed. Try the tuna tartare. It is not a big deal for me, but now and then the bar area (which also has tables) can get a bit loud at times during peak hours. It's just those wild and crazy Stonington residents having a good time.
Highly recommended.

33 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020

Great food and great service! Will definitely return.

1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020

It was so loud in the restaurant we were unable to have a conversation with anyone but the person immediately next to us. I struggled to hear the person across the table from me often asking him to repeat what he had said. To try to talk to the person diagonally across from me was impossible, and it was a small table!

New England
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020

Great place to eat , food and service were great and the view of the water was great too !!

New England
20 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020

I’m fairly certain every piece of food was taken from a freezer bag and heated by grill or dyer and then given out. I did ask for a medium rare burger but the entire thing was raw and bloody and I couldn’t eat it. There were really crowded and we just felt like we had to get in and leave. Huge disappointment. Would not recommend.

1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020

Good food. It was a full house, but we did not have to wait too long for service. Drinks from the bar were very good. Overall, not gourmet but certainly very good and well prepared.

New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2020

We were initially placed at a high top table in the over flow area which is dark. I pointed out that I had a reservation and asked about a table by the window. I was told that I could tale the table or leave. Given that we had limited time, we decided to stay. A short time later, we were given the option of moving to a table by a window. Which we accepted. From then on, the meal was as I expected. Our waitress was wonderful. The food was great.

1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020

My wife and I went to Dog Watch Cafe on Sunday January 5th. This was our first time there and we will definitely be coming back!!! This restaurant was Awesome!!! The food was delicious!!! I had a Lobster roll and my wife had one of the breakfast specials. They were Amazing.!! We also had some oysters with tuna on top. They were so delicious!!! Great combination!!! The staff was great and our waitress was Awesome!!! Our drinks were also excellent!!! Can’t wait to go back when the weather is warmer. Beautiful area to walk around. We both would highly recommend this restaurant!!! Excellent experience!!!

1 review
Dined on 1 January 2020

We love Dog Watch!
It is it almost an hour and a half ride one way for us to get there but it is worth it for setting the food the location just everything is nice about it we truly enjoy it. There is always a wait but that’s what you get for good quality food and service and ambience!!

New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2019

Love this place. Location, food, service, all great. Definitely get the Lobster Roll