Top Choice American in Mystic

Captain Daniel Packer Inne

This 1754 historic house has a low-beam ceiling and creaky floorboards. On the lower pub level, you'll find regulars at the bar, a good selection of beer on tap and excellent pub grub: try the fish and chips. Upstai…
Top Choice Seafood in Mystic

Oyster Club

Offering casual fine dining at its best, this is the place locals come to knock down oysters on the deck out back. Grilled lobster and pan-roasted monkfish or flounder feature alongside veal, steak and a drool-worth…
Ice Cream in Mystic

Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream

Strolling through town is best done with an ice-cream cone in hand. Some of the more quirky flavors, such as pumpkin pie and southern peach, are seasonal, but on any given day there will be something innovative to t…
Modern American in Mystic

Harbour House Restaurant

Reserve a window table with a view overlooking the grounds of the Inn at Mystic or grab a seat by the wood-fired oven for the upscale yet informally presented fare here. The seafood crepes are exquisite, the pasta f…
Burgers in Mystic

Engine Room

Promising beer, bourbon and burgers, this place delivers. Evocatively set in the old Lathrup Marine Engine building, it's an excellent place to eat and drink, even for vegetarians.
Middle Eastern in Mystic

Pita Spot

For something quick, healthy and to go (or dine in), it's hard to beat this tidy Lebanese joint in the middle of town, for mouthwatering filled pita, soups, salads and kabobs.
Seafood in Mystic

Ford's Lobster

Here you can sit at an outdoor bar framing the dock and devour delicious buttered lobster rolls, clam chowder and mussels in white wine.
Pizza in Mystic


Skip Mystic Pizza and head to this stylish spot down the street, where excellent thin-crust pizza is served with toppings ranging from the quintessentially Connecticut (white clam) to the inventive (mac-and-cheese a…