Browse our staff picks for locations to visit in New London!

Things to Do

Breakfast & Lunch

DJ’s Campus Kitchen
On your way to the Lyman Allyn? Check out this local breakfast dinner that is loved by locals. 405 Williams Street.

Muddy Waters Café
Enjoy a great mix of sandwiches, salads, and coffee from this New London institution. Be sure to check out their patio with views of the Thames River during the summer. 40 Bank Street.

Washington St. Coffee House

This café features local artists on its bright walls, which complement the coffee and tacos specials for an eclectic, cool, environment. 13 Washington Street.

Right Path Organic Café

Looking for something vegan, gluten free, or otherwise allergy conscious? Right Path Organic has tasty baked goods, smoothies, and meals that satisfy everyone. 147 Bank Street.

Fiddlehead Foods Coop

Check out the prepared foods section of this local coop grocery store for a tasty meal to-go. 13 Broad Street.



Rico Chow

Fun Hispanic & Asian fusion food, just down the street from the Museum. 403 Williams Street.

Mi Familia

Puerto Rican restaurant in a modest setting with big flavor, 365 Broad Street.

The Draft Choice

Fresh pub fare with fantastic cocktails. Great for Happy Hour or a meal. 318 State Street.

Hot Rod Café

Award winning wings and pub fare that is locally beloved. Enjoy eating on the desk in nice weather. 114 Bank Street.

Jasmine Thai

Thai food and sushi bar in a big, decorative, restaurant. 470 Bank Street.

The Social Bar & Kitchen

Great taproom and burger spot known for both its live music just as much as its food.  208 Bank Street.

The Spice Palette

Incredible spread of traditional and modern Indian food. 929 Bank Street.

The Blue Duck

Modern American gastropub with great seating both inside and outdoors. 52 Bank Street.

Tony D’s Restaurant

New London’s upscale Italian restaurant. 92 Huntington Street.

On the Waterfront

Classy food with waterfront views. 250 Pequot Ave.

RD86 Space

Eclectic space with art and music with specialty rotating menus. 86 Golden Street.

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