251 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
Phone: (860) 536-9666
Fax: (860) 536-2044
Bars & Cafes
Located in Olde Mistick Village, the Village Beanery is a surprisingly enjoyable alternative to the big chain coffee joints found around the Mystic area. Patrons can choose from a wide selection of coffees and teas, even take home some of their favorite blends to enjoy later. If you are in the Mystic area, this independently-owned and operated coffee shop is somewhere you must stop for a quick drink and relaxing moment on the porch.
Bravo Bravo Restaurant & Bar features an eclectic menu of local seafood with a Mediterranean flair. Enjoy lobster ravioli. crab cakes, osso bucco and paste e fagioli for either lunch or dinner. The menu also offers several no-meat options, so Bravo Bravo is a great choice if you are dining out with vegetarians! If you're not interested in staying for dinner, saddle up to the bar for some cocktails or fine wines from around the world.
Open since 1993, S&P Oyster Company in Downtown Mystic has a great variety of seafood and local dishes to please young and old. Everything here has seafood in it, from the stuffed potato skins to the quiche. Enjoy your meal overlooking the Mystic River and watch the boats so sailing by. The S&P Oyster Company is just three blocks away from Mystic Seaport, so be sure to stop by after an outing in Mystic.
This lovely little ice cream shop sits just across the Mystic drawbridge and has all homemade ice cream. There are plenty of delicious unique flavors, like Vermont maple nut, ginger spice and Kona coffee. Everything is made in their beautiful 19th-century house overlooking the Mystic River.
Mystic Sweets will make any chocoholic stop dead in their tracks. From decadent truffles to creamy fudge to chocolate covered fruit and nuts, Mystic Sweets is the number one stop for chocolate lovers. Have a special occasion? Mystic Sweets will be happy to create a sweet spread that even the most disciplined can't resist.
John's Mystic River Tavern in Downtown Mystic is a little Irish pub that hosts Bluegrass music events on every-other Monday evening. You can get your standard Irish pub grub at John's and there are plenty of beers on tap to quench your thirst. This is a cash-only establishment.
Just across the drawbridge in Downtown Mystic is the Harp & Hound Irish pub. Enjoy traditional Irish pub-grub favorites, like Shepherd's Pie and Bangers & Mash as well as locally-caught seafood all for reasonable prices. If you are looking for a drink after a long day our touring the area, the Harp & Hound is just the place for you to pull up a stool and grab a pint.
Azu Restaurant & Bar in Downtown Mystic presents a menu with something for everyone. Plenty of salads and pies feature on their extensive menu of treats, especially during lunchtime when you can pick and choose from the Bites menu of goodies like mini burgers, fajitas and buffalo wings. On weekends, come to Azu for a delicious breakfast of pancakes, omlets, breakfast sandwiches and much more. Their wine list includes vintages from around the world, but with a special focus on wines from the nearby Connecticut Wine Trail.
Whether you are looking for a quiet place to unwind while reading the Sunday paper or got a hankering for a soy latte on a stroll through downtown Mystic, Green Marble Coffee House has the hook up. Although the location is a bit hidden, Green Marble has a great selection of coffees and baked goods to choose from. Seating is available outside for those sunny days too!
The Citrus Organic Juice Bar Café is a first in the Mystic region. This local café and juice bar features raw foods and other healthy and organic treats all packaged up in environmentally-friendly containers. Even the building was constructed with eco-friendly materials! The menu is seasonal and uses produce from local farmers whenever available.
For a taste of the Big Easy, Voodoo Grill in Downtown Mystic offers up all your favorite Creole flavors. Dive into some hushpuppies, crawfish, po-boys, catfish and jambalaya as well as plenty of other Southern favorites. At night, this is a booming local bar with live music and karaoke every Saturday. Sunday morning, stop in for their famous breakfast that includes omelets, burritos and andouille sausage.
This popular Mystic fast food and seafood hang out that used to be a Carvel ice cream shop. Sea Swirl has some of the best fried seafood in the area, especially known for their fried clams, scallops, lobster salad rolls, foot-long hot dogs and plenty of New England or Rhode Island chowder. Continuing with the ice cream tradition, Sea Swirl is also great for dessert with its wide variety of soft serve ice cream treats, like, shakes, floats, banana splits, frozen yogurt and flurries.