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Joanie Oct 9, 2002 02:28 PM

I did a quick search but I have a hard time on some boards with freezing and every time I read certain Mystic threads, it happens again. Looking for a fun mid priced spot w/ good seafood. Not family oriented, not a shack but not super fancy, in the $14-24 range. We'll be there Oct. 19 and it seems like the place is jammed, is there some big event? Tons of hotels are already booked so I want to make sure we find a good dinner spot. Are there fun bars around or is that in New London? Should we definitely stay in Mystic as opposed to NL, Groton, etc.? Also, if you have a suggestion for a good scenic drive from Boston and eating spots along the way, that'd be cool. Thanks in advance.

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    andrew brady Oct 10, 2002 08:49 AM

    By all means, try the Lighthouse Inn in New London. It's recently become home to talented and popular local chef Tim Grills. Nice location, right on the Sound.

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      Elarbe Oct 10, 2002 11:05 PM

      Here's their dinner menu--does this sound like you??

      Link: http://www.lighthouseinn-ct.com/dinne...

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        Joanie Oct 11, 2002 08:20 AM

        Thanks for the menu. I think we're gonna try to walk to a restaurant right in Mystic tho. Is Anthony J's Bistro any good? Or the S&P Oyster Company? Altho that looks very traditional and possibly kid oriented. (Not that I have anything against kids, just looking for a more fun and/or hip atmosphere.)

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          david Oct 11, 2002 09:27 AM

          anthony j's is an o.k. italian restaurant but bravo,bravo is much better. both are a block from the flagpole near the drawbridge in mystic.

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