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May 14, 2014 06:25 AM

What to order on the menu?

My husband and I will be celebrating our anniversary in Newport, RI with a quick stop in Mystic, CT on our way over. Below are the restaurants we made reservations for. I would love to hear suggestions on what to order or signature dishes/cocktails from those that have dined at these establishments.

S&P oyster co in Mystic
Anthony's in Middletown
Brick Alley Pub

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  1. S&P Oyster has a great bread pudding.

    1. Bouchard: great wine list, Grand Marnier souffle must be ordered with entrees and you can't go wrong with one of their specials

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      1. re: Flip

        Have not had a bad meal at Bouchard's; anything on the menu or the specials will be excellent. The service is also excellent and it is a nice speicial occasion decor.

      2. whatever you do, don't order the clams.

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          1. re: CapeCodGuy

            And if you get a lobster, remember that every part of it is edible except the tail and the claws.

            1. re: atheorist

              Don't forget to save room for dessert!

          2. Brick Alley has the best Nachos in town.

            The Mooring is always putting new cocktail on their menu and I love trying what they come up with.

            1. We found Brick Alley mediocre at best. French onion soup was bland and the chowder was one step above wallpaper paste.

              Had a surprisingly good meal at the Mooring considering it looks like a typical tourist trap. Cocktails were only ok and on the small side for the price. I highly recommend the "bag of doughnuts" which are their seafood fritters. Really good. Salmon wrap sandwich, chowder and fish and chips were all excellent.