Stonington-Mystic Food Fight: Best Place To Eat When Someone Else Pays

We want to know what's your choice for the best place in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck to eat when someone else is picking up the check?


When I was in college and mentioned to anyone—friends, relatives, professors—that my parents where coming to visit the question I immediately got was, so you’re going to make them take you out to dinner, right?

Sometimes, it’s just nice to have someone else pay. If you knew someone else was picking up the check and you got to pick the restaurant, where in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck would you go?

Each month on Food Fight, we look for your help to highlight the best places in the area for , , pasta and more. Here’s how it works:

  • We'll ask a question about your favorites.
  • We invite you to post your nominations in the comments below.
  • We hope you'll also spread the word about this to your friends on Facebook and Twitter and get them involved. 
  • Submit comments until 5 p.m. Wednesday.


  • We'll take the top three or four nominees and post an article first thing Thursday morning.
  • That article will include a poll with the top nominees.
  • After the poll starts on Thursday, you'll be able to vote till Friday at 9 a.m.
  • On Saturday, we announce the winner.

This restaurant review is all about you—your ideas, your feedback and your voice—so we hope you will chime in and check back. 

Where is the best place to eat on someone else’s dime in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck?

For the full rules click here.

Johnstone Yachts Inc. April 17, 2012 at 10:27 PM
DOG WATCH---But I'm a bit partial. I don't want to get disowned after all!!
Janice Lamb April 18, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Hard to pick, but Bravo Bravo should definitely make this list.
Ray G. Jones, Jr. April 18, 2012 at 03:54 PM
S & P Oyster House gets my vote. I love their chowder & Stonington scallops.
Andrew Harrison Lewis April 18, 2012 at 06:08 PM
I love Dogwatch, but Octagon has been awesome the past two times I've gone!
Bree Shirvell April 18, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Thanks for all the great nominations. The voting will start tomorrow morning


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