Mystic, CT is certainly not lacking for incredible restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for a formal, casual, or meal to-go, there are loads of options to choose from and all are fabulous. Within the past year, a few new establishments have opened adding to the array of dining choices. If you are in the Mystic area, these venues offer very different experiences but you can’t go wrong with any of them. Enjoy!
MIX ROOFTOP & BAR
Elegant, fun, amazing food, great view… all describe Mix Rooftop & Bar. Located above and owned by the famous Sift Bakery, you will love this restaurant with its outdoor fireplaces, creative menu and Mystic River views. After a delicious meal, walk downstairs for a dessert from the bakery. Make sure to call a couple of days ahead for reservations.
Opening early last year, Via Emilia has quickly become a local success. Offering homemade pasta, antipasti, and authentic Italian main dishes, you will enjoy your dinner along with the cozy and warm ambiance. Sit inside or at one of the outside tables by the Mystic Drawbridge!
If you’re in the mood for fun and casual Mexican food, head over to Taquerio. The new restaurant states, “We use only the freshest ingredients to bring you south-of-the border flare combined with traditional Mexican spirit.” Sit outside or dine at the large indoor bar. Don’t forget to order a Margarita!
Newest to the Mystic culinary scene, is Block + Bottle. Whether you prefer to dine in or buy a meal to enjoy sitting by the Mystic River, Block + Bottle has you covered. They specialize in local cheese and charcuterie, fine wine, terrific food, and great cocktails. Make sure to call ahead if you have a party of 4 or more.