Dining Ideas

Go Fish

Go Fish located in Mystic, CT has the freshest fish this side of the shoreline, any way you want it … raw or cooked. Mystic Country’s most innovative seafood restaurant featuring lunch, dinner, raw bar, sushi bar, wine events & private dining. Recently renovated to include more windows & natural lighting and an outdoor dining area!

Red 36

This is a must try for any local or visitor looking for a special place to dine out. There’s outdoor seating overlooking the Mystic River, the railroad bridge, and boats docked all around. The eclectic American menu changes seasonally, always offering fresh seafood and an extensive raw bar.  A diverse appetizer selection, multiple burgers and flat bread pizzas complete the menu, creating something for everyone.

The Treehouse at Oyster Club

The Treehouse at the Oyster Club is perched in the canopy high above the ground. Open only during the warmer months, so enjoy it while it lasts! Gather some friends and get ready for a deliciously good time under the trees. The menu is a limited version of the Oyster House options but there is something to satisfy every appetite here. The raw bar is full of fresh catch from local waters. Oysters are plentiful and absolutely crave-worthy. The menu also includes your favorite clam shack favorites like chowder and seafood filled sandwiches alongside juicy dry-aged burgers.

Adventure Spots

Mystic Seaport Museum

From tall ships and museum exhibits to a recreated seafaring village, history enthusiasts can uncover America’s maritime past at Connecticut’s must-see Mystic Seaport. With pre-booked tickets to this family-friendly attraction, you enjoy a self-guided tour of the living historic village. Stop by the blacksmith’s shop, board ships along the waterfront, and even chat about maritime history with the on-site historians—all included with the price of entry.

Mystic River Cruises
Relax and enjoy all that Mystic River has to offer on a 1947 classic wooden motorboat, with picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views of Mystic and the Seaport. Cruise in comfort for 90 minutes as you go under the drawbridge and out to Long Island Sound. A more personal tour, with a maximum of only 6 passengers, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner cruises, we invite you to bring your own beverages to heighten the spirit. This cruise creates an opportunity for you to view Mystic from its best vantage points and shouldn’t be missed
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is counted among the nation’s leading aquariums, offering exemplary care to a variety of species while also serving as the northeast’s premier marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation center. Robust conservation and education programming along with unparalleled visitor experiences serve to strengthen personal connections to the animals and their environments. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect the ocean planet through conservation, education and research, and introduces approximately 800,000 guests annually to thousands of animals through structured interpretations, specially curated exhibits and hands-on interactions.