Noah’s

Review by: Jane & Michael Stern

Stonington is a beautiful oceanside town and it has several restaurants that offer a terrific view while dining. It also has Noah’s, which is on the wrong side of the street for a water view. Still, if you are looking for a great town cafe with a menu of homey food, Noah’s is the place to go. It isn’t the least bit fancy; it is more the sort of place where locals linger long after lunch, sipping coffee and chatting as the sun drops towards the west and infuses the dining room with a golden glow.

Start lunch with south-coast Yankee chowder (that’s the steel-gray briney kind). Design a salad just the way you like it; meals start with a bread basket that contains flax-seed and cranberry nut bread. Pasta is unfailingly satisfying: fettucine is served in the simplest sauce of butter and cheese, or with good pesto. Main courses include steaks and lamb chops, but I recommend a big, impeccably fresh slab of halibut or grouper, or best of all, a dish of scallops, broiled to supreme tenderness in a breathtaking ginger marinade. For dessert, Jane and I like apple spice cake with warm caramel sauce, maple pecan pie, or that nursery-nice New England oddity, Grape-Nuts pudding.

Note: It is possible to have a nice breakfast here for under $10 and it is easy to spend $50 for dinner.

Directions & Hours

8am - 9pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

What To Eat

chowder

DISH
Ginger-Broiled Scallops

DISH
Apple Spice Cake

DISH
Portuguese Eggs

DISH
Reuben Sandwich

DISH
Sour Cream Coffee Cake

DISH
Home Fries

DISH

Noah’s Recipes

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