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Enjoy great food with a side of history at Hadlyme Country Market

Now open 116 years, Hadlyme Country Market's take on takeout dining options is delicious and thoroughly modern.

Mystic's Taquerio brings a fresh take to Mexican street food

Taquerio is a welcome addition to the hearty Mystic dining scene with its casual but creative approach to Mexican street tacos.

Mystic Royal is worth your time and patience

She explained that they have struggled to hire help and added that every single dish is made to order.

Looking back at recent reviews from our dining critics

Visits to Marker 37, Muddy Waters, and Marker 37, Muddy Waters, and Vetrano’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

You don’t need a boat to enjoy Marker 37

The well-curated menu offers plenty for most palates and the desserts and house cocktails make for a great date night.

Muddy Waters, in new hands, continues a tradition of excellence

After the retirement of Susan Devlin and Barry Niestat, Muddy Waters is now the proud mission of Dave Preka, and he and his staff are performing admirably.

The long-running Vetrano's keeps up quality and service

You know the food is good when town police and emergency services personnel stop in to pick up meals to go.

Revisiting our critics' most recent dining reviews

Kitchen Little, La Llorona Progressive Mexican Cuisine, The Crescent Beach Stand

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Arrr! The Thimble Islands’ best treasure isn’t buried

Only 23 of the Thimbles are inhabited, some with only one house and others with multiple dwellings, bringing the total number of residences to 81

Mutineers and missionaries

William Lay was trapped on a sparsely populated island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, over 7,000 miles (as the crow flies) from Saybrook.