Rocks 21
3.8
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Ben Boyer
Ben Boyer
22:42 23 Jun 19
Used to be great location. They changed the name and the menu is now extremely limited and overpriced. Would go there 2 3 times evey summer. Yesterday was my last visit. Oysters were overcooked. Too bad they made all the wrong changes.
AnneMarie Wright
AnneMarie Wright
14:07 22 Jun 19
Sadly, one of my favorite spots in Mystic has become 21Rock, and is very disappointing. Prices went up, food quality way down. No happy hour, no brunch. I gave it two chances to win me over, but I dont plan to go back. The two stars are for the decor and deck. Owners: please try the food before you serve it.
William Murphy
William Murphy
17:27 15 Jun 19
Went here the night before my daughter's wedding. We were out on the deck. I don't recall what dishes we had, but I'd say it was really tasty. I would definitely return. Good service and good food.
shaun richards
shaun richards
03:26 13 Jun 19
What a disappointed that Harbour House has been replaced by the oddly named 'Rocks 21'. While Habour House wasn't the best, it was decent, and always used to enjoy going there. I'm afraid I can't say the same for Rocks 21. While the decor has been improved upon and the service was fine, the food was a big let down. My friend had the fish and chips which consisted of a single smallish piece of fish and some quite ordinary french fries. For some reason, this traditional Anglo American dish was served on a banana leaf. My friend and I have eaten at most of the restaurants in the Mystic area numerous times and we both agreed that the fish and chips at Rocks 21 is probably the worst in the area. My dinner was also a disappointment. I opted for a more elevated dish -- beef medallions with some kind of crab dressing which was served with a potato rosti. While the dish was nicely presented and I think thoughtfully conceived, but the execution was really poor. I ordered my beef medium but one of the medallions was practically rare and quite chewy. The temperature of the beef and potato was strangely uneven which made we wonder if it had been reheated in microwave. I will say that the wood fired pizzas looked nice. There is such a gorgeous view from the patio that I will probably be back and just opt for that.. One other thing to note is that Rocks 21 doesn't appear to have a happy hour, which most other Mystic restaurants do. Harbour House, btw, had a great happy hour. I shall miss it.
Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith
20:01 10 Jun 19
I am all for a pricey yummy meal with amazing views. But this was a big disappointment. Especially following the Harbour House and their great menu. -service was mediocre, not complaining. -Acoustics HORRIBLE especially with live music inside - you could not talk across the table without yelling and we were in the dining room... Live music inside of a restaurant does not need speakers to amplify them. - We made a reservation but they could not accommodate us outside. Disappointing. Still not complaining. Here comes the complaint and why I felt the need to write a review online so that others are not as disappointed as we were on our special occasion dinner. -Menu was small but looked good - until we got our food. . . . They tried to pass off skimpy appetizers for entrees! We were incredibly disappointed. I am no stranger to high priced food BUT when the scallop appetizer is $18 and the scallop entrée is $29 you expect a size difference, correct? The additional $11 was to pay for *5* asparagus spears! There was 4 scallops that were quarter size, 5 asparagus spears less than 5" in length, 4 cherry tomatos and a single peel of a medium zucchini, a peel like you took a potato peeler to it.... It was cooked to perfection but this was by no means an entrée! It was barely an appetizer but I wouldn't have been upset if the scallop appetizer wasn't the same size. Scallop appetizer was ordered by someone else at our table, looked good and same amount of food! The fish and chips were not any better size or price wise. I do not eat chain or fast food but this is the best way to describe it - The fish patty from a fast food restaurant is larger and thicker and a child's fry portion contained more food than Rocks 21 serving size. for $19 I expect my fish to contain more than a 3x3" piece of fish. At the very least potatoes cost about $2 for 10 pounds - it wouldn't have been so disappointing if they had added more fries to the order. Beef medallions were tasty but also tiny but closer to a realistic size. Clams and Wine Pasta dish was tasty also but again the serving size was way too small. Additionally there was no wine list nor did the waitress have any idea at all about wine and I was only looking for a simple white on the beautiful sunny late spring day. This was a pitfall. I ordered a glass instead of our usual bottle of wine - this was a sale lost! I will take my business to any other place in Mystic for the same views, same price, and realistic meals. I typically always have leftovers. I NEVER clean my plate at a restaurant. --- We left here after solo appetizers were passed off as entrees and went to S&P Oyster instead for a real meal. If you still choose to go here for dinner, be advised it will take you an appetizer and entrée per person and you may still not have enough food to equal an actual meal, European serving size. If you are looking for an American sized meal - you would need to order the entire menu. Unsettling. Bring back the Harbour House!
Joyce Bell
Joyce Bell
01:46 29 May 19
Sat outside on the deck. Nice atmosphere. Food was good and service was excellent 👍.
Katherine Kristan
Katherine Kristan
02:33 27 May 19
Food was mediocre, they kept bringing plates of food for other tables, and asking us whether we had ordered it. It was very disorganized, and seemed like there was either no or very weak management. The server was running around nonstop, I am not sure if they did not have enough people working or what the issue was. We had to wait 20 minutes to get silverware. The crab cakes tasted like someone just sprinkled some old bay on top of the crab, and the salmon was not properly cooked.
Elizabeth Murphy
Elizabeth Murphy
01:01 27 May 19
Formally Harbor House at the Inn at Mystic. We chose to sit out on the deck with the sweeping views of the Sound. There is No Brunch the website needs to be updated.. This was the disappointment. The Lunch menu was alright. We started with Wings the had Sandwiches and burgers. Love the Hand Cut Fries. Our server Jason was attentive but needed some "tweeking" on the menu. There is also wood Fire Pizza Oven .next visit will be PIZZA!
Jeanne St Pierre
Jeanne St Pierre
21:39 26 May 19
Good food very nice ambiance on a Spring day.
Todd Center
Todd Center
16:02 26 May 19
Sat there for 20 minutes waiting for a beer,. We got up and left. I guess the three waitresses couldn't handle the five tables that were there.
scott kobbe
scott kobbe
01:04 22 Apr 19
Genuinely real and caring employees. A nice Easter experience for us.
gary feger
gary feger
19:38 24 Dec 18
Beautiful venue. Old New England architecture set on a hill overlooking the Harbor. Service was great. Food was OK, not bad just not on par with the setting.
Wayne Alexander
Wayne Alexander
12:47 12 Dec 18
We had a company Christmas party here and it was great. Food was terrific and the service was excellent. Love the location and the view.
Bill Dutton
Bill Dutton
23:21 06 Dec 18
We sat at the bar. Superb service. Very attentive. Excellent value. Nice views. Terrific flavors. Come with an appetite due to the size of the portions.
Sara Campbell
Sara Campbell
12:32 06 Nov 18
Beautiful atmosphere and the most amazing pumpkin martini! The staff is friendly and great live music!
AL Lewis
AL Lewis
11:44 10 Oct 18
Food was excellent service friendly and prompt. Deck is awesome craft beers on tap. Wood fired Pizza! Build your own Bloody Mary's?
William Smith
William Smith
01:34 10 Oct 18
Great food and a beautiful scenery.The service on the other hand was the only down fall. We only saw the waitress twice once to get our orders then to collect the check. We had to go to the bar to get refills on our tea.
steven horn
steven horn
22:45 10 Aug 18
Rocks 21restaurant has a beautiful deck overlooking the water. Had a drink during happy hour before dinner. The service and drinks were great. Came back later for dinner. Live music from a country singer. I started off with a delicious clam chowder while my wife chose the lobster Mac and cheese. We then shared the lobster casserole. The server was friendly and we enjoyed the meal and the experience. Would recommend to anyone.
KDave Trinh
KDave Trinh
10:48 03 Jul 18
Went during happy hour on a Monday. Local beer selection seems to be mostly IPAs. Sangria (red or white) was very refreshing after a long drive. Quality food with a nice view of the water and the occasional passenger train. However, service was lacking. I think we had a trainee, but neither her nor the trainer checked on us without being flagged down for more drinks or the check. Several times they quickly walked by without a glance in our direction. Someone else brought the food out. We had to ask her for silverware, which she did bring out immediately. We could have ordered more drinks during happy hour. After waiting to pay the bill we saw the table behind us send someone in to pay and followed suit.
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