As we make our way quickly towards the beginning of the “busy season”, many restaurants (particularly among the waterfront) are preparing to wake up from their long winter nap.

Here’s a look at when some of your favorite bars and restaurants are planning on opening (if they haven’t already);

  1. 22 Portside – Reopened for the season on April 10th.
  2. @ The Deck – Has reopened for the season.
  3. Antonio’s – Expected to open at former location of Mama Leone’s (which moved to Bellevue Avenue) in May.
  4. Barking Crab / Boat Yard –  To be announced.
  5. Belle’s Cafe – Now open daily for breakfast and lunch for the season.
  6. Broadway 66 – Permanently closed, reopening under new ownership soon.
  7. Dockside – Mid-May for the season.
  8. Flo’s in Middletown – Now open Thursday through Sunday, open every day beginning on Memorial Day.
  9. Hope: To be announced
  10. Jade Cricket – Waiting on confirmation of reopening date.
  11. Landing Restaurant– Reopening on Friday, April 14th.
  12. Lobster Bar – Reopening in mid-April.
  13. Marina Cafe & Pub – Reopening Tuesday, May 9th.
  14. Mudville Pub – Permanently closed, reopening as Cavu Cafe soon.
  15. Perry Mill Tavern  – Will reopen as ‘Surf Club” in late spring/early summer.
  16. Port Restaurant – Reopening April 20th
  17. Rhumbline – Closed.
  18. Smokehouse – Will reopen on April 30.
  19. Stone Acre Pantry – Date to be announced for new restaurant in Washington Square.
  20. Sweet Berry Farm – Will reopen for season on April 21.
  21. Thames Street Kitchen – Now open as Winner Winner
  22. The Pier – Open For Season
  23. Willy’s Burger Bar & Rotisserie: Permanently closed.

You can also count on the Lawn at Castle Hill, all patio’s (Black Pearl, Pineapples By The Bay) and roof decks’s (Hotel Viking & Vanderbilt Grace) opening once we get some consistent dry and warm weather.

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