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Welcome to The Helmsman Coastal-Inspired New England Kitchen

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Rooted in the cultivated craftsmanship tradition of its New England locality, The Helmsman Kitchen & Bar opens its doors to bring a sure-fire culinary experience.

A visit to Mystic immerses the explorer in powerful historical roots and at The Helmsman, we take pride and inspiration in our city’s intrepid past of maritime glory and ship-building prowess. This is an invitation to go beyond the expected and embark in a culinary journey through our modern land-and-sea grill and hand-crafted mixology. Welcome to the home of New England’s best coastal offerings from our new restaurant located at the Mystic Marriott. 


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Captain's Call

Experience Captain's Call happy hour Tuesday-Friday from 4pm-6pm featuring half-priced cocktails, mocktails, beer, wine & select appetizers.

Captain's Call
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Prime Rib Wednesday

Indulge in an evening of elegance featuring a three course culinary journey with choice of starter, slow-roasted Prime Rib carved to order, house-made dessert, plus half-priced bottles of wine.

Prime Rib Wednesday
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Wine Waves: Wine Pairing Dinner

Embark on a unique culinary journey December 7th at 6pm that combines the sophistication of The Prisoner artfully-crafted wines with exquisite menu offerings.

Wine Waves: Wine Pairing Dinner
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A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why ships were built.

- John A. Shedd A Glass With A Drink In It
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Culinary Passion

Our Coastal-inspired menu features a wide range of delectable options, from classic burgers and sandwiches to seafood specialties. Be sure to try one of our signature cocktails, made with freshest ingredients and expertly mixed by our talented mixologists.

Elixirs & Spirits

Our full-service bar features an extensive selection of craft cocktails, as well as a variety of beers, wines and spirits. Whether you're in the mood for a refreshing mojito or a classic martini, we have something for every taste.

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Join us at The Helmsman and delight in delicious, coastal-inspired dishes and expertly-crafted cocktails.

Join us at The Helmsman and delight in delicious, coastal-inspired dishes and expertly-crafted cocktails.

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Hours of Operation


Monday-Friday 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturday-Sunday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dinner & Bar

Daily 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Holiday Celebrations

Celebrate the Holiday Season at The Helmsman whether it's a grand gathering or intimate dinner we have options to host your event!