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The Mill on the River Restaurant Review: Situated right on the banks of the Podunk River in South Windsor, The Mill on the River is a picture-perfect spot that takes ample advantage of its setting’s inherent romance. The tables are impressively set, the lighting is mood-appropriate, and views from the large bay windows are lovely. The menu is eclectic: heavy on steaks and seafood, with the odd Mediterranean, German and Asian dish thrown in. The kitchen pulls it off admirably. Raw bar selections are harvested from East Coast waters. The wiener schnitzel is worth a try, but the ravioli and the lobster pasta with caramelized pearl onions, asparagus, tomatoes and Brie in a vodka cream sauce are even better. Desserts rotate regularly but are always worth checking out, especially since sharing one will help bring you and your date that much closer together.