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The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant

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217 Pompey Hollow Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1544
860-429-3825
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast Place

Sometimes when there aren't a lot of choices, the one available is great. That's the Wooden Spoon. Supergood corned beef hash, very tasty. Topped with a couple of over easy eggs and you've got a mighty fine breakfast. Toast was fresh and delicious. Coffee kept coming. Place fills up quickly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Rick A
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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133 reviews 133 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sometimes when there aren't a lot of choices, the one available is great. That's the Wooden Spoon. Supergood corned beef hash, very tasty. Topped with a couple of over easy eggs and you've got a mighty fine breakfast. Toast was fresh and delicious. Coffee kept coming. Place fills up quickly but there seemed to always be room. Service was prompt... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Cute breakfast place near UConn if you're in the area. Decent portion sizes and prices. I had cinnamon raisin french toast and eggs which were very good but not amazing. Waiting staff was very friendly and quick. They are cash only FYI!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very good breakfast fare with terrific service on Main Street of this idyllic little New England town. Lots of tables and counter service too Specials that all looked good - we will try one next time. We had corned beef hash with eggs and whole grain toast. Yummy! Price was right too.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Have been here for breakfast several times and never disappointed. Lots to choose from. their filled crepes are amazing. I have had their yummy hash and chicken fried steak and a chili filled omelet. Everything has been excellent. And the service is great. I just need to get back there and try lunch!

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Ashford, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This place has a great breakfast and wonderful service people. A good place to soialize with locals and people passing through.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been eating breakfast at The Wooden Spoon since it first opened many years ago. We eat there at least several times a month. The staff is delightful and knows us by name. Food is good . Everyone that we have brought there loves it and asks to go back. It has new ownership now, but we don't see... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

You will need go up and read the specials for yourself. It's cool. Watch all the regulars go right up. The service is great and food is hometown fine but no frills. You will find burgers, dogs, soups and sandwiches. Honestly no need to make a special trip but it's very nice that a place where regulars go is still... More 

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Ashford, Connecticut
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33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

They only do breakfast and they do it up well. Line out the foor waiting to get a table. Well worth the wait. No credit cards, cash only so hit the atm on the way. Great food.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I try to get to this local place as often as we can. Go early on the weekend! It's popular with the folks in town and students at UConn. The specials are innovative and wonderful. I love the pancake specials and omelettes; my husband swears by the stuffed French toast and sausage. Love the wait staff. Don't... More 

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Wooden Spoon has been a town staple since it opened. They make the best breakfasts of anywhere around the Town of Ashford. Eggs are prepared as ordered every time! Their specials are so good I try them often but love best: pancakes (any kind), waffles, Spooner's corn bread, omelets. My brother loves the corned beef hash with eggs. Lunches... More 

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Additional Information about The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant

Address: 217 Pompey Hollow Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1544
Phone Number: 860-429-3825
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Ashford
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 Pompey Hollow Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: 860-429-3825

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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