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Parthenon Diner Restaurant

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374 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-2938
203-481-0333
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good food, comfort food, good price, good service

This diner consistently serves a good meal and works hard to be sure you get what you want. If I am looking for a quick bite that I am sure will be good I run in. Management does a great job overseeing staff and quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Getinalong
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Branford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Branford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This diner consistently serves a good meal and works hard to be sure you get what you want. If I am looking for a quick bite that I am sure will be good I run in. Management does a great job overseeing staff and quality.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Only a handful of diners in the New York tri-state are bad. This one is very good. My friend and I ordered a burger/fries and turkey club (aka Triple Decker) plus drinks. Saturday night, 8 PM and I was surprised it wasn't busy. Good food, reasonable prices. Delicious desserts. Very friendly staff. It's not a huge NJ diner with a... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I found this place very friendly, felt like a home away from home. A plaque on the wall mentioned that they were voted one of the best diners in the USA. Menu was extensive and it was great that all us found something great to order. Kids had pancakes and waffles and they loved them. I had chicken souvlaki with... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The place is always immaculate and the food is also very good with a wide selection. Breakfast is available 24/7.

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Bangor, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

driving back to Maine after all day traveling needed to stop and take a break for dinner. Their sign on I95 caught my attention so we stopped in. Not being from the area I wasn't sure what we would find. But they are close to the interstate,easy to find and nice curb appeal. Large menu with lots of variety......and Breakfast... More 

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Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Excellent breakfast food and best service. Very popular breakfast restaurant with many tables and other seating areas.

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Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stopped in with my wife and daughter. We were giving their basic menu and their specials menu. On their specials menu ( single page ) they listed Beef Stew for $8.95 along with their soups etc. So my daughter ordered the stew and I ordered a sandwich and soup ( chicken ) oh BTW the soup was dish water .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had the hungry man! It is a lot! But I loved it like that!!!!!my niece had the pumpkin pancakes it was a winner! Carla was really nice to us too

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Stonington, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Parthenon diner in Branford is pretty much a typical northeastern diner. The menu offers a wide variety of choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On a recent mid day visit I ordered from their lunch specials menu which provides a nice selection of items at modest prices. My choice of a meatball grinder with fries was tasty but could... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It's a =diner=, okay? The seats are sometimes lumpy, the waitress is sometimes gruff and sometimes calls you "honey", and nothing about the place is elegant. It is a gem among diners, though. We have been there several times for breakfast, and have been very happy with every one. We've never had their pancakes or waffles, but the egg dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 374 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-2938
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-481-0333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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