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1048 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3732
203-488-5176
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Homey and DELICIOUS

Just like home, but MUCH better. They are super friendly and I enjoy the old school, home-like vibe. You really cannot get a better breakfast in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
carlytb10
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Wilton Manors, Florida
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Wilton Manors, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just like home, but MUCH better. They are super friendly and I enjoy the old school, home-like vibe. You really cannot get a better breakfast in the area.

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Thank carlytb10
Los Angeles
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is a little cafe right on Branford's main drag, across from the green. It's simply decorated, and feels more like an old-school diner than a modern bistro. The women who work there are so friendly and funny and awesome, it feels like your grandma is serving you breakfast. The food is fantastic, the menu has lots of great options,... More 

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Thank planestrainsandaut2s
Branford, Connecticut
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Still trying to find my favorite breakfast place in town, so naturally my feet led me here eventually. Small place, seasoned (old), but well kept and quiet at this time of day. Friendly service, that avoided direct eye contact and free choice of seating. Standard menu is small, majority is on the board for choices. I opted for simply 2... More 

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Thank Thore4869
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We came to this place based on reviews after hoping around different breakfast joints in the area. The area is beautiful and we were able to sit by the large window. The inside is decked out like an average mom and pop breakfast nook, small tables, local art and pictures on the wall of family and the town. The specialty... More 

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1 Thank Kyle L
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Sit by the big front window on a sunny morning, watch the world go by outside, and listen to the warm sweet hum of conversation inside. This is a gem of a place: home-made muffins and omelettes and good coffee along with plenty of customers who have been coming here for years. The waitresses are kind and attentive. It's hard... More 

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1 Thank Richard D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

A local favorite with fresh ingredients used in a creative menu. Small and homey with art for sale on the walls and photos and articles about the restaurant and town. Dolores and her staff make you feel part of the family

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1 Thank Stephen M. C
Branford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A great local place with good solid food. Run by some nice ladies. they have b-fast and lunch. They have fresh veggies and different types of egg dishes. \

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Thank sara W
Branford, Connecticut
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This small mom/daughter run restaurant is a hidden gem that should not be missed. Everything is made on premise, including the daily selection of amazing muffins. The specials are always really creative, and often "Italian inspired" (think cheesy polenta topped with fresh sauteed crumbled sausage and veggies). Because everything is made to order, asking for special food accommodations never seems... More 

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Thank TravelGirl_CT06405
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

We love this place! We used to live in this neighborhood. We can't get the way they prepare breakfast on other restaurants anymore!

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Thank ralfgui
Heidelberg, Germany
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

This is a charming little breakfast book right in Main St. in Brandord, CT. The muffins are as good as advertised. Omelet was excellent. Great staff. Nice vibe.

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  • Address: 1048 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3732
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-488-5176

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