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1020 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
YUMMY!

This is an amazing spot to grab a bite to eat! It has a very historic feel to it and the service was top shelf! I had the Salmon and it was done to perfection, but many others had the steak and chicken and everyone was happy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
kennykelme
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Rochester, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Rochester, Minnesota
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is an amazing spot to grab a bite to eat! It has a very historic feel to it and the service was top shelf! I had the Salmon and it was done to perfection, but many others had the steak and chicken and everyone was happy!

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We returned just a few weeks after our first experience eating there, because the food quality and choices were quite satisfying. I loved the butternut squash ravioli with cranberries and hazelnuts in the sauce so much that I ordered it both times! The menu has a lot of tempting items, both comfort foods and more unusual items, so I'm sure... More 

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Schenectady, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nothing too exciting about this place but the food was pretty good and so was the service. When we arrived on a Sunday evening about 7pm, there was only one other couple in the place. Only a block or so from Webster Bank Arena, I could see this place getting busy after the games or shows but tonight it was... More 

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Monroe, CT
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Made an on-line reservation for six for dinner prior to the UCONN women's basketbal game. Received an email confirmation for the reservation. Showed up for dinner and were told that they didn't have a reservation for us. I showed the hostess the email confirmation on my phone and she said she would go speak to the manager. She left and... More 

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New England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Haven't been there for anything other than the brunch, so my review is specific to that. This is not a huge place but it is hugely popular for Sunday brunch (probably because of the groupon/living social offers?). Make a reservation or be prepared for a wait, especially in the summer - although outdoor seating in the warm months adds much... More 

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long island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon while waiting to take ferry home. Food was fine but the service was terrible. When we walked in I noticed what appeared to be the kitchen workers sitting at the bar. Not a good sign. Our table was dirty, our waiter didn't know what beer they had. He never checked in on us... More 

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We arrived via Metro North from NYC we did not know where to go. We love exploring so we walked around to find most of the restaurants closed on a Sunday, we walked by and saw the restaurant serving so let's try it. I recommend the steak and eggs and the egg frittata, we recommend 100%.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The food is good but the mimosas are great. The waitor we had wasn't friendly, but the place is small and can get loud. I would recommend this place to people. Its great for bridgeport

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Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is waaaay overpriced. I went for lunch with some colleagues from work. Two of us ordered the beet and goat cheese salad. It cost $13 each so you would expect something substantial or at least something bigger than the size of what you would normally call a side salad. The salad consisted of about two beets on top... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Love this place!!! Great food. Call for reservations! I always take a group if I want something different and special for a brunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?