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68 W Wooster St, Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 743-9850
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Long time resident - won't go back

It actually troubles me to write this review, because there is so much about Sesame Seed to like. Much of what is good is noted in other reviews here. I have been here roughly 20 times over the last 20 years. We used them to cater our child's christening. What was always great was the food... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
NomadCT
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CT
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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English first
CT
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

It actually troubles me to write this review, because there is so much about Sesame Seed to like. Much of what is good is noted in other reviews here. I have been here roughly 20 times over the last 20 years. We used them to cater our child's christening. What was always great was the food. Over time, that became... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Delicious food in a variety of dishes. Lots of Mediterranean fare. Definitely get the appetizer variety plate: couscous, hummous, babaganoush, etc. Atmosphere is upscale organic restaurant. They also have fish and some meat dishes.

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been going to Sesame Seed for years. Their hummus is the best, along with the salad. Love their homemade soups and lunch specials--many veggie entrees. We often get takeout and eat it for lunch during the week.

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Berkeley, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Four of us dined at Sesame Seed Restaurant on a Monday in late October. We arrived at the restaurant at about 6:30 PM. We were promptly seated in the quaint/rustic/funky dining room. Only two or three other tables were occupied. The menu offers a very extensive set of dinner options, many more than one might expect from a restaurant of... More 

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Newtown
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have been wanting to try this restaurant for a while, but it just seemed out of the way of our usual places. I'm glad we finally made the time. We went on a Saturday evening and the upstairs was open with plenty of tables for our small party of 3. Others came within the next 30 min there were... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Usually I order takeout from Sesame Seed, but recently decided to have lunch inside. I truly enjoy the food here. They do a nice fresh take on middleastern favorites like falafels, lamb kebabs, humus and dips. So no complaints there whatsoever. Lamb kebab was nicely marinated and juicy. Service was also pleasant and easy. My one suggestion is to have... More 

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Connecticut
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14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The food is delicious. Everything I have tried, including the dips and salads, were excellent. The humus is the best in town. It is hard to get past the dirt, all the antique, or old, stuff hanging around the tables, and the greasy tables. We have solved this problem by ordering takeout and hope that the kitchen isn't as dirty... More 

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Fairfield County, CA
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While we have been to the Sesame Seed many times over the past twenty years, the prices have gone up, and the service has gone downhill and we will not return. We were hugely disappointed and had the worst evening ever. Slow is an understatement. We waited more than ten minutes before anyone could take a drink order. Our waitress... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sesame Seed is located in an old store front building with a small patio on the street side. Eclectic décor of various collections - tea pots, pictures, telephones, etc. Lovely menu of nice variety and reasonable pricing. I had the meat sampler that included two variations of lamb (both were excellent), a salad with the best tomatoes I have tasted... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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155 reviews 155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Get past the uneven floorboards, the less than pristine surroundings, the menu on old time mimeographed sheets. Sesame Seed is a unique, fun, inexpensive, tasty place to enjoy a meal. A very diverse menu. Decent choice of beer and wine. Friendly but occasionally slow service. The Sesame Seed salad - unchanged for over 20 years, is a not to miss... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 W Wooster St, Danbury, CT 06810
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: (203) 743-9850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?