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Windmill Diner and Restaurant

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14 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT
203-743-6541
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Diner voted best in Danbury.

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice greek diner food

Huge menu and good tasting food. Loads to choose from for breakfast. Parking is behind the diner. Service was very slow though

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food - it is a diner, but they don't serve it with a smile or your way. If you need to eat breakfast, it will do.

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Brewster, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

In a sea of diners, consistency is always welcomed. Sometimes It not special dishes that keeps you coming back, its just knowing what you order will be the same as the last time. Well done bacon, omelets, a tuna fish sandwich, a cheeseburger deluxe. These simple menu items always work at the Windmill Diner. They do have some outstanding Greek... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you want fast service and quality diner food, this is the place to go in danbury. They know how to handle crowds of customers, so if the establishment appears busy, go in and you will experience amazing service. I had eggs and sausage and it was all good.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Huge menu and good tasting food. Loads to choose from for breakfast. Parking is behind the diner. Service was very slow though

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Friendly waitstaff. Made to order breakfast. Food was decent. Nothing to write home about. Solid. Very quick service. Enjoyed it, but will look for something more inspiring next time. Check the menu - diner food. If you want something more, look elsewhere. No objection, just not worth a lot of effort to find. :-)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went here to grab a quick bite. We were seated in the back at the end of the diner counter and kitchen doors. The young college waiter was nice at first..taking our orders and getting our drinks quickly. As we waited for our meal, the young college age wait staff were all chatting and texting in a circle. I... More 

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were staying close by and we love diners so decided to give it a try for breakfast. Good menu and service was very good. Food was good but coffee was only so so. We liked it enough that we went back the next day. Pancakes, eggs and waffles were all very good!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

The Windmill Diner is a Danbury classic. I could not tell you the number of times I have eaten here and have never had a bad meal. The service is always good and fast and the place is always clean. They have great specials and the prices are affordable. I have specifically read disparaging comments about individuals who work here... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is an old-time diner and it is excellent. We had breakfast and although there were loads of people, we all got seated without delay. We had a party of six and got a comfortable booth and fast, efficient service. Omelets, French Toast, Bagels/cream cheese, Special Combos, Egg Sandwich, and the old stand-by, Eggs over easy, home fries and toast!... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Prices are reasonable, but food is average. In need of a major remodeling. Service is attentive, but staff is a little too talkative with each other.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-743-6541

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Diner voted best in Danbury.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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