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1333 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4801
203-237-4087
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Huxley's Bookmark Cafe

Went there to Huxley's Bookmark Cafe with my boys on April 15, 2012. This place was disgusting and very gross with the food, broken National Geographic magazines, dirty books, and other rude things. I just didn't like this place at all but its junk. Food was OK, Place was Dirty, and Atmosphere was... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Ryan B
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Vernon, Connecticut, United States
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Vernon, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went there to Huxley's Bookmark Cafe with my boys on April 15, 2012. This place was disgusting and very gross with the food, broken National Geographic magazines, dirty books, and other rude things. I just didn't like this place at all but its junk. Food was OK, Place was Dirty, and Atmosphere was kinda weird. Won't be back at Huxley's... More 

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Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Have tried Huxley's twice, once for breakfast and once for lunch. Guess I thought lunch might be better that breakfast, but it was disappointing. At breakfast, the pancakes were not fully cooked, neither was the omelet. Took awhile to get the attention of the server because this place is extremely busy for breakfast. We were not impressed with the quality... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The atmosphere is casual and friendly. The food is reasonably priced. Decent portions and quality. Great place for low key breakfast or lunch.

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CT
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As a Meriden resident, we don't have that many great places to eat nevermind have a great breakfast, but Huxleys in my opinion is just that. There have great omelets/ pancakes/waffles, the portions are good, the conversation is fun and normally they have a piano player (who can play some requests) so to me, it all adds up to probably... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Good for club sandwiches.. breakfasts are average, nothing special, service is ok as well. The place is always busy, seems to be regulars.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went to Huxley's for breakfast Which was fabulous. There is an extensive menu for breakfast & lunch. Easily found off I 91 or The Parkway at the East Main St exit both north & south for travelers to find out what locals already know. There are books to read and at times someone is playing the piano. I strongly... More 

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Dexter, Maine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food here is very good the menu has some variation to it. The staff is friendly and the place has very nice atmosphere. You should be going here for a quiet time while dining

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Europe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Went there several times. Good and friendly service. Very good food. I had fruit blueberry pancake and really liked it.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. My family goes here all the time!! But be aware on holidays (Mother's Day, fathers days, etc.) it's really busy!!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our family has gone to Huxley's since it opened. My parents have now retired to another community, but we always go back at least once during a visit to Meriden to have breakfast or lunch. The food and service are always good, and special requests are handled with ease. French toast, all of the egg dishes, and the weekly/daily specials... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1333 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4801
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: 203-237-4087
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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