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494 Main Street, Monroe, CT
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Description: Their website has been hacked... I need to talk to the owner... these are...
Their website has been hacked... I need to talk to the owner... these are really nice people that rebuilt after an arson fire.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Service needs to improve, but

Great breakfasts and the lunches are pretty good too. Anyone who says Chips has the best pancakes in CT hasn't been to John's. Usually packed for breakfast, so get there early. Haven't had dinner there yet, but I will soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Len B
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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79 reviews 79 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Great breakfasts and the lunches are pretty good too. Anyone who says Chips has the best pancakes in CT hasn't been to John's. Usually packed for breakfast, so get there early. Haven't had dinner there yet, but I will soon.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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124 reviews 124 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

John ( owner ) refuses to give me his pancake recipe, they are awesome. I love the banana nut or just the plain. If you try the hash brown omelette you won't be sorry. We come here for any meal. The ingredient s are all fresh and a higher quality than any other diners in the area. His bacon is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We recently moved to Monroe and were told this was the best breakfast in town. All four people in our party enjoyed their food. They have some interesting pancake choices - I had one with bacon and sausage inside.

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Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I used to go here a lot but the owner can be crabby and yell and his help which bothers me, The food is good and if he finally stopped yelling it would be a wonderful place to go

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I've been going for years because the food is good but the past few times the owners son has been the waiter and he is not so good. If you go, try to get someone else to wait on you. Wraps and fries are yummy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

When me and my other half have a chance we love going there for breakfast..the best scramble eggs Benedict to die for..love johnny / sandy owner are the best..

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Stratford, CT
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121 reviews 121 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I had a breakfast reunion with 3 of my former teaching colleagues at the Rustic Grille. The menu is so large, get there early, to have enough time to read it. I have driven by this place many times and never knew it was there. It's diagonally across the street from Robertos Restaurant. I had Eggs over easy with sausage... More 

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Morehead City, NC
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143 reviews 143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I live in NC but every time I visit family in Newtown the Rustic Grill is the place to go. Their turkey and stuffing wrap is our of this world delicious. The old pictures of Monroe and the friendly staff make every visit a pleasure.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

This is a very nice place for breakfast. We are regulars since we like the food a lot and never had any issues with the service, however have seen and heard of complaints from others. Recently they have added a bar which seems it has reduced the number of available seats and increased the waiting time on busy weekend mornings.... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Brought my son here for breakfast, 20 bucks. A tad steep for what we got. Food was alright, not worth $20+

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 494 Main Street, Monroe, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Their website has been hacked... I need to talk to the owner... these are really nice people that rebuilt after an arson fire.

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