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Morning Glory Cafe

11 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1457
860-434-0480
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Ranked #4 of 26 restaurants in Old Lyme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Connecticut
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife, a couple of friends and I had a very tasty lunch here the other day. The Veggie Wrap and a side of sweet potato fries were just perfect. The service was prompt, friendly and helpful. Located by the river, MGC is an ideal place for a weekend breakfast or a relaxing and enjoyable lunch.

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Sydney, Australia
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83 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Once again the weather was absolute perfection and the setting for the café is ideal. I could have easily slumped into one of the Adirondack chairs for a midday nap but it was a leisurely lunch by the river before hitting the road again. It seems that we stumbled upon a little gem, as well. The story behind the Morning... More

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Specials are always interesting and tasty; my favorite "regular menu" item is the Eggs Benedict with the Apple Wood Bacon.......only disappointment for me is the coffee......not strong enough for my personal taste.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Even if the food was only just good, you could come and enjoy the marsh view, a cute and very clean bistro atmosphere and good service. I fell in love with the special soup and salad lunch: tai peanut salad and awesome Pho! The salad is fresh with a lovely dressing, not too sweet. The Pho is among the best... More

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old lyme, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It is really worth your time and money, some of the ingredients could be better less processing would be nice. A very well run restaurant. reasonable eat here at least once a week in or take out, also has a great porch on the water. Thank you for being there. Service was great saw a lot of long term staffers... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The cafe was charming and had a number of vegetarian-friendly choices. Ask about any specials... the pumpkin peach curry soup we had was amazing! Be sure to walk around out back as the views are just spectacular.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I rarely get time to ourselves and when we do we usually like to try a new place to eat, it's hard to eat though when they close over a 1/2 an hour before their posted time and just stare at you from the inside.....fail

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We needed a good breakfast place in Old Lyme but this is not the answer. The menu lacks imagination. The food is so,so. The prices are a bit high for mundane breakfast food. You are better crossing the bridge into Old Saybrook for a better and wider choice in morning dinning.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This cafe has good food. In particular it is a great spot for breakfast with a view over the Lieutenant River.

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New London, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

What more could you ask for? Service with a smile, polite and attentive. Clean, attractive décor with great views of marsh. Fresh, healthy breakfast served with fruit. Love this restaurant and did not know it existed because it is not well signed. Do not miss it. I cannot wait to come back in the summer and enjoy the birds and... More

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