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J.A.M.S.S.

787 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2127
(860) 510-0839
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Ranked #19 of 71 restaurants in Old Saybrook
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
New Paltz,NY
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent the night at Mohegan Sun Casino and decided to have breakfast on the road. We were so happy to find Jamss! It was a super busy Sunday morning and we sat up at the bar. This allowed us to watch this family run restaurant in action - they have an open kitchen and we watched them prepare many mega-meals... More

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Seville, Andalucia, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

JAMSS is one of those places I daydream about and eagerly anticipate the next time that I will eat there. I often find myself in the area but will also go out of my way to have breakfast and/or lunch there and frequently choose it over the many other local options. It's casual, comfortable, friendly atmosphere and delicious, generous portions... More

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Bridgewater, NJ
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have been going up to the Cape for years and have always stopped in Old Saybrook, CT to take a break on the way up to the Cape and on the way back from the Cape...we used to stop at Pat's Country Kitchen however we found they had closed and the new restaurant is a Mexican Food establishment...NOT...!!! I... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I ordered food to go from JAMSS today based on the good reviews and ended up not even eating it all and concerned for my health. As I was about to put one of the last bites of their raved about fruit bowl into my mouth, I noticed a very visible green, fuzzy mold growth on the strawberry slice resting... More

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Canterbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I run an employee committee that is responsible for special functions one of which is a Christmas breakfast. We employed jamss for our 2012 breakfast and it was fantastic. Eggs were perfect, homemade sausage patties bacon bagels and muffins, plenty of good food for 100 people. The next year a no brainer after our first experience. We were very disappointed.... More

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

How can an eating establishment have no restroom? This is a real problem. You cannot even wash your hands before eating. Friendly staff though.

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Clinton, CT
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The reason this place is usually crowded is the exceptional quality of the breakfasts. Best for miles around!

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Connecticut
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Little restaurant in a strip mall that is always packed. Huge pancakes and lots of great breakfast selections. The muffins are to die for. The only problem is getting a seat.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great breakfast - style in food with quality ingredients. A bit crowded with average service. No rest room. Nice food presentation made to order.

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NJ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I threw the calorie-counting out for this place. I went because of reviews I read here. I had a ham, swiss and avocado omelette and English muffin -- really yummy -- but the killer was the house version of something called a donut muffin, rolled in butter, sugar and cinnamon. Come on. Did they know I was coming? I can... More

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