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Dad's Restaurant LLC

740 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2475
203-265-4868
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English first
Meriden, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is now our go to for breakfast. The staff is excellent going above & beyond to make you feel at home. Awarded the Alice Water's for excellence. No easy feat! On Rte 5 with easy access & parking. You will feel at home. (Perfect Poached eggs). The quality of ALL the food is excellent & they keep everything so... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

So I'm reading the menu and I trip over an item called Hungarian pancakes. What? They're thin, rolled pancakes containing walnuts, cinnamon and brown sugar. Awesome! My spouse had an omelet with spinach and cheese. The home fries are the real deal, not fried tater tots. A great breakfast served by a friendly, attentive staff!

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East Haven, Connecticut
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

So I was on my way to treat myself to a NICE breakfast at Rick's Diner which is pretty much right next door to Dad's, but on this morning the line was out the door at Rick's so I decided to go to Dad's. There was no wait, I sat at the counter, the waitress came up to me within... More

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Have been coming here for years. Typically you can expect a good quality breakfast meal. However, the past three visits have been disappointing. Service is good, staff friendly and generally clean inside. Muffins have been terrible. I am thinking they either have someone new baking or they have changed recipes. You have to ask for jelly since they won't offer... More

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Middlesex County
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I googled "breakfast places in Wallingford" and found this. As the name of the restaurant suggested, it was a Mom and Pop place. We were greeted by a lovely lady who walked us to a corner table. The choices,prices and service was great. It was far from fancy, but I highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

I eat their once a while and they seem to always surprise me with a delicious omelette. 👌 Enough said Z.

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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

awesome breakfast every time. Specials always are unique. Great staff and friendly. Lunches are good too. always something different to try

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Meriden, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

been here several times over the years and my latest experience was the best. you know a breakfast place is good when there are probably 5 places within a mile and this one (and to be fair "Rick's) always has a line out front. they come up with some of the most interesting breakfast combos you can imagine, all using... More

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Food is good but the staff is a little disorganized which leads to slow service. Nothing outstanding about the menu and no printed menu of daily specials so you have to search for it. Not a bad place but there are better in town.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I like their facebook page for the specials and photos. I love the waitresses. they always smile and take care of you. they have the best service and make you feel like a friend. the food is good too but I just like the service.

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