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Elmer's Diner

American, Diner
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22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
12037312559
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

On our visits to Elmer's we have felt that the food was average. It is basic diner food. The pancakes and french toast are good, not great. The waitstaff was friendly and competent. It is a convenient location to grab breakfast or lunch. It is better than fast food alternatives and an okay environment for family.

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Thank Stephen S
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your honesty, Stephen. We will take your likes and dislikes into account, and we hope that next time you come, we can offer you a better dining experience. We look forward to serving you! More 

New Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Here is a guy who got all of his training at a Greek diner in Ridgefield called Dimitri's. Having been in the restaurant business myself for over 40 years , I can see the errors in Elmer's Diner from the minute I walked through the door. From the construction to the seating to the food to the service. The architect... More 

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Thank Anthony I
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, We are sorry if our restaurant does not suit your tastes. We assure you that we place a great deal of emphasis on the food and the service at our diner. If you wish to further discuss this review, please speak to a manager. More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Nice diner, excellent friendly service. Wide variety of traditional diner selections plus select Spanish, Greek and Tex-Mex selections. Overall a good balance of price paid and value received. Ample parking in upper lot. Lower lot best served for compact type vehicles.

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Thank j x
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We appreciate your business and your kind words, and we hope to see you again sometime soon! More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

was there today with kids and grandkids for lunch, we got very rushed service, and place was not busy.. waitress shouldn't be a waitress ! food was just so so, not impressed... very disappointed..

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Thank sandy669
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

We apologize for your less than extraordinary experience as our guest, sandy669. We strive to provide our guests with outstanding service and satisfaction when they visit us and that does not appear to be the case here. We would like to rectify these shortcomings with you. To further discuss this review please reach out to a manager. More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Having heard many wonderful things, I was looking forward to going to breakfast at my friend's suggestion. I must say, it was the first time I had ever felt like the server really wanted to turn the table over. When our order was taken, it was fairly straight forward but for some reason the order came out incorrect. I can't... More 

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Thank CTPi
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

We apologize for the sub-par service you received. We strive to provide our guests with outstanding service and satisfaction when they visit us, but it appears there were problems. We would like to rectify this situation. If you wish to further discuss this review, we welcome you to reach out to a manager. More 

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151 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Sunday breakfast at a diner is usually disappointing given the overflow of hungry church goers and overwhelmed diner staff- NOT THE CASE HERE! While the parking is a pain and very limited- the food and service completely outweighs it. The specials are always new and there are many healthy options (not just typical greasy diner food). Our service was timely... More 

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Thank Samantha N
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience, Samantha! It’s always a joy to have you dine with us, and we appreciate the kind words for the staff and compliments on our cuisine. Thank you again for the 5 Stars and the lovely review, and we look forward to seeing you again next Sunday! More 

Woodland Park, New Jersey
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We went here on Christmas. The food was very good but I was impressed wih the friendliness of th staff. We will go back again when we are in the area.

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Thank John T
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful feedback, John! We are glad you enjoyed your meal and service, and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We arrived late after a class reunion to have another mini reunion. The food was good and the staff very accomodating. I have eaten there prior to that, always good. Nice diner.

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Thank Diane B
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback, Diane. It makes us very happy to hear that you and all of your old classmates gathered to dine with us, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Elmer's has consistently good food. I love their breakfast, especially. Elmer, the owner, is an incredibly nice and hard working man. His staff are well trained and attentive. I have never had anything other than excellent service here.

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Thank AmyBGS
Bristol, Connecticut
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I really like this diner! So many options on the menu! I ordered the breakfast quesadilla. It was so good and filling! The staff was very nice. Will be back next time I'm in Danbury!

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Thank chrissy0138
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Dear Chrissy, Thanks for the review! We are happy to hear that you loved your meal and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the area. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 12037312559
Description
This is a 24 hour diner and we serve anything that is on your mind for an American Italian Mexican Greek and anything that is available for you just let us know and would be more than happy to accommodate the way you Like YOir meal. You happiness it is our graders reward. Enjoy!! Elmer

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