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Elmer's Diner

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22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
+1 203-731-2559
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast . Placenproydky adveryised using healthy oils such as olive oil. After tasting my home fries and eggs I quickly caught on they were using the chemically enhanced butter flavored oil called " phase". It tastes terribly artificial and not healthy. Shame shame for false advertising. Consumers are smart these days and know what is in their... More 

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Thank jonathan G
Danbury, Connecticut
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My friend & I had lunch there. The owner greeted us with a big smile and then seated us. We were brought a salad, complimentary, while we looked over the menu. Good food, good value.

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

Dear Phyllis, Thank you for the review. We are so happy to hear that you and your friend loved your lunch. Stop back in again sometime soon! More 

Youngstown, Ohio
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Traveling through Danbury and tried this place for dinner. Amazingly large menu, something for everyone. Prices were reasonable and portions were large. Service speedy.

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Thank hern2
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you loved the selection and prices. Thank you for your business and your kind words. More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Service was quick and polite. Food arrived quickly and was exactly you as ordered. Prices are reasonable and food was excellent. Had been going to Elmer's since the opened but because of some health problems we stopped for a while. Will be starting to go but back now The

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Thank radarguy2015
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I have eaten at Elmer's Diner a number of times and have never been disappointed. The building itself is strictly "Greek Diner" architecture and design, but don't be put off by this. Two nights ago I stopped in for dinner by myself. I ordered the Baked Stuffed Clams. They arrived steaming hot on a bed of perfectly cooked linguini. The... More 

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Thank Toni112950
Brookfield, Connecticut
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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: +1 203-731-2559
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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