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Sugar Bowl Luncheonette

1033 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4510
+1 203-655-1259
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1033 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4510
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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Charming version of Holiday Inn, this spot is great for breakfast & lunch. The decorations change with every holiday! Sit at the counter & enjoy a stack of pancakes with sausage, all smothered with maple syrup. Definitely try the burgers & fries, chicken salad, grilled...More

Thank anniesullivan714
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Maybe it's me, but I didn't experience the friendly vibe others reviewed. From the moment we walked in on a Sunday morning at 9am & saw all the families with little kids, I got nothing welcoming - from the patrons, to the owners (they were...More

Reviewed February 18, 2017

Just realized I have been going there for years. Just had a great breakfast, great service good food and the price is right. Decorated for St Patty's day and the decorations change seasonally! Been a family favorite for 3 generations for breakfast or lunch.

Thank SLWW626
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Bacon and eggs, or pancakes to start a weekend day -(often cheery little children being treated by grandparents) or a fairly wide "diner-type" lunch menu. They go over the top with seasonal decorations: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter ---- you...More

2  Thank oldnavy2016
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Many years ago, Sugarbowl was a cute retro-ish luncheonette, cool-owners (brothers) and the prices were decent (especially for Darien- one of the wealthiest towns in CT). But on our recent visit for breakfast, the service was not up to snuff, but the PRICES were through...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Can't say enough good things about the Sugar Bowl. My whole family loves it -- the food is great and the service is excellent. Always feel at home here. Very special place.

2  Thank Samantha L
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We go there as often as we can with our Grandson, we absolutely love the place. The owners are just great people, they always have the place decorated in seasonal & holiday themes. Very family oriented, staff is very courteous and accommodating. I have never...More

2  Thank Wartfang
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Uncomfortable seating, rude staff, super slow and everything we ordered was greasy. I thought is was going to be quaint but was disappointed, cafeteria like!

Thank Robert W
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

The Sugar Bowl is one of a kind. It's been in town for a very long time. At one point (many years ago !!!!) it didn't even open on the weekend. Fortunately it does now. And it's perfect for a breakfast, brunch, lunch. The menu...More

Thank 5headedmonster
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Great breakfast or lunch spot, and perfect for the kids. The also do the most over the top decorations for every holiday! It is great food, great price, and super fast.

2  Thank Todd S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4510
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-655-1259
  • E-mail
The Sugar Bowl Luncheonette opened in its current location and under Mazza family ownership is 1958. We are a traditional style luncheonette serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week Our specialities include omelettes, pancakes, home-made donuts on the weekend, and great milkshakes. Come sit at the counter and enjoy our amazing holiday decorations.
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