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Huxley's Bookmark Cafe

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1333 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4801
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

food is great,you get the eggs just the way that you want them,staff is very nice ,service was great,,,also have a fellow playing soft music on the piano,,

Thank gparadis2016
Meriden, Connecticut
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large selection of breakfast fare and great corn beef hash. Also open for lunch with soups and sandwiches.

Thank Barry P
Meriden, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We love this spot! The food is always great and the service is too. It's super close to home which is always a plus and we are always in and out. It's perfect for Sunday mornings or when you just don't have time to make your own breakfast! Highly recommend the bookmark!

Thank stephwanderlust
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We have ordered take out many times for breakfast.. It's very good and they also serve lunch .. A bit pricey on the breakfast but the omelette's are very good.. Home fries are so so .. An average size restaurant and always busy on the weekends.. Thanks Chris cross

Thank Chriscross64
Meriden, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great food, pleasant atmosphere complete with light jazz played by Bill, the piano man, friendly staff, good prices. Huxley's is a popular place for breakfast and lunch every day, but especially on Sundays. We have been meeting friends for Sunday brunch there on a regular basis for the past ten years.

Thank BMacDee2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If it is not busy you have a chance of a decent breakfast. When he gets busy the attention to quality of food goes right out. There are many other breakfast places that provide better quality food.

Thank Richard P
Campton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We have been going to Huxley's for years and it never disappoints. The breakfasts and service are outstanding. Last week we called for take-our pancakes for my 99 year old Mom. With some sausages and bacon, they were nice and hot and yummy. I snitched a taste and have to say those pancakes are special. It made a great Mother's... More 

Thank bernie1935
Meriden, Connecticut
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

After mentioning so may times that we wanted to go to Huxley's for breakfast we finally made it. We were glad we went and will go back again. Since it was a Saturday, the place was crowded. We still were seated right away. The wait staff approached us with menus and offered coffee as soon as we sat down. Some... More 

Thank Linda M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Was the first meal I bought on a recent visit to America whilst staying in Meriden. Service and food was excellent. So good in fact, I made sure we went back for my last breakfast before leaving the States.

Thank chris w
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

While the food was decent, the ambiance is what really attracts me to this spot. I loved having brunch here, seeing the bookshelves and the live pianist. I had brought my 4 month old daughter and did not anticipate how crowded and loud it'd be. But, had a nice time nonetheless.

Thank Dee A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4801
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: 203-237-4087

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?