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Huxley's Bookmark Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1333 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4801
+1 203-237-4087
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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New Britain, Connecticut
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

This is not your typical Greek diner experience. Good menu and quality food. Good sertvice with plenty of parking.

Thank Stephen B
Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

This place has great breakfast. Piano player on Sunday during breakfast and books all over the place are nice touches. Plenty of choices for everyone and good amount of parking.

Thank warrenb734
Meriden, Connecticut
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Have been to Huxleys quite a few times.....With friends, relatives and my sweetie. Each time, the service was wonderful and the food was cooked the way I like it! It does get very busy, but the wait staff and chefs don't let that slow them down, and it certainly doesn't affect the quality of the food. The atmosphere is very... More 

Thank Nan0341
Meriden, Connecticut
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Regardless if going for breakfast or lunch ( I believe closes at 2pm- ) you will NOT go away hungry-( if anything you will need to go shopping to walk around) The hardy breakfasts can almost be shared- and Wowwy salads are huge!! Prices very reasonable- portions are large- very relaxing atmosphere & staff very friendly - Give it a... More 

Thank nguesu1978
Prospect, Connecticut
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I have enjoyed coming here for several years but not that frequently. Similar to a diner but more like a restaurant. The food is always fresh, the service is quick and polite. They have a varied menu with vegetarian dishes as well. A great place for lunch or breakfast. And a very eclectic selection of books to read while you... More 

Thank mac52ct
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch after touring Wesleyan U. At height of lunch hour got excellent service, great food at good price. Definitely a terrific find.

Thank Roberta H
Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Huxley's has a large local following, lots of character and friendly staff. It does get busy, especially for breakfast on the weekends, so be prepared to to sit back and enjoy a coffee while you wait. You can also get great breakfast sandwiches to go, which I sometimes grab on the way out in the mornings.

Thank Brian K
Meriden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We frequent here on Sundays for the excellent food & the awesome piano man! The wait tends to be long & the waiting area confusing to the waitstaff, maybe they can give out a number when you walk in that way they aren't fumbling around yelling out "WHO'S NEXT?!" Other then that when you go before or after the rush... More 

Thank Thegirlck
New Haven, Connecticut
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

This little place is amazing. The waitress are friendly and super efficient. No matter what time of the day you come in, you will have a hot plate in front of you in minutes. On the weekend they have a piano player. Such a nice touch. They have specials daily. It is affordable and good.

Thank mari m
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Very good food! I go there almost every weekend for breakfast. (They also have good lunch) Nice staff also!!!

Thank Melissa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 203-237-4087

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