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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 - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Prospect, Connecticut
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Melissa R
Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

A wonderful place to bring or meet family and friends, the vibe is busy, friendly and the food is very good and they have many great specials to choose from other than regular menu, breakfast my fav and on sundays i believe they have a piano player a certain times, i have to say many folks from town just love... More 

Thank ilonaslater
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Always meet my Best friend here. Centrally located. The specials are different each time. Unique dishes. A little on the pricey side. No more &1.99 eggs specials anywhere. lol. If you like strong coffee this is the place to go. Neat atmosphere with books everywhere. Never had a bad meal. Always left stuffed. They give you plenty of food.

Thank Jewelsbrowne
Meriden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I live near here and have taken multiple friends and family to eat here at various times. The service is always good and the food great ! They have interesting specials, too!

Thank bethedo
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We were in the area at lunchtime and wanted to find a casual place that had something for everyone. Looking at our options, we all agreed to try Huxley's. I love anyplace I can get breakfast anytime, and while that was my plan, I wound up ordering the patty melt. My husband ordered a Reuben and our son is always... More 

Thank tinyredbird

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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: +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?