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Morning Glory Cafe

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11 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1457
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a wonderful story. The owner came as a child from Asia in a refugee family sponsored by the Congregational Church of Old Lyme. He has grown up and is running this lovely breakfast and lunch spot in an idyllic location. My favorite lunch is an Asian salad with chicken served with a peanut sauce. Yum, yum! Breakfasts... More 

Thank Featheredfrends
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the menu at this little gem. Eat outside and enjoy river and wildlife. Inside seating also available if weather is questionable. This cozy eatery used to be quiet...but it has become "found" but the food is still specular. Mixture of Asian, American, eclectic cuisine. Spring rolls like I never had before....spectacular!!

Thank ArubaAnnieFlorida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access off of 95 South Alfresco nice We had Eggs Benedict and Bagels and lox Great spot to enjoy a Tuesday morning breakfast

Thank BrianGump
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is just so cordial, friendly, and cater to your every desire... I get together with a dear friend every couple of weeks either for a late breakfast or lunch... and outside of the delicious food, they just refill our coffee cups while we sit and gab and gab and never disturb us nor do we feel we are... More 

Thank Jasmine8CT
West Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal at Morning Glory on Father's Day. There were some special additions to the menu that several of us enjoyed. I had a tasty veggie omelette with loads of fresh mushrooms, red pepper, onions and green pepper. It was done to perfection with the addition of a little Swiss cheese for good measure. My brother had... More 

Thank Lisa B
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here a couple of times. The servers are very nice and helpful if you would like a substitution on the menu. Food was tasty. Sad to say, the bathrooms are not very clean. Someone goes in there and mops the main part of the floor but along the edges it is dirty. Wonder what the kitchen is like.

Thank Shalynne
New York
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84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I had breakfast here on a Sunday. The place was very busy and we had to wait awhile for our food. But the wait staff was excellent and the food was good.

Thank returnpost
Arcata, California
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I recently enjoyed a quiet lunch on the patio of the Morning Glory Café, overlooking the Lieutenant River. I like trying items that are new to me, so I chose the "Vientiane chcken Wrap." The wrap included grilled chicken, a green chile sauce, shredded cabbage, carrots, scallions, mushrooms, a hardboiled egg, peanuts, and cilantro. Very tasty !

Thank griggs2000
Hartford, Connecticut
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236 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The initial appearance of the facility is not impressive. However, the location by the Lieutenant River is outstanding. Very calming to be on the patio while viewing the sights and sounds. The food was served quickly and the quality was high. Help staff was very friendly and efficient. Great place to visit on a pleasant afternoon or summer dinner. I... More 

Thank Jerandnanc
Jersey City, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

the outside porch sits right by the river with a beautiful view. we had breakfast there and it was delicious. service was prompt and pleasant

Thank 46531bob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1457
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: 860-434-0480

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