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Morning Glory Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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11 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1457
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Essex, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always fresh food and pleasant servers. The Peach&Pumpkin soup is delicious, as are the very fresh salads. Good portions and decent prices. The menu seems to change with the seasons which is always nice to see.

Thank Teenzone
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the view. We chose to eat in where it was cooler on a warm day. The service was attentive and food was delicious. The tuna sandwich was tasty as was the beer-battered cod fillet on a bun.

Thank HelvetiaCH
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place! I wish I wasn't gluten and dairy free because I could have tasted the amazing food my boyfriend has but the Spring Rolls and Pad Thai were incredible! Thank you for a delicious meal! We hope to stop here again.

1 Thank Lauren L
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 

1 Thank Featheredfrends
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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!!

1 Thank ArubaAnnieFlorida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 

1 Thank Jasmine8CT
West Hartford, Connecticut
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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

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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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?