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Riverdale Diner

521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
+1 203-924-4084
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
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Reviewed 3 days ago

BAD EXPERIENCE AT RIVERDALE DINER: Take what you will from my dreadful awful experience at Riverdale Diner in Shelton. This is what happened to me at my visit to Riverale Diner. I planned a breakfast visit at Riverdale for a group of 6/7 people to...More

Thank MH1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Riverdale and waited for service for 20 minutes before we got up and headed for an alternative choice.

1  Thank BG1212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Riverdale Diner for many years. We have enjoyed their meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have never been disappointed in any of our selections. Great service and great food!

Thank Stanley G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful diner with great food at very reasonable prices. The service is very good no matter when you go. Whether its breakfast, lunch, or late night dinner, you cant go wrong.

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Went to this diner yesterday w/Family and Relatives -We had a great waiter that didn't miss a beat-The food we ordered was so fresh and cooked to a tee-Special requests done perfect--The country fried steak is 1 of my favs-The green goddess dressing is worth...More

Thank bobjarvais
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Great little diner, prices are fair and food is tasty. I love the omelets and pancakes. I usually go during breakfast, which is served all day. I have not tried any lunch or dinner entrees. Great fast courteous services.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

A Diner that doesn't serve lox??? Anyway, stopped for brunch on a Sunday. The place was packed. Good sign, the host at the door had an accent, promising. Now he talks Arabic to another host, hmmm this is going to taste good... Since the place...More

Thank Tibi N
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We needed a roadside stop after attending a wedding the day before. Found by accident a road sign for this quaint diner and stopped in. The service was attentive, the menu extensive and our choices were yummy! We would go there again!

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed April 10, 2017

It is a nice classic diner with a clean, nice environment and witch always smiling and pleasant staff. The meal is a true rich American breakfast/lunch haven! Fresh fruits on you freshly made waffles with rich heavy cream on tom! Delicious! Wonderful selection of great...More

Thank cherryblossom2016
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We were passing through the area on our way to New Haven and had lunch. We enjoyed the clam chowder and the roast chicken diner. The waitress was on the ball and really a great girl. Prices were average for a diner which was great...More

Thank 37aprila
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-924-4084
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An American Diner with traditional values - family owned and operated. Open 24/7 365 days a year. Homemade comfort food - broad menu featuring Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Children's Menu. Full Service Bar.
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