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Laurel Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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544 Main St. S., Southbury, CT 06488
+1 203-264-8218
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Bethel, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great little diner, reminds me of my younger days in the farmland of Jersey. My love for breakfast is hash and eggs, so good, the real deal here! And for lunch, a real burger with all the fixin's and fries. This hamburger was to die for, real meat, l'm sure hand smashed. I was a short order cook in my... More 

Thank JimJ600
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food it's made right in front of you as you seat at the counter my favorite it's the house special

Thank Pino5959
Fairfield, Connecticut
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87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

we sat at the bar because there was more room there. great tasty options, very cool to watch them cook and all work together. food was great, and plenty of it. only complaint was our cold coffee and did't get a warm up.

Thank leannquinn
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

This place rocks. I dine out for breakfast several times a week. Laurel is one of the best meals I have had in quite a while. The corned beef has was terrific. The pancakes were by far the best in Connecticut. The home fries were outstanding. I can't wait to return as I saw may things on the menu and... More 

1 Thank RonPam673
Southbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Always fast friendly service. The homemade has great flavor and I enjoy it crispy. All the food on the menu are excellent. Strongly encourage a trip to the diner.

Thank Ken H
Southbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The staff treats its patrons like family in this no frills all about the food diner. The amount of food you get for the price is fantastic. The corn beef hash is amazing! The seasoned home fries are always served hot and the eggs are cooked to perfection. Staff is always asking if you need more coffee. Great place! We... More 

Thank agfreedm
Sandy Hook
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Small old-fashioned diner for breakfast and lunch. Lots of specials (written on the upper part of the walls around the diner), Reasonable priced. Food and service were good. Minimal parking.

Thank Ron C
Southbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for breakfast after church on a Sunday morning. We only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table- it is a very small diner. They have a pretty decent menu, along with specials written on white boards hanging up in a few places. They are known for their homemade hash and hash browns.I had... More 

Thank Katrina1960
Beacon Falls, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Good food and plenty of it. Reminds us of the old trolley dining of years past. Friendly staff and fun to watch your meal cooked. Go early as the place fills up fast.

Thank _jayg48anglia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast (try kiki!!!),great lunch,Just simply perfect local,family owned place to eat. Great location right of the the highway.Highly recommended!

1 Thank rafalek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Main St. S., Southbury, CT 06488
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-264-8218

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