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Laurel Diner

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American, Diner
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544 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-4202
203-264-8218
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Today
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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1 Thank rafalek
Southbury, Connecticut
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy this restaurant because, it is quick and the food is delisious. I like to see my food being prepared and served. Also, the staff are very friendly and courteous. I will return again, and again, and more!

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1 Thank Xo X
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has great prices for delicious food. You do not have to wait long at all and you get to watch the chef cook it! Would definitely recommend stopping in.

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1 Thank honestcustomerr
New Britain, Connecticut
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Diners and the Laurel Diner did not disappoint. Fresh made hash was delicious and the eggs were cooked perfectly. Having a choice of hash browns or home fries was nice. Small place and we had to wait about 10 minutes for a seat on a Sunday morning, service was good. Coffee was nice and hot but just a... More 

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1 Thank Tom W
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't judge a book by its cover. Laurel diner is a small, hole in the wall place, with the best breakfast. I've never had anything bad. Pancakes are the fluffiest I've ever had. Far better than Leo's, Chips, or iHop. Cinnabun french toast is delicious. (Very sweet). Kiki is probably the best item on the menu. I've had various omelets... More 

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2 Thank Kari P
Southbury, Connecticut
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I enjoyed this restaurant and loved the food. It was very basic and quite traditional. Nothing fancy about the Laurel Diner....and I like that!

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2 Thank Xo X
Southbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The food and staff make this a great little local place to have breakfast or lunch. I love the old time feeling sitting at the counter watching the chef make your food.

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1 Thank AndreaDTSL
Southbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Always great food. Keep in mid this is a classic small town diner. Small and simple. Not much searing... That's part of the charm. It has recently been ranked as one of the bast diners in all of New England.

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1 Thank winterdct
Southbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Great local breakfast diner. Go for the meal and some nice people. Always busy because it's always good!

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3 Thank Naylz519
Connecticut
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I really don't want to tell you all about this place. You see, it's that good. The wait can be long on weekends and us locals really don't need this place to be any more crowded. Breakfast can't be beat. Try the Canoe, basically a western omelette with cheese and stuffed with corned beef hash. Also the grilled cinnamon roll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southbury
  • Phone Number: 203-264-8218

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?