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City Limits Diner

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American, Diner, Bar
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135 Harvard Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
+1 203-348-7000
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great breakfast place recommend by our hotel concierge . The choices are variable and food is good , the hash with poached eggs my favorite . Don't know about lunch or dinner .

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Thank Machet
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recent visit and encouraging review! We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast at City Limits-- both the service and the food. Come join us for lunch or dinner... if you liked breakfast, we won't disappoint! We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you soon. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

White Plains, New York
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Love the white plains site but this one is depressed and run down. Maybe it's psychological but food not as good. Not bad but not like white plains.

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Thank Stephen F
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and honest feedback. We are so glad that you are a loyal customer of our White Plains location and we hope to have the pleasure to serve you there in the future. As for your experience in Stamford, we are sorry that it did not meet the expectations that City Limits White Plains has... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice little spot for breakfast & lunch. It's pretty convenient being right off 95 as well. They have really good eggs Benedict and also really good huervos rancheros. 👍🏻👍🏻

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Thank jessicafaithjohnston
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. The Eggs Benedict + Huevos Rancheros are both great! Have you checked out our Happy Hour offerings as well? We look forward to seeing you back again soon! The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Wife has adopted the same philosophy as a Foodie Friend of hers that this place is the Do All--End All of diners It is upscale, the food is different, but you are at a diner, so why should you pay extra for a traditional breakfast meal ??? The difference is minimal

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Thank SenorKranks
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Please make sure to sign up for our newsletter via our website so you can keep up with special offerings! We sincerely appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon for breakfast, lunch or dinner! The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Great place to have breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner with family, especially with kids. The place is great the food too and is cheap.

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Thank muribela
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. We appreciate you being a loyal guest and look forward to seeing you and the kids again soon. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The food is OK. It's an OK "dinner food", nothing special but not bad; however, it is terribly overpriced! Certainly not "dinner prices". Also the ambiance is dark and cold. My family and relatives have decided to not go there anymore.

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Thank ACarolina_Mark
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your most recent experience. With regards to pricing, we recently adjusted our menu. With the increase in labor costs alongside the cost of goods, we had to make some changes so that the restaurant so many of our neighbors and regulars know and love can remain the same.... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We were looking for someplace that had good food at reasonable prices and found it in the City Limits Diner. Our sandwiches were perfect and quite tasty. Service was good and place was convenient with good parking

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Thank Kathy H
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to write a review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the sandwiches + the service. We hope to see you again soon! The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Bennington, Vermont
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I took some soup to go ... it was homemade and delicious, the homemade bread that came in the bag was a nice surprise! I also brought some wonderful rice pudding with me!

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Thank vermontsawyer
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. We are thrilled to hear that you love our homemade bread + soups as much as we do. We hope to see you back again soon! The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The always-available homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is a meal in itself, and is the best I've ever tasted. Breads and pastries are house-made. Quality is fairly consistent, with a few exceptions. The salads are fresh and generous and sandwiches are creative. Breakfast menu items are worth the trip. The location, right off Exit 6 of I 95 makes this a... More 

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Thank sdimattia
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your recent visit. Please make sure to sign up for our newsletter via our website so you can keep up with us! We sincerely appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This used to be our choice when south of 95 on the west side, but our visit yesterday was disappointing. First, the prices have gone up, and paying $12.75 for a waffle is ridiculous when its the same plate that was served at $8.95 and there is nothing different. Same waffle, same fruit, the price increase over the years just... More 

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Thank eats0utal0t123
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience. We value your business and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible. We certainly understand your frustration with having to wait unnecessarily at any point during your meal and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. With regards to pricing, you are correct in pointing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Diner, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Harvard Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-348-7000
Description
City Limits redefines the traditional American diner experience by showcasing a wide selection of comforting, sophisticated dishes-from house-smoked meats to gourmet pastries. The diner, which has locations in White Plains, NY, and Stamford, CT, uses only the highest-quality ingredients in from-scratch preparations, resulting in satisfying and diverse menu offerings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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