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City Limits Diner

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American, Diner, Bar
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135 Harvard Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6304
+1 203-348-7000
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7:00 am - 11:00 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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Connecticut
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This isn't one of the best diners, the service is slow and the food is about average, but the people are pleasant and it's conveniently located off exit 6 of I-95. They also have a large space in the back that would be perfect for a small banquet or business meeting.

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Thank NikkiLynne75
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been going to this City Limits, as well as the one in White Plains, for years. More than "just a diner", the menu is broad, sometimes creative and the food is very good. The huevos rancheros shown in the photo at the time I am writing this was once one of my favorites. That is, before I became... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation! We appreciate your comments + feedback and we'll be sure to pass it along to the management team (including Laura!) We do have several items that we can recommend as gluten-free, although they are not currently highlighted on the menu. We're in discussion about that though! We hope to see you... More 

Belchertown, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you have business in the area, this is a great diner to stop for dinner or drinks. The restaurant is quite large and has an extensive menu. It's conveniently located right off the highway and they have plenty of parking. They have a bar area with a TV and the prices are reasonable. There are areas you could have... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. Did you know that we bake all of our own bread on premises? We're glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again next time you find yourself in the area. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Dade City, Florida
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice place, art deco, clean, fresh. Menu very good , unusual items for breakfast, I had the Lobster Benedict was very good.

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

Great choice! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. We hope to see you back again soon! The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical diner. The food is good for diner food, a bit pricey and feel like they rush you out. Your greeted, seated, and the servers want your order. Once that happens you only see them when they bring your food and when they leave the check. The food is ok, a bit pricey and it's attached to... More 

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

Many thanks for joining us recently! We're sorry to hear that you felt rushed and that the service wasn't more personal. We welcome your feedback and will pass your message along... With regards to food and pricing, we try to stay competitive with other quality restaurants in Stamford + Westchester County. Our restaurant group as a whole pays premium prices... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good - some items a bit on the pricey side. Have been there several times for lunch and dinner. Place is very clean and wait staff friendly.

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Thank h0ylandm
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. We're happy to hear that you find the restaurant clean and inviting. We are grateful to have you as a loyal diner and look forward to seeing you back again soon. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was seated. Took 5 min to get water..never saw waiter again till food came. Food was good but service bad.

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

Many thanks for joining us recently! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, but sorry to hear that service was slow during your recent visit. Did you mention this to a manager while you were dining with us? w always try to address problems at the time of service to ensure a better experience. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed another outstanding lunch today at a diner that is much more than just a diner. Many food choices served in a clean and comfortable environment by a friendly and professional staff. The food is always quite good...both quality and quantity. We have our favorite salads, sandwiches and entrees. Stumbled onto the BBQ burger last week. Wow, it was terrific.... More 

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Thank Joefish925
Livanos F, Guest Relations Manager at City Limits Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. We're so glad you got a chance to try the Hot & Spicy Smokehouse BBQ Burger! It was so well received during our Summer BBQ Menu Celebration, we decided to extend the promo through August. Did you have any leftovers?! We'll let Laura + Marie know you say hello. We look... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of a higher-end, NYC restaurant group and attached to the LaQuinta Inn, this place rocks! The portions are generous (we usually have two breakfasts, as we take leftovers home) and delicious. They bake scones, breads, etc. On premises. Service is generally very good. They do serve lunch and dinner, as well, but haven't tried them.

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

This review rocks! Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you back again for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Livanos Restaurant Group More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical diner menu with lots to choose from. The only Stamford diner I've returned to more than once or twice. Been here for lunch many times. Food is consistent and service is quick.

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Thank chingard
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. And thank you for coming back again and again. Please make sure to sign up for our newsletter via our website so you can keep up with our seasonal specials! We sincerely appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon. The Livanos Restaurant Group 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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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 06902-6304
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?