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Dad's Restaurant LLC

American, Diner
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740 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2475
+1 203-265-4868
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on Route 5 (Colony Road) this long time favorite is great for breakfast or lunch. Super friendly & accommodating staff are the icing on the cake. Food is great & prices can't be beat. The most amazing pancakes I have ever eaten- Go hungry!!!!

Thank Ruthi K
Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food at great prices! The restaurant is small but they make good use of the space they have! Professional and quick staff, I would recommend it!

Thank bostonhcky1
Cheshire, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food for breakfast and lunch. The girls there are super nice. I love their specials and my son loves the stuffed French toast. It's a bit pricey and with a family of 6 it hits the wallet hard. So, good food but I don't make a habit of going there.

Thank blueyeddevil
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Charming location, wonderfully friendly staff, FANTASTIC food. Great sandwich and apple pie!! GO THERE! You will be glad you did!

Thank Mike F
Woodhaven, United States
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The moment you walk in the door you feel like you have been warped into a giant home kitchen. The atmosphere, staff and smell of the griddle food makes you feel at home. The coffee is always fresh and the staff make sure you never half empty. The portion are great to share or even have enough for a doggie... More 

Thank Dai Sim C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

It was pretty packed when we arrived, but the bar had some room, so hubby and I sat there. I think it enhanced our appreciation of the meal. We chatted a bit with the very busy staff and nearby diners, getting some tips of what kind of pancakes to get (banana with chocolate chip & 1 is plenty) and seeing... More 

Thank KerrBerr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast like mom makes a home style atmosphere that's friendly with great service. You will leave here with a full belly and a smile.

Thank playmaker5850
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Very yummy breakfast with a white board full of specials to choose from. Endless cup of coffee. Wait staff exceptionally friendly and attentive. Really made us feel like regulars.

Thank 1Thom2H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Food is good and plentiful. There were 4 of us for breakfast. We all ordered something different. The food arrived together and was hot. It was a pleasant experience from the moment we entered the door. A cheerful greeting. Excellent waitress and plenty of hot coffee. I highly recommend a visit here. 😃

Thank Cathy H
Newark, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We found this restaurant about 10 yrs ago while driving north on vacation in New Hampshire. Been back at any opportunity since, which unfortunately it has been a few years. Still no change in the quality or service. Everyone works hard in this restaurant including a woman who must be the "mom" and is still working hard as a senior... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2475
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-4868

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