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Nick's Luncheonette

American, Diner
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423 1st Ave, West Haven, CT 06516-3815
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The make a nice breakfast nothing fancy just the basics at a very reasonable price. They will be missed when they get displaced by the Haven.

Thank Ray2220
Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

If you happen to be in the New Haven area make sure to stop by Nick's for breakfast or lunch. You have not had French toast until you try Nick's. Home fries are to die for too. If you are there for lunch, his tuna melt is pretty good. Charming owner Nick is always at the grill, so if you... More 

Thank IvaRomero
Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Friendly atmosphere nice place to enjoy breakfast, to bad the city has claimed the property for a big project and forced them to move.

Thank poppy843
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Enjoyed the breakfast. Loved it.Great OMLET N FRENCH TOAST. You Need to wait for the table, but waiting there is worthy. You can stop by there when you go there.

Thank Sam O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Best little breakfast spot in town ! Prices are reasonable and portions are generous. Freshly prepared to order. The owner and wife are really friendly.

Thank Deborah J
West Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Fantastic breakfast menu and food. Great service by the best waitresses in town. Friendly, cozy atmosphere . Good for lunch as well. Homemade soup is excellent. Owner always greets us with a smile. Wouldn't go any else for breakfast.

Thank j2632h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The place is small but very clean!the food and service were great. And you can even get your home fries well done! We will be going back

Thank Neils57
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A lot of times when I have relatives visiting I take them to Nick's. Why Nick's? because they make some of the best breakfast meals in all the state. Whether it's eggs, home fries, pancakes, or omelets Nick's does its really good and for a great price. Nick's is a favorite of locals, this is as mom & pop as... More 

Thank Josue C
Trenton, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly, quick service, delicious egg platter with 2 eggs, toast and hash browns. Great value. Limited seating.

Thank Dawnzo
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

A family owned business that takes pride in serving good food! Place is full of locals so that's allways a good thing!

Thank Drewlou102

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 1st Ave, West Haven, CT 06516-3815
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: 203-937-9036

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?