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“more hype than truth”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Zip's Dining Car

Zip's Dining Car
Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Dayville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Connecticut
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154 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“more hype than truth”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

once you look past the nostalgic feel of the diner with the male manager wearing a tie and "supervising" the female waitresses like worker bees, you'll realize the food is not good, the seating is small and uncomfortable and may have just wasted 30 minutes of your life.

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Dayville, Connecticut, United States
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Just Your Average Diner”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

The pastrami sandwich here is good. The breakfast is OK. The waitstaff is good but it is still just your average diner.

Visited November 2012
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Thank Monique R
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East Killingly, Connecticut, United States
1 review
“Just like home cooking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

The food is great and the service is very helpful. They are willing to make substitutes,they go out of their way to please.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Beverly M
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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409 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“It was good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

It was good. Nothing outstanding, but good. The wait staff was excellent and we received our food rather quick.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Bob J
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fun Place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

Great food and atmosphere. It is a fun place in the old dinner car.

Visited July 2011
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Thank Zr2Nox
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