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“Something for everyone”
Review of Effie's Place

Effie's Place
Ranked #28 of 181 Restaurants in West Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

This family-run spot has a varied menu with something for everyone: salads, small and large plates, home style favorites like meatloaf and turkey dinners, and a variety of fish entrees. There are sandwiches too. When you are ready for dessert, try the tapioca pudding or one of the many fruit or custard pies. They cater to an older crowd, but you will see many multi- generational groups at Effie's. Service is friendly and prompt. Plenty of parking in the lot or on the street in front of the restaurant.

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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast on a visit to my daughter in the area. Although I find that breakfast food is hard to screw up, our food was fast, delicious and cooked to order. The selection on the menu was enough to satisfy everyone in our party. The service was fast and attentive. A great place to grab a quick bite to eat, with simple fare.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

Visiting from out of town and looking for a lunch place after visiting the Mark Twain/Stowe museum. It was within 5 minutes, seemed to be a local place and had decent reviews on TA. Host was friendly and we were seated quickly in a large corner booth. The restaurant is in an old bank, so it's not fancy - just your typical diner. Service was fast, polite and professional. the food was just so-so. We had both breakfast items and lunch. The portion sizes were above average. The omelet's seemed to be the most popular. The pancakes the least. Lunch items were typical diner fare. Overall, the food was just average. Not bad, but nothing special. We felt like the prices were a little high for the quality. If you're looking for a fast, friendly place to eat that serves average food. Effie's place will do.

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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Classic Greek-influenced "Country Kitchen" in an urban atmosphere... menu is big, food exactly what you would expect and nothing more, service very friendly and professional, atmosphere dated (in an old bank, I think)... better options are around, but you could definitely do worse.

Thank David B
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Effie's Place is a treat. Despite the onset of Fall, we were still able to eat our first meal at Effie's outside. We started with the Greek Sampler which consisted of tiro pita, spanakopita, hummus, pita, feta and olives. One word - flawless. Everything was homemade and I especially loved the feta which was surprisingly not salty. My wife had the chicken souvlaki pita. The grilled chicken breast was moist and cooked perfectly. The cucumber sauce was also delicious. I had the pastrami and Swiss triple decker club which was recommended by our waitress. This was a great sandwich. The prices were reasonable and the service was extremely attentive. We look forward to our next visit.

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Thank rossclaudine
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