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820 Farmington Ave, Bristol, CT 06010-3921
+1 860-589-7133
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Connecticut
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A go to diner with wide range of items to choose from. You find favorites and stick with them. Full service bar but it may be best to stick with wine/beer as waiters or waitresses make the mixed drinks and well... Staff is always pleasant, plenty of parking and seating. Chicken soup is yummy served with warm bread, blueberry pie... More 

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Thank Niferlou
Bristol
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate there at least 6 times already. The service is good and the food is fresh. This place is also great for the whole family. They can handle large groups by putting tables together banquet style. They also take reservations. Prices are reasonable. Great selection for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Thank Marion C
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since we're from New York we would absolutely love to have a local Diner that is true to the traditions of Diner etiquette and food menus and service although Applewood tries to be that I believe they missed the mark a little bit the food is not always served cleanly are sausages had a lot of dirty grease on them... More 

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Thank coffeeat40
Hartford, Connecticut
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502 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great early bird menu, Friendly atmosphere and good international selection . I especially enjoy the Potato Pancakes or some Greek dinners. Waiters at times need more friendly attitude Call ahead for new late hours.

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Thank GringoAlto2000
Anderson, Indiana
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were looking for a local (non-chain) restaurant in which to have dinner with our son-in-laws folks so we checked Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. We were very pleased and will definitely go back in the future. The menu selections are extensive, and the prices are very reasonable. We had excellent service and chatted a few... More 

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Thank Cheryl W
Bristol, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food was great. Wait staff was great, asking if everything was ok, removing empty plates promptly. Owner came around saying hello and asking if everything was ok.

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Thank jbogan38
Peekskill, New York
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I choose to try Applewood based on a friends recommendation. When we pulled into the lot, we thought they were closed because there was only 1 or 2 cars in the lot. This was a Saturday afternoon (4:00PM) in October. We were going to the Witches Dungeon Museum, right at the Bristol Historical Society. When we entered,... More 

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Thank Jedi-Bob
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Large Menu-----Food was ok----Place was clean but the help::: very unfriendly almost appeared they fought over who had to wait on us and everyone else.

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Thank Bennett1024
Bristol, Connecticut
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We walked in for lunch and five employees shouted hello. We sure felt welcome. That day we had lunch. The chicken salad sandwich was stuffed with lots of chicken. A side of fries was huge and tasty. My husband had a Ruben which he said was very good. After that greeting, we went for dinner. They have many early bird... More 

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Thank drachtool
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I ordered a prime rib here about 15 years ago that was incredibly good and I believe it was priced at just $9.99 which I thought was a very good price. The entire meal was better than what I have had at much more expensive restaurants. It is not very fancy but, the food is great and so are the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Farmington Ave, Bristol, CT 06010-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 860-589-7133

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