We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elmer's Diner

22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
+1 203-731-2559
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner
22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (87)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have much to choose for the entire family. Staff is friendly, place is clean, food is good, prices are moderate. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank Olga B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This diner has very good food and I found it to be very clean. The waiters were very attentive and the food was delicious. Quite a varied menu and much to choose from.

Thank Travtripper
Reviewed 3 November 2017

the breakfast is very good, all portions are large. The cheese burger lunch special can not be beat - soup, cheeseburger l/y/o , French fries for under $10. how can you go wrong? The chipotle mayonnaise is unique and better than hot sauce on fries,.

Thank allen k
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Always clean, always consistent, always friendly! Great diner. We have never been for dinner, but breakfast & lunch many times. My husband says they have the best eclairs! They make them in house.

Thank MLeeReviews
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Classic diner with an extensive menu. Great staff, very accommodating, quick service, food is very good to excellent. Recommendations include gyro, corned beef Reuben, chicken francese, Great desserts.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I have had many dishes at Elmer's Diner but the best by far are their waffles. They are true Belgian style that is light a fluffy but not too heavy. They make some great egg dishes that include rice and beans in some. The burgers...More

Thank mcjaeger68
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for the review! We are so happy to hear that you always love your meal. We appreciate your business and your kind words.

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Frequenting the area on recent business trips with colleagues, we tend to try different establishments in the area. This has been my second time dining at Elmer's and will definitely be my last. Besides the barely warmed beans that were served with the breakfast platter,...More

1  Thank jlarue44
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We’re sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your meal during your recent visit. We can assure you that the experience you described does not reflect the standards we set for our team or food. we believe in offering nothing but the...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Danbury, and I have seen a lot of diners come and go. I maybe visit once a year or so, and Elmer's is the best diner left standing! I stopped for breakfast with my family. I had an excellent omelette, home...More

Thank Amber T
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Amber, Thank you for the review! We are so happy to hear that you loved your meal and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you for your business and your compliments. It is a pleasure to serve you.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We've been coming here for while now and Elmer's is everything you expect in a diner. They have the specials of the day on a board in the entryway and they are also printed inside the menu. The menu is quite large and can be...More

1  Thank connecticut_lady
Elmer P, Manager at Elmer's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate your loyalty, and are glad you have enjoyed many delicious meals with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not care for the spinach pie, but we do greatly appreciate your recommendation of sampling the...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

The food and establishment are very good. Service is also very good. The portions are nice sized and the choices are extensive. Good place for any meal of the day from breakfast to dinner!

Thank TazRon
Elmer P, Owner at Elmer's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you, TazRon! We’re so glad you enjoy dining with us, and we look forward to your next visit!

Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Danbury
Americas Best Value Inn-Danbury
34 reviews
1.05 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Danbury
377 reviews
3.28 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
171 reviews
3.34 km away
Ethan Allen Hotel
889 reviews
3.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pho Vietnam
215 reviews
.77 km away
Edo II
57 reviews
.16 km away
Castello Restaurant
72 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tarrywile Park & Mansion
155 reviews
3.74 km away
Danbury Railway Museum
134 reviews
1.98 km away
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
9 reviews
6.57 km away
Danbury Fair Mall
75 reviews
4.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Elmer's Diner staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-731-2559
  • E-mail
This is a 24 hour diner and we serve anything that is on your mind for an American Italian Mexican Greek and anything that is available for you just let us know and would be more than happy to accommodate the way you Like YOir meal. You happiness it is our graders reward. Enjoy!! Elmer
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing