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Sandy Hook Family Diner

98 Church Hill Rd, Exit 10 off I-84, Newtown, CT 06470-1621
+1 203-270-5509
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“french toast” (4 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
98 Church Hill Rd, Exit 10 off I-84, Newtown, CT 06470-1621
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Needed a break off Rt 84-just a short drive for a fresh home cooked breakfast. Reasonable prices, friendly staff. Unique retro diner with dining room added on.

Thank Victoriatheatre
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The breakfast we had was hot and delicious - eggs, potatoes, bacon and a bagel. Bottomless coffee and reasonably priced. So comfortable. Feels like you belong and they'll welcome you back anytime.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were vacationing in Southbury, CT and while the guys went golfing, the three of us gals went exploring for a local place for breakfast. We asked one woman who was of no help and stopped at a place that was out of business. I...More

2  Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a great breakfast / lunch place ! We had the eggs w/corned beef hash and French Toast and both were great ! There is a counter with 8-10 seats and a dining room with 10-15 tables. Excellent, friendly service. Cash only.

Thank rww1794
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Used to live in Newtown. Loved the Sandy Hook Diner. Sit at the counter, get any breakfast. Watch the people in and driving by. Chat with the servers. It's worth the fair price of admission...and the food is very good. I stop when I go...More

Thank StoneyEnd
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times. The owner has a real sense of humor. As everyone else says don't let looks deceive you. It looks like it should be on the back roads of Vermont. Anyway breakfast here is really great. Their specialty is corned...More

Thank Avidhiker
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very good selection, service is friendly, fast and well known by many returning customers! Prices are very reasonable, and great coffee! The food is rated very good, never had any issue and they would take care of it if we did! Enjoy!

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Almost didn't want to review because then more people would know about it. Eating here is like taking a step back in time. From the outside to the dinning counter and stools that are right as you walk in the front door. The staff great...More

1  Thank RonKroha
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Sandy Hook Diner is the place we stop as we travel to New England. It's easy on/off 84. A gas station is nearby. The food is incredible. Countless selections. There are so many menu items that it's difficult to select: Eggnog French Toast. Pineapple pancakes....More

1  Thank Traveling50states
Reviewed 12 October 2016

You will run into the local crowd here, no pretense-great service. New owner is making some nice changes while also keeping favorite menu items available. Onion Rings a favorite, also have salads and tuna for the healthy eater. Family friendly - Cash only!

Thank anneh236
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Church Hill Rd, Exit 10 off I-84, Newtown, CT 06470-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-270-5509
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