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Paperback Cafe

210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
+1 860-388-9718
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, portions just the right size. friendly helpful staff who made us feel very welcome. Good location on main street with ample parking.

1  Thank FamilyofFergus
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was a fun place to have breakfast in a quaint town. This was the place to be as it was crowded but moved fast. If you have a sweet tooth....try the "famous French toast"....but there are great egg dishes and they have other wonderful...More

Thank jerryr111
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I live in the Old Lyme area for the summer and wanted to try this place out with the mother of my best friend who passed last year. When I go to a new restaurant that serves breakfast I get the two egg special. If...More

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Paperback Cafe has a great Sunday Jazz! It is soft and not overpowering. Food choices are many for breakfast and lunch items topped with a friendly staff. Outdoor seating in the summer months, but you will not be able to hear the music.

Thank gezette
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have been to Paperback Cafe a few times now and both times I was satisfied with good service & food! The music was a nice added bonus! I will be back!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Definitely not your run o' the mill breakfast/lunch place. Different yet familiar menu to satisfy all palates and tastes. Gluten free, vegetarian, meat lovers. Staff is super accomodating and friendly! Great location in the heart of charming Old Saybrook. Eat outside or in. Delicious coffee,...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Impossible to go wrong with paperback, breakfast or lunch. Plenty of menu choice including paleo and GF. Love caveman smoothie, had excellent Latin omelet, we've been many times and always pleased, you will be too. Casual, local flavor, nice , competent servers. Promise you'll like...More

Thank wgardellajr
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This one of those places that if you don’t visit it, really you weren’t in town. This Coffee House and Eatery serves Breakfast and Lunch, closing by 3pm. On Sunday Mornings, they had a live Jazz music performed by the “Laid Back Jazz” group. The...More

Thank Ladope
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My spouse and I have been coming here for years. After a 1 year haiatus we returned​ last weekend. Still a great menu, well prepared, and promptly served. The staff have changed, as I understand has the owner, but the breakfast options are still great...More

1  Thank ldldjr
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I ate here twice during my overnight stay at the Saybrook Point Inn and Spa. At first, it seemed like an old diner, but boy was I wrong. The food was amazing and the staff was friendly. They even gave me the recipe for the...More

Thank J M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-9718
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