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Prospect Dairy Bar

American, Diner
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29 Waterbury Rd, Prospect, CT 06712-1237
+1 203-758-5651
Today
07:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Prospect, Connecticut
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great omelette and lunches are good too. Has a nostalgic atmosphere. Also good fast service. It's in my home town and has been around for a long time.

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Thank prospecthackett
Waterbury, Connecticut
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207 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place has been around forever. They have both food and ice cream. This is a place you can get a real ice cream shake. This is good food, simple food. Prices are very reasonable. They have good pie as well. I like supporting a local place instead of a chain. Folks are nice and friendly as well.

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Thank TherealVman
Prospect, Connecticut
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I eat here most Saturday mornings. Wait staff is very attentive and breakfast is very good and priced right.

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Thank joec1992015
Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Inside looks like an older diner, the food was delicious and the waitress we had was super nice. We also got a cool old paper car with our kids meal!

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Thank Christopher F
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61 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This is a great small town restaurant and old fashioned Dairy Bar. I have been coming here for years. You want to go where everybody knows your name. No complaints here!

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Thank Bill M
Prospect, Connecticut
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156 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

I've lived in Prospect 2 years and hadn't set foot inside here but I was meeting an old friend for lunch to catch up and we thought this might be a good place. It was! While the diner was busy we had no problem getting a table. The atmosphere was a buzz with casual chatter but it wasn't loud and... More 

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Thank metalmaiden
Stark, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

While staying in Prospect, recently, I met friends for breakfast, on several occasions, at this little Restaurant and Dairy Bar that I had driven past many times but never entered. It is immaculate, attractive, a bit nostalgic, and the staff is very nice and accommodating. Every breakfast I had was better than the last, and they will adjust any menu... More 

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Thank Mena M
Prospect, Connecticut
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

The Dairy Bar is a throwback to great meals and deals from the past. Their food is very good and their prices are great. Ask for your food in the 57 Chevy tray.

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Thank Ira K
Litchfield, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

The food is decent, waitress was very pleasant and the old charm feel is fun, but as soon as you look around the place you'll notice how dirty it is. Years ago the past owners took good care of the place. Not sure who the current owners are now but in case they read these reviews, here are a few... More 

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Thank Sadiegirl2014
Prospect CT
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Stick with breakfast.... Burgers and grilled cheese leave a lot to be desired... For a small town diner, it would be awesome if they kicked up the quality a bit.... We do however love their omelettes and home fries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Waterbury Rd, Prospect, CT 06712-1237
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 203-758-5651

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