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Laurel Diner

544 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-4202
+1 203-264-8218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash” (16 reviews)
“home fries” (17 reviews)
“eggs” (23 reviews)
American, Diner
544 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-4202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on our way to Hershey Park. The parking is a small area.The Rueben and burgers were delicious. Blueberry pancake were full of plump berries. This was a great find.

Thank judo4168
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This place has been open for years for a reason. Genuine good basic food cooked in front of you. My husband ALWAYS orders the hash! Small and tight tables, counter always filled with locals. Unfortunately because of the size waiting for a table standing next...More

Thank Shysure
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Finally made it for breakfast. Highly recommended by many. Very small, has the feel of a real old fashion diner. I love poached eggs and always ask if the cook uses vinegar in the water. Hate the fast but many cooks do as it makes...More

Thank yysuzanne
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We have a second home local to the diner and have breakfast there regularly. Very cosy diner with good fresh food cooked to order...3 - 5 mins from hwy 84.

Thank alexandermC9007WY
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

On the busy road of Main St. South in Southbury, Ct. Among all the big stores, restaurants, and boutiques is a small diner that everyone in Southbury raves about. Laurel Diner is on the "Best of CT" list for diners in the Connecticut Magazine. And...More

Thank Townz
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Greasy,,,,,,as described by my better 1/2. Nice help, just average food. Impossible parking. Just not my cup of tea.

Thank NewtownBobby
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A classical post WW 2 diner run by a guy they call the "Pete the Grillmaster" who loves to cook at his grill. He smiles at everyone and watches first timers out of the corner of his eye to make sure they're enjoying his food....More

Thank GPK1111
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you're looking for classy elegance, stay home. If you're looking for your favorite memory of an awesome breakfast/lunch at the local diner with your folks when you were a kid then you'll be in nostalgia heaven! Sometimes the memory isn't as good as reality...More

Thank sharlacey
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It is small, it has a small breakfast and lunch menu an we are there every weekend! If we are not, we miss it so much. The staff is wonderful and if you like corned beef hash, it doesn't get any better than Pete's! Reasonable...More

Thank stefnick317
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We went mid-week. Food is excellent and the portions are huge! My husband could not finish his burger and neither could I and I only ordered the small one while he got the 1 pound one. Lots of french fries and hot. Service was quick...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-264-8218
  • E-mail
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