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Rick's On 5

765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
+1 203-294-0231
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Diner
765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go for breakfast although they are open thru lunch. Not the biggest place but they get in a lot of tables and have a few outside during the nice weather. Pancakes have a great flavor and a short stack are 2 that cover a...More

Thank redjeep14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of those busy days ! Rt 5 in Wallingford has everything on it to complete my shopping, banking, gas, etc. Just needed to eat then hit the road. Ricks on 5 made an awesome Russian melt. I couldn't finish it and packed the rest...More

Thank blueyeddevil
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great food, breakfast and lunch. Generous portions and great service. Staff is very friendly and always willing to help. You couldn't ask for a better menu for breakfast or lunch. Two problems, 1, place is to small, you mite have a wait on weekends the...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant is always packed. At times it is hard to find parking and there is a line waiting to be seated. It is a small restaurant but loved by the people in this area. Its just a good place to go, good food, good...More

Thank Hilda W
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place serves breakfast and lunch. It is a very clean restaurant. Food is delicious, portions are generous and service is great.

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Driving up the Merrit Parkway we decided to check Trip Advisor for a place to stop for lunch. Rick's on 5 seemed like what we were looking for, and it sure was. It was easy to find but parking was a challenge. Once we got...More

Thank Etienne P
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious and the service was excellent. The homemade bread. Omelets. Home fries. Delicious!!!! Definitely come by and try it when in the area.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I used to come here all the time but, never on a weekend. To busy. So, I'll go during the week if the parking lot isn't full. This last time I wasn't happy with my omelette. I'm kinda a omelette snob. I prefer a omelette...More

Thank blueyeddevil
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We've only been there once and waited a long time for a seat. When we were finally seated we were so close to the table next to us it was extremely uncomfortable! The food was fine but I hated the closeness. Not worth the wait.

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Having the car service in Wallingford and stumbled on Rick's for breakfast. Parking was tight and the place small but they sat us right away. The selection was great and i was able to get fruit instead of toast with my eggs. I loved that....More

Thank Faith D
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Hilde M
Hi! Is 1 pm to late for Lunch?
30 September 2015|
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Response from war1today | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-294-0231
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