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931 Main St Apt 1, Willimantic, CT 06226-2343
+1 860-456-3344
Today
05:30 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 12:00
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Columbia
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended as a terrific place for breakfast by a fiend. They are only open for breakfast so hours are short. Arrived and there are plenty of tables so there was no wait. Waitress came promptly and took our drink orders. (Water, coffee and juice) Menus is extensive so be prepared. We ordered Lefty's, Western sandwich, oatmeal and bacon, egg... More 

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Thank gharrigan
Voluntown, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this place a few years back and my family and I find it our goto place for breakfast. Fast friendly service and have some breakfast with your bacon yummy back and the pancakes are a large as the plate a farm fresh eggs the honesty fries are hit or miss but the omelette are awesome!!!

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Thank Susan G
Hartford, Connecticut
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Thread City Café has both the atmosphere of a local place and the service one expects at a diner; fast, efficient, well done. The portions, well the portions are Bunyonesque; too huge to contemplate. The eggs are always fresh, the potatoes well seasoned and omelets to hunger for. Andy, who runs the place does bark out the orders, giving... More 

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Thank Irv B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome. Clean, fast service. The food is excellent. My husband and I love it here. If you haven't had a chance to enjoy this restaurant -what are you waiting for?

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Thank Jenilu Z
Willington, Connecticut
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We've eaten here before and today my wife and I were treated by our oldest son to a post Father's Day breakfast. He and his wife like biscuits and gravy and I'd told him the Thread City Diner's was about the best I'd had. They didn't disappoint! My wife had an omelet large enough to last for two more breakfasts... More 

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Thank Bob B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

My wife and I took my parents out to breakfast this past Sunday morning and it was WONDERFUL. The place was packed, but the service was awesome, the food hot and tasty, and the overall experience first class. The waitress took our order without writing it down, and the order came back perfect. Plus, the food came very quickly, and... More 

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Thank SCOTT H
Reston, Virginia
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435 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Though we had something fancier in mind this was the only cafe open at the time so rather than waiting out in the cold we opted to duck into this establishment. The patrons were composed predominantly of college students and local residents. Most people were on the go and remained just long enough for a bite before returning to work... More 

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Thank IHG_Fan
Hartford, CT
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Do yourself a favor and give Thread City Diner in Willimantic a miss. Had never been until this morning when I ordered the 'Spicy Chicken Omelette'. Overcooked eggs, raw peppers & onions - it's a diner - par for the course I suppose. But the mystery meat of the processed, pre-frozen, uniformly-shaped kind, was something I wasn't expecting and couldn't... More 

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Thank RestaurantRedux
Windham, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

the portions werent as big as people said, its a bit normal. The waitress was friendly but the place is loud when all you hear is banging coming from pots and pans. i would recommend something like home fries that actually come with the grilled cheese.

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Thank GiulioLife
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

The portions are huge, and yet the prices are cheap. The service is always prompt and friendly. I have gone several times with a group of friends. The coffee comes fast and keeps on coming no matter how long we sit and talk. We have asked for special orders and it hasn't fazed them one bit. I always have enough... More 

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Thank Barbara D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 12:00
Monday
05:30 - 12:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 12:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 12:00
Thursday
05:30 - 12:00
Friday
05:30 - 12:00
Saturday
05:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 Main St Apt 1, Willimantic, CT 06226-2343
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Willimantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-456-3344

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