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Waiting Station

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1048 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3732
+1 203-488-5176
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Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

First of all, excellent waitress!! Poor selection of dishes and side dishes. Felt very rushed. Had tuna melt on rye w/ chips. ONLY came with American cheese. Did not appear to be very clean, overall. Would not look to eat here again. Was attending seminar at church across street, and my first trip here. Fell in love with the city,... More 

1 Thank Debbie532014
Norwich, Connecticut
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We had been been to the Waiting Station a couple years ago and were meeting friends in Branford again.Of course we went back to the Waiting Station. We were not disappointed. Wonderful full tomato bisque soup. Sandwich selections were superb.. I had an egg salad sandwich with bacon, the new favorite flavor of choice, on a croissant. Too big to... More 

Thank Stephen F
Wilton Manors, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Just like home, but MUCH better. They are super friendly and I enjoy the old school, home-like vibe. You really cannot get a better breakfast in the area.

Thank carlytb10
Los Angeles
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is a little cafe right on Branford's main drag, across from the green. It's simply decorated, and feels more like an old-school diner than a modern bistro. The women who work there are so friendly and funny and awesome, it feels like your grandma is serving you breakfast. The food is fantastic, the menu has lots of great options,... More 

1 Thank planestrainsandaut2s
Montvale, New Jersey
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Still trying to find my favorite breakfast place in town, so naturally my feet led me here eventually. Small place, seasoned (old), but well kept and quiet at this time of day. Friendly service, that avoided direct eye contact and free choice of seating. Standard menu is small, majority is on the board for choices. I opted for simply 2... More 

1 Thank Thore4869
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We came to this place based on reviews after hoping around different breakfast joints in the area. The area is beautiful and we were able to sit by the large window. The inside is decked out like an average mom and pop breakfast nook, small tables, local art and pictures on the wall of family and the town. The specialty... More 

1 Thank Kyle L
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Sit by the big front window on a sunny morning, watch the world go by outside, and listen to the warm sweet hum of conversation inside. This is a gem of a place: home-made muffins and omelettes and good coffee along with plenty of customers who have been coming here for years. The waitresses are kind and attentive. It's hard... More 

1 Thank Richard D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

A local favorite with fresh ingredients used in a creative menu. Small and homey with art for sale on the walls and photos and articles about the restaurant and town. Dolores and her staff make you feel part of the family

1 Thank Stephen M. C
Branford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

A great local place with good solid food. Run by some nice ladies. they have b-fast and lunch. They have fresh veggies and different types of egg dishes. \

Thank sara W
Branford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This small mom/daughter run restaurant is a hidden gem that should not be missed. Everything is made on premise, including the daily selection of amazing muffins. The specials are always really creative, and often "Italian inspired" (think cheesy polenta topped with fresh sauteed crumbled sausage and veggies). Because everything is made to order, asking for special food accommodations never seems... More 

Thank TravelGirl_CT06405

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  • Address: 1048 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3732
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-488-5176

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