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Collin's Diner

53 Main St, Canaan, CT 06018-2463
+1 860-824-7040
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible35%
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05:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Diner
53 Main St, Canaan, CT 06018-2463
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were treated poorly and served a sub-par breakfast over priced breakfast. We came in around 11am on a Wednesday morning and were the only table ordering. I ordered a big breakfast; 2 scrambled eggs, toast, 2 strips bacon, breakfast potatoes and two pancakes (somehow...More

Thank JessicaPulse
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I found this diner, by accident, while on our way up north. It didn't look very appealing from the outside. There were quite a few cars in the parking lot and we took this as a sign that this was a popular...More

Thank odh2014
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The atmosphere was terrific as we timed the Sunday morning rush perfectly and had the place to ourselves before the lunch crowd started to trickle in. The food was tasty and filling. We had the opportunity to have a conversation with members of the family...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It is a known historical landmark with great food.It is stated that every US President and Connecticut Governor has eaten here since 1942? Brittany Murphy made a film here one also? Food resonable $,good,especially the lunches.You can meet many celebrities .like Kevin Bacon,Kyra Sedgwick, Well-Known...More

1  Thank kvntitus5
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A real step back in time to see the inside of this little diner. It has kept it's character and the owner certainly kept us amused. Unfortunately the food was only average which was a shame. It's worth a visit though just to see an...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A colorful sign and the classic diner look made me pull in for breakfast. First mistake. A warm greeting was followed by what they did not have that morning. One, sausage, was an item wanted. A thought occurred, on a Saturday morning in October how...More

1  Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I live near it,and has a great bunch of owners there too! The diner is historically said to have had every US President visit/eat there since Franklin D. Roosevelt.There used to be pictures and autographed such up to see,a museum-type display of all of them?...More

Thank kvntitus5
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Was on my way to Limerock Park for a day of school with Skip Barber. Found this diner on Trip Advisor and they opened at 6:30am so we could grab breakfast and still be on time for class at 8am. Walking in the front door...More

Thank BauderAudio
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We typically love diners and stopped at Collins on a Sunday afternoon. We both ordered Turkey Clubs. Came with fries. After putting in our order and waiting maybe 15 minutes we were told they ran out of turkey and only had frozen so asked if...More

Thank Beachlover195758
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Used to go to this diner more in the past, but the last couple of visits were average at best. The diner itself is really fantastic...worth a visit just to sit in this classic eatery, but don't expect much from the food. It was never...More

Thank wamrazing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 03:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Main St, Canaan, CT 06018-2463
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 860-824-7040
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