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Chip's Family Restaurant

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525 Tunxis Hill Cut Off, Fairfield, CT 06825-4447
+1 203-332-3370
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Monroe, Connecticut
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Breakfast is average and a little overpriced. I have never had anything other than breakfast on a weekend. The french toast and bacon is good. Some diners have better menu selections. The big problem is the noise level on the weekends, Kids are running around and screaming, not pleasant for restaurant patrons. Parents don't seem to have any control or... More 

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Thank Joseph1319
Stratford, Connecticut
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Chip's always does an outstanding job with breakfast ... been there many times and the pancakes are always light and fluffy and eggs cooked to perfection. Today, Thanksgiving is special. Chip's opens only for Thanksgiving morning, his staff volunteers their time to cook and serve, and all proceeds from the meal go to "Operation Hope" in Fairfield, CT, a food... More 

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Thank jmorth
New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I don't care where in the world you are from, but this place serves an amazing breakfast all day long. If you haven't had the pancakes here, then you haven't had pancakes. I have eaten in a lot of places, but this one has the best pancakes. The only issue I had was with the service, not so much the... More 

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Thank MS2929
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191 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped in on Sunday for breakfast. Very busy but we were seated quickly. The service is fast and pleasant. GF egg sandwich was fine. The fruit that came with it was bland. The pancakes were a hit with my son. The french toast and eggs were average. The manager was very friendly - thanks for the great service.

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

During family weekend at our two daughters college we went the last day with a couple of their roommates. We waited about 10 minutes for a table. The service is amazing and the food better. This place is very busy with a big turnover so get there early. The manager gets people in very quickly so the wait is ok.... More 

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West Hempstead, New York
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229 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Drove up from Long Island for a college tour. Stopped in early for breakfast. Omelet was cooked well and home fries weren't dry (like how sometimes they can be). Cuppa joe hit the spot. My daughter had Nutella and strawberry waffles that were also very good. Hot chocolate with whipped cream hit the spot. Manager on duty (Adam) was gracious... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Chip's is a fairly large and popular restaurant, a favorite of many as a breakfast spot. I've been there before and will probably go back but the last time there was very disappointing. Food was tasty and the portions ample sized. I had nor problem there. The problem was with the service. It took ridiculously long before the waitress even... More 

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Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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296 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

There was a line but it didn't take that long for us to be seated with four adults and two kids one Saturday morning. Everything we ordered was fresh and tasty, including their famous pancakes. Service was friendly and relatively prompt. Since the grandchildren like it, I'm sure we'll be back.

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Thank Mavmed
Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Dined for lunch today. Ordered a cheeseburger and a pancake kids meal. Was excited to try their famous pancakes. First of all, the service was horrible. When they didn't ask how I wanted my burger cooked, I should have known it wasn't going to be good. It was the driest most flavorless burger I ever had, not that anyone came... More 

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Thank Jenn T
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Before I had gone here, people told me how great it was and even that they had the #1 pancakes in all of Connecticut. So you can imagine my high expectations when I finally did go. It wasn't quaint or cute, it was located in a small outlet center. The inside was huge. I didn't realize how big it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Tunxis Hill Cut Off, Fairfield, CT 06825-4447
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-332-3370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?