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Cafe 56

102 Court St, Middletown, CT 06457-3333
+1 860-346-6633
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (8 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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102 Court St, Middletown, CT 06457-3333
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I've had breakfast here several times. Everything is fresh and the flavor profiles are amazing. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. Place your order at the counter and get your own coffee and water - kinda feels like you're part of the family !

Thank cweiner2016
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were a party of four--parents and two young-adult kids. Ordered a pretty wide range of things and it all seemed quite good. Some of the best eggs/hashbrowns I've had. Tried the pastries (yum) but didn't try anything like French toast. I'd say a good...More

Thank beasleys-mom
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Always enjoy dining here. The menu is not huge and changes fairly regularly for fresh offerings. I like to sit in the lounge where both a lounge menu, usually with smaller more casual food, and the dining menu are available to chose from.

Thank Tmo1030
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious omelette and hash browns with friendly service. A little bit of a strange counter service process.

Thank trulyglobal
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A great little hide-a-way in a restored off Main Street Art Deco cafe with tin ceilings and period lighting. An eating counter faces the cook whose unique home made entrees vary daily (with a few reliable standards). It's small with a few tables but that...More

1  Thank Imdwolfman
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I had never heard of this restaurant until my sister insisted I try it. It's such a cute, quaint restaurant and the food was amazing. It was great to find another awesome breakfast place on Main St.

Thank Veronica T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had a delightful fresh turkey sandwich on great bread. The restaurant is charming, quite small, and from where I was seated, I could see the chef (who I believe was the owner) make the sandwiches and plate the orders. I understand the soups are...More

Thank Dale N
Reviewed 1 December 2016

True to my word, it took less 2 years, actually 50 days, for me to make a return visit. There was no bananas Foster French toast on special so my wife ordered the French toast with berries that proved to be very good, but not...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have had this restaurant on my To do list for at least 2 years, but never seemed to get around to visiting it until recently. My wife and I arrived at around 10:30AM when there were only a few other diners. Chef Sabrina welcomed...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Yes, it's true, drinks are serve yourself, and you do pay at the register, but it's kind of like you are getting yourself a drink at home. The menu is slightly unusual, Latin flavors, and the food is wonderful. The "tacandwich" on Portuguese roll is...More

Thank alisa62
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15 June 2016|
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Response from MeridenTravelers | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My son in law is gluten-free and Sabrina is able to satisfy him.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Court St, Middletown, CT 06457-3333
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-346-6633
Very new restaurant. Only opened for about one month
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