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Main Street Diner

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American, Diner
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40 W Main St, Plainville, CT 06062
+1 860-793-1618
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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New Britain, Connecticut
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was just OK. Eggs overeasy and omelette were cook just fine, homefries were alright but a small portion. Coffee was good. Very loud atmosphere. Slightly overpriced.

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Thank Tom W
Massachuetts
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We loved this diner. Food was excellent, with nice sized portions. Staff was friendly and the coffee cups were never less than half full. Prices were higher than your average diner breakfast, but worth the extra $$. We'll be back next time we're in the area.

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Thank Chris C
Coventry, Connecticut
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258 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Little too casual, yelling from behind counter to ask what we wanted. Not much attention pretty much just their personal conversations. Luckily breakfast was good!

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Thank Beverly61
Connecticut
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219 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This place has very good food don't let the small diner fool you. The home fries are really good you can tell they make their own right there, the pancakes are light and fluffy, and the coffee is good too. This place has MANY food options so come hungry. It's family friendly It's clean And the service is great.

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Thank Leahb1089
Plainville, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

2 years ago, I decided to try Main Street Diner with my husband. We ordered basic stuff: 1 pancake, 1 chocolate milk, 1 coffee, eggs and toast. I never think to look at the prices because breakfast is usually reasonably priced. When we got the bill, I almost lost it. $30. Plus, the food and coffee wasn't even that good.... More 

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Thank Michelle B
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

I used to eat in this diner 2-3 times a week. It underwent an ownership change, got 'prettied up', and obviously, the cost got passed on to the customers. Food is nothing beyond the ordinary diner fare. Prices are nothing that will draw anyone but longtime 'regulars' who for some reason aren't willing to try someplace new (they should be... More 

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Thank LoveBlueHighways
Waterbury
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Make no mistake about it, when it comes to nostalgia this place has it! There aren't many authentic diners around anymore and it is great to be able to go to one that is still around. I rated this place as poor and here is why: IT IS NOT THE FOOD! The food here is phenomenal. The portions are well... More 

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Thank Ftboy07
Massachusetts
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stopped here on a whim on our way through town and left grumpy. First, it's got one of those glossy, full-color, multi-page, chain-restaurant-style menus - not a good sign. The prices were shockingly high so my husband and I decided to pass on eating. Our kids were hungry, though, so we ordered two sandwiches: one plain-Jane, grilled cheese. (American... More 

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Thank Lizzie A
Wolcott, Connecticut
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159 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

First the good. Cool location, nice decor and was clean. The ok... food was average greasy food joint. The bad.. noisy staff, pricing like you just ate dinner. For the sa mm en price you could eat breakfast at a high end hotel.

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Thank Martin N
Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Came here before heading to a customer that day of the visit. I ordered standard breakfast with coffee and ate at the counter. The waitress seemed annoyed with me when I asked for coffee. The bill was a bit pricey for what you got, and compared to other places in the are where I've eaten and the meal was standard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 W Main St, Plainville, CT 06062
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-793-1618

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