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Interesting breakast places from Waterbury,CT to Newport,RI

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Richie Aug 6, 2003 11:01 AM

Good morning,
Are there any cool diners or greasy spoons in between Waterbury,CT and Newport,RI. We are either going up 95 or scooting across the middle of CT. Thanks,Richie

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    fara Jul 9, 2006 10:55 PM

    I would have to say E&J's on rte 1a in North Kingstown.You can't beat the prices, the fresh hash browns, and it's a cute little spot.
    We used to skip morning classes senior year of high school for breakfast there.

    Wait a minute...this post is from 3 years ago!!

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      ChowingCT Aug 13, 2003 02:48 PM

      Not a diner, but Uncle Willie's BBQ in Waterbury is a must stop. It's been rated as one of the top 10 BBQ places in the country. Located in a non-descript strip mall, they make really incredible food. And Sunday-Tuesday, they have an all you can eat brunch. Entrees start around $7.

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        FoodieJim Aug 7, 2003 02:17 PM

        Good call on O'Rourke's. Non better.
        In Newport, be sure to check out the 4th Street Diner. Old school diner with great food to boot.

        Link: http://www.aboutri.com/Hospitality/Re...

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          Joanie Aug 6, 2003 02:41 PM

          Don't know how far off your route this is, but Snoopy's Diner in N. Kingstown RI is very good as is Allie's Donuts about 1/2 a mile down the road. Worth a detour.

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            Kathleen Aug 6, 2003 02:29 PM

            O'Rourke's, in Middletown--north end of Main Street. Best breakfast in Connecticut. 84E to Rt 9 south to first Middletown exit (Rt 66 E). Look to your left at the top of the exit and you'll see it. Open only until 1pm on weekends; 2pm on weekdays.

            After breakfast, continue south on Rt 9 to the CT shore and get on 95.

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