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Jun 19, 2005 08:31 AM

Breakfast or Brunch in Central Connecticut?

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Any recommendations for breakfast or brunch in the central Connecticut area. Ideally in the Cheshire/Southington/Waterbury area.

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  1. In downtown Southington center, the best breakfast around (IMHO) is the Pepper Pot, directly opposite the North end of the town green. Many varieties of omelets (try the New Englander-ham, sausage, onions, bacon, cheese and baked beans), dinner-plate sized pancakes, etc. Their breakfast is served seven days a week, with additional specials offered on Sat. and Sun. mornings. On Sunday morning you might encounter a line of diners waiting for tables. Not a problem, the line moves really quickly. I've not had to wait more than 10-15 minutes, even if the line extends out the door. It' definitely worth waiting for.
    For a less casual Sunday brunch, try "25 Center Street" right next door to Pepper Pot. Haven't tried the brunch, but I've enjoyed all the dinners I've had there.

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    1. re: Far Far

      Wonderful Breakfasts - The Corner Restaurant- Milford

    2. Rick's on 5 in Wallingford for a no nonsense breakfast, in many cases, for under $6 a person. It doesn't score highly for ambiance, but I have not had a better pancake ANYWHERE! A great hometown diner-type place!