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New Sono Diner: Great Neighborhood Addition

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UWStoSONO Jan 27, 2009 03:41 AM

They've been open a week now and I've dined in and ordered take out a few times already. The food is very good diner food. Pretty much the same menu as their Parkway Diner in Stamford. Service was great and friendly as usual. When I asked, they said more and more people are coming in everyday. Sunday breakfast had a good showing when I was there and they said they're open late-night til 3am to get the crowd after the bars close.

Lushe's Sono Diner is a great addition to South Norwalk and a great dining alternative for families heading to the aquarium or anyone looking for a reasonably priced meal.

Any other reviews? Anyone else been there?

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    KnowMyWayAroundAMenu Apr 10, 2009 07:08 PM

    Ate here tonite for the first time —heard about their April promotion that allows patrons to pay what they think is fair for their meal. Turns out, our estimate was within a few bucks of the menu cost! Diner food but using best available ingredients. My hubby had a home made veggie burger with sauteed onions and mushrooms (fresh varietals)... out of this world… light and flavorful. Side onion rings were yummy. I chose the eggplant parm grinder: no processed, frozen eggplant here. Hand cut and lightly breaded (panko?) eggplant slices… delicious! Our ten year old son had the buttermilk pancakes —could not finish the generous portion of tasty, slightly thicker than a crepe, airy dessert-plate sized discs. Ask for the real maple syrup though. Our seven year old opted for the predictable choice of grilled cheese with fries. Pleasant service, clean, diner atmosphere… unexpected down-homeness in funky SoNo… excellent for families visiting the Railway museum, Aquarium, harborfront or movies. Definitely a repeat. We paid $50 with tip.

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      UWStoSONO Apr 11, 2009 09:35 AM

      WHAT!? They let you pay what you want? Do they at least give you some guidance? I think I'd just feel guilty about stiffing them and overpay to be safe. Yea the food is not bad. I love the "Jennifer's Creation" sandwich. Turkey, brie, apple and more on 7 grain bread. But I think I would price a diner sandwich at less than $12.

    2. amanda3571 Feb 6, 2009 08:48 AM

      I can't believe I missed this. The veggie burger wrap is one of my favorites from Parkway. Will be nice if I can get that in Norwalk now!

      1. jfood Jan 27, 2009 04:58 AM

        could you letus know where in SONO plz?

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          SonoLyons Jan 27, 2009 05:12 AM

          It's actually located where Habana used to be - 70 North Main Street, up the street from the movie theather and Kazu (across the street from the Dunkin Donuts).

          Glad to hear a good review - hoping it can last there.

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