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searching for best diner along the way there or back. pretty close to interstate 95 but can venture out a little bit.

looking for greasy spoon, mom & pop, home cooking, etc.

thanks in advance for the help.

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  1. You are about to find heaven on earth if you are looking for a Hamburger.

    Its called Burger Shake and Fries on Delavan Ave in Greenwich CT.

    http://burgersshakesnfries.com

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    1. re: jfood

      Hey jfood,
      what do you recommend ordering? How about their dogs?
      Can't wait to try it.
      I love this board!

      1. re: westchesterdiner

        Go with the foods in the title. It's what they do best. The dogs are fine but the burgers are awesome.

        1. re: westchesterdiner

          double burger w cheese and onions, fries and chocolate shake. KISS

      2. 95 north, exit #2 delavan ave, go west about 2 miles, to Vinny's lucheonette on route ! in port chester, about 50 yards from tary lodge. vinnys a great greasy spoon

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        1. re: intrepid

          Is it diner food intrepid? It's never looked inviting but we're always up for good greasy spoon options. If we go, what should we try?

          1. re: laylag

            yes its diner food, its great, esp fridays for lunch, specials are seafood, pastas etc, try it

        2. Chips! Orange CT, breakfast all day plus other...

          http://www.chipsrest.com/menu/

          1. If you're not having pizza in New Haven, don't forget to stop at Pepe's right off I-95 in Fairfield.

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            1. re: roxlet

              Where's the good pizza in New Haven? I'm visiting Yale next week...

              1. re: Emmmily

                Pepe's on Wooster St. is by far the best, not only in NH, but I think in the entire northeast. Try the clam pie!

            2. Los Portales Fort Point Street, East Norwalk Ct. Home Style Mexican Food
              Penny's Diner East Ave,.East Norwalk Diner Food

              1. how about burger,shakes and fries, then super duper weenie , then pepe's in fairfield, for all three "essential" food groups,any or all for good roadside eats pepe and super duper are actually pretty close to each other

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                1. re: rich51

                  replace sallys for pepes and it's the tri-fecta