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taradactyl Feb 20, 2009 12:09 PM

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.

  1. jfood Feb 20, 2009 12:27 PM

    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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      westchesterdiner Feb 23, 2009 02:57 AM

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

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        rafi Feb 23, 2009 05:22 AM

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

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          jfood Feb 23, 2009 05:51 AM

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

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        intrepid Feb 20, 2009 12:28 PM

        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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          laylag Feb 20, 2009 04:14 PM

          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?

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            intrepid Feb 21, 2009 02:56 AM

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

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          madisoneats Feb 20, 2009 12:37 PM

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

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

          1. roxlet Feb 20, 2009 05:23 PM

            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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              Emmmily Feb 20, 2009 05:57 PM

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

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                EIF1lady Feb 21, 2009 04:33 AM

                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. scharffenberger Feb 21, 2009 04:25 PM

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

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                rich51 Feb 22, 2009 03:43 PM

                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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                  jfood Feb 22, 2009 04:29 PM

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

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