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Merritt Canteen

4355 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606-2308
+1 203-372-1416
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (15 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
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American, Fast food
4355 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606-2308
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to find a quick bit to eat while traveling and this seemed like the place. We could tell upon our arrival that this was the local hot spot. Families, little league teams, couples, they were all lined up at the counter. Tight squeeze as...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I don’t know what all the fuss is about. Basically fried greasy food. Would not waste my time. The food seems like it was brought already breaded and thrown into the fryer

Thank gradster
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I have gone to the Merritt all my life. Have never been disappointed. Now that I live fr away, I make a point to stop in whenever I am in town.

Thank randiVirginia
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I stop here a lot as I like it much. As I haven't reviewed it recently, I'll remind you to visit this really cool little restaurant. I can just LIVE on their hot dogs and burgers and fries and coffee, but Merritt Canteen has so...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I have always loved the Merritt Canteen good greasy food to cure a hangover. I always get fries......

Thank C C
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Food is good, nothing great but great if you are hungry and need a quick fix. Lunch time can be crowded.

Thank Wynn A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Hot dogs are snappy when you bite into, so good. Husband had chili dog that had a warning on "heat", but he didn't seem to flinch. He said he should've had both hot dogs with chili instead of ordering one with ketchup/onion combo. Churros are...More

Thank S1501BNsuec
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Merritt Canteen has been around a long time and they have a loyal clientele who appreciates their varied menu (sandwiches, sea food, burgers, dogs, etc.), quick service and that everything is made to order. My go to is always a cheeseburger, fries well done and...More

Thank georgeandsheryl
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Best fast food within miles. Dogs are absolutely the best and worth stopping in for. Opens early and closes late. You name it, they have it. Burgers, sandwiches, salads. Always busy Especially around breakfast and lunchtime. I always try to find the time to stop...More

Thank dpm3356
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Have been going to the Merritt Canteen as long as I can remember from when I was a little kid. The hot dogs are the best. After a 6 hour drive to the area hots dogs French Fries and a drink are on the top...More

Thank BTR486
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4355 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606-2308
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-372-1416
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