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Effie's Place

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91 Park Rd, West Hartford, CT 06119-1749
+1 860-233-9653
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Today
06:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 06:30 - 20:00
Wed - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Cromwell, Connecticut
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128 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First timer the staff and food were excellent.Very clean and friendly. Service was fast and the food was well done.They serve breakfast all day. A wide slection of food and potions and prices was very good .Will go again and try the dinners. They also make their own pies. A very family friendly place

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Thank Mike B
West Hartford, CT
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111 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this popular diner-type restaurant for the first time. I went on a snowy morning for breakfast. What a lovely place. Neat and clean. Exceptionally friendly and efficient staff. I was treated like an old friend and long time regular. The service was incredibly fast and the food was hot and tasty. I will definitely be going back.

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Thank Richard J
Bethel, Connecticut
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Effie's is a Greek diner type place with lots of good Greek Food. I had a platter with falafel, hummus, babaganoush, and tabbouleh. There are lots of other good choices and some very yummy desserts including baklava.

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Thank pauline459_22
Enfield, Connecticut
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126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband 's aunt recommended this restaurant. Four of us went for supper on a Saturday night. Our meals included a Cobb salad, and chicken pita, baked scroll and a turkey dinner. All were very good as was the chocolate pie we had for dessert. It is not that large of a place and seems rather cramped. There is nothing... More 

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Thank 1lamberton
Hartford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner there in the past (a few years ago). Decided to try it again for Sunday brunch. The place was packed, but it was well worth the 15+ minute wait. We didn't have anything too fancy this time. Pancakes - walnut for my wife and apple & cinnamon for me. Wasn't what I expected -... More 

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Thank Larry B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went out to breakfast with family of 5. Busy place, but we were lucky to be seated right away. Great variety of breakfast options. If we are in the area again, we would definitely stop by again.

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Thank TeamMDS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to Effie's for breakfast a few times a week for over a year now and I am NEVER disappointed. The staff is friendly and nice and the food is excellent, fresh and well prepared. It can get crowded at times on the weekend but it's definitely worth the wait!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast. Lost of choices. Variety of pancakes & French toast, omelette and scramble. Good prices. Many gluten free options. Always busy.

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Thank Elijah N
Newton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I live out of town; this was about my 4th visit. It's just as nice as I remembered from prior visits. I went with my 90+ year old relative, who lives in West Hartford and comes to Effie's Place regularly. We were seated promptly; staff could not have been more attentive or friendly. My scrambled eggs and toast were excellent;... More 

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Thank CarolynG_11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Effies is truly one of my regular haunts usually for sandwich, but they will make you breakfast anytime. A family run business, they are as solid as any place u know. Always willing to modify an item to please, it feels like home- without the bother! Just there 2 wks ago and we enjoyed a Philly Steak roll and an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Park Rd, West Hartford, CT 06119-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-233-9653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?