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Merritt Canteen

4355 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606-2308
+1 203-372-1416
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Fast food
4355 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606-2308
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch and the place was packed with people (good sign). Menu has many choices from fish to chicken sandwiches, but my favorite was the egg, sausage, and cheese on a Portuguese roll. It was the best I've ever had. Plus...More

Thank WorldTraveler0505
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A good old time fast food place. Instead of the regular fast food place this is where you want to go to so you get it fresh. Good food and fair prices. They have an extensive menu with all types of food. If you like...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

While in Bridgeport recently I decided to stop at the Merritt Canteen for one of their great hotdogs. I hadn't been there in years and was remembering how good they tasted in those warm buns! Well, it was as good as I remembered. Didn't have...More

Thank newenglandny
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Always good food here. Never disappointed. They have daily specials which helps switch things up a bit. Nothing fancy here, just some good tasty food. Clam chowder is always a go to for me!

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped on the way from NY to MA. Line moved fast. Food was hot and fresh and tasty. Wish I'd had a shake not the fountain iced tea.

Thank BigCJ65
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went there 3 times altogether all times were busy so I wouldn't recommend sitting down and eating when is busy because its not that big in there and its so crowded but the food is great you get to see it being made so...More

Thank Yadira S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you need to travel back to your teen years or simply need to end a craving for grilled hot dogs or a burger this is the place for you.It has all the condiments, fresh tomatoes,lettuce and onions one would want .French fries straight from...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is burgers, dogs and other fast food place. Not very fancy but the food is freshly cooked to order and uses top quality products While not directly a seafood restaurant they do serve seafood dishes. . It was featured on the Food Network...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

One of the few campy retro 'hamburg stands' left today. If you are looking for classic burgers, dogs and clams this is the place!

Thank DQuinnChylkowski
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Lunch and dinner recommended! They always have different specials going on and their fries mac and cheese is great

Thank fpek
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
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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