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Paperback Cafe

210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
+1 860-388-9718
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“omelet” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful. Atmosphere was pleasant with music. Service could have been better handled. I think they were under staffed. Our waitress came by twice but no follow up.

Thank constance145
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We ordered a magnificent fruit salad, berry, berry french toast and florentine mozzarella scramble as take-out meals for a brunch-shower we hosted. Everything was delicious and our guests raved about the food. Staff was easy to work with.

1  Thank Cathy K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

being a local I enjoy going the winter months. sundays they have a jazz trio starting at 11 am. the food is good and the portions are good size. During the summer months lunch is great sitting outside watching the summer traffic on main street

Thank michael06475
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Great service, delicious dishes and nice casual atmosphere. This is our favorite place to have breakfast.

1  Thank Nightynight1
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Very causal atmosphere. Service could have been a little quicker but the place was hoppin'. I'm not a huge breakfast eater but my eye caught the Norwegian Smoked Salmon on a bagel served with sliced onion, tomato, and capers. The bagels are HUGE and each...More

Thank 206rickl
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and have been missing out! First time here and the food was excellent. Nice mix of healthy options and traditional breakfast. We will definitely be back.

1  Thank Carrieinct
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Really good food and coffee, paired with good service and neat library ambiance. They had live music and while busy, were not rushing or slow with service. Good location on Main St. with lots of parking.

Reviewed October 18, 2017

When I walked in I thought maybe it was just coffee and muffins, but I had great eggs and the morning glory muffin is really good. They do not have wifi, but for most of the time I was able to pick up something from...More

Thank SagHarborAlice
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Great for breakfast. Waitress was so friendly. Service was prompt. Accommodating to dietary restrictions. Would recommend with no hesitation

Thank Peggy G
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Lovely food, portions just the right size. friendly helpful staff who made us feel very welcome. Good location on main street with ample parking.

1  Thank FamilyofFergus
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from Nightynight1 | Reviewed this property |
We go there Sunday mornings for breakfast. There is live music on Sunday mornings so it might not be easy to find a table. As far as I know they don’t take reservations but you might wanna call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-9718
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