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Paperback Cafe

210 Main St, Ste 8, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2333
+1 860-388-9718
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“smoothie” (2 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

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

Thank Nightynight1
Reviewed 13 January 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 16 December 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 22 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 24 September 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
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was a fun place to have breakfast in a quaint town. This was the place to be as it was crowded but moved fast. If you have a sweet tooth....try the "famous French toast"....but there are great egg dishes and they have other wonderful...More

Thank jerryr111
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I live in the Old Lyme area for the summer and wanted to try this place out with the mother of my best friend who passed last year. When I go to a new restaurant that serves breakfast I get the two egg special. If...More

1  Thank Brett G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Paperback Cafe has a great Sunday Jazz! It is soft and not overpowering. Food choices are many for breakfast and lunch items topped with a friendly staff. Outdoor seating in the summer months, but you will not be able to hear the music.

Thank gezette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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