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Rick's On 5

765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
+1 203-294-0231
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

OK breakfast but not as good as years ago Sausage patties smaller and home fries not as good either Sorry for this review

1  Thank JohnBCt
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on the review. Lots of choices for breakfast. Portion was huge and we couldn't finish all the dishes even we had 2 people shared one. Iced coffee is good but they don't have liquid syrup! If you ordered eggs, you...More

2  Thank Faustina C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to provide consistent food and service this is your place. They have a daily specials menu. There menu contains your run of the mill diner breakfast and lunch options but they never dissapoint. They are basic but it's done...More

1  Thank CaitL1073
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hands down, the best breakfast in the area! The menu is great, but don't pass up the specials. They are creative and always give you a lot of food. I almost don't want anyone else to know this because it will be busier than it...More

1  Thank Shane A
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We come to this area for the golf tournament every year, and we always breakfast here. It is a great diner, with great food and great service!!

1  Thank Little_Caesar31332
Reviewed 7 June 2017

One of the two best places on rt.5 to stop and have breakfast or lunch. Between Ricks and Dads you can't go wrong. You try them once and you'll go back again and again.

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We go for breakfast although they are open thru lunch. Not the biggest place but they get in a lot of tables and have a few outside during the nice weather. Pancakes have a great flavor and a short stack are 2 that cover a...More

1  Thank redjeep14
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

One of those busy days ! Rt 5 in Wallingford has everything on it to complete my shopping, banking, gas, etc. Just needed to eat then hit the road. Ricks on 5 made an awesome Russian melt. I couldn't finish it and packed the rest...More

1  Thank blueyeddevil
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great food, breakfast and lunch. Generous portions and great service. Staff is very friendly and always willing to help. You couldn't ask for a better menu for breakfast or lunch. Two problems, 1, place is to small, you mite have a wait on weekends the...More

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant is always packed. At times it is hard to find parking and there is a line waiting to be seated. It is a small restaurant but loved by the people in this area. Its just a good place to go, good food, good...More

1  Thank Hilda W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-294-0231
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