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Good News Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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694 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3701
+1 203-266-4663
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Burlington, Connecticut
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived really early - we were about the first table seated for dinner but were warmly welcomed. The menu was extensive and it was difficult to make a decision. Lots of seafood options and some good, hearty meat options for this cold and windy evening. Our waitress was helpful in explaining some of the menu items and also assisted... More 

Thank dtomato
Litchfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent drinks! Adequate service, food well prepared but not exceptional. Bar atmosphere low key - quiet.

Thank Hill H
Woodbury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a financial seminar at Good News Cafe thinking it would be a great way to obtain investment advise and try Good News, which has a wonderful reputation. Perhaps since it was a business dinner, the food was bland. I had the salmon and my husband had roast chicken. Maybe if we were ordering off the menu, the food... More 

Thank connollymje
Watertown, CT
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good News Café continues to be 5 stars. Had a wonderful lunch with a good friend today. Although it was very busy, we were not rushed and had a leisurely lunch. It consisted of lobster bisque, broccoli & leek soup followed by warm crab taco and smashed potato salad. Everything was fresh, tasty and delicious. I always have a great... More 

Thank SKayWatertown
Sleepy Hollow, New York
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about this. The menu is eclectic and delicious. Carol Peck is charming and engaging as well. The Flash Fired Beef was superb. So much indeed that I forgot to even snap a pic of it. The Pate is divine and Carol's version of Pad Thai Is yummy!! The Spiced Basque Seafood was yummy though the only thing... More 

Thank LindaRey
Danbury, Connecticut
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here this evening. We all had the chicken wontons which were tasty but a little pricey. Entrees were all good but the lamb and the lobster mac and cheese were the winners. Fish dishes were ok but nothing special. Service was excellent. I love that they keep bringing water! Blackout cake for dessert was good. Definitely... More 

Southbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love this restaurant! I love the people that work there. The fact that Carole Peck is a world known chef doesn't make it stuffy. She is alway there and very attentive.

Thank debdenz
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant with many vegetarian dishes and best of all the produce and even the meats are locally sources. My only complaint is occasionally the main dining room gets too noisy from the excited diners.

Thank uppereast1
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Always excellent, very good atmosphere very good staff, bottom line, a very nice restaurant , when you order, try the half chicken, also the jack oysters is always excellent

Thank Richard C
Southbury, Connecticut
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226 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food is excellent, but the service leaves quite a bit to be desired. We went to the cafe to celebrate my husband's birthday. On entering I requested to have the check given to me and it was my husband's birthday and neither was honored. I spoke to the waitress and she explained the waitress I had told had gone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 694 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3701
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-266-4663

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