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Connecticut Quiet Corner
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RESTAURANTS
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The area code for all numbers listed is 860.

BROOKLYN

The Calabash Coffee Co. & Cafe
18 Providence Rd. (Rte. 6) (860)774-0136
At the crossroads of scenic Route 169 and Route 6, you find northeast Connecticut1s premier coffee roaster, serving beans from around the world that complement their upscale breakfasts, lunches, and homemade desserts. Hours: Wed.-Sun. 7 AM - 5 PM.

The Golden Lamb Buttery
499 Wolf Den Rd. (off Rte. 169) 774-4423
The pastoral countryside sets the stage for one of Connecticut's most exquisite, creative and memorable dining experiences.
Hours: Apr. 15 - Dec. 31 Tue.-Sat. noon - 2:30 PM lunch. Fri. & Sat. 7 PM cocktails & hayride, 7:30 dinner. Reservations required.

Hank's Restaurant (Alice's Kitchen)
416 Providence Rd./Rte. 6 (860)774-6071
A Brooklyn landmark for over 25 years. Family dining featuring soup and salad bar, seafood, steaks, children's and seniors' menus.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 AM - 9 PM; Fri. & Sat. 11 AM - 10 PM; Sun. noon - 9 PM.

CANTERBURY

The Lodge at Wrights Mill Farm
63 Creasy Rd. ( off Rte. 6, 169 or 14)  774-1455
Banquet facility for groups up to 500. Weddings, company picnics, group tours. Oktoberfest, Christmas buffet, weekend parties. On-site catering and event coordination. We do it all! Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM.

COVENTRY

Bidwell Tavern
1260 Main St./Rte. 31   742-6978
An historic restaurant. Full lunch and dinner menus. Special menu offerings weekly and daily. Famous for 24 varieties of wings and 26 beers on tap. Hours: Daily 11 AM - 1 AM.

DANIELSON see KILLINGLY

EASTFORD

Eastford Village Store
192 Eastford Rd./Rte. 198 (860)974-2334
A country general store serving breakfast, lunch, and homemade dishes-where warm, friendly old-time country hospitality still exists. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 AM - 6 PM, Sat. 7 AM - 3 PM. I13

KILLINGLY

Debbie's Delights
136 Main Street (Downtown Danielson (860) 774-0615
Gourmet coffee shop, chai, many baked goods and pastries, sandwiches, wraps, soup, quiche and vegetable loaves. Gift baskets and gift certificates available. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 AM - 5:30 PM; Sat. 8 AM - 2 PM; Closed Sun. K22

Fitzgeralds Pub & Grille
1086 N. Main St. / Rte. 12 (behind Zip's Diner, Dayville)  774-0603
Casual neighborhood pub. Hearty portions of high quality food at reasonable prices. Specials daily and full bar available. Weekend entertainment. Major credit cards. Hours: Daily 11 AM - 10 PM, until 11 PM Fri. - Sat.

George's Galley
55 Main St./Rte. 12 (downtown Danielson) 774-7111
Traditional family restaurant in a modern smoke-free setting. Breakfast served all day. Fast service, delicious food, reasonable prices. "The community hub."
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 5 AM - 8 PM; Sun. 6 AM - 1 PM.

Laurel House Restaurant & Banquet Center
8 Tracy Road (exit 94 off I-395, Dayville) (860)779-2900
Opening Spring 1999. Fine dining at affordable prices in a pleasant atmosphere. Extensive menu. Intimate lounge with full liquor bar. Banquet rooms. Hours: Daily for lunch & dinner.

Zip's Diner
Jct. Rtes. 12 & 101 (Dayville) 774-6335
An authentic 1954 O'Mahoney Diner, serving good home cooked food with a smile in a pleasant, non-smoking atmosphere.
Hours: Daily 6 AM - 9 PM

MANSFIELD

Atnaveigh Inn & Restaurant
957 Storrs Rd./Rte. 195 (Storrs) (860) 429-4490 Casual country dining featuring Continental cuisine at its best. Voted best continental in Connecticut Magazine. Reservation's suggested. Hours: Mon. - Fri. Lunch 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM; Mon. - Thu. Dinner 5 PM - 9 PM; Fri.&Sat. Dinner 5 PM - 10 PM. K8

Angellino's Restaurant
135 Storrs Rd./Rte. 195 (Big Y Plaza) 450-7071
Italian cuisine for the entire family. Famous for the superb service and generous portions of delicious pasta, seafood and authentic specialties. Hours: Daily 11 AM - 10 PM.

Coyote Blue Tex-Mex Cafe
50 Higgins Hwy (Rt.31) (860)423-4414
The Hartford Courant calls Coyote Blue "an oasis of good food & cozy surroundings". Close to UConn. Hours: Tue.-Thu.&Sun. 5 PM - 9:30 PM; Fri.-Sat. 5 PM - 10:30 PM. K7.

Kathy-John's Food & Ice Cream
643 Middle Tpke./Rte. 44 (jct. Rte. 195) 429-0362
Serving a wide variety of sandwiches, salads and soups along with its popular ice-cream and sundae creations. Breakfast, lunch, supper. Hours: Daily 10 AM - 11 PM.

The Depot
57 Middle Tpke./Rte. 44 429-3663
Fine dining with casual atmosphere. Situated in an original train depot 25 minutes from Hartford, 5 miles from UConn.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. lunch 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM; Mon.- Sat.. dinner 5 - 10 PM, Fri.-Sat. until 11 PM; Sun. brunch 11 AM - 2:30 PM, dinner 5 - 10 PM.

University of Connecticut (UConn) Dairy Bar
3636 Horsebarn Rd. Ext. (off Rte. 195, Storrs) 486-2634
Choose from 25 rich, delicious ice cream flavors, like the famous Jonathan Supreme, made on the premises. Called the "granddaddy" of homemade ice cream. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 AM - 5 PM; Sat.-Sun. 12 - 5 PM.

PLAINFIELD

The Gold Eagle
724 Old Norwich Rd./Rte. 12 (1/2 mi. from Greyhound Park) 564-2641 or 564-1687
A family restaurant serving the finest in steaks, seafood, salad bar. Comfortable function room accommodating 50 friends.
Hours: Summer: Sun.-Thu. 11 AM - 9:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 11 AM - 10:30 PM. Winter: Sun.-Thu. 11 AM - 9 PM, Fri.-Sat. 11 AM - 10 PM.

Jade Garden of Plainfield
1019 Norwich Rd./Rte. 12 (exit 87 off I-395) 564-4488
Fine Chinese cuisine in a family dining atmosphere. All- you-can-eat buffets. Exotic island drinks and banquet facilities available.
Hours: Tue.-Thu. & Sun. 11 AM - 10 PM, Fri.-Sat. 11 AM -
11 PM, closed Mon.

Riverview Restaurant
North Main St./Rte. 14 (Moosup) (860)564-3632
Full menu, luncheon specials, prime rib (weekends), live lobster tank, salad bar & soup tureen, gourmet pizza, grinders, and sandwiches. Hours: Daily 10 AM - 1 PM.

POMFRET

The Harvest
37 Putnam St./Rte. 44 928-0008
An award-winning restaurant, from its fine cuisine to its list of wines from around the world. Voted "Best New Restaurant" in Connecticut Magazine. Hours: Tue.-Fri. lunch 11:30 AM - 2 PM; Tue.-Sat. dinner 5:30 - 8:30 PM; Fri. & Sat. dinner until 9 PM; Sun. brunch 11 AM - 2 PM, dinner 2:30 - 7:30 PM.

The Vanilla Bean Cafe
450 Deerfield Rd. (jct. Rtes. 44, 97 & 169) 928-1562
Indoor/outdoor cafe featuring hearty sandwiches, homemade soups, baked goods, grilled foods, beer, wine. Voted "Best Sandwiches" in Connecticut Magazine. yankee Travel Guide's editor's pick. Hours: Mon.-Tue. 7 AM - 3 PM, Wed.-Fri. 7 AM - 8 PM, Sat.-Sun. 8 AM - 8 PM.

PUTNAM

Bill's Bread & Breakfast
149 Providence St. (860)928-9777
Fresh-baked breads, scones, and muffins. Home of the Premium English Bunş. Specialty and wholesale baking. Breakfast served all day, everyday along with Lunch. Only breakfast served on weekends. Best around! Hours: Mon.-Fri. 6 AM - 2 PM; Sat. 6 AM - 1 PM; Sun. 7 AM - 1 PM. F21

Coffee Express
303 Kennedy Drive (860)963-7839
Choose from eight of the finest Vermont coffees while you sip and relax. A nice variety of donuts, pastries, bagels, & sandwiches available. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 5:30 PM - 7 PM; Sun. 7 PM - 4 PM. F21.

Heritage Road Cafe
5 Heritage Rd./ Rte. 12   928-4542
Family restaurant specializing in steaks, seafood and saute. Featuring live entertainment in the fireplaced lounge. Lunch and dinner daily.

J. D. Cooper's Restaurant & Pub
146 Park Rd. (exit 95 off I-395, go left 1 mile) 928-0501
Northeastern Connecticut's truly unique restaurant and pub. Extensive appetizer, lunch, and dinner menu - over 100 items to choose from. Hours: Daily 11:30 AM - 10 PM.

Jade Garden of Putnam
243 Kennedy Dr. 928-5351
Fine Chinese cuisine. Lunch and dinner specials. "All- you-can-eat" lunch buffet Wed. - Sun. Luncheons. Exotic island drinks. Hours: Sun.-Thu. 11 AM - 9:30 PM; Fri.-Sat. 11 AM - 10:30 PM.

Mrs. Bridges Pantry
136 Main St. (downtown)  963-7040
British food, fine quality English china, tea and tea-time accoutrements, gifts, cards, books. Now incorporating Woolworks1 fine yarns and needlework accessories. Tea room. Hours: Daily 11 AM - 5 PM; closed Tue.

PYZZZ
Authentic Italian Brick Oven Pizza & Tavern

8 Harris Street (860) 928-7424
Authentic Italian thin crust brick oven pizza located in an old 1800's stone building. Just a short walk off Main Street's Antique Center. Specialty pizzas such as Sweet Pea & Ricotta, White Clam & BBQ Chicken w/blue cheese. Serving Tue.-Sun. 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM. G20

The Vine Bistro
85 Main St. (downtown) 928-1660
Bistro extraordinaire featuring contemporary American cuisine. Dine on such dishes as portabello mushrooms, eggplant rollitini, focaccia sandwiches or rack of lamb. Hours: Tue.-Sat. lunch 11 AM - 5 PM, dinner 5 - 9 PM; Sun. lunch 11 AM - 5 PM, dinner 5 - 7 PM; closed Mon.

STORRS see MANSFIELD

THOMPSON

Jason's Restaurant
274 Riverside Dr. (Jct. Routes 12 & 193) (860)923-2908
Family-style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Featuring some of the best seafood in northeastern Connecticut. Hours: Daily 6 AM - 9 PM. E20

White Horse Inn at Vernon Stiles
Jct. Rte. 193 & Rte. 200   923-9571
Elegant four-star dining on Thompson's historic common.
Hours: Tue.-Sat. lunch 11 AM - 2 PM; Tue.-Sat. dinner 5 - 9 PM. Sun. brunch 11 AM - 2 PM, dinner 4 - 8 PM. (Winter hours: closed Tue.).

UNION

Traveler Restaurant: The Food & Book People
Rte. 171 (exit 74 off I-84) 684-4920
Great family dining and a free book with every meal. Steaks, seafood, turkey and pasta. $5 - $14. Full liquor selection. Book & collectible shops. Hours: Daily 7 AM - 9 PM.

WILLINGTON

Willington Pizza
25 River Rd./Rte. 32 429-7433
National award-winning pizzas. Featured on CBS "This Morning" & "Good Morning America" - and voted "Best Pizza" in Connecticut Magazine. Hours: Daily 11 AM - 11 PM.

Willington Pizza Too
Jct. Rtes. 74 & 32 (Phelps Crossing) 429-9030
More award winning pizza, along with burgers, wings, fried alligator tail, to name a few taste treats. 5 TVs for viewing pleasure.
Hours: Daily 11 AM - 10 PM.

WINDHAM/WILLIMANTIC

Paradise Eatery & Market
713 Main St. (downtown Willimantic) 423-7682
Delicious vegetarian and ethnic specials daily. Gift shop. Cappuccino, gourmet coffees, teas, UConn ice cream. A great meeting place for fun or business. Hours: Tue.-Sat. 8 AM - 8 PM.

Willimantic Brewing Co. & Main St. Cafe
967 Main St. (downtown Willimantic) 423-6777
Casual yet elegant dining and brewery in a 1909 post office building. Extensive menu featuring full dinners to pub fare. Fresh beer brewed on site. Hours: Daily.

WOODSTOCK

Fox Hunt Farms Gourmet & Cafe
292 Rte. 169 (behind Scranton's Shops) 928-0714
This award-winning gourmet shop features hearty sandwiches, a French bakery, the Boar's Head deli, and an incredible display of sweets and treats. Hours: Tue.-Sun. 10 AM - 5:30 PM.

The Inn at Woodstock Hill
94 Plaine Hill Rd. (off Rte. 169) - 928-0528
American Continental menu with old-world charm. Romantic country inn; sumptuous food; voted "Best Brunch, Best Continental and Best Hotel Dining" in Connecticut Magazine; *****- Worcester Telegram. Hours: Mon-Sat 5 - 9 PM; Sun. 3:30 - 7:30 PM.

Stoggy Hollow General Store & Restaurant
492 Rte. 198 (Woodstock Valley) 974-3814
Authentic general store including deli, bakery, and country kitchen. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts in the restaurant or on the porch. Hours: Daily 7 AM - 8 PM, Fri.-Sat. till 9 PM.