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O'Rourke's Diner
Today 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM
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728 Main St Middletown, CT 06457
728 Main StreetUSConnecticutMiddletown06457
$Diner, American RestaurantToday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMThursday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMFriday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMSaturday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMSunday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMMonday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PMTuesday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM
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Landmark diner (since 1941) serves creative American classics & Irish dishes for breakfast & lunch.- Google
"I live in NY and I visit many diners here and nothing like O'rourke."
"I picked the Irish Soda bread French toast."
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Justin Strickland
a week ago
With positively delightful specials, and a comprehensive menu offering a wide variety of carefully thought out dishes, I've never been disappointed by O'Rourke's. There's always a wait, but it's well worth it, and if you haven't gotten a chance to try it, you're doing yourself a disservice of not making it a priority to treat yourself one of these weekends. Staff is always friendly, despite how busy they can get with a full house, and as small as the place is, it's got a ton of charm.
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Valerie Drachova
a month ago
extremely friendly and attentive service. Staff is very personable and ready to make suggestions based on your taste. Food was creative and fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Definitely would come back
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JosephDiego DiaMante
a year ago
Anyone who complains must be insane. 1st of all "It's a Diner" not a 5 Star restaurant. Nevertheless I received 5 Star service. Walking down Main Street with no clue about this place, I walked by it the 1st time since it was at the end of the road/sidewalk I had to pass it again. Looked in didn't impress me but I thought; What the heck? Grabbed the 1st seat at the counter. It was busy, very busy so I did wait for the 1st person to offer coffee and a menu. I was there for breakfast, looked at the 1st two pages of the breakfast menu. Somebody else brought me my coffee with 3 samples of cake, bread or whatever. All I know was that they were DELICIOUS... Looking back at the menu I found 2 more pages of breakfast. I picked the Irish Soda bread French toast. 2 scrambled eggs and Irish bacon. Now I'm Puerto Rican, don't do much Irish. ,But I felt adventurous... While I waited the owner (Brian) came up to me and we had a wonderful conversation, he walked away to make one of his famous breakfast and then another worker came and offered me another cake with some cream, what was it? I have no Clue but again DELICIOUS, then came my meal and now DELICIOUS is not good enough. This was absolutely Fabulously DELICIOUS... I can say much more but I'm going to end it at that. Oh yeah, came back the next day with my wife and she loved it as much as I did...
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Response from the owner - 3 months ago
Wow we are flattered! Thank you!
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Matt Piontkowski
2 months ago
Amazing food! Expansive menu!
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Lakia Brown
3 months ago
Wow, I was impressed! I've lived in Middletown over 10 years and have never been to O'rourkes but have heard great things. A friend invited me today and we went. I didn't mind the seating and it was prompt. The food took time but I expect that because I know it will be a hot and fresh dish. The breakfast was #awesome.... Kudos to the cook(s)!!! My friend even asked how I was feeling and I replied "satisfied" : ) I will definitely have breakfast here on a Sunday again.
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Jorge Castro
3 months ago
You must come here! An amazing breakfast experience, unlike any other!
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Cristian Contreras
a year ago
Definitely another frangance... I live in NY and I visit many diners here and nothing like O'rourke... Food its excelent, attention its amazing the owner its always asking how its everything.... It was an 1 hour and 30 minutes from where i live but the trip was worthy...
Response from the owner - 3 months ago
Thanks so much!
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Maria Buatti
2 years ago
Just took a friend to O'Rourke's for her birthday lunch. Her bacon cheeseburger with slaw was great. But my french toast made with Brian's Irish Soda-bread, and 3 different types of jam topping was better than advertised. I think that all the (international) magazine reviews underestimate the quality of the food prepared by Brian. If you're visiting Middletown be sure to stop for a meal.


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