Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
Sign In | Register for Free!
Restaurants Recipes Forums Eating Tours Merchandise FAQ Maps Insider

Lakeside Diner

1050 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT - (203) 322-2252
A great little quick-eats spot just off the Merritt Parkway, the Lakeside Diner is famous for its donuts, but is a worthy destination for whatever breakfast (or lunch) you desire.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Pancakes (short stack)
Omelet
Donut

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Michael Stern - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Here's a place with ten-dollar breakfasts and a million-dollar view. A humble little joint literally at the foot of the southbound Exit 34 ramp off the Merritt Parkway, the Lakeside Diner is set up just like countless other diners with a counter and stools and a ..."   [Read More]

Submit photos Submit a review See more reviews...

Map & Web Site

1050 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT
(203) 322-2252

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
There are many, many good things to eat at the Lakeside Diner, but donuts are the signature specialty.
"There are many, many good things to eat at the Lakeside Diner, but donuts are the signature specialty."
Michael Stern





Stamford, Connecticut, just yards from the Merritt Parkway: view from a windowside table at the Lakeside Diner.
"Stamford, Connecticut, just yards from the Merritt Parkway: view from a windowside table at the Lakeside Diner."
Michael Stern


Lakeside pancakes are so good that if we are heading home after breakfast, we order a full stack and take back any leftovers, which are good reheated. Pictured above is a short stack with bacon, pre-syrup.
"Lakeside pancakes are so good that if we are heading home after breakfast, we order a full stack and take back any leftovers, which are good reheated. Pictured above is a short stack with bacon, pre-syrup."
Michael Stern


For over 35 years, this modest eatery has established an exalted reputation among aficionados of diner breakfast.
"For over 35 years, this modest eatery has established an exalted reputation among aficionados of diner breakfast."
Michael Stern


Close view of a feta cheese and tomato omelet, with a sneak-peak of home fries in the foreground.
"Close view of a feta cheese and tomato omelet, with a sneak-peak of home fries in the foreground."
Michael Stern


Tables are squeezed pretty close together, but the lovely view precludes claustrophobia.
"Tables are squeezed pretty close together, but the lovely view precludes claustrophobia."
Michael Stern


Donuts are made on the premise that fresh is good.
"Donuts are made on the premise that fresh is good."
Michael Stern



What is Roadfood?  |   Submit Content  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Roadfood.com   Copyright - Roadfood.com