We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
217 Pompey Hollow Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1544
+1 860-429-3825
Today
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 38: English reviews
Level Contributor
43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Pulled in here mid-way on a road trip across New England and found it ideal with great service and generous portions of quality food. Spot on for what we expected. Great place - seems to be popular with locals, so always a good sign. A great way of absorbing an American way of life too!

Helpful?
Thank Debian12
Ivoryton, Connecticut
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here. Food was yummy but the flies were persistent. That's nasty. That means the place needs cleaning. Upfront was acceptable, so.....

Helpful?
Thank HillyBushers
Ashford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I eat there now and then for breakfast, i'm not a big eater and i order portions, doesn't seem to bother them as long as they are happy and the price is fair.

Helpful?
Thank mikeA783LG
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have eaten breakfast here many times, and always loved the food and the atmosphere. This was the first time we ever went for dinner, which is only served on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The hostess and waitress were very courteous and friendly. . Even the other diners welcomed us so we immediately felt like we were among friends and family.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mick S
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I'm never disappointed with the food from this awesome little spot! No matter if it's breakfast, lunch or dinner (Wed&Thurs nights), the food is ALWAYS superb and so fresh! They're dinners are all so gourmet and they make everything fresh with all local veggies as well as meats and fish! This place is a real gem!! You won't be disappointed... More 

Helpful?
Thank TammyL26
Upupnaway
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was very disappointed - I recently met the new owner – she needs a lesson on good customer service. I ordered a few wraps and at checkout noticed that the prices went up to $8.99. Who charges 8.99 for a wrap in Ashford??? With potato chips - not even fries! Oh well, I thought they must be great. See... More 

Helpful?
Thank Upupnaway
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The best omelet I've had since I've been in CT! I had the spinach and feta egg whites with sliced tomatoes and a side of fresh Canadian Bacon. The restaurant isn't fancy but simple and clean.

Helpful?
Thank Peter B
Putnam, Connecticut
Level Contributor
64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Another hidden gem. We had a very good lunch here. The food is very good and excellent service. A good assortment of sandwiches .

Helpful?
Thank Robert C
Ashford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Quick and friendly service, clean and home design, great food!Prices are modest! We live in walking distance, but don't go out a lot. The Wooden Spoon is a nice reward for us.

Helpful?
Thank gerta2016
agawam
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We happened upon this spot while driving around the area and we were so glad we did. The atmosphere was cozy and inviting and the service was friendly and efficient. I ordered the pastrami Reuben and it came out hot, melty and delicious. The accompanying fries were superbly cooked and also hot, hot, hot. My partner ordered the foot-long hot... More 

Helpful?
Thank swimvicki

Travellers who viewed The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant also viewed

Ashford, Mystic Country
 
Ashford, Mystic Country
Mansfield, Mystic Country
 

Been to The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 13:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Pompey Hollow Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-429-3825

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Wooden Spoon Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?