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17 Main St, Chester, CT 06412-1311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“market place” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 Main St, Chester, CT 06412-1311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy restaurant, deli, coffee bar combination. Many fresh salads, sandwiches, bakery items. Wish this place was in my neighborhood.

Thank Draftcross
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I’d like to thank the young lady who offered me a cold drink of water. It was so hot and humid, and she offered me a cold drink. She did not have to, but she did. I will be back to try the food soon!

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I have always enjoyed Simon's food and desserts (both in Chester and when they were in Westbrook), but I was SHOCKED and DISAPPOINTED when I tried to order iced coffees with almond milk. It's 2018 and they have zero non-dairy options (no soy milk, no...More

Thank CTBeachFamily
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of unusual, delicious food. Just like most of Chester Center, it is fun and friendly. Great place to catch up with the locals, with swinging doors reminiscent of yesteryear. Outdoor tables are the perfect seats for people watching in this delightful village.

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the vibe, the delicious dishes and the salted baguettes!! It’s definitely a great place to take friends, family, and clients! Right in the center of Chester Village!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite around 3 on Sunday. The staff was friendly and welcoming and we ordered the frittata and chicken. I also had a latte. Everything was cold but we were on a schedule and didn’t have time to send it...More

Thank D K
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We usually get takeout at Simon's but they have a funky, comfortable little restaurant inside the market as well. Soups are always good, as are the sandwiches and the pastry--especially the cookies.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A completely relaxed and charming country market with scrumptious eat-in foods (baguettes and cookies are standouts) and very fun array of gifts and cards. Casual feel and pay-as-you-leave by telling the cashier what you had. Can get crowded at times.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This marketplace has indoor seating and features a selection of fine coffees and teas, freshly prepared salads, entrees, pasta dishes, they make sandwiches to order. The quality of the food is exceptional and they always have unique offerings. Great place to select prepared foods to...More

Thank travelwell7906
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for quick bite. People very friendly and food excellent. Menu very different in an interesting way. Lots of other restaurants on the street and this place serves a purpose the others don't.

Thank William M
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23 April 2017|
Response from v0yageur22 | Reviewed this property |
8-6 Monday thru Saturday and 8-5 onSundays.
Cathy B
19 February 2015|
Response from Tropguy | Reviewed this property |
Not like a traditional diner, it is an old fashioned country store/deli with food closer to a Whole Foods than a traditional diner. We usually go there once a week in the winter which is about a 45 minute ride so it is well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Chester, CT 06412-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Chester
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