Kitchen Little

Diner | Small Town Café
One of the best

Kitchen Little isn’t little anymore. Now located at the Mystic River Marina in a spacious place overlooking docked boats, it is far from the extremely cute 400-square-foot diner it used to be. It has become a picturesque restaurant with a panoramic view.

The breakfasts and lunches we’ve had since the expansion are reassurance that all is well; nothing was lost in upgrade. The menu has all the familiar items, including the wonderful S’medley, which is scrambled eggs combined with melted cheese, fried potatoes, sausage, mushrooms, and onions. The S’medley was named to honor Susan Davis, the woman who first transformed the original little building that had once been a private home, then a rug shop, then a greasy spoon, into Kitchen Little back in the late 1970s.

Another highlight from the breakfast menu is The Portuguese Fisherman, which is scrambled eggs, sausage, peppers, onions, and jalapeno cheese with a Portuguese English muffin. If you’re watching your cholesterol, you can have an omelet made with just one yolk and three whites, filled with spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, onions, and carrots, with health nut toast on the side.

Lunch is not a mere footnote. There are fine, big hamburgers, world-class fried clams, and superb Southern New England Style clam chowder. That’s the clear-broth variety, steel-gray and briny, loaded with tender nuggets of clam — a great winter-warm-up meal.

What to Eat
Kitchen Little, Omelet
Cream cheese, spinach leaves, and mushrooms about to become a tasty omelet.
Kitchen Little, S’medley
The S'medley: scrambled eggs mixed with cheese atop fried potatoes, onions, mushrooms, & sausage.
Kitchen Little, Hot Lobster Roll
Hot Lobster Roll
Lobster on a butter-toasted roll
Kitchen Little, California Benedict
California Benedict
California Benedict features toothsome asparagus stalks.
Kitchen Little, Herbed eggs
Herbed eggs
Two eggs scrambled with cheese are perfectly simple and simply perfect.
Kitchen Little, Corned beef hash
Corned beef hash
Sizzled-crisp corned beef hash is a meal unto itself.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday6:30am - 1pm
Monday7:30am - 2pm
Tuesday7:30am - 2pm
Wednesday7:30am - 2pm
Thursday7:30am - 2pm
Friday7:30am - 2pm
Saturday6:30am - 1pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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