It can be difficult to enjoy a family meal, since such affairs require coordinating busy schedules and fielding awkward questions from Mom about why you failed out of Electoral College. Facilitate family feasting with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of comfort fare at Effie’s Place Family Restaurant in West Hartford.
This casual, family-friendly restaurant caters to guests with a hankering for hearty home-cooked fare. Midday munchers can partake in a pastrami and swiss triple-decker club sandwich ($8.50) or a spinach salad loaded with apple and chicken ($8.95). For dinner, treat taste buds to a plate of baked meatloaf smothered in gravy and made with Effie’s own recipe ($7.95/small, $13.95/large). Gain a gastronomical understanding of Greece with a beef gyro ($7.95), chicken souvlaki ($7.95), spanakopita ($8.95), or an edible DVD of Clash of the Titans.
Inside Effie’s Place, customers can enjoy their entrees at booths and tables surrounded by exposed-brick walls and hanging baskets of greenery. The restaurant regularly participates in local charity drives, including a celebrity breakfast where famous faces, such as the mayor’s, wait tables and risk career-ending syrup-stain scandals.
Six Yelpers give Effie's Place Family Restaurant an average of 3.5 stars:
91 Park Rd.
West Hartford, Connecticut 06119Get Directions