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Cafe Mangia

68 Linwood Ave Ste 1, Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-7707
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Ranked #3 of 34 restaurants in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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- Apr 17, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Colchester, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Relaxing; attentive service; enclosed porch seating available. Small dining area so make a reservation unless you are going at 5pm!

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Colchester, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For some good ol pasta dishes they're a great place in a great town! Wonderful wic list and amazing soups! Give it a try, the only bad thing is they tend to overlook their meat just a bit.

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Colchester, Connecticut, United States
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Went to Cafe Mangia last night for dinner. I had the swordfish special and it was "Excellent". The fish and asparagus were perfectly cooked and the mashed potatoes were creamy and smooth. We also had the brochette special with a house salad for starters and finished with coffee and desert. . Mike was our waiter, and he was efficient, observant,... More

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30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Wow its loud in there. Otherwise service was good until the 35 minute stall between salad and main course. It was loud!! Very small room and you better learn to read lips to hear. Even the waiter stood there yelling out our specials just to be heard. My chicken marsala smelled good but chicken was thick and taste was so... More

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Colchester, Connecticut, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Cafe Mangia is a small restaurant that is big on taste and everything is made on site. You go into the restaurant and are immediately greeted by one of the staff or the owner. If it's the owner and you have been here before, he knows your drink and has one ready while you wait for your table. The daily... More

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Colchester ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I just moved to Colchestet 3 or 4 months ago. We decided to stop at Cafe mangiá for dinner. We sat on the porch and we had Katelynn. When I say she was amazing, I mean she was truly outstanding. She made us feel so comfortable, laughing and talking to us like we were old friends! She... More

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stopped in after getting a gift certificate from online. We were going to be in the area and planed to eat in town. Sunday, the only menu option is brunch, 10-3, but it fit what we were looking for, so we gave it a try. Two adults and two kids (7 & 3). the Kids and I shared two... More

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Connecticut
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Cafe Mangia is a hidden prize on a busy commercial road. The food quality is an unexpected treat. The shrimp I ordered were the freshest I have had in a while. The waitstaff were very attentive and well trained. They served without being overly attentive. Overall a very enjoyable dinner at a well run restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went to cafe mangia or the first time last week. We sat on the porch, John was out server, he was outstanding he has been there for 6 years (the restaurant has been there 7!!!!) he was helpful and very nice. Our food and drinks were amazing! We returned to Mangia during the week and we... More

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Manchester
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I was introduced to this restaurant by Groupon. We wanted to try something new, so we purchased it. Went to dinner on a Friday night, no reservation, minimal wait so we grabbed a carafe of the white sangria at the bar until our table was open. Delicious. And that was just the start. Great portion sizes for both the appetizers... More

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