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68 Linwood Ave Ste 1, Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-7707
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Ranked #5 of 34 Restaurants in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Colchester, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This has quickly become my wife and my favorite restaurant. It has become our perfect date night experience. The owners and hosts are great and always greet us with smiles. The food is always excellent and if your lucky enough to visit when they have their filet of sole special with the ritz cracker topping order it. Its amazing. It... More

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Norwich, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We drive about a half hr. Pretty frequently to dine here. The staff has always been very attentive, courteous and informative. The owners work hard side by side with their staff which is great to see. The menu is small but the food is delicious. The place is very tiny so reservations are highly recommended on weekends or you will... More

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Colchester, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have been here for lunch a few times and it is a totally different experience. At dinnertime on a busy Saturday night you better know the owner or have a personal connection with the wait staff or you will be waiting for a long time for service. The food was overpriced and improperly cooked. Waitstaff kept bustling by our... More

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New England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have had dinner there on several occasions and always found the food excellent and the service above par. Staff works hard and maintains a friendly and personal attitude. Their wine paring experiences are great (with entertainment). Bar area small, but cozy, great for a drink and appetizer "Happy Hour" before dinner. Either as a couple or with friends, Café Mangia... More

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Colchester, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The meals I have had here vary from average to very good. Most of the menu is Italian oriented and are generally tasty.

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Bondsville, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A deal from a restaurant web site got us to try Cafe Mangia after a attending a play a half hour away. Being a fantastic day we opted for sitting on the porch. Enjoyed the almost outdoor atmosphere except for the traffic noise. We started by sharing a carafe of sangria. To continue in the sharing mode we split a... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I ate Sunday brunch at Cafe Mangia. I had eggs Benedict and she had the salmon. They were both very, very good. The eggs Benedict had a fantastic Hollandaise sauce, and, I'd like to also say that the potatoes were cooked freshly, with a nice sauce. Wife loved the salmon. For dessert we had a cannoli and... More

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Middletown, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Cafe Mangia is a gem in Colchester. The restaurant is small, so I suggest making a reservation. We had to wait a few minutes for our table. Staff greeted us warmly and offered us a drink while we waited. We were sat in no time. Our waitress was very accommodating. I was with a friend who I hadn't seen in... More

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CT
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were very hopeful after reading several reviews, so we decided to visit on a Friday night without reservations. On the positive side, they were able to accommodate us. Also on the positive side, the wine by the glass is a generous pour. Not so positive was the underseasoned food. We started with the special bruschetta. It turned out to... More

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Hebron, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have been visiting Cafe Mangia since it opened and love it! The food is fantastic, though a little expensive. The staff is friendly and courteous. The owners are great, love the guys!!

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Additional Information about Cafe Mangia

Address: 68 Linwood Ave Ste 1, Colchester, CT 06415
Phone Number: (860) 537-7707
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Colchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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