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372 Scott Swamp Road (Rt 6), Farmington, CT 06032
860-678-7231
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We've driven by Joey Garlic's hundreds of times when visiting family in the area - on this trip, we decided to give the place a try. The simple, rustic decor is very welcoming; our server, Shannon, was terrific. There are some interesting and unusual offerings tucked among the more familiar fare... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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  • Families with children
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We've driven by Joey Garlic's hundreds of times when visiting family in the area - on this trip, we decided to give the place a try. The simple, rustic decor is very welcoming; our server, Shannon, was terrific. There are some interesting and unusual offerings tucked among the more familiar fare (eggplant fries, meatball salad), and I chose the pork... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

We went for a quick bite after work. The staff were very friendly an helpful. We ordered the joey garlic eggplant fries and ribs. Both were excellent but massive portions (be aware this was more than enough for main meal for 2). However we had also ordered the pizza which was also good. Really nice atmosphere and good food, friendly... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Good food. Can get very busy. Wings are crispy and flavorful. Portions are huge. Pasta tastes fresh. Imaginative salad combinations (meatball salad). Never have any room left for dessert.

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Montpelier, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Obviously a popular place in the area, but the chicken parm had too much cheese and too little sauce. Not my favorite.

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Lebanon, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ate here with my brother. Service was the excellent. This was an excellent CT Italian place that I long for each time I return to CT.

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Bristol
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Grinders are very sloppy topped with loads of melted cheese. Chicken parm is of low quality chicken. My husband ordered hamburger med rare I said it is to raw bring him med. well and the waitress brought med rare because my husband did not tell her instead of me.

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Relaxed atmosphere with excellent food. The pizza and grinders are excellent. Good selection of adult beverages.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Huge monster portions!!! Meals easily carry over to the next day. Great wait staff as well. Our new go to spot for family dinners!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited on a Saturday evening. After a brief wait we were seated and were greeted by our server promptly. Service was prompt considering that the restaurant was busy. The pizzas are thin crust and loaded with fresh ingredients. The grinders were oversized and suck cent for lunch the next day. This is a place to return to with reasonable prices.... More 

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Plainville, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Joey Garlic's is a popular place among locals. It has a family atmosphere, and the meals I have enjoyed there have all been solid Italian fare. It's not fancy, but the meals have been well prepared and service is generally prompt.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 372 Scott Swamp Road (Rt 6), Farmington, CT 06032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: 860-678-7231

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?