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All 104 Groton Restaurants

Olio Restaurant & Bar

33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
860-445-6546
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Ranked #11 of 104 Restaurants in Groton
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Groton, Connecticut
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had an awful experience at this restaurant. The waitress, an older lady with gray hair, was incredibly curt and disrespectful. She gave me uncooked food, and without an apology, gave me the check and told me the dish was half price. Seeing as I didn't have dinner, one would think you should ask if I wanted anything else. I... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were in from out of town and wanted a nice dinner. We got one! Everything on the menu looked good and as meals went by, they all were appealing. Great meal. Nice atmosphere.

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CT
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Not the first time I have lunched here, but each time it seems like the service gets slower and slower. Two people, salads for lunch, 90 minutes. Ordered cappuccino which was cold. Bread never arrived, had to ask. Now the salads were great, but it seems that for salad, waiting an hour for them to arrive is a bit much.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Having driven five hours and attending a viewing, we were tired and wanted to get a light meal. Olio was suggested to us, and were we glad that we listened to the suggestion! We sat at the bar and had a couple of appetizers, which were absolutely delightful! The ambience was nice, and the staff friendly. We enjoyed our light... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The menu selections were varied and interesting, and the food was delicious. The service was good and while friendly not overly so. We were also introduced to a new brand of Riesling that we enjoyed very much and will be looking for here at home. All in all and very pleasant and enjoyable evening.

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Macomb, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love Olio. It is weirdly tucked away off I-95 in Groton, so I tend to forget it as a dining option, but the food is always outstanding. Last week, I had the chicken ceasar salad, a common dish, but it was probably the best I have ever had. The service is always superb and the atmosphere is classy and... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

with a widely ranging menu, this fantastic place has been a favorite of ours for years, and still provides tantalizing specials on top of the regular choices, usually interesting and incredibly delicious. Highly recommended, easy to get to, just off I-95

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East Setauket, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

When my husband and I visit Mohegan Sun or Foxwoods, we go to Olio for special occasions. This trip was my birthday. I have to say Olio is one of the top places in Groton. As you enter, there is a separate bar area and off to the left of the bar is the dining room. The decor is stark... More 

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Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You know when a top server at one great restaurant recommends another restaurant, it has to be exceptional. That’s exactly what Olio is. On recommendation we secured reservations for dinner at Olio. (MGT note: OpenTable would make it much easier for out of towners) The menu and features are excellent as well as the atmosphere, small bar and staff. I... More 

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Dutchess
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Went for dinner this evening and didn't expect to end up at this particular restaurant so we were dressed quite casually. I called ahead about the dress code and was told that there was none. Ordered, and received, hot tea but had to wait another ten minutes for the cream while the hot water grew cold. Son was given a... More 

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Additional Information about Olio Restaurant & Bar

Address: 33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
Phone Number: 860-445-6546
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 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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