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All 103 Groton Restaurants

Olio Restaurant & Bar

33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
860-445-6546
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Ranked #9 of 103 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
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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Montville, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 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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Mystic, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Tables are very close to each other, martinis are really good, ambience is romantic & cozy, waitstaff are all really pleasant but our dishes were barely warm and just average in taste. It is a bit pricey for what you get and for the area of town it is in.

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Groton, Connecticut
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Crowded tables which made for not bumping elbows almost impossible. Was not busy at time of my visit----one and only----pasta dish was good but terribly overpriced. Plenty of parking space available. For being an "Italian" style restaurant, I was not impressed.

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NH
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303 reviews 303 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

If you find this helpful please click the helpful button below. _______________________________________________________________________________ This restaurant was conveniently located in Groton. The restaurant was not small but was not large either. They appear busy for lunch, always a good sign. I had salmon salad and it was fantastic. The service at the bar was quick and friendly. I was greeted and seated... 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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