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1550 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06040-1637
(860) 644-7095
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Friendly and Consistent

My guys love to eat here and each has their favorite. Chicken Scampi or the Italian Trio. They enjoy the salad and garlic bread sticks just as much! Myself, I had their Chicken Marsala. I found the potatoes a tad dry. In fact, if I thought about it I would have asked for a substitution of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Kapple01
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Hartford, Connecticut
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  • Large groups
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connecticut
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We went to Olive Garden last night. While the white wine that I had was good the quality of food was very poor. Only the soup was good. We ordered stuffed mushrooms. The mushrooms were raw and the stuffing was only warm. The taste was not at all good. For dinner I ordered the baked Tilapia with shrimp. The tilapia... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A lovely place to dine with my grandchildren because they love the bread sticks. I like the potato and sausage soup. The rest of the Italian entrees are okay for chain restaurant

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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103 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Host lady to greet us was a joke- pissed off- annoyed looking and half time on the mike to cover her 'don't care attitude'. Felt rushed and staff kept asking if food was ok- annoying- once is enough- even some guy jumped in and asked- manager- that makes 4 times? Vegetarian food selection ok but bland tasting- we had 3... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My guys love to eat here and each has their favorite. Chicken Scampi or the Italian Trio. They enjoy the salad and garlic bread sticks just as much! Myself, I had their Chicken Marsala. I found the potatoes a tad dry. In fact, if I thought about it I would have asked for a substitution of green beans or mixed... More 

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Restaurant was clean. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was rather "good" but not outstanding. Table payment was quick. No problem getting a doggy bag.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

For a chain it's ok and if you have kids maybe even better for the prices. But for really good Italian food there are several restaurant's between Manchester and Hartford that really do some great Italian foods.. Just saying..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I am here with Co worker and client and his handicap person on wheel chair ♿ they open the door for us acomodate us with a big smile ☺ service was supper fast and friendly waitress was supper friendly and we'll oriented with the Menu give us options I am supper please with today service food 🍲 was great and... More 

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Hartford, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Italian is not my #1 choice. In this area, Olive Garden is my #1 Italian chain option. Their selection is pretty good and the food above average. My favorite dish WAS a chicken & steak kabob... but they no longer offer it. While I would give it a "good" rating, my wife and daughters would give it an "excellent" so... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The food is good, but the sodium content is plenty high. I don't understand why American restaurants need to use so much salt in their food. I can feel the bite on my tongue. Other country's don't use the salt and their food is much more tasty.

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East Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

There were four of us. We seated quickly and our Waitress "SAM" greated us. She was more than good, she was exceptional. She took our drink order and then our food orders. Several of our party wanted to substituted some items on their orders. Without blinking she made the changes. The food was delivered promptly and with out a mistake.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1550 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06040-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: (860) 644-7095

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?