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Joey Garlic's

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150 Kitts Lane, Newington, CT
860 372-4620
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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better than last time

We came a few years ago and had a terrible experience all around, we figured we would give them another try and we were more than pleased. They have a "bacon slather sauce" which is great! Burgers are good but overcooked. Pasta portions are huge and very good, the Philly cheesesteak was very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Qwagmirejade
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  • Families with children
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We came a few years ago and had a terrible experience all around, we figured we would give them another try and we were more than pleased. They have a "bacon slather sauce" which is great! Burgers are good but overcooked. Pasta portions are huge and very good, the Philly cheesesteak was very good. The waitress seemed rushed every time... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Something fresh to enjoy as a meal.Good atmosphere ,with servers that have always a smile on their face,nice set-up restaurant,pleasant and a variety of food selection,drinks,and a rich menu being the higher point for visiting this restaurant.No disappointment for visiting.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We came here on a Saturday night. It's very tough to get in due to the high volume of people that line up here. By the way they do not do call ahead seating. Two of us got burgers and they are excellent. The bacon slather sauce is freaking awesome, what a great sauce. Even for dipping fries in. The... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We have been many times to this resturant and love the home style prepared food they have. WE ALWAYS have leftovers for AT LEAST one more meal EACH. The service is excellent and always with a smile. Even though it is crowded almost all the times we have gone they are very good about getting you seated; well organized.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My review is mainly about the food. I ordered Linguini with White Clam Sauce. I might just as well have stayed home, boiled some linguini and dumped a couple of cans of minced clams on it. There were clams with shells. However, the dish was tasteless. The good news is that our server was very attentive and prompt (hence the... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

You cant go wrong eating at joey garlics! Great food courteous staff and always enough food to take home.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

long time customer love going in there. Food is so great. the portions are huge. Love this place and recommend it if you haven't tried it.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We live down the street and will ALWAYS keep Joey G's in our regular rotation of restaurants. From calzones to pizzas to burgers, they do it right. If you haven't tried them, get the famous eggplant fries! So good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

First of all be prepared to take home some leftovers. The portions are huge and prices reasonable. Service has always been excellent including refllling your beverage glass constantly without you having to ask. Highly recommend the steak grinder and egg plant sticks. You can always add or delete ingredients to your liking without a big deal. management is very proactive.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Although many items are still delicious and worth the cost, the salads are going downhill. They should be embarrassed for serving the supposedly roasted beet salad for eleven dollars! I ordered it tonight and it was clearly CANNED beets and nothing special at all!! The whole night started wrong as our waiter was insulted that we showed him one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Kitts Lane, Newington, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: 860 372-4620

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • 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?