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Cavos Tavern and Pizzeria

2414 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-4105
860-667-9200
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Ranked #16 of 87 Restaurants in Newington
Cuisines: Greek
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
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English first
Hartford, CT
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89 reviews 89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was my first time at Cavos. I came in for a light meal. My teenage daughter was interested in having Saganaki appetizer (fried cheese, $8) and we split a large Greek salad ($10). I felt the salad was high priced and it was not exceptionally large. I was rather disappointed because of that. Otherwise, the standard veggies in the... More

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Heading back from a weekend in New England, we discovered a great, authentic Greek restaurant. Waitress was very friendly, service was excellent and food was very tasty. We started out with the village salad, fried calamari and shared chicken souvalki. The portions were large and were not able to finish the fried calamari. HOWEVER, we did manage to share a... More

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164 reviews 164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The food here is always very tasty, the service is always very nice and they do a great job. We just wish the dining room had a little more space. This place always has people in it, and they always deliver quality food. Yummy!

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Norwich, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I have had the pleasure of experiencing an eatery that actually cooks great Greek food. so difficult to find authentic Greek food in Connecticut . I have visited Cavos on several occasions and have not left dissapointed yet. I was especially pleased with their Easter Price fix menu of roast lamb and family size assortment of appetizers and side dishes.... More

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149 reviews 149 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

You can drive by the building for years and never notice with all the noise on the Berlin Turnpike. Finally tried it after years of doing just that and was pleasantly surprised by what I found. More casual than what I imagined, they have pizza and Greek specialties, plus more standard choices. We had soup, skewers and pizza and they... More

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164 reviews 164 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

This is Greek food plus pizza which was pretty interesting, but we had a nice dinner, attentive and very nice waitress and the food was yummy.

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

I have been to Cavos several times and it never disappoints. The lemon chicken soup is awesome along with the warm garlic bread fresh out of the oven. The gyro plate is great and this visit I tried Aly's chicken which was delicious. The owner and waitstaff are always friendly. In my opinion Cavos is one of the best restaurants... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We've been here several times and I've always gotten something different. Have yet to be disappointed! My husband however, will only try the gyros. Everything so far has been excellent and full of flavor. Portion sizes are large and the pricing is right on.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This is off the Berlin Turnpike, not a giant billboard or sign to let you know it's there. My friend & I have been there more than a few times & always excellent. For a restaurant not highly billboarded, it was Packed!!!!! We had Everything! The Avgolemeno Soup was delicious! Made with orzo, I do use rice myself, but this... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

...was disappointed. we had the chicken santorini (red sauce) and shrimp spanaki (?) (white cream sauce) were both bland tasting. the shrimp dish had very lttle spinach, 6 shrimps (tasted fresh) and too much pasta and sauce which was not very flavorful and more milky than creamy. the service was very good though, friendly, helpful in explaining some of the... More

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