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Village Pizza and Grille Restaurant

Pizza & Pasta, Greek
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53 West Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
860-691-1000
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Village Pizza & Grille offers an extensive menu, great service and...
Village Pizza & Grille offers an extensive menu, great service and delicious food. Our family run restaurant is located just past the very popular Book Barn and just minutes from Rocky Neck State Park. Dine in or take our, either way you will love what we offer. Our menu consist of Italian and Greek specialties, including delicious pizza, calzones, spinach pies, grinders, gyros, souvlaki, salads, appetizers, soups, burgers, club sandwiches, chicken and “fresh” seafood and dinner specials. We also offer reasonably priced nightly dinner specials. We’re open 7 days per week, and also serve beer and wine.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Village Pizza Grill Niantic Secret

We have eaten a few times now at the Village Pizza Grill here in Niantic. its a short drive out of town on main street next to East Coast Taco. place is on the small side with 16 or so seats. plus an outdoor seating area. This place does a lot of take out . The menu is large, witch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Todd P
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Niantic, Connecticut
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Niantic, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I had heard there was new mangement or ownership, so I wanted to give it another try because it is conveniently located. But as usual I was greatly disappointed. Nothing is fresh, the food is thrown together with no care or concern and once again when I requested something it was completely ignored.

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Niantic, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have eaten a few times now at the Village Pizza Grill here in Niantic. its a short drive out of town on main street next to East Coast Taco. place is on the small side with 16 or so seats. plus an outdoor seating area. This place does a lot of take out . The menu is large, witch... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

All we can comment on are the grinders on a Sunday afternoon for takeout when Hartford Grinder in Niantic was closed. But we have to say they were wonderful. Short wait for toasted grinders -- 2 eggplant parm with peppers , 1 Italian and a speciality: The Cambridge. Shaved steak, blue cheese, lettuce and tomato. Didn't regret trying this one!... More 

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East Lyme, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place has a hugh menu especially for such a small place. This should have been my first warning about quality. How can any restaurant, even larger ones, put out top notch food when they have such a hugh menu? My wife ordered a gyro. It was basically average, but would have been great if the pita wasn't toasted and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The pizza is o.k. and super cheap.... much better options downtown Niantic for greek style pizza. However, their salads are out of this world and they have a wonderful housemade creamy garlic dressing, homemade appetizers like spinach pie and onion rings. All very good. The staff is always very friendly. I think the decor could use something extra, the restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just wanted a grinder to take home so I decided we would give this place a try. There were only 4 tables with customers and it took 5 min for someone to take my order. I have worked in restaurants and it seems like they didn't know what they were doing. Odd place. The grinders were good but nothing special.... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

They have some good options on their menu but each time I order there I am disappointed. Recently I asked detailed questions about their chicken and steak bomb and then requested a light amount of black pepper. The result was overly peppered sandwiches and mushrooms on sandwiches which I asked to only have cheese and onions on. On the other... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Good pizza, affordable casual meal for a vacationing family! So far we have only tried pizza and salads, but they have a much bigger menu and do a good carry out business!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten at the Village Pizza and Grille many times and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the wait staff is always friendly and cater to your needs. At the end of your dinner don't forget the homemade rice pudding it is delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

BEST PLACE EVER! If I lived in CT, Village Pizza & Grille would definitely be my go-to pizza place. For me, it's been a regular stop on my way through CT to New York City. It definitely breaks up the long trip and it's right off the highway, which is ideal eating on the go without significantly cutting into your... More 

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Address: 53 West Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: 860-691-1000
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 West Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: 860-691-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Village Pizza & Grille offers an extensive menu, great service and delicious food. Our family run restaurant is located just past the very popular Book Barn and just minutes from Rocky Neck State Park. Dine in or take our, either way you will love what we offer. Our menu consist of Italian and Greek specialties, including delicious pizza, calzones, spinach pies, grinders, gyros, souvlaki, salads, appetizers, soups, burgers, club sandwiches, chicken and “fresh” seafood and dinner specials. We also offer reasonably priced nightly dinner specials. We’re open 7 days per week, and also serve beer and wine.

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