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Sweet Evalina's Stand

688 Ct-169, Woodstock, CT 06281
860 928-4029
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Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Woodstock
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Sep 5, 2014
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Lake Worth, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We went with a party of 10 for lunch. We had a great table in the back with a view. The service was fast, friendly and efficient. The place was clean and the food was fresh and good. We will definitely go back the next time we're in the area.

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Thompson
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I frequented this stand/restaurant in the mid eighties as a high school student (it was quite literally the ONLY place around.) While it has been two and a half decades, and ownership has changed hands, one thing has remained practically the same. The "Stand's" standard of cleanliness. I had hoped that the current owners would have taken more pride in... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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216 reviews 216 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice place on 169. Right there on the side of the road. Good ice cream and they have food too. Nice stop while riding the motorcycle.

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Sweet Ev's is local to us, so we visit often. They have great pizza, salads & Yay for ice cream! In the late spring they have an asparagus pizza that is fantastic! I wait all year for it~ the asparagus is grown just down the road at Woodstock Orchards, so you're supporting 2 local businesses, win!

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woodstock, ct
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a treasure of a restaurant: small, cosy, relaxed times ten. It is the authentic experience. Food is fresh, excellent- a hamburger at Evalina's is better than a steak anywhere else. Pizzas are amazing. Tom, Polly, Gary and all of the staff are friendly, efficient and pleasant. Evalina's is the heart of Woodstock. I have been there at least... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

fun place to go for pizza in woodstock. reliably good quality food. "tacky, yet unrefined" comes to mind as a way to describe the environment.

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Woodstock, ct
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The place isn't even close to fine dining...but the food makes up for the shabbiness. The food is well prepared...always fresh....some pretty modernized dishes...oh, and the pizza is to die for! If you like the "floppy" kind, you will love it. The people who own and work there are always very friendly as well! Great service.

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woodstock, ct
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Sweet Evalina's Stand is one of the best places I know. The owners, Polly and Tom, are there all of the time and they have the best complement of cooks and waitstaff you could ask for. The food is excellent: creative, fresh and plentiful. It is a gathering place for Woodstock and the owners are community minded. Can't be beat.

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Drafty dining area with a wood stove for heat but the atmosphere's not bad. The people who work here seem very nice and there's a nice variety of soups/sandwiches/pizza, etc.

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The owners, Tom & Polly, in addition to their Manager, Gary, are outstanding at learning everyone's name. They are happy to see you, and make you feel like a valued customer every time! The food choices are plentiful, and the prices are reasonable. Go there for the food and the smiles. You'll be happy you did!

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