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“Pleasant surprise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Olive Oyl's

Olive Oyl's
77 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426
860-767-4909
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Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in Essex
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Essex, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is one of those hidden gems that locals are hesitant to tell you about so they can keep it to themselves. Everything here is pick up to go with quick pleasant and efficient service.Great coffee shop with fresh baked goodies. Excellent breakfast sandwiches and wraps. Innovative sandwiches of all kinds with unique and store made ingredients. Gormet meals to go , ice cream shop and specialty foods all tucked into a cozy little hideaway steps away from the ct river on main st. Essex. Not to be missed.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
essex, ct
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

food is erratic. best for lunch.. good location . close to essex village and cloase to many neighborhoods. inside somewhat stark and usually only a few people.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ivoryton, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nothing Special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

It wasn't bad but it wasn't good either. Especially for the price. I do however think their baked goods are worth a try. Service was friendly too.

Visited December 2013
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Quick & Friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Tried them for the first time and found the service friendly and a wonderful selection. All home made food and special treats, great for the family, though no inside eating. Cant wait to bring my wife!

Visited December 2013
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“"GREAT AND DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Olive Oyl's has always been a great place for carry out. When ever we stop in Essex on our boat we always get food from OLive Oyl's. The sandwwichs are always different and creative, and the salads are always fresh and tasty. We would recommend Olive Oyl's to anyone looking for a quick lunch.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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