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Cafe Mangia

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68 Linwood Ave Ste 1, Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-7707
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, as usual. We have been co ing to Cafe Mangia for several years. Never disappointed. Food and service are the best.

Thank Martin F
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119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I go here often for lunch or dinner when I have to work late -- and it never disappoints. Great salads and pasta. Today I had the pasta fagiole soup and the special salad of the day with artichokes and roasted peppers and olives. Love their white balsamic vinaigrette. Add on salad buddies --salmon or shrimp-- we've had before, too.... More 

Thank Barbara G
Marlborough, Connecticut
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Our first visit, maybe our last. We had lunch reservations for 1:30, we arrived at 1:05. As we entered the waiter pick up menus to seat us. My Wife said we had reservations, he checked there book and saw 1:30. He asked us to wait while he took water to a table. He brought the water, took orders for coffee,... More 

Thank 631arnold
Andover, Connecticut
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to stop in. Was pleasantly surprised. All foid is made fresh for you! Pasta fagiole, shrimp Caesar salad and grilled salmon over spinach salad made with walnuts bleu cheese and apples with a honey Dijon dressing delicious. Fresh ice tea, Creme brûlée and apple crisp with homemade Carmel sauce served warm with vanilla ice cream to die for!... More 

Thank piathusis
Colchester, Connecticut
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Surprised who nice and quaint the restaurant was inside. It had a nice comfy atmosphere. The waiters were polite and attentive. We ordered the spinach salad and breast of chicken plus the Penne a la vodka. Both were presented beautifully and tasted delicious. Would indefinitely go there for lunch gain.

Thank Penney H
East Hampton, Connecticut
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We visited Café Mangia on a Thursday night and was surprised how busy it was. We did not have a reservation but lucky there was a table available. The service was great and the meal was typical Italian fare.

Thank DaveL300
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

My family has Italian and Spanish roots. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. We know food. We move to the area a couple of years ago. Lots of Italian places to choose from these days. Cafe Mangia sticks to the Italian basics successfully. Do not underestimate classic meat balls or a pesto pasta dishes. When done right, you... More 

Thank Jorge S
East Hampton, Connecticut
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is my go to restaurant in the area. Lovely setting, wonderful attentive staff and absolutely delicious food!

Thank Kim C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience every time. The staff does a great job with friendly service. Great atmosphere as well.

Thank Aaron B
Colchester, Connecticut
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Very good food but pricy. Have not been here often. Kind of quaint and cozy ambiance inside. Really nice outdoor seating in summer.

Thank Kat H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Linwood Ave Ste 1, Colchester, CT 06415
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: (860) 537-7707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?