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Olio Restaurant & Bar

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33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Each year for the past 14, I've worked each summer at the O'Neill Theatre Center training critics in theatre and dance. That brings me to Waterford and New London Connecticut each summer, and for all of these years, Olio's has been one of my favorite restaurants in the area. It's a very fancy restaurant with causal prices. Allow me to... More 

Thank MarkCharney
Holliston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Very accommodating in regards to meals. Caesar salad was delicious. BLT salad was unusual but very yummy

Thank DaniHow
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice menu in a low key, squiet, dining room. Seafood was excellent as well as the steaks. Nice wine list nad very good service. We will return.

Thank fwdbatt
Groton, Connecticut
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I have been here a few times. It is little but a great atmosphere. At lunch it hasn't seemed to be too busy but for dinner especially weekends, it fills quick. I'd suggest making a reservation. The best experiences we've had were at the bar. We always get the same bartender and she is amazing. I cannot... More 

Thank kristineregine
Groton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very few restaurants can consistently deliver top notch food and service... but somehow Olio has been able to do it. Need a recommendation? If you like Gorgonzola you will absolutely love the stuffed Chicken breast with string beans, mashed potatoes and gorgonzola!

Thank Mark G
Groton, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good place to eat.Food is awesome but worth it.The bar is next to the restaurant on one side of the room.

Thank ajfmrf
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, menu is varied, I would say American with an Asian twist. Flavours are very good. Service is quick and friendly. I can recommend the swordfish, and the pork tenderloin

Thank Mike D
Dunedin, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

highly recommend, would go back again and again sit at the bar. Took our son and his wife for there 3rd anniversary, they they will go back again

Thank boothsharyn
Vassalboro, Maine
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were with another couple, were seated quickly but the acoustics were horrible. We were unable to hear due to the loud chatter of everyone in the room. In addition, the lighting was so dim that we could not read lips. Did not get to the food part.

Thank jastmaine
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Starting with service, we were very happy. We were casually dressed and still felt welcome. Server and hostess both took great care. OMG the spring mix salad is one of the best I've ever had. Lightly covered vinaigrette (why can't everyone do that?) so as not to cover up the flavors. Greens were very fresh. Fruits were brightly flavored and... More 

Thank Roger T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: 860-445-6546

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