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Olio Restaurant & Bar

33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
+1 860-445-6546
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this place. Very soothing environment inside with candle light. Food was amazing but very salty. Even we like salt, but there was too much of it. It’s located in not a very attractive location. Would have like to see it...More

Thank loveyourNP
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you for coming in. I apologize that you found the food to be salty. I will review this with our chef. We wish we were on the water as well, but we have made the best of our location and made it quaint and...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

There should be a rating between three and four circles. I chose this restaurant for a luncheon get together with friends, based on the extensive and somewhat creative menu. But, perhaps the menu is too extensive. After we spent quite a period of time weighing...More

1  Thank ulysses4
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

We are sorry you weren’t impressed with our food or dessert. We make every item from scratch and to order and try so hard to please our guests. Our menu was created to be diverse to allow something for everyone’s taste. Hopefully if you return,...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Since our mother’s passing in 2014 (3 years in a row) my brothers and our families would have dinner together here at Olio every December. We’d make the reservation as early as July for December. In 2017, on the day of our dinner at approx...More

2  Thank infoH7956ZZ
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

As Stated on the phone, I was sorry for the inconvenience, however with the weather situation as forecasted we found it risky for employees to drive in. Being that we are located off a highway we find we do little business in snow storms which...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Have never had a meal I did not love. My first choice when dining out in the Groton Connecticut area.

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Food was five stars, I had gnocchi and my husband had steak. Service was Ok, we waited a little too long before someone came over to us.

Thank stewartalison210
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner on our way up to URI. Convenient location right off the highway. Interior is very warm and modern. The food was outstanding! A little slow on getting it out to the table but well worth it. The steak bruschetta...More

1  Thank TonyLovesToDineOut
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

We are glad you stopped in to dine with us and so happy to hear you enjoyed the food. Our apologies you were not offered a beverage. Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review, we do appreciate it. Come visit again...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Olio’s was recommended to us by the front desk of the hotel we were staying in over the thanksgiving weekend. Since it was during the holidays, the restaurant was decorated with lights and a tree on the outside. The atmosphere was cozy and friendly. I...More

Thank Bklynbee
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thanks for coming in to dine with us during your visit to the area. We appreciate the recommendation from the hotel employee as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our decor and your meal. We try hard to make the guest experience a...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

Second time I have been at Olio. The food is outstanding, but tonight the service was disappointing. My husband finished his meal before me and our server cleared the entire table while I was still eating. Then the check was put down and I still...More

1  Thank thehockeymumoslo
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your food, however I am very sorry to hear about your server presenting a check to you while you were still dining. This is not our usual protocol whatsoever, busy or not. I would like to rectify this...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018

The food is very good, but the restaurant can get loud and hard to chat with your date. The service is always too notch.

Thank dolly325
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thanks so much for coming in and for posting a review. So glad you enjoyed your visit !

Reviewed March 5, 2018

We had been wanting to try Olio for a long time; especially since we lost a favorite Italian restaurant of ours at the beach. We had the opportunity a couple of months ago for our anniversary. Sat at the bar: we love the activity. Service...More

Thank Roselee F
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

We are so happy to hear you had another pleasant visit. Thank you for talking the time to share your experience. We appreciate your business and the review. Thanks again!

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June 3, 2016|
Response from Macball50 | Reviewed this property |
They do accept reservations. I've just walked in though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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: +1 860-445-6546
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