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Shady Glen Dairy Stores

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360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
(860) 643-0511
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Frye Island, Maine
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best cheeseburgers, with fried cheese which makes this burger different from other burgers. I also enjoy their meaty minestrone soup. They also make their own ice cream which is so creamy and good!

Thank Margaret M
Manchester, Connecticut
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get the ice cream, it is amazing, get the cold slaw and take them both home with you. These 2 items are incredible and some of the best you'll find anywhere the rest is diner quality and a bad cheap diner at that

Thank Iliya Y
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to get an 1950s lunch or dinner and breakfast as well they wear a uniform and all you food and drink is delivered with a smile and with little doilies. The food is great and the melted cheese on the burgers is legendary great food decent prices and an old time atmosphere just a great... More 

Thank Blrman1962
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fast food restaurants for breakfast you'll love the breakfast at Shady Glenn. Everything is marginal except their coffee which is very good.. Friendly wait staff and very clean..

Thank backeast123
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for breakfast. The coffee is good and I love the egg omelets. Reasonable price and they have their own fresh ice cream actually a whole half a gallon.

Thank Vincenzo G
Southington, Connecticut
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119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit with super fast service and delicious ice cream. Even though the place was full, we were served immediately. Well run and friendly. Great uniforms and paper hats. Bring your mother!!

Thank Dirk6460
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

My son and I went for lunch and ate like we haven't eaten In days!!..shady glen is AWESOME FOR YOUNG KIDS because they get to feel the 50's theme of how people and places kinda looked. ONLY CON....THEY DON'T ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS......BUT WHO DID IN THE FIFTIES ?????? LOLOLOL

Thank Nicole i
Manchester, Ct.
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Same as one above on middle turnpike, alot more seating here, a times there are lines waiting to get a table but is worth the wait, tables turn over fairly quickly, food is not all brought out together but as it is ready, ice cream is the best you will ever have

Thank Adventurous225
Enfield, Connecticut
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

My husband and I stopped for supper on a Saturday afternoon. We had probably not been in here in 20 years or so. Everything was just as we remembered it. The menu is still on the wall along with the ice cream flavors. They still bring you water in a little paper cup. We both had the cheeseburger. It's what... More 

Thank 1lamberton
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Not only does Shady Glen have great ice cream and burgers, among other things, but they will bring a freezer of ice cream to your family function. Love, love, love this place!

Thank Anne Marie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: (860) 643-0511

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