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Shady Glen Dairy Stores

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American, Diner
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360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
+1 860-643-0511
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Manchester, Connecticut
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went in after a few years of not going there. I ordered a plain burger. i took it to go as the counter stools were full. When i went to eat it , it has cheese on it. and the burger was so small they should call them minis. It wasn't worth it. They still do make some good... More 

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Thank mick987g
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While going to pick up a Christmas tree, stopped for a quick lunch with my father. I've been coming here since I was a kid and always remembered what a great place for a cheeseburger with that fried cheese and a milk shake. With the waitresses in uniforms and the men in white with narrow hats and black bow ties,... More 

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Thank toddc177
Manchester, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A James Beard award winning restaurant! The BEST cheesburgers, great fries, lovely breakfasts! Always a place my kids want to go to when they come back home... Not to be missed!

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Thank Carol06040CT
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shady Glen knows how to make everything delicious. Usually it's by making it unhealthy, but that's okay. The burgers/the fried cheese are amazing. The ice cream is also really good, so make sure you have enough room in your stomach and enough cheating in your diet for both!

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Thank 648mmm
Frye Island, Maine
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

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!

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Thank Margaret M
Manchester, Connecticut
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 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

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Thank Iliya Y
Manchester
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 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 

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Thank Blrman1962
backeast123
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

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..

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Thank backeast123
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 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.

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Thank Vincenzo G
Southington, Connecticut
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121 reviews
56 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!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 860-643-0511

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