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Olympia Diner

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American, Diner, Greek
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3413 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-5106
860-666-9948
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6:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Hartford, Connecticut
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406 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Just by looking at it, you know there's home cooking! Typical vast variety and good portions. I especially like to support mom n pop shops, especially to preserve the retro silver bullet diners! Enjoy!

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Florence, CO
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146 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Good place any time of day. Open 6:00am to midnight. Nice homey dinner specials. Decent prices. Friendly staff. If you are visiting from out of the country, this is a true bit of Americana.

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Santa Cruz, California
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Needed to eat breakfast around noon and was able to feed the famil here. Fast, efficient, friendly, great service. Full breakfast compliment available any time. Son orders corned beef hash and it was amazing, probably the best I ever tasted as it was light, crusty finish, not greasy, ver satisfying. We all tasted it and agreed this healthy sized serving... More 

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Thank ymceight
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to have breakfast at Olympia at dinner time, but my advise for others is DON'T! By 6 pm everything tastes a little old, like the grease on the grill. I had corned beef hash, sunny side eggs, rye toast, hash browns and OJ, and let me tell you, the hashbrowns were the highlight of the meal.... More 

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Thank Susan G
North Branford, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch the service was great but when I ordered open hot roast beef with vegetable on the side the roast beef was microwaved and mashed potato look like from couple days before vegetable was terrible

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Thank Meckey C
Fairfield, Connecticut
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255 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed eating at this place. The menu offers a lot to choose from. The food I have had here has very good. It seems to be like by many others since I had to wait 5 minutes to get a seat...well worth the wait. It has plenty of parking and seating. It's very clean and everyone was friendly. I... More 

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Thank Edwinhill01
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Always see a lot of cars at this diner and finally had a chance to eat lunch there. It's really nothing special. The staff is average as is the food. It is a decent meal at a reasonable price, nothing more, nothing less.

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Thank RASZ17
Hartford, Connecticut
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Wow so sad that this Newington staple has gone to shame. Went for lunch with two friends and was so grossed out by the filth in this restaurant. Food on the floor, grimy tables and walls. Will never return.

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Thank TRAVELINGIRL_11
Hartford, CT
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

We love to go to Olympia Diner for our brunch on Sunday. Good food, friendly staff and great service.

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Thank pebblebeach
Stockton Springs, Maine
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

A simple lunch with beverage turned into a trip down memory lane. I had not been to the Olympia for years if not decades. It is still the real deal,clean and efficient. Tina was great very pleasant to speak with and attentive. The burger and fries wastage and done to my request.

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Thank J H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3413 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: 860-666-9948
Description
1950's style diner with table jukeboxes and lots of stainless steel!Large dining room with quiet atmosphere for private parties, business lunches or free Wi-Fi use.Extensive menu featuring daily specials, heathy choices, homestyle "comfort food", outstanding breakfast, Great coffee at reasonable prices.Milkshakes, desserts, children's menuBeer, wine, coctails.Assortment of quick takeout items.Family Owned and Operated for over 30 years

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