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“Delish”

Olio Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #6 of 123 Restaurants in Groton
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 27, 2013

The food was really good however it is pricy. The atmosphere is cozy, it is a bit tight in the restaurant but it's not bad.

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Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Res at 7. Maybe we lingered too long with apps and drinks while kitchen got in the weeds. Cold, had to to put coats on and we weren't alone. Finally got dinners at 8:35. Special Sirloin with Bernaise sauce was $35 for inferior cut - lots of un-chewable fat, grisle and no beef taste smothered in way too much sauce that did not resemble any Bernaise I've ever tasted!
Presentation was inexplicable - huge chuck of meat on top hiding asparagus and mashed potatoes below which were rendered tasteless by the sauce. Wife had gnocchi with shrimp, asparagus and artichoke hearts - mushy and tasteless, hard to find vegetables in it and sauce was heavy. Overall big disappointment. Could have had better for less at any restaurant in Mystic. Can't understand why people flock to this place. It's terrible. We're local and have tried more than once to like this place. Had a gift certificate from friends so we tried again. Another failure. We're done.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

We have been here multiple times, never had anything close to a bad meal. Servers are awesome, atmosphere, especially late in the evening, is great...candlelit and cozy yet classy. It can get loud at times, but the food is great. I love the crab stuffed shrimp. They obviously have a head chef that cares. Highly recommended and worth the money.

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Reviewed March 6, 2013

All of us loved our entrees.Manager and hostess were very eager to please even though we had no reservations, manager took our order while in lobby so food would be out very soon after we were seated.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Choose Olio for a business dinner based on the reviews on read. My customers and associates were not disappointed. I had advised that this was going to be a business dinner when I made the reservation. We were seated in a room behind the bar and away from the main dining area. No issues with hearing each other talk. Drinks were a bit on the pricey side but thats what happens when you order Dewars rocks instead of Scotch rocks. The Calamari was good not great. We ran the gamut as far as the menu; Fish n' Chips, homemade pasta and scallops, a chicken and shrimp dish, a veal dish and the linguini special. It was thumbs up all around and not much left on anyone's plate. Aaron was our server and was attentive and professional without hovering. All in all a very good dining experience. I would recommend Olio for a business dinner or a special occasion.

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