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Olio Restaurant & Bar

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33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
+1 860-445-6546
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Shoreline Connecticut
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from having dinner at Olio's where we had an unpleasant end to what should have been a nice evening. We have not been to Olio's in awhile, and despite the noisy atmosphere, we were looking forward to returning there. Our cocktails were very nice and the simple dinner cooked just as we requested. However, things took a... More 

Thank showhouseready
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

I am very sorry to read about your experience pertaining to the wait for dessert and how it was handled by your server. We always want our guests to have a pleasant experience. Our pantry chef does make each item on the list to order so I apologize if the process was too lengthy and also for the server not... More 

Narragansett, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing niche on a busy road surrounded by gas stations and businesses. Open the door and enter the warmth of a family of eaters drinkers and gracious staff. Also can't tell who's who. I love the bar nestled within one side of the floor. Cozy sexy lighting to perfection. Now the food. Signature dishes and wine selection at affordable prices.... More 

Thank Realgoldfinger
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting choices on the menu like calamari salad and blu cheese stuffed chicken breastfeeding and mashed potatoes. It was different for me at least. Great food, but not a full bar (there is no draft... Sad day). All in all not bad.

Thank Nathaniel K
East Lyme, CT
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189 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been talking about going to this place for quite a few years. We finally went there for lunch. The service was average. The food was very good although I had a grill cheese with lobster and avocado and all you could taste was the cheese. My wife had the roasted vegetable sandwich which was very good. The place... More 

Thank VinMar_10
Fort Myers
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

All three of us enjoyed our entrees that were medium priced. The ambiance was casual and dimly lighted for dinner. The lobster stuffed avocado was very special. The avocado was perfectly ripe!

Thank Remember911
Norwich, Connecticut
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Leslie and I recently went to Olio for dinner. I had been here several times before. The dinner menu was ok and the beer selection was limited so if you are looking for beer, look elsewhere. I ordered the scallops and pasta. The dish was tasty enough but for the price I would have expected more that 4 small scallops.... More 

Thank silvaja01
Mystic, Connecticut
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

On a random, Friday night, " do you feel like having a drink and a bite" with my wife, we were not surprised how thrilled we were to have chosen going back to Olio! It's been some time since our last visit (which was just as perfect), but it was so nice to be able to dine at the bar... More 

Thank FusileerRFD
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Disguised from the outside by the large parking lot and well trafficked roads, Olio has a charm once you are inside which is only surpassed by the delicious food and the comfortable service....

Thank Peter B
Waterford, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love the fresh ingredients and how they offer some favorites as well as push the envelope with some flavors that you may not normally use.

Thank bclapsadle22
Worcester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with another couple. Every ones meals were top notch. Great selection and staff! Price was reasonable and I highly recommend!

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LeysaB, Owner at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?