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Olio Restaurant & Bar

33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
+1 860-445-6546
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“blue corn” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
33 Kings Hwy, Groton, CT 06340-3542
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a long time favorite, this is now two in a row that the restaurant has not met expectations. First, we had reservations and were seated at the small table that lead to and from the dining room. I was looking at the server area...More

Thank John123456_11
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sorry to hear your visit was unpleasant. I understand you weren't happy where you were sat in our dining room and the salad was not as you requested. You are correct... we make our bread fresh unfortunately your basket must not have been right out...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've lived near Olio for as long as it's been open (15 years) and never visited. We finally decided to try it and went there twice in three weeks. What a place! We love it. We had yummy, freshly prepared food. The gnocchi! Mussels, dessert...More

Thank JulesAS
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you finally gave us a try!! And even happier you have enjoyed it so much! Thank you for taking the time to review us, we truly appreciate it and strive very hard to make everyone's experience a good one. Hope to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food is average. Well prepared, but nothing outstanding. Salads resemble garden clippings and are on the small side. Service was friendly but a bit slow. Atmosphere is pleasant, but not intimate. Menu is varied and sure to please most. Prices seem a bit high...More

Thank Terry K
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Terry K, we are sorry you were not pleased by your visit to Olio. We strive to make sure we use only the freshest, quality ingredients, so our prices are in line with food costs. We cook everything from scratch, hoping to please everyone's palate....More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Stopped here on our first night in town. Glad we did but hard to find a better restaurant after going here. There is plenty of parking. The restaurant is very well decorated inside and the staff was very nice and efficient. They give you a...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great good, interesting menu and good service ...really enjoyed this place, and great place for a business lunch

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Olio's on a Thursday night. It was not crowded at all. There is music playing in the background. The place is dimly lit so bring your reading glasses if over 50. Our server Mary was very attentive. They have specials and a regular...More

Thank Vetskidog
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to write a positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you come in again. Thank you!!

Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food and the atmosphere was excellent. We did wait a bit for our food but it was definitely worth the wait.

Thank Lanie1968
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you for coming in, and we are so glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We do make everything from scratch, we even make our soup to order, so we are glad you found it worth the wait. Thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Meeting friends visiting from DC area. They were staying in Groton. Olio's stood up to their standard, very high. Everyone enjoyed the meal. I had the seafood spaghetti, very good. A bit pricey, $120.00 for our two dinners, not bad once in a while.More

Thank Macball50
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

I am so glad you enjoyed your dinner with friends on a visit. Thank you for coming in. Our Seafood Linguine is a customer favorite, full of Scallops, Lobster, and Shrimp priced at $24.95. I hope you enjoyed everything else as well. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Always a perfect dining experience at Olio. Chef Jason pairs amazing flavors using seasonal, local ingredients. Service is stellar and the dining rooms are intimate and lovely. There is a new menu, but we always find ourselves drawn to the creative specials. We started with...More

Thank Jessica O
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your Birthday dinner and appreciate you taking the time to post a review. We are currently tweaking the new menu a bit , so please come back to see a few changes, including the Quesadilla that we added to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 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...More

2  Thank showhouseready
LeysaB, Manager at Olio Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

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...More

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They do accept reservations. I've just walked in though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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