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Violi's Restaurant

688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
+1 203-639-4830
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Italian, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here because of previous good reviews, and were not disappointed! Had traditional lasagne, which was excellent, and one of the specials - scampi and garlic ravioli in a "pink" vodka sauce. Wow! The chef knows what he's doing. Also good dessert of chocolate mousse...More

Thank CB-Brooks
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Located by Hunter golf course, we were greeted by not only a polite and friendly waiter, but also by the owner - a warm and gracious gentleman. The appetizers were generous and moderately priced : The shrimp were large and tasty, the calamari light and...More

Thank Fran T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had dinner there for my grandson's 13th birthday, and we couldn't be more pleased. Our waiter Sammy was great, and the food was enjoyed by everyone at our table. Excellent service, great food, and very affordable prices. The restaurant is on the upper level...More

Thank JimBoothbayCC
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Light lunch from salads to sandwiches . A full menu is avaliable You can eat on the deck or in the cool air inside. Good service

Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed 24 May 2017

at Violi's the resturant is great ,,food is even better,,also if you golf. you can do that first.then go to the resturant,,,,you won't be disappointed with the staff or with the food very, very good,,

Thank gparadis2016
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent food and service. Staff is attentive and fast. Garlic knots are great. Beautiful view of the golf course.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Truly a gem. Let's start with the minute I walked in this place made me feel very welcomed. The view was beautiful. We had the prime rib special which was just okay. Good deal but i've had better prime rib for a similar price. The...More

Thank scassidy1972
Reviewed 21 October 2016

we went for a prime rib special, it was very good. server could have been a little nicer. the menu looks great. they have a nice bar and clean place.

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not sure how many people know about violis. Hidden on the Meriden golf course, most might think it is just part of the golf course. Friendly atmosphere and excellent food at reasonable prices. Recently started a list of specialty martinis that compliment the meal very...More

Thank Excessbaggage317
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I was staying at the Hampton in and when I asked for a local restaurant they referred two, including Violi's. Not easy to find as it is off the main drag, but it's just 2 miles from the Hampton on the same side road. Also...More

Thank DrWillie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Italian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-639-4830
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