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Violi's Restaurant

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Italian, American, Bar, Pub
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688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
+1 203-639-4830
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Meriden, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
Meriden, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
Cromwell, Connecticut
2 reviews
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 tiramisu however was delicious. Yumm! As for the waitstaff, we were very pleased. Our waitress... More 

Thank scassidy1972
Wallingford, Connecticut
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208 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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
Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 well. Never been disappointed here.

Thank Excessbaggage317
Rochester, NY
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 it only has a sign on the parking lot, and the building is somewhat non-descript.... More 

Thank DrWillie
Brevard County, Florida
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922 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food, generous portions. Full bar available. Parking can be a challenge. On the golf course.

Thank Rita S
Hartford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a round of golf at Hunter Memorial Golf Course. Could only get in the front door because several other entries to the restaurant were locked though many people were inside. The waitress was very good - attentive, smiling and courteous. Atmosphere was cool inside (hot day) and scenery of the ocurse was wonderful. However, I... More 

Thank GolfandDine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Did not want to drive far from our hotel after a long day on the road...so this filled the bill. Friendly server........good wine, but food is average......although the garlic knots were very good.

Thank Justine P
Meriden, Connecticut
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Some people just go to restaurants for the food--I go for the experience, which means how conducive is it for a savored experience in general (food, friend, family, view). There is no more beautiful spot in Meriden than Hunter's Memorial and all of my out of town friends refer to Violi's as "The Country Club." (It is an excellent public... More 

Thank Laura V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?