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“"GREAT AND DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS"”
Review of Olive Oyl's

Olive Oyl's
Ranked #6 of 18 Restaurants in Essex
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Olive Oyl's has always been a great place for carry out. When ever we stop in Essex on our boat we always get food from OLive Oyl's. The sandwwichs are always different and creative, and the salads are always fresh and tasty. We would recommend Olive Oyl's to anyone looking for a quick lunch.

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Thank cozyeats
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Olive Oyl's has always had great food. Nice variety of cheeses, sandwiches/wraps and soups. Always a great picnic lunch.

Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 3 October 2013

There really isn't much choice in restaurants in Essex as the sit down places are pretty mediocre so the best thing to do is order delicious take out here and take it down to sit by the river. Sandwiches are great and other prepared items are fresh and yummy.

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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Stop here for a carry out sandwich before or after your visit to the nearby Connecticut River Museum. It has good coffee too. This is a take out place with no tables. Great quality. The Skipper sandwich features salmon.

Thank TravelShutterbug
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

You will be doing yourself a disservice if you skip Olive Oyl's in downtown Essex.

Essex is loaded with charm and spending a leisurely afternoon browsing the quaint shops along the CT river is a treat. There are several great restaurants along the stretch including the famous Gris (Griswold Inn). But if you are looking to enjoy the view and relax by the water, go to Olive Oyl's and buy lunch to bring with you; or take it home.

There are often people lined up to grab a sandwich but don't be discouraged. The lines move quickly and it is worth any small inconvenience. There are many variations to choose from on the sandwich board including several specials of the day including many with fresh seafood such as scallops and salmon. You have your choice of bread/wraps along with the many extras such as top of the line potato/tortilla/pita chips, a wide range of beverages and don't miss the treats!

When visiting Essex, don't miss Olive Oyl's or you will truly miss an epicurean delight.

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Thank Bonnie-says-so
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