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“What happened to Oliver"s?”
Review of Oliver's Taverne - CLOSED

Oliver's Taverne
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Greek
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Guilford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“What happened to Oliver"s?”
Reviewed 22 September 2012

I hadnt been to Olivers in quite some time and when we arrived we thought it may have closed down as there was only a couple of cars in the parking lot and this was a Sarurday night. But they were open; my initial reaction was that we should go somewhere else but we decided ro stay. What a mistake, the restaurant was empty and depressing. What made it even more depressing was that it used to be so vibrant with excellent food. I"m not sure what happened or why it has gone so far downhill but if things dont get better soon, they just may close for good.

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Thank Larry892
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English first
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Never again.”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Veggie burger was the worst ever. Looked and tasted like a can of fancy feast cat food. Service was eeh, and its too bad because the atmosphere is pretty nice. Been there many times, and it keeps getting worse. I'm one to give places a second or even third chance, but I will not go back.

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2 Thank livings
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Coventry,Ct
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food, good time”
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Excellent menu, from appetizers to entre's. Atmosphere is pleasant, dining roomis neat and clean. Wait staff very attentive and courteous. I ordered the "Chester Cheese Steak"; plenty of meat, right amount of cheese, could use more fries. Overall excellent meal

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Jim W
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Deep River, Connecticut
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Decent fare”
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Oliver's has become an Essex tradition of long standing. Good place to take children as they have a menu for kids that hits the bases. Regular menu is solid fare and food is usually well prepared. Nothing extraordinary but reliably decent food.

Visited February 2012
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Thank RoadtripperFun
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“extraordinary wings!”
Reviewed 21 April 2012

went with my boyfriend and had 50 wings!! cold beer and an overall great time. finally they remodeled the bathrooms!!

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank trex4
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