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“very good but expensive” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shady Glen Dairy Stores

Shady Glen Dairy Stores
Ranked #2 of 7 Dessert in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
hartford
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“very good but expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

cheeseburgers are out of this world
other food items are also very good

great breakfast platter with pancakes and ice cream -
my dad's favorite

ice cream great!!!!!

service generally okay

overall a great hometown place to eat
but much too expensive for what you get.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Withstanding the Test of Time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

I LOVE the Shady Glen cheeseburger, which I discovered over 40 years ago when I first moved to Connecticut and lived in the Parkade Apartments. At least twice a year I make a date to return to eat there and am never ever disappointed.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Icelandia
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Frye Island, Maine
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful and different!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Shady Glen is a great place to go for a good meal and friendly surroundings. Service is excellent and the cheeseburgers are the best! Everything is always good. We had cheeseburgers, French fries, coleslaw and ice cream which is made on the premises. They also serve a good breakfast with many customers who are regulars and friendly with the worker. We've been there many times and will continue go there. Also, it is keep very clean at all times.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Margaret M
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Willington
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“NEED A LITTLE CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

Stopped in to get breakfast this morning about 10 am. Went in and was greeted by a waitress some what rudely - I wanted to sit at a table and all the tables were full except one which still had the dirty dishes and mess on it from the last people there. Bus Boy walked past the table numerous times - all the wait staff saw me and all just acted like zombies wandering around looking busy. After about 4-5 minutes decided to just leave - If they can not even take care of customers who enter the door do I really trust them to cook my food in a timely / safe manner? NO !!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Albert_19551955
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Cash only really?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

I worked here as a teen and can personally attest to the fact that the owners genuinly love their customers! The food is largely frozen burgers and fries but they are a great quality and taste very good. The ice cream though is what really makes this place worth it, every flavor is homemade in small batches and always perfect and delicious. I enjoy the fact that I can get a small one scoop sundae and my husband can get his usual tower of sugar and we are both happy every time. My one real complaint is the cash only policy, it's 2013 boys you gotta move with the times.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mrsevilbeetles
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