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Olive Oyl's

77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
+1 860-767-4909
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“gourmet foods” (2 reviews)
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77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great deli-style place for on the go or a no frill bite to eat. Since moving to their new location Olive Oyl's offers seating. A very relaxed - nothing formal about it - and worth the taste! Lots of choices. Homemade fresh...More

Thank JoJoAgent
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We just got into Essex and stopped here after reading some reviews. They offer many sandwiches and wraps , soups and salads at this time. Surely there is something to please everyone. There is a small dining room, a long counter with stools and outdoor...More

Thank FranP1216
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Good place for lunch, take out to the nearby local waterfront park and picnic. Baked goods are yummy.

Thank Kristiesue
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Olive Oyl's is a great place to get a quick bit. You can tell the owners really care about the product they serve. Take out only deli style.

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Always have something new on the board to try. The daily specials are awesome. Good selection of soft drinks too. For lunch it is the best, especially if you are on the run! So glad they are moving into new surroundings at the Head of...More

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is our go-to sandwich and take-out place. The chef has created a huge variety of awesome sandwich and wrap combinations along with a case full of fresh, pre-made salads. Everything is top-notch and it's obvious the chef is a true "foodie." He and his...More

Thank I5322ENlauram
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We've gotten lunch here several times. Great selection, fresh made sandwiches or some prepared items. Anything you could want. Nice desserts too.

Thank alisa62
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Quite possibly THE best sandwiches we have ever had! Exquisitely prepared! Try the turkey with brie and mango chutney!!!! Lots of meat! Everything here is great!

Thank NLW70
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great spot to pick up delicious sandwiches to snacks. We always make a point to swing by when heading out on the boat for the day.

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great take out place for breakfast, like much or take home for dinner items! Fun shop with all kinds of fresh baked goodies, salads, ice cream and more.... Fun old time candy as well! We often Come here after church to grab a quick bite...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
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Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 860-767-4909
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