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Olive Oyl's

77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
+1 860-767-4909
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been a patron here since 1999, almost since their start in Essex. I have never had a bad sandwich, soup, salad, baked good, drink, etc. And then there are the weekly specials! Always a surprise. Unusually different but always good. With two professional chef-owners,...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Although I do not have an allergy/restrictions to dairy, several friends and family members do. I have always enjoyed Olive Oyl's, but I was SHOCKED when my guests and I tried to order iced coffees with almond milk, and the young lady behind the counter...More

Thank CTBeachFamily
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Wow - I cannot say enough about the new location and as usual, the fantastic choices at Olive Oly's. The owners and staff are so friendly and extremely grateful for your business. So many choices for sandwiches, salads, fresh desserts - I really need to...More

Thank JoJoAgent
Reviewed 27 October 2017

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

1  Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 15 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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