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Shady Glen Dairy Stores

360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
+1 860-643-0511
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried cheese” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (58 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (69 reviews)
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360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Very nostalgic. excellent food and service. Can't wait to go back and try other things. Only downside...cash only!

Thank KonosX2
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I've never actually sat down and eaten at this place but I work in the area and we get ice cream from Shady Glen all the time. Did I mention that I don't eat ice cream. But I do eat their's. My favorite is the...More

Thank Mimi S
Reviewed 20 May 2015

i have lived in the area for many years and i now live in manchester. shady glen has been a staple refostaurant for atmosphere and for the famous cheese. it is great for families and just to get a quick bit to eat. The place...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Love the ice cream here. Awesome shakes and burgers. It is a nice local restaurant that is a great place to stop in for a 1/2 hour lunch or dinner. You can also pick up a 1/2 or whole gallon of their ice cream near...More

Thank EvO360
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Pretty standard frozen food reheated to your table. The ice cream is delicious and well worth it but avoid the food. Wish they'd accept cards, but not a big deal.

Thank Jeffmguida
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The burgers are good, but the coleslaw is very good. When we have large family get togethers, we always stop in to pick up some coleslaw.. And how can you NOT like the icecream.. MMMmmm Good place to stop by on a summers evening..

Thank Tyrone D
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The cheeseburgers are the draw they have the cheese grilled so it is crisp and tasty. Can not end a meal with out a small dish of rich creamy ice cream. The old fashion fountain and uniforms add to the enjoyment of time spent there....More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great palce or good burger with unique cheese topping/ cooking method. Top ten spot for a burger in CT!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Shady Glen opened in 1948, and it's a safe bet it has changed little since then. While I have bemoaned such lack of updating and upgrading in other restaurant reviews, I celebrate it in the case of this charming burger and ice cream spot. Burgers...More

3  Thank John R
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

I used to come here with my folks when I was kid haven't been back in a while but have to say it's still a great place to eat . Friendly staff the cheese burgers are world famous and the ice cream is awesome ....More

Thank Whse340
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 860-643-0511
  • E-mail
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