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Cavey's Restaurant

45 E Center St, Manchester, CT 06040-5201
+1 860-643-2751
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ravioli” (14 reviews)
“gelato” (4 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
45 E Center St, Manchester, CT 06040-5201
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Came right on time and my reservation was not recorded. No problem, because there was only one table occupied at 6PM on a Wednesday. A waiter came with a trainee in tow and asked if we wanted cocktails. We said we'd wait for our friends....More

1  Thank p r
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a before-show meal. Sat at the bar( in a cozy, warm room) and received excellent service. Server started us with two kinds of wonderful bread w EVOO with a small splash of vinegar. I ordered the sweetbreads which were perfectly prepared w...More

Thank onlaydoc
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great atmosphere and reception but food was average and based on feedback I received I expected more for a high priced menu.

Thank kelsonurse
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I will admit that I'm biased. We've been dining at Cavey's for years--special occasions, celebrations, spontaneous dinners, drinks at the bar. Whatever. I have never had a bad meal. In fact, just the opposite. As someone who travels for both business and pleasure I've dined...More

Thank Redmcx
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Recently ate here with family and enjoyed a wonderful meal. Food that was well prepared and well thought through. Creative but not reaching so hard for the stars that the result suffered. I had a lovely piece of pork as an appetizer, my wife a...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I decided to try Cavey's French Restaurant, and it was simply amazing. The decor is beautiful, making for an extremely nice feel. The tables are far enough from one another that your conversations are easily private and you don't feel crowded. Overall...More

Thank Jim_Amenta
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Attention to detail and consistency is paramount. Little things like soft butter and splendid bread keep me coming back. The wood roasted porchetta was a revelation.

Thank dantt
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

On a trip back to our old neighborhood we visited our very favorite restaurant in the Hartford area, Cavey's. It has been an institution for many years! We were were not disappointed once again. Even though there was a major snowstorm and they were understaffed...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We just had our New Year's Eve celebration ruined by Caveys. We made reservations for 8, and we subsequently called and informed that it was a $70 pp price fixe menu, beverages and even coffee excluded. We gamely went ahead with it, only to have...More

1  Thank Elena P
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Cavey's, as we hadn't been there for a while. I think it is the best restaurant in Manchester, and one of the best in the state. It is so nice to sit and not be jammed in. To sit and have a quiet...More

Thank JimB8956
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Sally P
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Response from BillL64 | Reviewed this property |
Homemade and great. Try grandmother ravioli
Sharon R
19 April 2016|
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Response from anne c | Reviewed this property |
Do not know.....call them as they are very customer oriented. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 E Center St, Manchester, CT 06040-5201
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 860-643-2751
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