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Olive Oyl's

77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
+1 860-767-4909
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
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77 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1150
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious roast beef sandwich. They have the best blueberry muffins. You can’t even get them in afternoon as they sell out so fast in morning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lik2travl2014
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Olive oyl's is in a former gas station and we almost passed it by. Decided to try it and glad we did. You place your order for takeout or eat in. Nice selection of sandwiches, breads, salads, desserts,drinks. Several tables inside and outside and a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mpirro7306
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Popped in to grab lunch for four so we could head over to the marina and hang out on a friends boat while we ate and enjoy the day. Unbelievable menu that's so creative and so good. If you're near Essex, you HAVE to check...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rbitner2016
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stopped here on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. The atmosphere was nice being an old gas station. Very clean and friendly with a wide variety of choices for both adults and children. A little pricey for a family of four but everyone was happy...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Colleen072015
Reviewed 21 April 2018

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

Date of visit: April 2018
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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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank FranP1216
Reviewed 5 October 2017

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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Kristiesue
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
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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