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Shady Glen Dairy Stores

360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
+1 860-643-0511
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried cheese” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (65 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (69 reviews)
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360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is always a must visit when I'm in the area. Burgers are great, LOVE the milkshakes (black cherry chocolate chip my favorite!), the atmosphere is retro and fun. Very clean, friendly staff!

Thank Baronet39
Reviewed 26 August 2015

These burgers are about the best & they offer a good selection of other items. The ice cream is especially good.

Thank Corinne P
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Shady Glen cheeseburgers are unique. Instead of just one slice on cheese melted on top, they take four slices and put most of the slice on the grill top causing it to crisp up and then curl it up onto the burger for a texture...More

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Stop in for some ice cream and oh my it was so good. I had the chocolate almond joy it had great flavor and my husband had a hot fudge sundae in which they use pecan instead of peanuts. I am not sure why people...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Went with friends for lunch. Have to say it's always good. I love the fact that it's a throwback to the old fashion dairy bars. You have to get the Root Beer float

Thank Jaguar002
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I love this place. Came here as a teenager, and come here with my kids when we are in the area. All i can say is this is my favorite place to get a cheeseburger.

Thank RPVTravelmore
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I have been going to Shady Glen for over 30 years. Their ice cream and cheeseburgers with wings are their staples. I come here every time I am town. Cannot go wrong. Love it!

Thank lse70mom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

As soon as you walk in, you can tell the place has a major "throwback" sort of vibe to it. Old-school soda fountain-style dispenser nozzles, hand dipped ice cream, an open grill/kitchen island, and even the uniforms all work together to give the place an...More

Thank fwhitesides
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

It's expensive and they only take cash (wonder why ;) the cheeseburger is probably their best item. They brown the cheese on the grill until it's crispy. Soup is not more than doctored canned soup and I didn't care for it. It was canned vegetable...More

Thank TheWiseOldOwl2
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Yes, the burger may be a little over-priced and it is unusual that they only take cash. The menus are on wall, but that did not bother me. The place has an incredibly nostalgic atmosphere from the waitress' uniforms to the counters and booths. The...More

Thank Michael K
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No they are cash only. They do have an ATM on site.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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