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688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
+1 203-639-4830
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Cromwell, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Truly a gem. Let's start with the minute I walked in this place made me feel very welcomed. The view was beautiful. We had the prime rib special which was just okay. Good deal but i've had better prime rib for a similar price. The tiramisu however was delicious. Yumm! As for the waitstaff, we were very pleased. Our waitress... More 

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Thank scassidy1972
Wallingford, Connecticut
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

we went for a prime rib special, it was very good. server could have been a little nicer. the menu looks great. they have a nice bar and clean place.

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Thank Arnie S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not sure how many people know about violis. Hidden on the Meriden golf course, most might think it is just part of the golf course. Friendly atmosphere and excellent food at reasonable prices. Recently started a list of specialty martinis that compliment the meal very well. Never been disappointed here.

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Thank Excessbaggage317
Rochester, NY
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I was staying at the Hampton in and when I asked for a local restaurant they referred two, including Violi's. Not easy to find as it is off the main drag, but it's just 2 miles from the Hampton on the same side road. Also it only has a sign on the parking lot, and the building is somewhat non-descript.... More 

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Thank DrWillie
Brevard County, Florida
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893 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food, generous portions. Full bar available. Parking can be a challenge. On the golf course.

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Thank Rita S
Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a round of golf at Hunter Memorial Golf Course. Could only get in the front door because several other entries to the restaurant were locked though many people were inside. The waitress was very good - attentive, smiling and courteous. Atmosphere was cool inside (hot day) and scenery of the ocurse was wonderful. However, I... More 

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Thank GolfandDine
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Did not want to drive far from our hotel after a long day on the road...so this filled the bill. Friendly server........good wine, but food is average......although the garlic knots were very good.

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Thank Justine P
Meriden, Connecticut
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Some people just go to restaurants for the food--I go for the experience, which means how conducive is it for a savored experience in general (food, friend, family, view). There is no more beautiful spot in Meriden than Hunter's Memorial and all of my out of town friends refer to Violi's as "The Country Club." (It is an excellent public... More 

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Thank Laura V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice salads and good sandwiches . Perfect lunch after golf and nice air conditioning after a very hot day. Attentive staff

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Thank Steve R
Connecticut
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is the first time after their fire I went back and no change with those delicious garlic knots. However the prices have gone up and the amount of food went down. You used to get a nice size portion for lunch, not any more. The veal picata dish was a little bland and had hardly any sauce. The chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-639-4830

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?