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Shady Glen Dairy Stores

360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
+1 860-643-0511
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried cheese” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (58 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (62 reviews)
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360 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, CT 06040-3824
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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 12 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 27 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
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Great food (although somewhat overpriced), but they don't take credit cards. Who doesn't take credit cards in 2015?!?! Probably won't be back for this reason.

Thank shanink
Reviewed 27 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 24 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 19 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 20 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 17 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
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6 August 2017|
Response from kunman | Reviewed this property |
No they are cash only. They do have an ATM on site.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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