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Trust Cafe Mangia for the best quality and value in Italian Catering. Nestled in Colchester CT, Cafe Mangia is a natural choice for your Glastonbury or Salem holiday parties or events.  We offer half pans and full pans of our savory pasta dishes including Rigatoni Balsamella, Penne alla Vodka, Lasagna Bolognese, Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Sherry Cream Sauce, and Spaghetti Carbonara. We also can serve your guests with favorites such as Chicken Parmigianino, Eggplant Parmigianino, Rosemary Encrusted Pork Tenderloin and Meatballs.

Cafe Mangia is one of the top Italian restaurants in eastern CT. Take your party, event or holiday dinner to the next level with our savory and flavorful dinners. Our meals are prepared with fresh ingredients and care. Your guests will remember the amazing food! When you want to serve your guests the very best Italian dishes, your first choice should be Cafe Mangia.

Because nothing says love like Italian food, have Cafe Mangia prepare the amazing Italian dishes we are famous for! Cafe Mangia will cater parties of all sizes. Our small pans are perfect for smaller groups of ten adults. Cafe Mangia can also handle bigger parties and events with our larger Pans.

We invite you to review our catering menu. If you don’t see something you would like please contact us to make an appointment to customize your menu and receive a quote. Cafe Mangia is located in Colchester CT. For excellence in Italian catering, call Cafe Mangia at 860-537-7707.

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We invite you to enjoy our Cafe Mangia signature martinis while you enjoy our delectable appetizers. We are at the top of the list of favorite Italian restaurants in the Colchester CT area. For any occasion, for lunch or dinner, Cafe Mangia is a regional favorite for Italian cuisine. While you peruse our delicious menu, enjoy a beautiful martini. Our list of martinis includes Classic Martini, Classic Manhattan, Red Apple Martini, Mamma Mia, Lemoncello Martini, Italian Job Martini, Italian Margarita, Italian Sunrise, Italian Attitude, and Chambord Royale Martini. Take a look at the entire Martini Menu Here. Café Mangia is minutes from Norwich, Middletown and Glastonbury. Our establishment is a local favorite destination for fresh, perfectly prepared Italian fare in an inviting setting. Stop by for a lunch date,  or dinner and you will be pleasantly surprised. All dishes are made fresh – from appetizers to salads to desserts. Enjoy our relaxed, lovely setting, delicious food, and excellent service provided by Café Mangia’s attentive staff. Call for dinner reservations – 860-537-7707.

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December
15

Café Mangia has the best holiday catering menu and services in Colchester and the greater Norwich area. The best place for Italian cuisine is at Café Mangia – or have Café Mangia cater your next event! You enjoy the fresh and perfectly prepared dishes at Cafe Mangia. Café Mangia is already known for Fine Italian Dining in Colchester and surrounding Connecticut towns. Whatever the occasion, you and your guests will enjoy the Café Mangia Catering Menu. Sample our fresh, delicious starters and salad plates, all made from scratch. Café Mangia raviolis, penne, rigatoni and spaghetti dishes and eggplant, chicken, veal, beef and pork entrées melt in your mouth. You’ll never have better Penne alla Vodka in the Colchester area. Our selections may be ordered by the pan (18 to 20 guests) or half-pan (8 to 10 guests).

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When you want to enjoy the best Italian catering in Colchester, call Café Mangia. Nothing says love like hearty Italian food. We prepare the best authentic Italian dishes at a great value. We are prepared to cater parties of all sizes. Our small pans are perfect for smaller groups of ten adults. Cafe Mangia can also handle bigger parties and events with our larger Pans. The perfectly prepared pasta dishes are appropriate for any group and any occasion. Our veal, steak, pork and chicken dishes and sides are sure to please your guests. Catering with Cafe Mangia will make sure your guests will never leave hungry!  So give Cafe Mangia a call to inquire about catering your next holiday party.  860-537-7707.

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August
30

This time of year, make Cafe Mangia your outdoor lunch restaurant. Make a lunch date at Cafe Mangia and have a fresh and delicious mid-day meal. Make Cafe Mangia’s bright enclosed patio your mid-day destination. Bring a friend, bring your office crew, bring a date. Cafe Mangia is at the top of the list of favorite Colchester Restaurants, according to our friends at Trip Advisor. We are simply the best lunch restaurant in the Colchester CT area! Have a light lunch of hearty soup or one of our fresh, crisp salads: Caprese, Caesar, Spinach, or Mangia. Add grilled chicken, steak tips, grilled salmon, sweet Italian sausage, or grilled shrimp with our salad buddies, and you have made it a full meal. Pasta Dishes are tender and delicious favorites like Penne alla Vodka, Basil Pesto Rigatoni, Spaghetti Shrimp Scampi, or ask about the daily Special. Perhaps you prefer a Cafe Mangia sandwich –  half or full sized – Vegetarian Wrap, Chicken Parmesan, Meatball Grinder, Steak Tip Sandwich, Chicken Caesar Wrap, or a BLT Turkey Wrap.

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Colchester borders three adjacent counties, and is minutes from seven surrounding towns.  You deserve a thoughtful and creative lunch experience with Cafe Mangia. Our comfortable and relaxed ambiance is perfect for catching up with a friend, discussing business, or even just treating yourself to a quality meal. Don’t waste another lunch at a fast food drive thru. Enjoy a lunch menu which offers salads loaded with roasted walnuts and gorgonzola cheese, steak tip sandwiches, delectable wraps and so much more. Café Mangia open for lunch weekdays Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. 68 Linwood Ave Colchester, CT. 860-537-7707.

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When you want to enjoy a taste of Italy on your next date, bring your sweetheart to Cafe Mangia. Cafe Mangia is one of the region’s best loved authentic Italian restaurants. Nestled in Colchester, and minutes from Marlborough, Norwich, and Glastonbury, our fresh dishes and ambiance are a dinner date destination. Enjoy our summer fresh salads, spicy and flavorful starters, traditional pasta favorites. Start off with our delicious homemade garlic bread topped with parmesan cheese. Then choose from our variety of entrees including pasta, salmon, chicken, shrimp, or grilled polenta cakes. Come on down and have a romantic dinner at Cafe Mangia in Colchester, CT. You will feel as if you were on a vacation in Italy when you taste all of our delicious authentic Italian dishes. During the summer months, seating in the wrap around patio is an option. Call for reservations to avoid disappointment.Couples from all over the area frequent Cafe Mangia, and you will too. To make a reservation please call us at 860-537-7707.

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There’s nothing like enjoying fresh summer Italian dining at Colchester’s beloved Cafe Mangia Italian Restaurant. Cafe Mangia has beautiful fresh local garden salads and vegetables waiting for you. We incorporate fresh off the vine tomatoes, basil, lettuce, zucchini and other seasonal delicacies into our beloved dishes. Whether you come in for a relaxed lunch or an intimate dinner, at Cafe Mangia, you are among friends. Our patio dining is very popular this time of year! During the summer months we invite you to spend an evening away from your hot stove to relax on our porch with a cool glass of wine, and a perfectly prepared and presented summer Italian dinner.

Cafe Mangia Italian Restaurant offers Lunch, Dinner and Catering. We have an extensive catering menu. We accommodate private parties up to 40 people in house and also provide outside Catering for your special event. Ask about our monthly wine dinners. Oh, and our signature martinis are the talk of the town. Cafe Mangia is located in Colchester CT, just minutes from Hebron CT. Closed Mondays. Call 860-537-7707 for information or reservations.

 

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May
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When you are in the mood for an al fresco lunch experience, you won’t be disappointed with Cafe Mangia. Our cozy wrap around porch is a lovely place to relax and enjoy a good meal with good company. Our enclosed, heated porch is a charming place to enjoy a fine mangia salad, steak tip sandwich or blt turkey wrap. Trip Advisor rated us number one in outdoor dining experiences in Colchester. Cafe Mangia is an Italian Restaurant set in the quaint center of Colchester CT. We are known for our delicious dinners, excellent wine bar, wine and bourbon dinners. Our restaurant is beautiful inside and out. So when you want to enjoy the weather and eat great food, look no further than Cafe Mangia.  Our porch space is limited so if you would like a seat outside please give us a call and make a reservation today. We are open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday. Phone: 860-537-7707.

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When you want to enjoy fine dining near Marlborough CT, consider Colchester’s Cafe Mangia Italian Restaurant. Enjoy freshly prepared food from the seasonal menus that include patrons’ favorite Italian dishes. Enjoy our patio during the nice weather or opt for the rustic main dining room. Either way, Cafe Mangia is a destination for couples, friends, and family who love good food. From appetizers to starters to entrees to desserts to cocktails – our patrons have ranked Café Mangia number 6 of 27 Colchester restaurants by Trip Advisor. Dining at Café Mangia is always a memorable experience – the food, the warmth, the ambiance, the service. Café Mangia is the perfect setting for an intimate dinner date in a romantic setting, an anniversary, a special evening with a spouse or significant other.

Patrons of Café Mangia enjoy our authentic Italian fare, friendly and attentive staff, and the quaint cozy atmosphere. Have you joined us for our famous Wine Dinners and Bourbon Dinners? For any occasion, intimate dinners or a family affair, join us and enjoy a relaxed and flavorful dinner. Café Mangia is minutes from Norwich, Middletown and Glastonbury, a favorite destination for fresh, delicious Italian fare in an inviting setting. Stop by for a lunch date or Sunday dinner and you will be pleasantly surprised. All dishes are made fresh – from appetizers to salads to desserts. Enjoy our relaxed, lovely setting, delicious food, and excellent service provided by Café Mangia’s attentive staff.  Visit our Facebook page for coupons and special offers! Call Café Mangia at 860-537-7707 today for dinner reservations.

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April
15

Join us for Martinis at Cafe Mangia in Colchester CT. For any occasion, for lunch and dinner. Cafe Mangia is a regional favorite for Italian cuisine. While you peruse our delicious menu, enjoy a beautiful martini. Café Mangia is minutes from Norwich, Middletown and Glastonbury, a favorite destination for fresh, perfectly prepared Italian fare in an inviting setting. Stop by for a lunch date or  Sunday dinner and you will be pleasantly surprised. All dishes are made fresh – from appetizers to salads to desserts. Enjoy our relaxed, lovely setting, delicious food, and excellent service provided by Café Mangia’s attentive staff. Call for reservations – 860-537-7707.

CAFÉ MANGIA MARTINI MENU

CLASSIC MARTINI: GREY GOOSE, BELVEDERE, CHOPIN, CIROC VODKA OR BOMBAY SAPHIRE GIN, HENDRIX GIN AND A SPLASH OF DRY VERMOUTH SERVED WITH OLIVES $9.95

CLASSIC MANHATTAN: SEAGRAMS VO, CROWN ROYAL, CHIVAS REGAL OR MAKERS MARK, KNOB CREEK BOURBON A SPLASH OF SWEET VERMOUTH, DASH OF BITTERS, CHERRY GARNISH $9.95

RED APPLE MARTINI: CROWN ROYAL WHISKY, SOUR APPLE PUCKERS AND CRANBERRY JUICE SERVED WITH A CHERRY $9.95

MAMMA MIA: BANANA LIQUEUR, DARK RUM, MALIBU AND PINEAPPLE JUICE SHAKEN AND SERVED WITH A STRAWBERRY $7.95

LEMONCELLO MARTINI: VODKA, LEMONCELLO, LEMON JUICE AND SIMPLE SYRUP SERVED WITH A SUGAR RIM AND LEMON SLICE $7.95

ITALIAN JOB MARTINI: VANILLA VODKA, COINTREAU, ORANGE JUICE, SOUR MIX AND A SPLASH OF GRAND MARNIER SERVED WITH A LEMON AND LIME SLICE $7.95

ITALIAN MARGARITA: TEQUILA, AMARETTO, TRIPLE SEC AND SOUR MIX SHAKEN SERVED WITH A SALTED RIM AND A LIME $7.95

ITALIAN SUNRISE: VODKA, LEMONCELLO, ORANGE JUICE AND SOUR MIX WITH A SPLASH OF GRENEDINE SHAKEN AND SERVED WITH AN ORANGE SLICE $7.95

ITALIAN ATTITUDE: VODKA, MALIBU RUM, AMARETTO, PINEAPLLE JUICE AND CRANBERRY JUICE SHAKEN AND GARNISHED WITH A CHERRY $7.95

CHAMBORD ROYALE MARTINI: VODKA, CHAMBORD, COINTREAU, SOUR MIX AND LIME JUICE SHAKEN AND SERVED WITH AN ORANGE SLICE $7.95

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March
31

CAFÉ MANGIA ITALIAN RESTAURANT

When you love seafood Italian style, enjoy a fresh and delicious meal at Cafe Mangia. Our patrons rave about the ambiance, the fresh cuisine, the unhurried rustic atmosphere, and the warm service. Who doesn’t love delicious Lemoncello martinis, creative and satisfying pasta dishes, perfectly prepared seafood, delightful salads and cannolis? You will find these … and more… at Colchester’s Cafe Mangia Italian Restaurant. A highly rated and recommended local Italian Restaurant, Café Mangia is THE dinner and lunch destination for our many discriminating patrons. Enjoy an unhurried lunch on our enclosed porch. Our fresh and crisp salads, flavorful wraps, tender pasta dishes and rustic ambiance are an experience meant to be shared. All dishes are made fresh – from appetizers to salads to desserts. Enjoy our relaxed, lovely setting, delicious food, and excellent service provided by Café Mangia’s attentive staff.

For a special night out, an intimate dinner date, a family celebration, a holiday or anniversary celebration, who doesn’t like authentic Italian fare? Our happy patrons have helped Café Mangia earn kudos on Trip Advisor with a rating of 5 out of 27 Colchester restaurants. Café Mangia is minutes from Norwich, Middletown and Glastonbury, a favorite destination for fresh, delicious Italian cuisine in an inviting setting. Stop by for a weekday lunch date or Sunday dinner and you will be pleasantly surprised. The Café Mangia menu includes spicy and flavorful favorites such as Basil Pesto Rigatoni, Polenta Encrusted Tilapia,  Crab and Lobster Ravioli, Spaghetti Shrimp Fra Diavolo, and Garlic Shrimp. Come to Café Mangia for some authentic Italian “comfort food” and soul warming fare. Call Café Mangia at 860-537-7707 today for dinner reservations.

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