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Le Petit Cafe

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225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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East Lyme, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great as was the food.It is a three course dinner. The selections are limited but great if you go for a special occasion.They brought out a beautifully decorated cake for our anniversary.

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Thank gerard170
Cornelius, North Carolina
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a terribly friendly or welcoming experience. Rather felt we were rushed through the whole set menu thing without much concern for the food or dining experience and no care taken by the owners to check on how the meal was going. The food itself was lack lustre, poorly seasoned and obviously "prepped" well in advance of being served. Not... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed if you have dinner here. The food was out of this world. Every course was cooked or prepared to perfection.

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Thank Legaleagle2005
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down, the meal I had at LPC was the best I've had in Connecticut and it ranks near the best I've had anyway. He restaurant is small and offers only a 5:30 or 8:30 pre fixed seating on Saturdays. But from bread through the last of four courses the food was phenomenal.

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Thank Thomas M
Branford, Connecticut
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's been sometime since being to Le Petit. I walked in the door and hasn't changed . The place still produces great food . Excellent talent in the kitchen and all with a warm welcome . They have the magic recipe to fine food and great service .

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Thank thomasjsullivan
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We came to Le petit cafe for my husband's 65th birthday party and were deeply disappointed. The appetizers were ok and desserts were excellent, but the salad was bland and none of the entrees were at all special. The real problem however was that the fish that two of us had ordered was not cooked through: the centre was pink... More 

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Thank julietf457
Beacon Falls, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food, atmosphere and service are all top notch! Everything is delicious and you get a lot of food for the fixed price.

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Thank Mjd0912
new haven CT
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Delicious 4-course price fixed meal ($57.50) in a charming comfortable bistro ambiance. Only complaint -- too much food! I started with French onion soup -- a meal in itself. For main course I had short ribs casserole. Plenty left over for lunch the next day. Service was prompt, polite and attentive. There are two seatings -- 6:00 and 8:30 PM.

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Thank remyz
Branford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very dispointed in the service and quality of food! This is not a French Restaurant! Went once never again.

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Thank plumgully
Guilford, Connecticut
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent a very nice evening for our anniversary at this French Bistro. I was impressed. Prix Fixe, only for a four course meal. It's not open Monday or Tuesday, and I did get reservations for a Wednesday evening. A small place, so that is definitely needed on weekends. It was maybe half full on the night we visited. We had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-483-9791

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