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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (14 reviews)
“truffle butter” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food, the service and overall proper french bistro experience cannot be overstated.

Thank JeannineRx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this restaurant years ago and have gone periodically over the years.We live in New York City so it is a trip and there are excellent restaurants in NY there but when I asked my husband where he would like to go for his...More

Thank gaha1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I come here for our anniversary and my birthday. As soon as you step through the door you feel as if you are in Europe. Love the ambience and the food. Be aware that there are only two seatings so book early....More

1  Thank mkuhlmann2018
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Always happy to return to Le Petit Cafe and try something different from their menu. Food is always delicious, beautifully presented and service is excellent. The ambiance is always delightful. I visit Le Petit Cafe at least once or twice a year. I am very...More

Thank Annie K
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This quaint French bistro in Branford, Ct. is overall amazing. My wife and I had dinner on May 19, 2018 for her birthday. The food was excellent and not in anyway ordinary. The presentation is artistic and only outdone by the dishes taste. We had...More

Thank BEO510
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This place probably peaked years ago and just doesn’t seem to care anymore. I’ve been going there for more than 10 years (20?). The food and the menu continue to be great—perhaps the best in the New Haven area, but the last two times I’ve...More

4  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Husband and I visited for our anniversary. Love the way reservations are handled - 2 seatings with limited reservations, so no overcrowded dining room. The menu is fixed price for four courses, and there is plenty to choose from. For the appetizer course, I had...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We love coming here, especially to celebrate something special. Le Petit Cafe always has a way of making you feel special. The food is elegantly prepared with top notch service. There is always a nice selection on the menu with some French favorites like escargot...More

1  Thank missy64sully
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Everything is simply perfect. The service, food, atmosphere is over the top. All items are very good in every way. You will not get a better dinner anywhere. Our waitress, Alex was very knowledgeable and polite. If you go once you will return.

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I'm not French, I've never been to France, and I can't say I've eaten at a French place in almost 20 years. I have nothing to compare it to and I love this place. I've been here a few times. It's a simple menu -...More

Thank Esterina D
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If you call the owner Roy Ip he can send out a gift card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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