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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (13 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful French food! You will feel like you are in a quaint Parisian bistro. Duck confit and lamb chops were cooked to perfection and the creme brûlée was outstanding!

Thank 2fromMadison
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants on the east coast. Worth the drive from NYC or Boston. The prix fixe menus (which change with the season) has something for everyone. Portions are full and no one leaves Hungary. Bread and condiments made on premise....More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Front door was fun kind of like a speakeasy. Greeted by friendly staff. Fantastic olives and pickled beets on table. Bread and butter delish. Escargots to start quite lovely. Nice salad. The main course however was incredible! I had the sea bass...More

Thank ctbrit
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

When my husband and I were considering where to celebrate our recent milestone anniversary, we chose Le Petit Cafe because we knew that every course would be prepared perfectly. The scallops cerveche, shrimp and noodles, halibut, and sea bass were absolutely delicious, not to mention...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Charming cozy prix fix. French food with a limited but fantastic menu. Original restaurant opened with help from Jacque Pepin. A bit pricey.

Thank PalmaLynch
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

90% of the people who pass Le Petit Cafe are blissfully unaware of this gem, sitting peacefully on the Branford Town Green. But, the 10% who know and frequent one of America's best French restaurants are lucky indeed. Yep: I said, "America's best". I place...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This reataurant is worth a trip from NYC. The menu is varied and the food delicious. The staff is warm & welcoming. The menu is online and some dishes change seasonally.

Thank gaha1
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I last visited here 12 - 15 years ago, and have thought about it since. Came here again with the same couple from years ago. Chef Roy continues the tradition of serving some of the best French food any where. Jaques Pepin originally opened this...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint French restaurant with superb food and excellent service. Very romantic for special occasions.

Thank alanf556
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Had dinner at Le Petit Cafe ... didn't think we would find a Zagat rated restaurant in tiny Branford, CT but Chef Roy does a great job. Prix fixe 4 course menu with enough choices made it easy. Chef is very hands on and food...More

Thank TravelingWithJ
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Dzulli
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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