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Guilford Bistro and Cafe

1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
+1 203-453-0736
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“halibut” (5 reviews)
“bistro salad” (2 reviews)
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a find. Had the faggatini pasta stuffed with cheese and pears in cream sauce, homemade mozzarella, salmon in tomatoes, all great. BYOB option.

Thank Rangelo2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good value, cool decor. Must try the bolognese! Have been there twice, now. Will definitely be back again.

Thank dunph57
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received a gift certificate for Guilford Bistro for our 50th wedding anniversary and gave it a try. We had eaten there several years ago and it was ok. We were hoping it had improved. Things did not start well when we made our reservation....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to the Bistro which has always been one of our local “go to’s.” Wanted a quick bite, ordered 3 appetizers + 3 iced teas = $70! The calamari plate and the prosciutto on the ricotta plate were WAY too salty. Service was...More

Thank MoniqueHeller
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I had not been to the Guilford Bistro in years. We went for a quick dinner and I was so impressed I have been back 3 times since. They had a great special but I wanted to substitute salmon for the protein - not only...More

1  Thank Judy O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great food. A small place so get reservations. Friendly staff. The view is of the parking lot but if you are with friends that won't matter.

1  Thank Rosalie R
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We stumbled upon this quaint little bistro while driving through while trying to find a place to eat dinner. I had the Rigatoni All Amatriciana an it was seriously the best pasta I have ever had. We were served complimentary bread with oil. The server...More

Thank Kaitlyn H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Waitstaff was wonderful the food not so good and prices are rediculous wouldnt go back again ;;xxxxcccccccccvv

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We picked this place as it came out high in the reviews and was vegetarian friendly. It was OK, old style Italian not what I would call Bistro. My wife had a fairly basic salad and paid $7.50 for 4 shrimp on the top. There...More

Thank kgh62
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Food here is always great, and the service even better! Last Friday my husband and I took a chance without calling ahead. Of course at 6:30 they were jamming, with a line at the door, but we managed to get the last two openings at...More

1  Thank theresadd23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-453-0736
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