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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 good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 23 min
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank theresadd23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You Will always get a great meal at this restaurant. Space is at a premium so call ahead. Will always feel at home at this wonderful restaurant enjoy.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We never know where we are going to eat and often just open Trip advisor to see what's good. We were in Madison and decided to find something along route 1 on the way back to NY. What a treat! Nice decor, lots of great...More

1  Thank jkjdkc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good friends came to take me to dinner. Waited over 20 mins to place order. Upon finishing dinner we were handed the check. When stated we wanted dessert we were told we had to move to bar for it as our table was wanted for...More

Thank Fourfirstnames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a while since I last reviewed Guilford Bistro. Nearly ten years later, it's still a wonderful place to have either lunch or dinner. Go during the week and avoid the crowds, the seating is comfortable, the service friendly and quick, and the food...More

1  Thank JCArchT
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Good food, good service, comfortable surroundings. Nice enough for a special meal, casual enough to swing by just because you’re hungry.

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We go to the Bistro quite often and think the food is very good! The service is typically also very good however on busy nights it can be a bit slow. It is a byob establishment (with corking fee) however they also have a very...More

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been told at a restaurant that I could not have dessert at our table because others were waiting for it. We had our table for just under 2 hours, but our dinner order was not taken for at least 20 minutes after...More

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

While visiting friends in Branford, we dined here at their recommendation. The BYOB fee is very reasonable, and all of our appetizers and entrees were extremely tasty and cooked to perfection. We will definitely want to return here on our next trip to CT.

1  Thank MikeOstr
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love this place. Small spot without much atmosphere but great food. Make a reservation or you'll have trouble.

1  Thank LGTony
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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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