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Guilford Bistro and Cafe

1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
+1 203-453-0736
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (18 reviews)
“halibut” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food !!! Wine is fabulous!! The service is spot on!!! It's a hidden treasure in Guilford!! The atmosphere is very cozy.. nice for a quite dinner...

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 6 days ago

can't speak to the mains- we shared 2 salads ["signature" and caesar] and 2 appetizers [spicy/sweet calamari and mussels in white wine], along with drinks. the food was good- tasty, interesting. not up to an "excellent," but good enough that i'm pretty sure we'll be...More

Thank jeffry k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good service though noisy as the seating is in one medium size room with no sound dampening

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch after picking peaches and blueberries; I felt a little under dressed in sneakers and a tank top but we sat on the patio outside so it was fine. The service was pleasant if a little slow but the food was delicious!...More

Thank bflygrrl
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had a nice lunch with my wife while the kids are in camp! Pasta and a bistro burger were the calls for the day. Both were excellent as was the service and it's all very reasonably priced for the quality of the food. The portions...More

1  Thank grenz2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

8/4 my wife & I met my daughters in-laws from Canada for dinner in Madison CT while returning my BOSTON grandchildren to their dad after their weeks stay with us. The Canadian couple, Lily & Sammy had been camping at near by hammonasset beach state...More

1  Thank Joel K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not sure why I avoided this place for so long. We've been here a few times in recent weeks and each time have been very happy with our meals. Most recently I had a great salad loaded with beans and veggies topped with blackened shrimp....More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food is excellent, and I always go home with enough leftovers for another meal. Although they serve wine, you can bring your own bottle. The corkage fee is reasonable. Service is friendly and prompt. Our favorite local restaurant for a nice evening out as a...More

1  Thank lilyemmaalec
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Guilford Ct and what a great town! We read reviews for the Guilford Bistro on Trip Advisor and it sounded great so we went for dinner tonight. We both decided on specials ( filet mignon and fig glazed halibut...More

1  Thank Anette B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 4 and had lunch here. The food was delicious! We loved both the Cauliflower and the artichoke appetizers! The salads were great as was the pizza. Only dish that was less than stellar was the meatloaf. I would definitely recommend!!

Thank NYC2VT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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