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Rainbow Gardens

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117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
+1 203-878-2500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Shelton, Connecticut
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went there yesterday 2/16 and had one of the best lunches ever.A lovely atmosphere very vintage. Wait staff very pleasant. I highly recommend lunch or dinner her. A very large menu too.

Thank pattyelv
Naples, Florida
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place to catch up with people. The food is very cool/special. The bar is fun, not overly crowded. The owners are on site all the time. Enjoy a really good lunch or dinner.

Thank will b
Stratford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

My sister and I booked an 80th birthday party for my mother and aunt. In making the plans, the owners were very flexible and accommodated all of our requests, including adding a menu option that does not normally appear on their menu! The day of the event, everything was perfect! The service, the food....it couldn't have been any better! I... More 

Thank dalling133
Southington, Connecticut
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Three friends and I stopped in here after attending a wake next door. We were so pleased with everything. We all began with the soup of the day-- sweet potato and crab. It was delicious. We then shared sandwiches-- the tuna melt was excellent. Waitstaff was attentive and helpful. I will definitely by back.

Thank Christine R
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Went here for the second time with my wife on a Friday evening, unannounced. We wanted to dine in the bar and were seated immediately. Tonya, our hostess was great. Right there and professional. She took our drink order and returned for our dinner order. Dinner arrived TOO soon... Why??? My steak was RAW...Not even close to medium which, I... More 

Thank Trashcar
John P, Owner at Rainbow Gardens, responded to this review

Dear TRASHCAR I'm very sorry to read this review. Having owned this business for 20 years, it is still very upsetting to read any bad reviews about your business. I did forward it to Tania immediately and spoke to her about it this morning. I guess I should apologize for your food coming out too fast (?), if there's ever... More 

Milford, Connecticut
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Heather and Lori arranged a post-funeral lunch reception for our family with minimal notice and maximum care. They were flexible with an unknown head count, an unclear timeframe, and some conflicting direction from different family members. The food was great, the setting warm (they closed the interior restaurant for us, and then fit overflow on the porch), and all this... More 

Thank LisaEight
Milford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Very nice menu. My wife had Tomato & Mozzarella with Basil as appetizer. I had Shrimp Civeche. They were both excellent! The highlight of our dinner for both of us was Shrimp & Scallops on Linguini as entree. Must say it was really delicious. Had a light smokey flavor & cooked to perfection. Portion is not huge, just right! Hope... More 

Thank hsarwar
New Haven, Connecticut
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327 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place has slipped. The waitstaff is competent and the tables on the porch are pleasant, but it's tomato season and the tomatoes are rock hard tasteless supermarket fare. Eggplant in a sandwich was mostly greasy breadcrumbs. Bacon and cheese make most salads really calorie-filled. Need fresher, quality ingredients.

Thank BJaneH
Trumbull, Connecticut
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The food is great and so is the service. The bar is ok. We've ordered a bunch of Bloody Mary's and they've seem to get not as flavorful after the first round. But overall, great place!!!

Thank Alon S
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Chicken salad sandwich with sweet potato fries were great! Sat outside with friends and listened to music playing on Milford green was a perfect lunch atmosphere with friends to catch up with. They both had the same sandwich and the portion was so large they took 1/2 sandwich home. Definitely recommend for lunch

Thank Firefly731

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-878-2500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?