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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank alanf556
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dining at Le Petit Cafe is a special treat not to be missed! The food is always excellent! The atmosphere is comfortable and classic. I have been dining here for special occasions with family and friends as long as Chef Roy has been here, nearly...More

3  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like tsit on wood chairs and eat disappointing food for 2 1/2 hours, maybe you will enjoy this bistro more than we did. Gazpacho was tasteless and had avocados so unripe I could not cut them with a knife. The steak was so...More

Thank finerdiner
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have been enjoying Chef Roy's cooking at Le Petit Cafe for over 10 years. If you are looking for classic french food that is consistently exceptional this a wonderful place. With only a prix fix menu the offerings are broad enough for all tastes....More

1  Thank Mark U
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Chef Roy Ip never disappoints as his culinary skills are extraordinary. We always go here for that special birthday or anniversary as this is my favorite restaurant in the area. It is price fixed and worth every penny. This cozy well decorated cafe is worth...More

2  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a restaurant that I don't get tired of going back. Everything in the menu is delicious. Top quality food, good portion, great service, fabulous ambiance, wonderful experience. Dessert is to die for! Roy, Winnie and their staff are fantastic. I highly recommend "Le...More

1  Thank Annie K
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

...out in the American countryside. As someone who lived in France briefly and traveled there often, my standards for French food in the US are fairly high and rarely met. Le Petit Cafe never disappoints. Very authentic (e.g. Steak au poivre) standard dishes and often...More

1  Thank William B
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
203-483-9791. Call, I'm sure they would do it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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