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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“truffle butter” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (13 reviews)
“prix fixe” (18 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Chef greets guests and is out in the dining room throughout dinner checking in to see how things are as he clears a dish or brings somethings bout. Started with fresh bread, truffle butter, marinated yellow beets and an olive assortment. We ordered the pate...More

Thank chrisfromthecape
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The food is outstanding, the service impeccable. This is an outstanding little French Bistro ....perfect for special occasions. Warm atmosphere...you can have a conversation!

Thank angelar3192017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my birthday with family over dinner at Le Petit Cafe in September. All of the food was spectacular. I’m really happy to know there is a restaurant of this caliber outside New Haven. Will return!

Thank PJA09
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful French food! You will feel like you are in a quaint Parisian bistro. Duck confit and lamb chops were cooked to perfection and the creme brûlée was outstanding!

Thank 2fromMadison
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants on the east coast. Worth the drive from NYC or Boston. The prix fixe menus (which change with the season) has something for everyone. Portions are full and no one leaves Hungary. Bread and condiments made on premise....More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

First time here. Front door was fun kind of like a speakeasy. Greeted by friendly staff. Fantastic olives and pickled beets on table. Bread and butter delish. Escargots to start quite lovely. Nice salad. The main course however was incredible! I had the sea bass...More

Thank ctbrit
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

When my husband and I were considering where to celebrate our recent milestone anniversary, we chose Le Petit Cafe because we knew that every course would be prepared perfectly. The scallops cerveche, shrimp and noodles, halibut, and sea bass were absolutely delicious, not to mention...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Charming cozy prix fix. French food with a limited but fantastic menu. Original restaurant opened with help from Jacque Pepin. A bit pricey.

Thank PalmaLynch
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

90% of the people who pass Le Petit Cafe are blissfully unaware of this gem, sitting peacefully on the Branford Town Green. But, the 10% who know and frequent one of America's best French restaurants are lucky indeed. Yep: I said, "America's best". I place...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

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
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If you call the owner Roy Ip he can send out a gift card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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