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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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Reviews (138)
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Mark U
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Annie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is simply great. We had delicious rack of lamb and duck breast, pate and especially sea scallop ceviche done beautifully. The service is quiet and attentive and the old fashioned bistro atmosphere still makes a great evening.

Thank GloriaL627
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've never been to France, but I've been to Le Petit Cafe and felt like I traveled to France for a truely authentic meal. Tiny, personable, reservations required and the food will leave you satisfied. Maybe a little on the pricey side, but it's much...More

Thank JoJoPalumbo
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our extended family (eight of us) visited Le Petit Café for a birthday celebration. Though expensive, it was an excellent choice. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the wine, and the good food encouraged convivial conversation. For wine, we had a Sancerre and a Chateauneuf du...More

1  Thank Chescat5
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Can't say enough good things about this restaurant. Service is spectacular, ambiance is spectacular, food is spectacular. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Beautiful music playing and very nicely decorated. Been here twice in the last month and may make it a...More

Thank IsabelleRuddy
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh, innovative food. It's always a well-prepared meal. I love the Chilean sea bass, and the creme brûlée.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The service was great as was the food.It is a three course dinner. The selections are limited but great if you go for a special occasion.They brought out a beautifully decorated cake for our anniversary.

Thank gerard170
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail