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Guilford Bistro and Cafe

1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
+1 203-453-0736
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (18 reviews)
“halibut” (5 reviews)
“bistro burger” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1016 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437-2607
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled upon this quaint little bistro while driving through while trying to find a place to eat dinner. I had the Rigatoni All Amatriciana an it was seriously the best pasta I have ever had. We were served complimentary bread with oil. The server...More

Thank Kaitlyn H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Waitstaff was wonderful the food not so good and prices are rediculous wouldnt go back again ;;xxxxcccccccccvv

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We picked this place as it came out high in the reviews and was vegetarian friendly. It was OK, old style Italian not what I would call Bistro. My wife had a fairly basic salad and paid $7.50 for 4 shrimp on the top. There...More

Thank kgh62
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Food here is always great, and the service even better! Last Friday my husband and I took a chance without calling ahead. Of course at 6:30 they were jamming, with a line at the door, but we managed to get the last two openings at...More

Thank theresadd23
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

You Will always get a great meal at this restaurant. Space is at a premium so call ahead. Will always feel at home at this wonderful restaurant enjoy.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We never know where we are going to eat and often just open Trip advisor to see what's good. We were in Madison and decided to find something along route 1 on the way back to NY. What a treat! Nice decor, lots of great...More

1  Thank jkjdkc
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Good friends came to take me to dinner. Waited over 20 mins to place order. Upon finishing dinner we were handed the check. When stated we wanted dessert we were told we had to move to bar for it as our table was wanted for...More

2  Thank Fourfirstnames
Reviewed 14 February 2018

It's been a while since I last reviewed Guilford Bistro. Nearly ten years later, it's still a wonderful place to have either lunch or dinner. Go during the week and avoid the crowds, the seating is comfortable, the service friendly and quick, and the food...More

1  Thank JCArchT
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Good food, good service, comfortable surroundings. Nice enough for a special meal, casual enough to swing by just because you’re hungry.

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We go to the Bistro quite often and think the food is very good! The service is typically also very good however on busy nights it can be a bit slow. It is a byob establishment (with corking fee) however they also have a very...More

1  Thank Dan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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