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Bantam Bistro - CLOSED

432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
+1 860-567-4503
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
28 Dec 2016
“Drinks”
20 Aug 2015
“Lobster Cobb to Die For and Friendly Bartender”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
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Reviews (80)
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2016

The last time I went my drink didn't taste right. I think they put pineapple in instead of grapefruit juice. But other than that, it's good.

Thank candeegreen
Reviewed 21 August 2015

My wife and I got back from vacation and didn't feel like cooking so we went down to nearby Bantam Bistro, where I was very pleasantly surprised by the friendliest bartender ever (Christine), a great sauvignon blanc (Monkey Bay), and a killer lobster Cobb salad...More

Thank Bill B
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and we are glad to offer an extended vacation with our good food and great service. Christine indeed adds to flavor to the visit with her professionalism and great service. Our servers are also on top of their services....More

Reviewed 10 August 2015

Service is so spotty and the food is random, ranging from mediocre to not good at all. I am so sorry to say this because the ambience to pretty cool and it would be nice to have another option in town but this one is...More

Thank Dorothy B
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Dear Guest, It is quite surprising that you thought of writing about us in August after visiting us in May. I am not sure what menu you ordered that did not comfort you but we would have well appreciated and taken care of you, if...More

Reviewed 6 August 2015

Went there for happy hour drinks and were surprised when we got the bill to discover that the advertised "half price drinks" didn't extend to the menu we were given. Enjoyed the patio setting but not the price! Glasses were not as clean as would...More

Thank therese l
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Dear Guest, I feel sorry that our bill did not excite you as much as the drinks and food but we publish, advertise and inform all our deals very clearly to our guests, We do not play with any hidden costs. Our happy hour menu...More

Reviewed 25 July 2015

Sorry, it looks great on the website but it was bad. No one there either, on a Sat night. Dead. No one was there.More

Thank Martha C
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback but we cannot figure out with your review as to what was wrong. I am confident that everything in the Bistro cannot be terrible as stated by you. As for the crowd, we are not in a downtown location...More

Reviewed 12 June 2015

Stopped in for Happy Hour?? The draft beer was very flat. Had the potato skins which did not include 2 of the 4 ingredients listed. Couldn't get a server to address either issue.I left after 2 very unhappy hours.More

Thank Tina D
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and we apologize for the flat beer. It could be just the point of changing the tanks. As for the menu, chef is still wondering as to 2 things missing from potato skin... because it cannot be made unless...More

Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Great bar menu with nice happy hour prices. The Chef and his staff are fantastic. Christine is a great bartender. Worth a trip to Litchfield.

Thank Sonolator
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2015

Thanks for your feedback and we look forward for your more visits. Thanks

Reviewed 26 April 2015

My children and I wanted to plan a great Birthday "Day" for my husband this weekend. We searched online and came up with the idea of visiting Litchfield, going to 1-2 wineries and then going out to dinner. After an extensive search online of restaurants...More

2  Thank GailSchmidt
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and we sincerely apologize for you not so good experience and no excuse can make it feel better. I will personally speak to chef about the flaws addressed by you and ensure the same is not repeated. The server...More

Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the meal. My New York strip was amazing. My wife's chicken lettuce roll ups were stunning. Cobb salad was great. Only positive, no negatives. You must come and eat here.

Thank Flyfishbozzuto
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback and we are all so excited to read it. It is very encouraging for our team to be better and better each day. We look forward to have you again. Thanks Jessie

Reviewed 23 January 2015

The Bantam Bistro is remarkable. I enjoyed a ribeye that was perfectly prepared, accompanied by thin, grilled asparagus, and a potato Au gratin. The Bantam Bistro also has an ample children's menu and I grabbed more than a few of my son's crispy, fresh-cut fries....More

Thank Chicagoteri
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and we are happy that we could cater to each member of your family to their expectations. We look forward to have you again. Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-4503
  • E-mail
Description
A Unique Dining Experience Bantam Bistro proudly sources local, organic farm-stand products to incorporate only the freshest ingredients in our dishes. We strive to provide you the most flavorful dining experience. Join us at our ivory granite bar to enjoy a refreshing cocktail or fine wine offering and then dine by our glowing fireplace while savoring our artisanal menu. We will look for you at the Bantam Bistro at the Litchfield Inn.
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