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Nouveau Monde Wine Bar & Bistro

6 Washington Ave, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1322
+1 203-491-2723
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6 Washington Ave, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1322
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Met friends for brunch and their menu was great lots of unique items and both a brunch menu and all day menu. Huge wine selection, amazing. Jessica greeted us and was a doll, we got there before our friends and I wasn’t sure if they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joan K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Gorgeous decor and design, gorgeous atmosphere, wonderful server and sommelier. However, at 7:00pm on a summer Saturday evening, upon ordering appetizers, my friend was informed they were "out of crab cakes". Then, when ordering entrees, my friend was informed they were "out of the chicken"......More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank jeeper333
Peter C, Owner at Nouveau Monde Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Jeeper333, Thank you for your feedback, and we apologize for the less than perfect experience. We do strive to serve fresh and seasonal cuisine, and occasionally certain popular items, such as the crab cake, would sell out before we can receive another shipment of ingredients....More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love it here!!! Excellent service!!!! The food is wonderful!!! The atmosphere is the best!!! You can walk down a path and over a bridge over water and it is absolutely beautiful!!!! A great added feature to an already wonderful place to go!!!!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sherrill S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This has become our go-to place for a tasty meal in a peaceful setting. The food has consistently been very innovative and the wines are superb. I'd say it is an environment more appropriate for adults. I do wish there were more vegetarian options. Also,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank newtowners
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I went to Nouveau Monde with some friends on a warm summer evening. We sat on the porch, which was lovely. Our small table was a bit cramped but we had the option of also using the broad railing to put our plates on. For...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KittensMom313
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Nouveau Monde, Bill and his team were amazing to work with. We recently had our wedding welcome dinner here on 5/25/18. With a lot of out of town guests, we thought it would be best to have a welcome dinner for everyone attending our wedding....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KimNR123
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I really liked the atmosphere there. There are big comfy chairs and couches. I also liked the little bites menu..

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Y2676ESkarenr
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My wife & I went on Saturday of Memorial weekend. Having been here before (and loved the food) I thought it would be a great way to celebrate my 64th birthday....wine & good food. Wine as expected was very good. However the lemon Falafel balls...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank JandK832013
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet friends and relax with a great glass of wine. Food is delicious as well. Comfortable seating in and out. Knowledgeable staff if you’re willing to experience something new.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times, including once for a wine dinner and have never been disappointed. Food is fresh and delicious. The ambiance speaks for itself - relaxed and charming. The servers are well-trained and let you taste the wine before drinking, even...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank CJCJAG
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3 April 2017|
Response from Peter C | Property representative |
Hi Karen - yes you can purchase gift cards over the phone. Please call the restaurant directly - 203.491.2723.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 45
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Washington Ave, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1322
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Sandy Hook
  • Phone Number: +1 203-491-2723
  • E-mail
Meaning "New World" in French, Nouveau Monde serves new American cuisine in a cozy and stylish atmosphere. Our menu celebrates seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients, incorporating inspirations from a variety of global flavors. Named by Connecticut Magazine as Best Wine Bar in Connecticut, our Wine Spectator award-winning wine list has over 40 wines by the glass and more than 200 by the bottle, with chef's suggested pairing for each entrée. We feature a curated list of craft beer and spirits that pair well with our delicious food and convivial, approachable ambiance. Fine dining, relaxed atmosphere.
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