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Bantam Bread Co.

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853 Bantam Rd, Bantam, CT 06750-1606
+1 860-567-2737
Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Come here to find a beautiful space filled with artisan loaves, boules and batards, quiches, prize winning pies and other confections. Some other offerings from local artists or packaged food stuffs and a cold cases chocked with cheeses local and abroad. Keep one loaf for yourself and one to share. Not to be missed if you appreciate GREAT bread and... More 

Thank mushroommarlene
Litchfield, Connecticut
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been around awhile and the food never disappoints. Quiches, pies, cakes, pastries.....and the BREAD!!!.....OMG. All baked fresh daily. Many varieties to pick from. No bad choices here. Bakery is in a basement. Parking is tricky. Entrance is a little precarious to navigate. But it's all worth it. Going to a friend's house for dinner? Pick up dessert... More 

Thank tangohampton
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Bantam Bread Co. makes bread the way it should be made. Good grains, slow rising, properly baked with a thick crust. The result is a meal in itself. Equally good are the pastries. Pick up a few loaves or stop for coffee and pastry. Buy an extra loaf and share it with someone on the way home. The Dirt Bombs... More 

Thank Angelo A
Danbury, Connecticut
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We love the breads that we have tried. We have had the olive loaf a few times and love it. The orange and other dessert breads are also great. The small tarts are great. You really can not go wrong here.

Thank don3569
United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Fabulous bread-some of the best in New England and terrific, hard-working people. It is worth the drive. Leave time to stop at Arethusa-the dairy farm, restaurant or cafe. All hidden gems in small town CT

Thank Worldtraveler452
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Don't let the basement location stop you. A bit confusing to find but what a find. Breads and pastries so tasty and original. I had the compagne bread, fresh, which melted in your mouth. The angel bites, pb cookies, blueberry loaf simply the best. A must!

Thank Tracey M
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I have patronized this place for many years. There is a limited selection of fresh, high quality bread and pastries.

Thank sheinbrot
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have shopped here for years, have tried everything they make and all are made well and excellent representations of classics or new favorites. Some things may not be to my taste but they are all well done. Prices are fair for a quality product and they always help out with local charity functions which is nice.

Thank SilverChef68
Litchfield, Connecticut
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong at Bantam Bread. Everything is done well and the lines are proof of it! It is one of my go to places.

Thank Andy S
Middlebury, Connecticut
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83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The cinnamon raisin bread is fabulous. They make certain breads on set days so look up what you are looking for. They also have a few deserts that are yummy. I drive about 45 mins to get their bread. The olive bread is great.

Thank Lou A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Bantam Rd, Bantam, CT 06750-1606
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bantam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-2737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?