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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
+1 203-483-9791
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When my husband and I were considering where to celebrate our recent milestone anniversary, we chose Le Petit Cafe because we knew that every course would be prepared perfectly. The scallops cerveche, shrimp and noodles, halibut, and sea bass were absolutely delicious, not to mention...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming cozy prix fix. French food with a limited but fantastic menu. Original restaurant opened with help from Jacque Pepin. A bit pricey.

Thank PalmaLynch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

90% of the people who pass Le Petit Cafe are blissfully unaware of this gem, sitting peacefully on the Branford Town Green. But, the 10% who know and frequent one of America's best French restaurants are lucky indeed. Yep: I said, "America's best". I place...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This reataurant is worth a trip from NYC. The menu is varied and the food delicious. The staff is warm & welcoming. The menu is online and some dishes change seasonally.

Thank gaha1
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I last visited here 12 - 15 years ago, and have thought about it since. Came here again with the same couple from years ago. Chef Roy continues the tradition of serving some of the best French food any where. Jaques Pepin originally opened this...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint French restaurant with superb food and excellent service. Very romantic for special occasions.

Thank alanf556
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Had dinner at Le Petit Cafe ... didn't think we would find a Zagat rated restaurant in tiny Branford, CT but Chef Roy does a great job. Prix fixe 4 course menu with enough choices made it easy. Chef is very hands on and food...More

Thank TravelingWithJ
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Dining at Le Petit Cafe is a special treat not to be missed! The food is always excellent! The atmosphere is comfortable and classic. I have been dining here for special occasions with family and friends as long as Chef Roy has been here, nearly...More

3  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you like tsit on wood chairs and eat disappointing food for 2 1/2 hours, maybe you will enjoy this bistro more than we did. Gazpacho was tasteless and had avocados so unripe I could not cut them with a knife. The steak was so...More

Thank finerdiner
Reviewed 14 May 2017

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

1  Thank Mark U
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
203-483-9791. Call, I'm sure they would do it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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