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Le Petit Cafe

225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
203-483-9791
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Ranked #3 of 130 Restaurants in Branford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Connecticut
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

For my birthday dinner, I wanted to dine here and I was thrilled to get reservations for a Saturday evening. I arrived at 5:20 for a 5:30 reservation and my date arrived right at 5:30 as the restaurant opened. My date was beautiful and she looked classy and elegant. We entered the smallish cafe and a woman took our coats... More

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San Francisco, California, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This cute French restaurant is an absolute gem of Connecticut. It's hands down the best dining experience you'll find in the State and certainly in the greater New Haven area. Every time I'm in the area I have to make a stop here. You'll be started off with warm fresh organic bread that has the perfect texture and crust. I... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Chef Roy always delivers!! We have been several times and always leave impressed, full, and wanting to go back for more. With limited weekends off working in the restaurant business we tend to be very selective on where to go for a dining experience. From begining to end the food quality is excellent. Simple flavors, flawless techniques and quality ingredients.... More

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tristate NYC area
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101 reviews 101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were spending our anniversary weekend away from home and our hosts suggested this restaurant. It is a small , chic, store front establishment with a romantic vibe. The prix fixe allows sufficient choices no matter what one's tastes. It was fun to see Chef Roy chatting with the regulars as they entered his establishment...how nice to be a regular... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A great, cozy French place in the heart of CT (I think). The Zagat ratings are on the money, as the food is stellar. The prix fix menu was a bit if a concern at first, but I regret nothing. All of the dishes were perfect or very close to it. There were four of us and we each sampled... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Le Petit Cafe offers an appealing blend of imaginative food, impeccable service and comfortable surroundings. I had the gazpacho, duck breast and flourless chocolate cake, while my dining partner had the crab and the scallop ceviche, rack of lamb and apple tart. Perfectly dressed salads also accompanied our meals. Everything tasted delicious, looked beautiful and was served with an easy... More

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I love Le Petit Cafe. This is the only restaurant that I love going back to dine. The ambience is cozy, romantic and warm. The qualitiy of the food is out of this world. The Prix Fix menu is outstanding. Everything on the menu is delicious, presentation and portion are perfect. Roy, the chef and Winnie, his wife are the... More

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Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After friends recommended Le Petit in Branford, we were so pleased finally to have the opportunity to dine there. The village green cafe is charming for a lovely, unhurried evening meal. Your hosts and chef welcome the diners, and clearly many of the people who go there are friends and regular customers. The menu is prix fixe and there is... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Classic French fused with some Asian and other influences. Founded by the family of Jaques Pepin, but long owned and run by Hong Kong natives Roy & Winnie Ip. I have always been suspicious of restaurants with long menus. How could they do so many things well? How could the food be fresh? No problem with that here. All meals... More

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North Haven, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went to Le Petit Cafe for our anniversary and had a tremendous experience. We were able to get a reservation a day in advance. My husband mentioned I had allergies and I was advised to call back the following day and ask to speak to the chef. I called and spoke directly with Chef Roy Ip and we went... More

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Additional Information about Le Petit Cafe

Address: 225 Montowese St, Ste 7, Branford, CT 06405-3873
Phone Number: 203-483-9791
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
Cuisine: French

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