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RJ Cafe & Bistro

French, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Bistro
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768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
+1 203-318-8008
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 22
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
YUMMMMMM

Always cozy! Great place for a cup of coffee, or some amazing food! Their menu is creative and fresh and they have something for every time of the morning and afternoon for breakfast, lunch or a nibble! One of my favs and everyone I take there also!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Sara R
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Branford, Connecticut
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Branford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Always cozy! Great place for a cup of coffee, or some amazing food! Their menu is creative and fresh and they have something for every time of the morning and afternoon for breakfast, lunch or a nibble! One of my favs and everyone I take there also!

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madison ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great food, one of my personal favorites is the caprese panini. Another great item on the menu is the ham, brie, and honey flatbread. Great cookies and cupcakes too! Staff is very friendly and fast service, my go to lunch place in Madison!

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Riverside, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My husband and I found this delightful gem by sheer accident. Even as we entered we were unsure of what lay ahead. The cafe is at the back of a sweet bookstore. People were nestled in comfy chairs and reading real hardcover books. It was like a look back in time. We had to ask as to where the cafe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The service was very professional. I ordered small cheddar soup and a half of turkey sandwich. Other day I had the Cob salad. Only if it isn't located in the back of the bookstore or if they would work more on marketing, I barely could find the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This cute cafe is tucked in the back of a wonderful bookstore. The menu includes unique, tasty salads and sandwiches. Flavored coffees, sodas, and desserts are also offered.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was a beautiful sunnyday in Madison and sat out side for lunch. It was just so nice. It remained me of being back in South Africa. The service was excellent! The food was really very good. My daughter had a grilled cheese sandwich, which was nicely mad. , I had a flat bread which was delicious and I am... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were looking for some lunch on a Sunday and tried the coffee shop in town...it seems they close at 1. Needing another option we tried RJ's right in downtown Madison. What luck and what a find! A nice selection to choose from. We went with grilled cheeses... they come with a bag of potato chips and the sandwiches were... More 

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were browising in a wonderful bookstore in Madison, Connecticut, when we followed our noses to a delightful cafe at the back of the store -- what a find. This is a tiny operation with an impressive menu and definitely should not be missed. My wife and I have lived near the water at many of my military assignments and... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My family and I love to have lunch at RJ's. The salads and grilled cheese sandwiches are delicious. A visit to the attached bookstore is a must!

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We travel from Pennsylvania to New London several times each year and we always stop at RJ Cafe for lunch and book browsing. The food is great, the book store is terrific and it's in a cute village just off I-95. Go visit!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-318-8008

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?