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Rainbow Gardens Restaurant

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117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-2500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Good place to eat

The menu is very good. They always have a great selection of specials. The drinks and wines are generous. A very quaint atmosphere. There is outdoor dinning also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
Pauline L
New Haven, Connecticut
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Newport, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Lovely restaurant in downtown Milford. Indoor and outdoor seating. Huge selection of food - hard to choose. Great variety, ample portions and friendly servers.

Thank Sunapee17
New Haven, Connecticut
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The menu is very good. They always have a great selection of specials. The drinks and wines are generous. A very quaint atmosphere. There is outdoor dinning also.

Thank Pauline L
Ijamsville, Maryland
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had a lovely lunch here. Food and blueberry margaritas were great. Service wasn't the best though.

Thank Nancy D
Fairfield, Connecticut
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146 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Located in a big old Victorian house with a wrap around porch in downtown Milford, Rainbow Gardens is a unique restaurant. The restaurant also has a gift shop/ candy shop on premises. They have some unique menu offerings, terrific salads, sandwiches and excellent desserts. They have some of the most incredible cakes I have ever tasted and the servings are... More 

Thank Exptraveler2013
New Haven, Connecticut
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A very nice restuarant in downtown Milford. The food was different and very good. The atmosphere was great. We sat in the bar area and the ambiance was light and airy. Our server was pleasant and cheery. This was the first time we have been in this restaurant. It is a lot bigger on the inside than it appears from... More 

Thank cin0224
Trumbull, Connecticut
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We have never been disappointed with anything at the Rainbow Garden. The service is attentive, the surroundings, clean and well cared for. The food fresh, beautiful and delicious as you can see my salad and my husband's was a shrimp Asian salad. The raspberry ice tea refreshing and the turtle cheesecake scrupulous. The serving are always large. Always a treat!

Thank Mimikids
Shelton, Connecticut
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Absolutely love going to Rainbow Gardens for their delicious salads. I have tried other sandwiches and meals from here and they have all been delicious. I always love stopping in for a healthy option. Definitely a must try.

Thank Lauren T
West Haven, Connecticut
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went there with a good friend of mine who I hadn't seen in a long time. The food was delicious and the staff were excellent.. I would return to this restaurant in a heartbeat, really enjoyable.

Thank poppy843
New Haven, Connecticut
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411 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Lunch at Rainbow gardens was a pleasant affair. The restaurant has some really nice views of the Milford Green. The waitstaff were friendly and efficient. The interior reminds you of the seventies. It's definately starting to show its age. Probably could use some updating. The food. We had three different salads and one wrap. The salads were plentiful but not... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great place to hold a small gathering or group lunch. I had the meatloaf at it was delicious. Definitely not like most meatloaf as it seemed to be grilled and had some unique flavors. Solid showing though.

Thank James G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: (203) 878-2500

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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