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Dalton's Restaurant

2429 Foxon Rd, Ste 3, North Branford, CT 06471-4503
203-481-4711
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- Mar 5, 2014
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Dalton's is one of Connecticut's hidden gems, thanks to its obscure location and average curb side appeal. Located in a micro-strip mall on Route 80, it is not a restaurant that attracts patrons due to foot traffic or curiosity. Dalton's stellar reputation is spread the old fashion way, by word of mouth. Their modern, sophisticated interior, though small, is the... More

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North Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Dalton's has good food and a nice atmosphere. You can see them preparing the food fresh for each order through the glass wall.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love this place! I have eaten here several times over the years most recently 2 weeks ago. It was a Friday night and it was very busy. We usually sit in the bar at a hightop table and order dinner. This time we were with friends so had a booth. The service was good (the waitress forgot to bring... More

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CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We received a gift certificate so we went for lunch there today to try it. We had 2 adults and 4 kids. When we arrived at 12:15 we were "greeted" so to speak by a very grouchy hostess/waitress who did not say hello but "how many?" and tried to squash us into a corner table when not even 1 other... More

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Guilford, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Fantastic Appetizers, tasty and large dinner portions and generous drinks. I especially recommend two appetizers: wild mushrooms and roasted pears (sounds exotic and it was delicious) also quite good was the sweet potato and walnut ravioli. My dinner of rigatoni Bolognese was fantastic. What's not to like? Well, the room is essentially a square space and the bar simply intrudes... More

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connecticut
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Very noisy, due to the fact that the bar is right in the midst of the dining! The food was good. We had ordered three appetizers, one being a trio of one eggplant rollatini, one stuffed mushroom and calamari. The calamari was great, tremendous sauce with capers and pignoli(pine) nuts. We could hardly find the piece of eggplant on the... More

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CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Every visit to Dalton's has not disappointed. The food is great (best veal parm around). The drinks are also great and not too pricey. Friendly service each time we have been there. It is now my favorite restaurant. Going this weekend for my birthday!!

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Northford, Connecticut, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We went to an early dinner on a Sunday evening after an afternoon movie. What perfect timing. We had an excellent dinner of seabass. It was huge and delicious. Nice atmosphere and great service!

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Clinton
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105 reviews 105 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I ate there with friends on a recent weekday evening. We were greeted and seated promptly. Water and bread (with a delicious dipping sauce) was delivered promptly. Our drink order was taken and we were left time to look at the menu. When the drinks were served, the waitress told us the many specials that were available that evening. I... More

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North Branford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We are 2 couples and have been going to Daltons weekly for 2 years and at first loved everything about it but it has gone downhill big time. First of all, we never get half price off the apps and the drinks are just $1.00 off. As for the food, we have learned NEVER to order any of the fish... More

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