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Allegre Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Contemporary
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725 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3044
+1 203-245-7773
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My visit was incredible the meal was out of this world. The server was great. I think the only thing I found that was negative is my girl said the bathroom was freezing.

Thank Livewell76
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here a few times. It's average. Honestly, everything tastes the same. Just heavily sauced and salty. Not terrible, but....

Thank Haylilag
Killingworth, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Allegre has consistently served good Italian food for years, and the staff is friendly and warm. We love their Panne Cotto appetizer and their eggplant rollatini is also excellent.

Thank v0yageur22
Madison, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here a bunch of times. The food is excellent. The staff is wonderful. The prices are moderately expensive but the food is well worth it. The interior of the building could use a little renovating.

Thank BryceMcMinn
Milford, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is excellent..service is great, and its a clean place..have had many group luncheons here, and never had a bad meal..even their happy hour is wonderful...

Thank melissa b
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our overall experience recently was quite good. Our waiter was attentive and anticipated our needs. He was quite embarrassed when they did not have a popular bourbon. He offered an alternative and it was very good. We each had an appetizer. The stuffed mushrooms were very good while the Clams Casino were a little (and I do mean little) disappointing.... More 

Thank GJK542
Madison, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great local restaurant. The food is generally good but often heavily buttered that makes it very filling. The staff are attentive and friendly. It is a great spot to meet with friends before or after a movie

Thank Andrew W
Hamden, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant surrounding, great food and terrific staff. We were party of 17 for dinner on a very busy Saturday night and from the time we sat down (at the exact time of our reservation) to the 3 plus hours that we left we had wonderful service. Our wine and water glasses were always full and there was not a single... More 

Thank flossiea2017
Essex, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

I find the food here quite average. I ordered Fruite de Mare, and it tasted as though they had just taken it out of the refrigerator. Nothing really exceptional about it at all. Had it as an entree instead of an appetizer, and it was just okay. The desserts seem to be much better!

Thank Teenzone
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

warm and friendly restaurant that served a hearty portion of grilled chicken parm...a special request and the special ravioli of the evening was extremely delicious...looked like the bar was fun and inviting ....would go back again when in Madison!!

Thank bethsP6373CV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $35
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3044
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-245-7773
Renowned Owner, Author and Executive Chef, Silvio Suppa, of famed Wooster Street in New Haven, has perfected every culinary detail and created decor and a menu that blends the best of both old world styles, techniques, and traditions with today's new world tastes.Winning culinary awards each year, Cafe Allegre and the landmark "Inn at Lafayette" ... combined to create an unforgettable and uniquely shoreline dining and lodging experience. Family friendly!

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