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Bread and Water

51 Warwick St, Middletown, CT 06457-3703
+1 860-852-5944
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
51 Warwick St, Middletown, CT 06457-3703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bread and Water offers an ever-changing American-style menu with Italian influences. Chef Carl recently offered his first private Pasta Making Class on September 12. The cost was $75 and it was sold out. Several dishes were prepared and served that evening at B&W. Because I...More

1  Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don’t be fooled by others claiming a fine dining experience, the talent here at Bread and Water is the best in central Connecticut. The prices have been adjusted (reduced) for the region, but the quality, presentation and service is still the best around. The menu...More

Thank OKWilly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was delicious and well presented. I thought it was fairly-priced, but certainly not a deal. The parking situation is not great and very confusing. There are three tight spaces in front of the house and then the back is very confusing as it's...More

Thank anfdiva25
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the best new restaurants I have found In Middletown,Ct. the friendliness staff and great Food are only the beginning! Homemade pasta Was my entree and it was fabulous! We had a Party of eight adults and all meals were A+ Can’t wait to...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome dining experience for our party of 8! The restaurant exceeded all expectations. The ambiance is so quaint and the 2-story home (that was a jail in the old days) is spotless and freshly remodeled. The upstairs bar is perfect for a few...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Bread & Water is located in an old house a mile or so from downtown -- one reviewer has described the neighborhood as "sketchy", but I think it had character. [A few miles down South Main is "Taino", which is an excellent BBQ restaurant.] Our...More

1  Thank 305E40th4J
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I was expecting a lot from Bread and Water. It was closed for a year, so I was waiting patiently. The reviews were saying wonderful things. Some even said it was one of the best higher end restaurants in CT. Nope. It was very disappointing....More

4  Thank Peter Q
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This restaurant is the best. The food is delicious, presented very nicely , wait staff is friendly and helpful. Ate in the cell room, this building use to be a small jail.. the whole thing experience was wonderful.

1  Thank CarolynCavalieri
Reviewed April 2, 2017

i was told by a co worker to try this restaurant that opened in Middletown ..upon arrival, cute in a neighborhood, 3 family house, cute..staff was accomadating and friendly..As for the food, not so good. Was very overrated and beyond reach for the prices charged.....More

3  Thank Anthony22LL
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Saturday night reservation and seated promptly. Service was very good throughout the meal. My shaved octopus appetizer was very good. My Ahi Tuna in a fennel wasabi purée was lacking in character as the wasabi got lost somewhere and did not add to the dish...More

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Susan G
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Anthony22LL | Reviewed this property |
Yes we are. Thx
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Arthur M | Reviewed this property |
They will do gluten free, no brunch or lunch except as a private arranged event
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Warwick St, Middletown, CT 06457-3703
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-852-5944
  • E-mail
We apologize for the delay. Bread & Water will remain closed until further notice while we continue to rebuild. Please continue to check our website for updates. Thank you, Chef Carl
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