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Rainbow Gardens

117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
+1 203-878-2500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

I grew up in Milford but have been living in NY for some time and wound up here because some long time friends treated me to lunch. I thought the salad choices were wonderful. My pick with panko crusted chicken and beets tasted fresh with...More

1  Thank Tina257
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Rainbow Gardens has been in Milford a very long time. I hadn't been there since they moved to on the Green. We decided to try it for lunch on a cold winter day, wanting a nice bowl of soup. I got the chicken noodle soup,...More

2  Thank Michele G
Reviewed December 7, 2017

We have eaten many times here and usually it has been good. Service is friendly and efficient. However, today we both had very mediocre lunches. I had the shrimp salad over a Caesar salad. It was very salty and I am still belching up the...More

2  Thank arie1951
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Excellent! Lovely old Victorian transformed into a restaurant. Wonderful aroma of home baked goodies. Good service, good food, Excellent home baked goodies. Highly recommended!

Thank kdlovessailing
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend for dinner during restaurant week. They sold out of the red wine option and one of the entree options by 7pm and had no substitutions. The white wine we decided on was cheap and awful-we couldn't drink it. The apps...More

Thank Melissa T
John P, Owner at Rainbow Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Melissa I'm sorry to hear about your experience. We were absolutely slammed on Friday and again at 5:00 on Saturday prior to your visit. We did sell out of the Red wine at $15 per bottle and the Short Rib pasta and again we apologize....More

Reviewed October 5, 2017

This is one of the worst restaurants I have ever been to; the owners are also in the catering business; can't imagine! The menu shown online was nothing like the restaurant menu, and I was told I must have looked at the catering menu (not...More

Thank Nancy B
John P, Owner at Rainbow Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Nancy I do recall you complaining to your server about the restaurant menu not being the same as our online menu. Our online menus and weekly specials are constantly updated and has been up to date for several years now. I'm very sorry if...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017

Stop in for lunch. The food is fresh and flavorful. There is outdoor dinning on the porch, and various rooms inside in which to enjoy your meal. I had the fried cod sandwich with fries and coleslaw. As basic as that might sound this was...More

Thank theexpert
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This is one of my all-time favorite restaurants and I have been coming here for years. It is housed across from the town green in a lovely Victorian house decorated quaintly and tastefully and reminiscent of a tea house. The menu is varied and interesting...More

1  Thank decostanza
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Let me say, that I've been a fan of Rainbow Gardens since it opened. Years ago, my husband and I even spent the night when they were experimenting with a "B&B". I've had a several milestones there, including several friends birthdays, my 60th and now...More

3  Thank judyctrumbull_CT
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Adorable restaurant with excellent food. Atmosphere is like coming home to your favorite relatives old victorian home. Very attentive and pleasant staff. If you are looking for that quaint Hallmark movie dining experience you need to go to this establishment!

Thank hlasik
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Rita M S
April 5, 2016|
Response from barbara115de | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as I didn't order wine. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-878-2500
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