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Rainbow Gardens Restaurant

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117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
(203) 878-2500
11:00 am - 9:00 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
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is great and so is the service. The bar is ok. We've ordered a bunch of Bloody Mary's and they've seem to get not as flavorful after the first round. But overall, great place!!!

Thank Alon S
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken salad sandwich with sweet potato fries were great! Sat outside with friends and listened to music playing on Milford green was a perfect lunch atmosphere with friends to catch up with. They both had the same sandwich and the portion was so large they took 1/2 sandwich home. Definitely recommend for lunch

Thank Firefly731
West Haven, Connecticut
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went today for lunch with a friend. We both had the Raspberry Chicken Explosion Salad. It was amazing.....Grilled chicken, mesclun greens, apples, grapes, strawberries, oranges, dried cranberries, kiwi, with a raspberry vinaigrette, blue cheese crumbles and toasted sliced almonds.

Thank laura c
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant a couple years ago and I can't stop coming back. Always check out their menu of specials, so many delicious options. I've never tried anything here that I didnt absolutely love. I am obsessed with their chicken salad and freshly baked breads. If I could eat here every day, I would!

Thank Nicole C
Salt Lake City, Utah
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We were looking for a place that had a good number of choices for our diverse eaters. Rainbow Gardens advertises that they serve "comfort food" and that's what it felt like to me. The restaurant is nicely decorated with antiques and vintage pictures, but not so many it feels like a museum. Our server answered all our questions and took... More 

1 Thank Julianne P
Milford, Connecticut
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Was told by so many to try this place, I was admittedly disappointed but that was probably my own doing. They competed on Chopped and was excited to taste their food it was just average in my opinion. The outside tables are a nice option.

Thank MEM153
Orange, CT
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155 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I wrote a review in 2012 when I did not like Rainbow Gardens. I have since been back a number of times and always enjoy myself. I particularly like the round bar area with its big windows overlooking the Green. The porch, too, is a great choice if the weather is nice. I particularly like their lobster and shrimp rolls,... More 

Thank RebeccaRyanOrange
Connecticut, USA
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Solid good food- salads, soups, sandwiches, and salads are what we have ordered. Chicken salad and black bean burger quite satisfying.

Thank ctgal2008
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320 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had not tried RG but had seen and heard great reviews. We decided to try it on Saturday evening and had reservations for 6:30. We were seated immediately. The place was fairly busy. The service was pleasant and prompt. The menu looks very interesting but we were a bit disappointed in that the dishes didn't taste... More 

1 Thank Thomas K
Milford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

A beautifully renovated Victorian that serves an eclectic menu and serves good potent potables. Dining in the bar while overlooking the beautiful, bustling green. When the weather is warm they offer dining on the patio and porch. Great ambiance! Try the black bean burger. Fabulous! This is definitely one of my favorite places in Milford.

1 Thank AuntieCricket

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460-4726
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: (203) 878-2500

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