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“Local favorite with style”

Mistral's at Toll Gate
Ranked #27 of 61 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Slightly outside of the downtown area (5 minutes), this local favorite is worth seeking out. Nice menu of traditional and specials. Calming stream with sound of running water makes for a very romantic or quiet atmosphere. Friendly service makes for a pleasant experience.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

The setting is simply divine: the restaurant is located off the road, and is litterally hanging over a waterfall. You can see and hear its presence, which creates a heavenly sense of serenity, tranqility and harmonious oneness with nature. The service is professionally subtle and greceful. The menu is well balanced with items ranging from meats to poultry, to game to sea and lake food. The special of the day was fillet of trout with locally geown mushrooms (chantrelles) and potato puree with a very subtle souse. Before I heard the special, I aimed for the sweetbreads, which was praised in another review. I was torn between the two entrees. And the waiter suggested that he could ask the chef to make a sweetbreads appetiser, which was not on the menu. I could not be happier. Both the sweetbreads appetiser and the trout special were exquisit. The wine list was a pleasant addition to the palatable menu.
This has been one of the most memorable dinner experiences in a long while. Thank you chef Dana! I am happy to recommend this place to those appreciating fine dining and the beauty of local landscape.

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Thank Serene-dp-tea
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Reviewed June 19, 2014

...and the delicious food to compliment it! Dana is an experienced and creative Chef. I love his sweetbreads and the way he presents 3-4 deliciously prepared vegetables/starch on the plate with each entree. He has a knowledgeable staff and extensive wine list. Desserts are irresistible as well. Go!

Thank melisande
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

Lovely atmosphere and fine French food. Ask for a table by the water - the rocks and waterfall are wonderfu.

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Reviewed June 2, 2014

Beautiful setting with some tables overlooking the falls and flume of Toll gate brook. Excellent menu with choices like frog's legs and sweetbreads. All courses are well prepared. Service is attentive and professional with experienced waitstaff. Pricey but worth it.

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Thank occasionaltravelerMA
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