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“Greta onion soup” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bon Appetit Cafe - CLOSED

Bon Appetit Cafe
Cuisines: French, European
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Danbury, Connecticut
Level Contributor
81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Greta onion soup”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2012

Had a lovely dinner at Bon Appetit Cafe, a tiny solid French bistro tucked away in a strip mall across from a Stop & Shop. If, like me, you get that insatiable craving for a hot bowl of French Onion Soup, go here. Served piping hot, it has a nice stocky broth, and tasty melty cheese and crouton. Boeuf Bourguignon and Steak Frites are good though not caliber as I've had at other bistros. Service is cordial and wine by the glass, though limited, is good and they give very hefty pours.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Voyagereuse
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48 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
stamford
1 review
“amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

First time we've been to the restaurant it was december the 15th, my wife and i were looking for a quick dinner before heading to the movie theater and i tell you it is the best food by far in the area its phenomenal, great menu which includes several french favorites like escargots bourguignon, duck leg confit, french onion soup, but you have to check the daily specials, that night they had beef bourguignon, cassoulet, frogs legs, veal kidneys, fish of the day and so much more selection of french comfort food. My wife had the bass with citrus sauce and i had the calves liver lyonnais it was incredible. The service is attentive, warm and helpful, the dining room is very small but pretty and cozy its like we were dining in the south of France. Its a little pricey but worth the trip, i would go back as soon as i can!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank john r
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Wilton, CT
Level Contributor
71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2012

Lived in Wilton for 3 years and only visited the restaurant this week after returning for a brief trip. Wish we'd made it a regular haunt. Food quality excellent - a real aurprise

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank david john s
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New Canaan, CT
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Go out of your way for some great food at Bon Appetit Cafe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

Bon Appetit Cafe is one of my favorite French restaurant. It is authentic and has great specials! The owner and staff has always been great to us! The food is so good! I had a quick dinner one night when my kids needed to be in Wilton for an hour and a half. It was so good I had to bring my wife back the next night and then some office workers the very next afternoon for lunch. And a $12 corkage charge is a deal! Go out of your way for some great food at Bon Appetit Cafe! It is a treat!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank eyenosefood
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Wilton, Connecticut
Level Contributor
62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Creative Chef & Menu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2011

We've been to the restaurant many times & am never disappointed. The menu is always creative & the use of ingredients excellent. Very intimate to say the least but you see the preparaion & effort in preparation. They could use a little help with thw wine list but that's secondary to the quality of the experience. It's worth the trip!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Don51644
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