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Ballou's Restaurant & Wine Bar

££ - £££Pizza, Healthy,
51 Whitfield St, Behind Fluterby Shops on the Green, Guilford, CT 06437-2670
+1 203-453-0319
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fondue” (38 reviews)
“panini” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Pizza, Healthy, Wine Bar, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
51 Whitfield St, Behind Fluterby Shops on the Green, Guilford, CT 06437-2670
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

My husband and I had received a gift certificate to Ballou's. We visited on a Saturday evening about 7:30. We were able to sit outside which we really enjoyed. Our waiter suggested we try the wine flights and explained how the ordering was done. My...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went here with a few friends for some wine and a quick bite. The wine list was fantastic, and they do a great job with the food pairings. We split a fondue, which was delicious. Would definitely go back.

Thank Kristen P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I saw on ad for the Valentine Day Special and booked a seating for my husband and myself. We had never been to Ballou's Restaurant and Wine Bar before. We were warmly greeted by the staff when we entered. The room in front where we...More

Thank thinair6
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, super variety and wonderful flavors. Wine and beer only, but we knew that. Have been here a few times and have never been disappointed. Will got back for sure!

Thank sgwils
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a Monday night for "$10 flight night" you pick three- 3oz glasses of wine. Wine selection was huge and had great options to pick from. For dinner we shared: buffalo chicken wrap & tomato, basil, mozzarella and balsamic flat bread- delicious! Flat...More

Thank carissa843
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in the downtown Guilford area on the green. Their food is delicious and the service is excellent. They have an amazing amount of choices of wine. There is an outside patio which is quite nice. I cannot say enough about their lobster...More

Thank Rene4818
Reviewed 13 October 2016

over the last few years, this has been a good choice...A few weeks ago, stopped by with my wife, older daughter and her guy.....We ordered flights of wine, and some cheeses and chose to sit outdoors....good idea....everything was as good as expected, as well as...More

Thank bluesberryguilford
Reviewed 30 September 2016

we had a late lunch at ballou's last week. turkey panini was delicious, unusually tender turkey. delish salad and dressing(!) great wine-spanish "mia". the waitress was especially sweet, friendly attentive etc, and we really enjoyed ourselves. i was worried that our bicycling clothes might be...More

Thank melanie s
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Tucked away behind the green, next to St. George's church this restaurant has some interesting menu choices. There is a large selection of wines and you can order flights. They also have fondue's which are a lot of fun. I like the outdoor seating in...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Sort of located in a back parking lot (it was night though so perhaps we missed something that we'd have seen in the daytime. Pretty much a gourmet type eatery - small plates done very well. Flights of wine were very interesting.

Thank Oakdale29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Whitfield St, Behind Fluterby Shops on the Green, Guilford, CT 06437-2670
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-453-0319
  • E-mail
Ballou's is a casual and relaxed wine bar located adjacent to the historic Guilford Green. &. Ballou's is perfect for the night out with the girls or romantic get away. We have an out door patio that is dog FRIENDLY. Ballou's has an award winning WINE LIST with more than 80 wines by the glass and bottle beers. We are known for our "Wine Flights" three (3) pours of any of our wines by the glass! Sunday & Tuesday we have our Three Course Dinner $35 for (2). We offer a full menu including Cheese & Chocolate Fondue, Panini, Lobster Mac & Cheese and lots more.
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