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Bantam Bistro - CLOSED

432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
+1 860-567-4503
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
28 Dec 2016
“Drinks”
20 Aug 2015
“Lobster Cobb to Die For and Friendly Bartender”
Restaurant Hours
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
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11 - 20 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2015

Everything was so great about this restaurant however, the lobster bisque tasted like the chef accidentally dumbed a whole can of salt into it. everything else we ate was fabulousMore

Thank Crystal N
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review and we are happy that you had a pleasant stay. Unfortunately the soup wasn't as good as should have been. We promise your next visit will be a much better experience with us. Look forward to have you again...More

Reviewed 1 January 2015

We had dinner at the Inn on New years along with our 4 other friends. They seated us quickly and informed us of the menu choices and the music that would be going on. We had a great meal and we all enjoyed ourselves. The...More

Thank Marie S
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2015

Dear Guest, We thank you for your feedback and are happy to be able to make your evening special. We look forward for many more occasions. Thanks

Reviewed 3 December 2014

There were six of us for dinner and were pleasantly surprised to learn that 'seniors' meals were 50% off a certain selection from the menu. The selection was varied which was a good thing. The atmosphere is cozy and they seem to do a terrific...More

1  Thank jerika
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2014

Dear Guests, Thanks for writing about your not so good experience at the Bistro. I extend my sincere apology for the discomfort. Our team tried to fulfill your specific requirement of the food but they could not do as well as expected and we feel...More

Reviewed 11 November 2014

We met friends at the bar one evening, a few weeks ago. Not too many patrons were there yet. When we arrived there were 3 employees behind the bar. Not one acknowledged the 3 of us. We waited almost 10 minutes before we received a...More

Thank Sadiegirl2014
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for your valuable feedback and we apologize for your experience. It is quite shocking to here about our Bartender/Server being so unattentive and under no circumstances such behavior is acceptable. We are here because of you and every effort of our team...More

Reviewed 11 October 2014

Great place for a light dinner or just a cocktail after work. The atmosphere is among the best around.More

Thank Rit4CR
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2014

Dear Guest, It was great to have you at the Bistro and we make all possible effort to ensure a relaxed atmosphere at the Bistro with great food and specials. We have been receiving very positive response from the town and guests from neighboring towns...More

Reviewed 14 September 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at the range of delicious options, nice setting, and great service. After a long day on the road, and trying to find something to suit a fussy senior, a vegetarian, and those accustomed to fine dining, the Bantam Bistro did all...More

Thank Roger H
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing your wonderful experience and we are so glad that each specialty of Chef William Schwalms impressed you. He personally ensures the detailing in the menu and dishes. It is very encouraging for my team to deliver better each...More

Reviewed 4 September 2014

We have been there twice. Both times received inattentive service. We ordered burgers both times and they were very good. Both times we were there the AC was malfunctioning so we were a bit uncomfortable.More

Thank NJfoxred
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for writing your feedback. I apologize for the discomfort and will definitely look into the service aspect of Bistro. The Air conditioning has been taken care as their was major damages due to the severe weather in last winters but now that...More

Reviewed 30 August 2014

We had dinner at Bantam Bistro tonight and it was really bad. We waited 5 minutes until someone acknowledged us even though there were only three tables in the entire restaurant on a Saturday night at 7:30 Labor Day weekend(that should have been a clue)....More

Thank Jrfnjax
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2014

Dear Guest, We extend our sincere apology for the discomfort on your visit to the Bistro. Since we had a big wedding the same weekend, the place was a little busy and since the wedding party was staying over the weekend at the Inn, it...More

Reviewed 24 July 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, great service and awesome value. Bantam Bistro offers different specials throughout the week and has a great 3 hour happy hour each night. This is one of favorite places for a date night.More

Thank John D
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and it is quite an accomplishment to niche our name on your hearts. We want the Bantam Bistro to be a fun place for friends and family to have a great time together. We would want you to experience...More

Reviewed 22 July 2014

Recently met several friends here for drinks and decided to order a few appetizers. We settled into one of the large comfortable booths with subdued lighting. The atmosphere here is classy, well appointed and yet casual -- you won't be asked to wear a tie...More

Thank AnnieGreen1
Jessie A, General Manager at Bantam Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback and we feel honored to be a platform for you and your friends to have a great time. Our patio in this beautiful weather is witnessing many such get together. We wish a happy time to all of you...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Bantam Rd, Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-4503
  • E-mail
Description
A Unique Dining Experience Bantam Bistro proudly sources local, organic farm-stand products to incorporate only the freshest ingredients in our dishes. We strive to provide you the most flavorful dining experience. Join us at our ivory granite bar to enjoy a refreshing cocktail or fine wine offering and then dine by our glowing fireplace while savoring our artisanal menu. We will look for you at the Bantam Bistro at the Litchfield Inn.
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