Good visit to Bantam Bistro
Bantam Bistro is contained within the Litchfield Inn. We visited on a Saturday in mid-March. No problem getting a table...we suspect that dinner is the busier mealtime at this restaurant. We thought the food was good and reasonably priced. The dining room was quiet during our visit...very nice if you want to have good conversation with your table mates without shouting to be heard. Very attentive wait staff.
1/1/0001 4:00:00 PM
We have passed the Bantam
We have passed the Bantam Bistro about a hundred times in the past few years as we live in New Milford and travel to Litchfield and Torrington for shopping trips and entertainment. We finally decided to give it a try. Our food was excellent (best french fries I have ever had), our service was better than excellent. Unfortunately, we were next to an extremely large group that had several loud individuals that made it very difficult for my wife and I to hear each others conversation. It continued for the entire dinner as they seemed to be in for the long haul. However, we will not be discouraged, and we will return for another dinner very soon.
3/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Bantam Bistro has excellent
Bantam Bistro has excellent food and atmosphere and it was interesting to find out the chef came from Boulders Inn where my husband and I use to go to celebrate our anniversary for years. The atmosphere is awesome in that it has a casual feel to it and you can have a romantic dinner while others are enjoying themselves with their family. The service is excellent in that the staff is attentive to your needs and very personable. It is hard to find a restaurant where everything is excellent from (drinks,apps,dinner to dessert) beginning to end as well as staff and atmosphere. Our only disappointment was they may be removing their key lime pie from the menu which is the best we have ever had.
4/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
First time back with the new
First time back with the new menu and food...all the food was excellent...service OK but a more professionalism would make for a better dining experience.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Good food, average service
The food was good, not great. We ate here on a Friday evening at about 7:30 PM and everybody was very nice and helpful, unfortunately our waitress was not very attentive despite being a very nice young lady. I'm certain that we will return at some point, but because of the service we won't plan to return soon.
6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good meal - need AC
The only thing holding them back from a perfect score was the fact that it was too hot. Broken AC or they knew about it but it was like walking into an air conditioned room when we left and walked outside. Might have just been able to open the windows and/or doors.
We will be going back despite the heat - great meal
8/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very consistent service from all incredibly helpful staff. Enjoyed dining on the patio. Every brunch item was delicious.
8/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Check out their weekday specials
The Monday night prime rib special is a solid winner at 99cents an once served with flavorful mashed potatoes and veggies. Weds. nights it is 20percent discount for Seniors on all regular menu items...can't beat that. The bistro is also a wonderful atmosphere with very attentive and friendly service. Every order is made fresh so sometimes the weight is a bit long but worth the weight. Go for a special occasion or just to hang out with friends at the bar for small bites. great addition to the area.
8/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
They need to make outdoor
They need to make outdoor seating more appealing.
It is too dark inside.
8/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
this is the 5 or 6th time I have eaten here and each time it is consistently really good. The steaks are always done perfect. Love the falafel app, homemade fries are delicious. We love it and made it one of our favorite places to dine..
10/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
A Litchfield find
We liked finding a new spot for brunch, especially in Litchfield. And for being in Litchfield in the fall, it wasn't too crowded!
Unfortunately the restaurant itself is all inside with no view or outside light, except for several outside tables.
The food itself was good, with a variety of breakfast, brunch, and dessert options. We thought it was a very good value for $20 each.
10/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Birthday Dinner find
Had a $20 for $40 coupon so decided to try it. The atmosphere was warm, friendly and comfortable. We sat in a booth against a wall, very private and relatively quiet, a weekday night. Don't know how it would be for kids, seemed more a place for grown ups but there is a kids menu so might be fine. Service was good, attentive but no hovering. Drinks were top brands without asking. Lots of choices, appetizers, starters, salads, small plates, entrees and sides, not to mention the desserts. We both had the cod special and it was very good. A little pricier than some, but not a lot and well worth it. Menu is available online. We will definitely go again.
10/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Highly recommend !
Sophisticated, usual AND delicious. Highly recommend.
11/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very good brunch
I love a Sunday buffet brunch, and was pleased overall with everything. We sat in a booth which was designed with an archway to enter through and gave the impression we were in a private dining area - very unique and nice. The food choices were OK. My husband was impressed with the meat selections, and the omelet was great! The bagel area had tons of good toppings, but the bagel was just OK. Personally, I think a brunch should always include fresh fruit, but there was none offered.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM