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Chamard Vineyards, Farm Winery Bistro

4.8
997 reviews
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$30 and under
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French American
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Established in 1983, Chamard Vineyards, is one of the Connecticut Wine Trails founding fathers. Tucked between the Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River, Chamard enjoys a unique marine micro-climate ideal for growing European Vinifera vines such as Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Pinot Noir. To produce “French Inspired Wines from the Connecticut Shoreline” has been Chamards mission from the start. As a farm, Chamard honors agriculture by partnering with fellow growers and producers to pair food with wine in celebration of Connecticut’s local gastronomy.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French American, Comfort Food, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation


Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 9:00


Sunday: 11:00 - 8:00


Open Most Monday Holidays
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Phone number
(860) 664-0299
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Matthew T. Bouffard
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Catering
Our Bistro chefs create custom Farm to Fork menus for each event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Rte. 81
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Parking details
Gravel parking lot.
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Public transit
We are 1 mile from the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlet Mall
Exit 63 on I95. 10 minute cab ride from the Madison Connecticut Shoreline East Station.
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Entertainment
Enjoy Our Singer Songwriter Series featuring talent from the tri state area and touring artists.

Summer Schedule of Music in the Tasting Room

Friday 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Summer Schedule of Music in the Barn

Saturday 4 - 7 pm
Sunday 4 - 7 pm

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Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 997 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Lovely setting including a pond with fountain.Restaurant was nicely appointed.
Walls were decorated with original artwork, Many windows provided vineyard views.Food exceeded our expectations. Outstanding presentation, {we snapped pics} It tasted as wonderful as it looked. Our waiter Cooper was delightful and had an extensive knowledge of the wines,

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed the ambience. The food was excellent! Service was very good.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Always a great place for wonderful meal and service. Have not found a better place to enjoy and really nice meal and excellent glass of wine. The ambiance is always inviting and relaxing.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Great food, superb service and a warm atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My daughter decided to visit the winery and were so impressed . Cooper our waiter was knowledgeable about the wine selection. They have great 2 ounce option so you can make sure you are liking the wine before a whole glass we decided to do appetizers which were wonderful! I would highly recommend Chamard !

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Excellent food and good wines. Service great, but hostess seated us alone on a slow night, nearer the bar with some conversation would have been nice. Food and wine made up for it. Not cheap but lower priced options available

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent wine, meal, service and waitstaff. Our first time here and a new favorite.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

A very cosy and relaxed atmosphere. I nice combination of lunch and dinner items, and fine selection of estate (Chamard), and other whites and reds.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

For the second year in a row my family met here for Easter brunch. the setting is beautiful, the service wonderful and the food delicious! This is a new tradition we will be carrying forward - as well as adding other visits!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great spot - good food and good service!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Absolutely amazing! The setting is beautiful and everything we ordered was perfectly cooked and seasoned.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Excellent as always wine great ambiance’s Terrific and carianne is always a wonderful host.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Very upbeat service, excellent food and great wine from its vineyard

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

This is a consistently good restaurant, sometimes extremely good, in all categories.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Can't wait to go back. We live more than 100 miles away, so we can't go there as often as we would like.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Very friendly and professional service. A great find!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Again another wonderful dining experience . Thank you all at Chamard! Joan and Peter

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Really pleasant atmosphere and great burgers and pomme frites! The cozy fire just added to the ambiance!

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Tuesday night's Burger Night brings us to Chamard. Can't beat the price, $18 for an AMAZING burger with pomme frites and a side salad with a glass of their Stone Cold white or red. Worth the 30 minute drive for us, despite the lack of attention from our server. The restaurant was busy for a Tuesday with only 2 servers (that I noticed), which meant in the inattention (hence the 4 stars). But, I would definitely go back, especially if they keep this special ongoing!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Country dining, good food and wine. I was surprised how good the Cabernet from Clinton was. Very nice atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

First time here. Was a birthday celebration. What a GREAT Place!!! There Burger was FANTASTIC!!!!
Highly recommend you go here and enjoy the wine and food; especially now that its starting to get warmer and you can enjoy the outside area.

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Chamard has great ambiance and service. Our first courses were decent but the meal went downhill from there. The dishes were both very under seasoned and since the chef thinks his food is the best of the best there was no salt on the table to add to the plate to make it palatable. If a chef is going to leave salt off the table he better be putting the most perfectly seasoned food out, not the case here. We had the steak frites and pork schnitzel. The dessert was the icing on the cake (no pun intended). We order the profiteroles with Arethusa ice cream. I am glad the only reason we got dessert was because of the ice cream, otherwise the profiteroles tasted and had the texture of week old pastries, not edible. The wine was nothing to write home about, therefore, we will not be making a trip back.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We went to Chamard to celebrate my Mom’s birthday and it exceeded my expectations. We started with the wind tasting and enjoyed the live music as well as the wines we tried. Then we moved to the dining room and had a perfect table that wasn’t too noisy which is what I had requested. I thought the cheese and charcuterie plates that we ordered as starters were very nice and we all enjoyed our meals very much. I particularly recommend the duck and their Cabernet Sauvignon!!! The property is beautiful so I look forward to going back in the summer and fall. Perfect place for a special dinner!!!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

One of our favorite day /evening venues. We love everything and everyone in the place. A gem of a vineyard and full service restaurant. It’s like arriving to a favorite friend’s home to share the day/evening with. Good conversation matched by good food and wines. Thank you!!!Joan and Peter

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

our reservation was cancelled due to us getting there late because of traffic issues so I can't comment on the Bistro -- but we did manage to grab the last table in the tasting room and had a great experience! our server was friendly and attentive and the food was GREAT -- that mac 'n cheese is to die for! my boyfriend is still dreaming about their burger as well -- a great place to go on a dreary weekend afternoon ... just know that it does get super crowded so I would recommend making a reservation in the Bistro if you want to eat -- otherwise, have fun just hanging out and doing a tasting -- the wines are really good!

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Met a friend for lunch. Great food and beautiful atmosphere. Will return for dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Excellent service as always. Flatbread was exceptionally delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Delicious foods, all meals were fabulous. Gorgeous setting and great staff. Can’t wait to go again!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

What a real Treat. We arrived about an hour before dinner went into the Tasting room, spoke to the bartender, explained what we were looking for in a wine she suggested Stone cold Red. It was a great choice. We sat down to dinner had crab meat appetizer, my wife had Gnocci and I had the duck, again excellent. It was such a pleasant experience. It was just starting to snow as we left making the whole dinner even more romantic. I recommend it to anyone who likes Time Well Spent

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

It was my first experience and overall excellent; I’ve already recommended it. The waitstaff were amazing; warm, friendly, yet professional and accommodating.
The food was astounding....absolutely delicious. It was well prepared, beautifully presented, and very flavorful.
The only downside to the evening was that the tasting room was quite loud and too busy to actually take part. We just ordered a couple of bottles to start with before dinner. The cab was excellent!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely spot, excellent food, and our service was first-rate.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Chamard Vineyards is amazing and never disappoints!! Our favorite spot!! Food is amazing, service is wonderful and the ambiance is perfect!! Add a great glass of wine and this place can't be beat!!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Beautiful location. The waitress was so sweet and accommodating. Great food and wine. Only downfall is the portion sizes are on the smaller side (as to be expected with bistro dining).

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Amazing place been living in connecticut for 35 years wish I had found this place sooner. One Side is a wine tasting area and the other a beautiful dining area overlooking the Vineyard. food was excellent and so was the wine. The waitstaff was also excellent and attentive will definitely be back soon.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We always love coming!!!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

I really enjoyed the food and surroundings...the wine we had was excellent and the food was terrific.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Good wine and meal. Fun date night.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We have been to chamards many times and every time feels like a new visit...the charm of the dinning area...the staff..and of course our meals have all been wonderful ...always looking forward to visiting again...thank you for such a nice change in the restaurant business....

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Friendly staff, great atmosphere and amazing food and wine.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was excellent as well as wine

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