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Aug 9, 2010 05:51 AM

Need A Restaurant in Milford for Tomorrow Night! PLEASE HELP.

Please Help! I don't know any good places to have a business dinner. Please suggest a few.
Thanks so much. Temilove

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  1. Bistro Basque downtown on River St or Bridge House over on Bridgeport Ave near the Stratford border.

    Bridge House Restaurant
    49 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT 06460

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    1. re: javaandjazz

      I 2nd Bistro Basque! You won't be disappointed.

      1. re: joan mar

        Another vote for Bistro Basque. One other viable option would be Bin 100, where they currently have a terrific 3 course prix fixe menu (with a very good selection of all courses) for a bargain price of $26.

        Bin 100 Restaurant
        100 Lansdale Ave, Milford, CT 06460

    2. There is a post on Chowhound for a place in New Milford called Garys Rib House, review says its real good. I personaly cant say ,but you can read the post on Chowhound for yourself.. Good luck

      Rib House
      16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512

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      1. re: Earle

        New Milford and Milford are 2 completely different places about an hour apart. I've heard lots of good things about Bistro Basque, thought I haven't been myself.

      2. Bistro Basque, Johnny Ray's, or my personal favorite, Ola's (technically, I think they're in Orange, but it's only a 5-10 minute ride up the Post Rd).

        Personally, I don't care for the food OR the prices at the Bridge House.

        I've heard good things about Assagio's at the Dock Shopping Center right over the bridge in Stratford, but I have not been there myself yet.

        Johnny Ray's Restaurant
        1015 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT 06460

        Bridge House Restaurant
        49 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT 06460

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        1. re: GatorMan

          I'll second Ola - was going to recommend it myself. Inventive, great latin food.

          1. re: GatorMan

            Forgot about's a great place!

            1. re: GatorMan

              When Assagio's was Red Fin, it was awful. Hope it's not the same owners.

              1. re: javaandjazz

                Pretty sure the owners are different - here's a litle write-up on them -

                It's funny the write-up says the space was previously a local watering hole because the watering hole didn't last too long; and before that, it was offiice space.

            2. I would recommend Gusto, a fantastic little place in Milford. Here's a review I wrote last year:
              Gusto restaurant, Milford, CT, Excellent!
              Hello hounds

              Had occasion to be in Milford on business this week and visited Gusto on route 1 for lunch with several business colleagues. The place was very clean and the staff extremely friendly. Bread and roasted garlic were brought to the table promptly and refilled upon request which was often.

              We had a charming waitress from Liverpool who really knew both the menu and the wine list. We started with a roasted cauliflower soup that was superb, a bit smoky (bacon?) with great texture and terrific flavor. Two of my associates had a special, blackened tilapia with chutney which was really well thought out and delicious. I had Chicken Francese which was perfectly cooked with a lemony sauce but the hit for me was the side of pasta with a fresh tomato sauce that had large pieces of torn basil in it. Terrific!

                1. re: foodsnob14

                  Went to Bistro Basque tonight for the first time...been meaning to for a long time after reading so many positive reviews here. Have to say I was very disappointed in the food. Mediocre at best. Any of the Barcelona's are way way better. Ibiza is miles above. I would put it below La Paella in Norwalk.
                  We shared a bunch of tapas. Sat out on the patio. Service was good, no issues there. Just thought the food was meh...we had codfish croquettas, white beans with clams, cauliflower cazuela, pork lomo, black rice w/ squid and stuffed piquillo peppers...overcooked rice in the paella, nothing else did anything for me. Saw a couple of entrees at the table next to us, paella looked okay, the other one looked really unappetizing. Oh well...had high hopes after all the great reviews.