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lunch suggestions Milford, Fairfield, Monroe/Trumbull

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Have relatives in town. Eight of us are going to lunch tomorrow. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Would like a place with some ambiance. I was thinking Tula in Monroe, Rainbow Gardens, Testos, Bridgeport or any other suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Rainbow Gardens Restaurant & Bar
117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460

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  1. Ralph and Rich's in Bridgeport has good food and great atmosphere.
    Carmine's in Shelton on the River Road is also very enjoyable.
    Plenty of places along the Post Road in Fairfield would fit your bill - take your pick!

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    River Road Cafe Restaurant
    910 Andover St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

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    1. re: GatorMan

      If you're thinking about Milford, strongly recommend Bistro Basque over Rainbow Gardens

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      Rainbow Gardens Restaurant & Bar
      117 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460

    2. We will probably end up in Monroe at Tula a new restaurant just over the Trumbull line.

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      1. re: razkel

        Did you end up at Tula? If so, how was it?

        1. re: chowgirl1

          Sorry I did not report back. Yes we did go to Tula and everyone enjoyed the lunch. We were a table of eight so we were seated at the large circular booth. Good menu with lots of choices and nicely presented. Everyone loved the modern decor of the restaurant. I had told the waiter we did not want to be rushed so we ordered our drinks, which took a long time to come out considering they were not very busy. Also a basked of garlic toast arrived just before we got our food, which was at least an hour after we arrived. Other than that., we all enjoyed our food.