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Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar

383 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512-2835
+1 203-467-2500
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (58 reviews)
“paella” (18 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
383 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512-2835
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was heading to another staple restaurant that was closed unexpectedly. Thank goodness! Found this place searching for top East Haven restaurants. We agreed to try the Bistro and were steered and convinced as we entered by a customer that said it was great. Yes it...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent here. Best bet is to share several plates so you can experience the many choices!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Always good service, great food and good prices. A great selection of small plates as well As full sized entrees.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at Bistro Mediterranean. From the minute we got there the service was excellent. The hostess brought us to our table and took our drink orders quickly. We ordered a pitcher of Sangria which was not only delicious but seemed bottomless, we...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Always greeted by all staff with respect, happiness & they are truly grateful! They will always roll out the red carpet! Good food & friendly staff. Service is amazing! We love to sit at the bar because Miguel goes above & beyond to take good...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Bistro Mediterranean is by far the best restaurant in East Haven and as good or better than anything in New Haven. The tapas are very creative always. We especially like artichokes and Brussels sprouts salad. But it's hard to rate above anything else.

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This restaurant had a great atmosphere, was very reasonably priced, the service was amazing and the food was excellent!

Thank nikkimaccallum
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The service was terific! The owner makes sure he introduces himself to everyone. The food is out of this world. I love the ambiance. It is just a great place to stop and have a great lunch or dinner, and drink.

Thank sglossa
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A very large selection of excellent tapas, very generous portions and well priced. Shrimp in garlic sauce had 5 shrimp and was top notch. The mains were all remarkably generous, delicious and cheap, most being under $20. The paella at $17 was an amazing value....More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 30 May 2017

They have a $15 lunch special which is a great value. It included an appetizer, entree and dessert. All choices were off the regular menu. Several sea food dishes which my friends really enjoyed. Portions were very generous. Our waiter, Miguel, was attentive and very...More

Thank Joyce C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 383 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512-2835
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-467-2500
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