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J.P. Gifford

12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
+1 860-592-0200
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stopped by for a quick breakfast and were not disappointed. The croissants and other baked goods are freshly made on premises and are delicious. I was also impressed with the friendliness , service and freshness of all their offerings. Their lunches are also...More

Thank Antoine V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Twice in two weeks,we stopped for lunch. Their food gets better each year. A specialty sandwich and a box of fries is more than enough to feed two adults. Weekends are a zoo with all the hikers, bikers ( cyclers also)and passing through cars. The...More

Thank larrykay
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Bahn Mi sandwiches. They were very blind, pork wasn't seasoned well and the sauces typically found on a Bahn Mi were also not good. Maybe some of the other more traditional items are tastier

Thank Beemer5
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Delicious food at local Kent cafe. Enjoyed seared ahi tuna banh mi sandwich and curried chicken. Unassuming interior with nice patio seating. Food is high quality with interesting menu choices. Highly recommend.

Thank Nski
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The room is dull and almost ugly, but the food is wonderful. I loved the black sheep sandwich and the cookies. You put in your order and wait a long, long time. The service is painfully slow, but there's a friendly atmosphere. It could use...More

Thank corsicus
JPGifford, Owner at J.P. Gifford, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank You for your review of JP Gifford Market!!! We will never win any awards for decor and after the 300th person comes in on an average day the place will always look beat up. The floor is 80 years old and is replaced every...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

An excellent meal tasted farm fresh. The staff was very attentive. The ambience nice and close to my accommodations

Thank warrenjaco
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The black sheep vegetarian sandwich (hope I got the nane right): mozzarella, pesto and sun dried tomatoes...DELICIOUS! Wish i would've gotten one more for dinner! When I came back it was closed already!

Thank myreview47866
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch here on a Thursday. I had asparagus soup and quiche. My wife and daughter had chicken salad. I had cappuccino. The atmosphere is somewhat austere. The room was cold. Still, it was an enjoyable place to have lunch.

Thank Steambush
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Old Fashioned New England country store atmosphere with killer sandwiches and lunch items. The soup was incredible- lamb stew with tons of lamb! Don't pass it by!

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Expensive and just average. Bakery items look good but were disappointing. Salads and sandwiches just so so.

Thank Laura S
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 860-592-0200
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