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Gifford's

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9 Maple St, Kent, CT 06757-1711
+1 860-592-0262
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard from friends that it was worth the trip to Kent for a nice date night dinner. It was a busy night and we did not make reservations however we were seated within minutes. Our server was very polite and attentive. The food selections was incredible with many evening specials to choose from. My husband had the special mussels appetizer... More 

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Thank bonabooch
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We loved our meal at Giffords. The waitstaff were knowledgeable & helped our craft beer snob find his special brew preference. The food was superb.

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Thank 964shelleyb
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Gifford's is our go to place in Kent when we dine with family and friends. Great menu with something for everyone, nice presentation, excellent service. Always a hit with us.

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Thank M S
New York
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Fresh options with a nice twist on everyday favorites. Love coming to this town as it is so picturesque New England. Nice food selection and service is always nice too.

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Thank lelee1265
New York, New York, United States
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our first time back this season, and we were not disappointed. We were seated in the side room, which was a nice change. Our meal was excellent - we had the buffalo mozzarella and tomato salad, and the scallop and hangar steak entrees. All were excellent. Combine that with friendly and attentive service and some nice choices of wines by... More 

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Thank Ken B
Philadelphia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Delightful tony restaurant in the village of Kent. The menu is evocative and irresistible. I had a turbot on risotto that was out of this world. Due to the hard surface, but smart decor, it can be a bit noisy for intimate conversation. We asked to be moved and were accommodated without fuss. (To be fair, once food is served,... More 

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Thank Alice W
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The service was excellent, as well as the food. I came with a group and we had a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts. There were no bad dishes.

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Thank Cheryl C
New Milford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Gifford's has a warm, comfortable atmosphere, especially near the fireplace. At a recent dinner with friends I had the Chana Masala, an Indian chickpea dish. It was a mountain of chickpeas topped with a few vegetables. It was tasty, although there was no sauce but rather a coating on the chickpeas. No rice. I had a Coke served in a... More 

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Thank leonore7
Sherman, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Poor service, there was not enough staff to care for the guests, nothing came to the table hot! Not the appetizers, not the main course! Room temperature food was not what one would expect in a fine dinning establishment. Portions were very small, I was hungry when I got home! They knew exactly how many people were coming and still... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

My friends live in Kent and every time I visit it's always the first place I want to eat. The best house made smoked salmon, caper cream cheese, everything bagel. Just a personal favorite but you can't go wrong with anything on the menu

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Thank Sarah K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 35
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Maple St, Kent, CT 06757-1711
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 860-592-0262
Description
Located in beautiful Kent, Connecticut, offering seasonal New American cuisine with a menu of signature dishes and specials to please every palate. All our menu items highlight the freshest ingredients prepared entirely onsite.

Skilled kitchen and wait staff, led by owners, Chef James Neunzig and Michael Moriarty, will provide you with a great dining experience in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.

Come in and enjoy the pleasure of a wonderful meal.

Hours
Wednesday to Friday 5 to 9 pm
Saturday noon to 9pm
Sunday noon to 8 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?