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River Bistro - CLOSED

300 Kent Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-5523
+1 860-355-4466
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
29 Sep 2015
“Worth A Visit”
29 Sep 2015
“Great food in rustic setting with views of the Housatonic River”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
300 Kent Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-5523
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

A nice setting on a narrow part of the Housatonic River. They feature a number of tapas choices (but not nearly enough of a selection). The paella is terrific -- more seafood than rice -- and wonderfully seasoned. Service is friendly and the price is...More

1  Thank damg
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Whenever we travel to Kent and the area for scenic rides, we stop to have a meal at the River Bistro. This chef-owned restaurant has great dishes, from their crispy calamari, to their well-seasoned paella. Their tapas menu is a nice choice too, with generous...More

2  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Good, basic, dependable, Spanish style tapas, home made sangria. Hasn't changed their menu ever. Good wine selection.

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I wish there were a "good" rating because that is River Bistro. David and I dined there with our friends, Dawn and Gary on a recent Saturday night. The interior has all the charm of a sixty year old restaurant. The atmosphere is heavy and...More

Thank Esrick
Reviewed 31 December 2014

This little cozy restaurant surprises with fantastic meals, cooked by Chef and Owner Carl. M. himself. The atmosphere is warm and comfy, you will feel at home at your first visit! Let's not forget the great local bands that play on Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays....close-up...More

1  Thank RichardsonSam20
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Been going there almost 5 years now. Wonderful people, great food and excellent live music. Best place in town!

2  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The food was good and the entertainment was fabulous. I had the Chiopino, which was tasty. My companion wanted the Spanish meatballs but for an entree not a starter. They were kind enough to make him the entree he requested and the meatballs were wonderful....More

2  Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 21 May 2014

First of all great service, very accommodating plus they made sure we didn't order too much as the Tapas servings are more generous than other similar restaurants. We had a wide variety of dishes but the one I liked the most were the bacon wrapped...More

1  Thank Scott22-10
Reviewed 22 October 2013

have eaten there many time always good food and service menu is getting old and need to be changed with seasons otherwise wonderful place

Thank louis s
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We were from out of town, driving around, saw this place and stopped to eat. It was a good decision. The owner/chef does a great job with tapas (the "Gypsy" something special was really good) -- honestly better than anything we had in Spain. We...More

1  Thank Karen055
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  • Address: 300 Kent Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-5523
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-355-4466
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