In case you missed this article last week, this is in from OnlyInYourState.com.
Connecticut has great dining options all across the state, but some stand out among the rest. To find the most highly rated restaurants around, we turned to Zagat, Connecticut Magazine and Yelp to help us hone in on places that were offering the best overall experience in food, service and location. Get ready for a magical dining experience, because these places are pretty awesome.
Check out the list of highly rated restaurants:
Golden Lamb Buttery 499 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn, CT: Dine at a scenic, remote farm and take a secret passageway into the dining area. You'll find lots of antiques and treasures in the main hall and are free to roam the property as well. Just be sure to make a reservation!
Community Table 223 Litchfield Turnpike, Washington, CT: This farm to table hotspot is a real state gem. With its open, airy space, this place prides itself on making you feel like you really are on the farm. You'll love the creative, colorful plates.
Bar Bouchée Scotland Avenue, Madison, CT 06443: This quaint French restaurant brings a little piece of France home to Connecticut. The small space fills up fast so you'll want to make a reservation now, but the beautifully prepared plates are totally worth it.
Max Downtown 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT: This is one sophisticated steakhouse! Carnivores and seafood enthusiasts will love this downtown locale and its extensive wine list. This is a great place to gather with friends after a long work week.
South End 36 Pine Street, New Canaan, CT: This intimate modern space serves up seasonal New American cuisine and some pretty tasty cocktails. Brunch is a fan favorite, but be warned... this place is a little pricey.
The Whelk 575 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT: This riverfront seafood joint is a popular hangout, so you should try to arrive early even with a reservation. The lively bar scene coupled with classic American dishes makes this the perfect spot for a Friday night out.