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Ballou's Restaurant Wine-Whiskey & Food

Voted Best Wine Bar in CT 2016! Award winning wine bar serving over 80 wines by the glass, as well as lunch and dinner. Now serving spirits! We have a dog friendly outdoor patio looking at the historic Guilford Green. Ballou's has a great menu including fondue', salads, sandwiches, pasta, flat bread pizza and much more.


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Award-winning wine bar serving over 80 wines by the glass, as well as lunch and dinner. Voted Top Ten Wine Bar in Tri-State Area by Tripadvisor 2018. Voted Best Wine Bar in Connecticut 2016 by Connecticut Magazine. Winner of Shoreline Chowder Challenge (2014, 2015 and 2017). Voted one of the Top 5 Wine Bars in Connecticut by CBS. Winner of "Best Wine List in a Restaurant " (2011-2015). Voted "Best Desserts" in a Restaurant.

Pricing: $12 to $21

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly

Dates of Operation: Year-round, closed for major holidays.



51 Whitfield St.
Guilford, CT 06437


Sun.-Mon. 11:30 a.m.– 9 p.m., Tue.-Thu. 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11:30 a.m.– 11 p.m.

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