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The Delmonico Room

The Delmonico Room at the Hotel Fauchère features fine regional American cuisine in an elegant and traditional setting.

The Delmonico Room is named after Louis Fauchère’s friends, the Delmonico brothers, who owned the famous Delmonico’s restaurant in New York in the mid 19th century, where Louis Fauchère was a master chef before opening the Hotel Fauchere in 1852. Like Fauchère, the Delmonicos were French-speaking natives of Switzerland.

Until the early 19th century, what we think of today as “fine dining” was only available in private homes or private clubs. A hotel or tavern might serve food, but it was offered as an accommodation to their guests or travelers.  After the French Revolution, enough of a middle and upper-middle class emerged to support free-standing culinary destinations.

The Delmonico brothers brought this emerging Parisian “a la carte” dining trend to the U.S., opening in New York in the late 1820s.

Delmonico’s established one of the first truly American culinary traditions, and introduced many dishes that are well-known today. They “invented” the hamburger as a sandwich, as well as Lobster Newburg, Lobster Thermidor, potatoes au gratin, Eggs Benedict and, of course, the famed (and mouthwatering) Delmonico cut of steak.

A portrait of Louis Fauchère hangs prominently in the Delmonico Room, overseeing every dish served.


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    Brunch is served Sundays in the Delmonico Room 11am-2pm

    (A deluxe continental breakfast is served weekdays in the Delmonico Room for in-house hotel guests only)

    Dinner is served :  Thursdays 5pm-8pm;   Fridays 5pm-8:30pm;  Saturdays 4:30pm-8:30pm;  Sundays 4pm-7:30pm

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The hotel is open and we are happy to accommodate guests who wish to stay and enjoy the beautiful area.

We offer light dining on our porch and with limited seating indoors from our Bar Louis menu on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and brunch on Sunday. Food and beverage service hours may vary, so please call for the most current hours and menu. We continue to provide our deluxe continental breakfast to our guests in the hotel. Most other restaurants in and near Milford, several within walking distance of the hotel, are open for both indoor and outdoor dining.

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