An Elegant Dinning Experience
We've combined the essence of historic downtown Wallingford with the old-world traditions of Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine, along with a worldwide wine selection, to bring you Wallingford's newest and most unique dining experience.

The Library Wine Bar and Bistro is literally Wallingford's old town library. Built in 1899, it was passionately and lovingly restored back to its classic, architectural beauty by the Gouveia family of Gouveia Vineyards, Wallingford, CT.

Come and dive into a new chapter of an old Wallingford landmark. Savour the comforts of traditional cuisine, wine and spirits while nestled at a comfortable table near our cozy fire...and let the story begin!
Located in the back of our main level, you can enter our second dining room through beautiful french glass doors. This room can accommodate up to 45 people.

This room is great for intimate gatherings such as showers and receptions; and is perfect for private corporate events such as meetings and presentations.

This room is not available as private Thursday through Saturday nights however is offered as a semi-private pre-fix menu for groups 20 or more.
The Avery Madison Room,  named after Joe Gouveia's first Grandchild, is located up on the second floor of the building and has a stage for performing arts, corporate functions and community events. 

This room can accommodate 60 seated & 80 cocktail style and has hardwood floors throughout. The center skylight fills the room with warm, natural light. The ceiling and walls have historic period chandeliers. 

This room is not handicapped accessible.
The Reading Room is located in back of the building on the lower level. It has its own private entrance and holds up to 80 seated & 100 cocktail style. It is handicapped accessible from the rear entrance of the building. 

It boasts a service bar, fireplace, historic period chandeliers that adorn the expansive, tall ceilings and bookcases reminiscent of the old children's library where Joe Gouveia's daughter Amanda helped him clean.

This room is perfect for wedding receptions, showers, surprise parties, bereavements, company holiday parties, and much more!
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