The third annual Milford Restaurant Week will take place Monday, Oct. 5 to Sunday, Oct. 11, organized by the Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc., its Restaurant Council, the Downtown Milford Business Association, and local restaurants.

Twenty-six restaurants will be offering affordable dining choices via special multi-course prixe fixe fare – most will be offered at $24.95 per person.

For details on participating restaurants and menus, visit www.milfordrestaurantweek.com or call (203) 878-0681.

"Milford Restaurant Week is a way for residents and visitors to sample a variety of our city's unique and diverse restaurants at affordable prices," said Kathy Alagno, CEO/President of the Milford Chamber of Commerce. "An enticing variety of cuisines and styles are showcased throughout the many participating restaurants."

According to Priscilla Lynn, Executive Director of the Downtown Milford Business Association, "We are excited to blend businesses and restaurants for this community event, offering diners many delicious reasons to visit our picturesque, historic 'Small City With A Big Heart."

This year's event is made possible through the support of local businesses including: First Niagara Bank; Creative Sponsors: Downtown Milford Business Association, Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc., the Milford Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Council, and Humanitects, Inc.

Stop in to visit VP and Milford Branch Manager Lori Hassan-Lionetti, at 68 S. Broad Street, no later than 11:59 a.m. Sept. 25, and register to win dinner for two courtesy of the Milford Restaurant Week organizers. The drawing for the winner will be at noon on Friday, Sept. 25, at The First Niagara Bank on the Green in downtown Milford.

“First Niagara has been the sponsor of Restaurant Week since its inception,” said Hassan-Lionetti. “With many of the participating restaurants within walking distance of our branch, we are happy to support our neighbors and promote the many wonderful dining venues that help make Milford the special community it is.”

The 26 participating restaurants include Aldario’s Restaurant, Archie Moore’s Restaurant & Bar, Bar 3 Thirty-three, Bella Napoli Pizza, Bin 100 Restaurant, Bridge House Restaurant, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Colony Grill, Curry Leaves, Eli’s Tavern on Daniel Street, Fratelli’s Italian Restaurant, Gulf & Anchor Bistro and Bar, Gusto Trattoria/Italian Restaurant, Jeffrey’s Restaurant by Claudio, La Famiglia Vincenzo Ristorante, Mama Teresa’s Italian Restaurant & Pizza, Michael Anthony’s Tuscan Grill, Milford Green Pizza & Restaurant, Oscar’s Bistro & Bar, Puerto Vallarta, Rainbow Gardens, Reggiano’s Pizza & Pasta House, SBC Restaurant and Brewery, Scribner’s Restaurant, Stonebridge Restaurant, and Tengda Asian Bistro & Hibachi.

In addition, the following restaurants are also helping make the 2015 Milford Restaurant Week possible through their Supporting Sponsorship: Bar 3 Thirty-Three, Bin 100, Bridge House Restaurant, Colony Grill, Curry Leaves, Eli’s Tavern, Gusto Trattoria/Italian Restaurant, Stonebridge Restaurant, and Tengda Asian Bistro & Hibachi.

This event showcases the many flavors of Milford’s historic 'Small City With A Big Heart,' and is once again made possible this year through the dedicated and enthusiastic work on multiple levels. Volunteers working with the staff of the Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Milford Business Association create and produce the event.

Ciao Milford! offers budget-conscious diners an interesting and select variety of local cuisine. Some restaurants are also providing a prixe fixe lunch menu offering.  Reservations are suggested.