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20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
+1 203-438-8282
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was just before Christmas yet the service was so good my wife wanted to adopt the waiter. Excellent menu choices and generous drinks. Food was excellent and well presented.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Whether you are enjoying the fine dining downstairs listening to the piano, or the more casual Sarah's wine bar upstairs enjoying a nice fire in the cold months or out on the deck in the warmer weather, it is always a special time at Bernard's....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brucemO117KT
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The occasion was a birthday celebration so the white tablecloth was much appreciated. For Sunday lunch they offer a prix fix menu with appetizer, main course and dessert (there were some egg options as well). Good variety of options and several specials that were intriguing....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lumos586
Reviewed 2 October 2018

one of the most wonderful restaurants I have ever enjoyed dining at. That includes Paris, Rome, and a couple of Michelin starred restaurants. For Connecticut, it's not possible to so any better

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pisces025
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We had dinner here on a Saturday night, and it was a great experience. The food was outstanding, and they also had a top-notch piano player, adding to the wonderful ambiance. The prices are on the moderately expensive side, but very reasonable for the kind...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ldrew007
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a special place. Beautifully decorated, grand piano playing in the background matched by excellent service. The food was top quality too. If I'm ever within 50 miles of it again I will be going back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kieranp3
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Elegant but not stuffy. Delicious food, expert wait staff who were attentive and not overbearing. Live piano music which added to the ambiance. A delightful experience. A perfect place for a celebration or a romantic dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diane T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This restaurant has it all..excellent food, professionally presented, attentive staff and a great atmosphere. It is an institution in Ridgefield, wonderful for a small intimate dinner or a special celebration.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ToniMcKeen
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food is worthy of Michelin stars. Menu is extensive and offers a great variety of choices. The wine list is broad and prices reasonable.A great find for foodies.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pdg719
Reviewed 6 August 2018

What a treat out with your special one or family. The food is excellent, the presentation is attractive, and the French style selections from yummy appetizers, to unusual selections (eg. Rabbit 4 ways), to decadent desserts is sure to challenge and please your palate. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Len B
23 January 2015|
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Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
They may mean the upstairs part. It is Sarah's Wine Bar. I have eaten at both places. The wine bar seems less formal than downstairs - and from what I recall (it has been a while in the upstairs part) less expensive. I went... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (Route 35)
  • Public Transportation: CT Branchville/NY Katonah
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-438-8282
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