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luc's cafe

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3 Big Shop Ln, Ridgefield, CT
+1 203-894-8522
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good French cuisine, very crowded and loud. Suggest reservations. Very small bar area so there is little room to wait.

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Thank jbdevinejr
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location atmosphere bar cozy and you can always get what you want! You will not be disappointed!! Everything is flavorful and made by talented Chef!!!

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Thank jskidgell25
Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the food is wonderful and you really can't go wrong with anything you choose. A wonderful, cozy restaurant with a great wine selection. This place is romantic, yet also suitable for a friendly or family meal. Great bar and seasonable outside seating.

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cozy Bistro. Very friendly owner. Good service. However, the food falls short in every category. This is a French Bistro and you would think they would have nice baguettes, but no ! Just airy bread. The food was either under cooked or lacking taste. We where a party of four and had four different dishes, hangar steak, veal shank,... More 

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Thank Carlos60763
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lived in Paris for 3 years so I had the fortune to eat at a number of great French brassieres. That is why we try to catch dinner at Luc's at least 3-4 times per year. 0n our most recent trip, I had the fish special (delicious). The atmosphere was cozy, as always, but you have to like being... More 

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Wilton
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Really best in warm weather, when the doors are open between the bar and the patio, actu cozy and open simul. BUT, in winter move inside for duck, where even the old walls are warm. French cooking, ex wines. Very congenial, and evid. KRichards top spot.

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Thank Lisa F
New York City, New York
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131 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went back twice in one week to Luc's for lunch - and I had two delicious meals. The menu is typical French bistro. I selected different dishes from the menu - and everything was wonderful. Their escargot were better than those I have had in Paris and try the steak frites. You won't be disappointed;

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Thank C L
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We have been going to Luc's since it opened in 2001. Every time we go something on the menu surprises us. Lunch or dinner, Harve makes the place interesting and the food is "off the charts." I travel all over the world, and Lic's is the one place i can always count for a superb meal. We just went for... More 

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Thank mdktraveler
Westport, Connecticut
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77 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a busy French café that looks, feels and tastes like a French café (picked out of a small suburban town in France and dropped in Ridgefield). The low ceilings give it a warm and cozy vibe that isn't straining to become a Michelin restaurant, but a happy and confident representation of French cuisine. I typically find myself at... More 

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Thank NateWD
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the first time EVER I have been asked to leave a table (and it was only in the bar section) and go to the bar immediately after I paid my dinner bill of well over $100 because you had another customer that you wanted to seat ...absolutely unacceptable ...so disappointed know that that is your policy...so crass and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Big Shop Ln, Ridgefield, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-894-8522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?