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Two Steps Downtown Grille

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American, Southwestern
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5 Ives Street, Danbury, CT 06810
203 794 0032
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wed 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Two Steps Downtown Grille is located in a Historic Firehouse located in...
Two Steps Downtown Grille is located in a Historic Firehouse located in the Historic Dining/Entertainment District in Danbury. The restaurant and bar feature great American food, drinks and service with the accent on fun!Our menu includes:•Steakhouse Quality Steaks and Chops•Fresh Fish•Our Famous BBQ Baby Back Ribs•plus plenty of crisp salads,sandwiches, wraps, quesadillas,fajitas, pasta and fun appetizers!Check out our Cooking Classes, Special Events, Happy Hour, Acoustic Wednesdays, Trivia Thursdays and plenty of Bar Specials! Two Steps Downtown Grille has private rooms available for parties!We specialize in:•Baby Showers•Bridal Showers•Rehearsal Dinners•Corporate Events•Holiday Parties•Birthday Parties•Retirement Parties•Celebrations of Life/ Funeral Luncheons•Interactive and Private Cooking ClassesCome down to enjoy dinner in our dining room, grab some drinks and appetizers in our bar or host a fantastic party in this Historic Danbury Firehouse!
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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Downtown Danbury is waiting for you! Visit Two Steps! You won't be disappointed!

Many thanks to Tyler, the bartender, and Megan, our server, for great service! And thanks to those in the kitchen who prepared our lobster grilled cheese sandwiches on sourdough bread with sweet potato fries! It was delicious! It's time to get back to downtown and visiting Two Steps will not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Laura5493
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Danbury, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Danbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Many thanks to Tyler, the bartender, and Megan, our server, for great service! And thanks to those in the kitchen who prepared our lobster grilled cheese sandwiches on sourdough bread with sweet potato fries! It was delicious! It's time to get back to downtown and visiting Two Steps will not disappoint you!

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Met friends for a luncheon during the holidays and was pleased with the atmosphere of the place and the prompt service. However I thought the food was just average and my chicken sandwich greasy.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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224 reviews 224 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went for lunch. Service was fast and steak and salads came to perfection at very reasonable prices. It seems they are more busy, crowded and fun in the evening, so service may be different also. Not many draught beer options but comes perfectly freezing cold !

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Danbury, Connecticut
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96 reviews 96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The food is still good, after all these years, even though there is not much for us on the menu for vegetarians. My husband eats scallops, and he always get them at Two Steps, as they are quite good, especially when blackened. The salads are decent and the complimentary chips and salsa have improved greatly over the years. The restaurant... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Baby back ribs are the best around. So tender they fall off the bone. They also have a great bar menu for $5.00 that can't be beat. I don't understand why more people don't go here. My husband and I always have a great meal. Staff very friendly and attentive.

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Milford, Connecticut
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133 reviews 133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Two steps was very good back in the day- boy is sure has gone down hill. Service was a big fat zero and the food gross ! congealed salad dressing, tasteless fries, I ordered the salad with sesame crusted tuna - they ran out out sesame seeds and used poppy seeds the whole dish was terrible and they can't even... More 

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Connecticut USA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Have eaten there many times, and gone for drinks a few times. The "blackened filet mignon sandwich" is my favorite dish there; tho some of their food items may be better than average or let's say, not. I, personally, have never had a bad meal there. Also, the Sunday Brunch may vary somewhat from week to week; but is usually... More 

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New Milford, Connecticut
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I would like to start this review by saying I used to be a huge fan of Two Steps, but over the last couple of years this place has become a disappointment. First let me start by saying you used to have to wait for a seat, we were there on a Saturday night before a home hockey game and... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good cheap happy hour apps...house wine is not great...friendly staff...trivia is fun as are cooking classes

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great place, superb cocktails and service even better. I recommend to visit this little bit hidden bar.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Ives Street, Danbury, CT 06810
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203 794 0032

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern

Description

Two Steps Downtown Grille is located in a Historic Firehouse located in the Historic Dining/Entertainment District in Danbury. The restaurant and bar feature great American food, drinks and service with the accent on fun!Our menu includes:•Steakhouse Quality Steaks and Chops•Fresh Fish•Our Famous BBQ Baby Back Ribs•plus plenty of crisp salads,sandwiches, wraps, quesadillas,fajitas, pasta and fun appetizers!Check out our Cooking Classes, Special Events, Happy Hour, Acoustic Wednesdays, Trivia Thursdays and plenty of Bar Specials! Two Steps Downtown Grille has private rooms available for parties!We specialize in:•Baby Showers•Bridal Showers•Rehearsal Dinners•Corporate Events•Holiday Parties•Birthday Parties•Retirement Parties•Celebrations of Life/ Funeral Luncheons•Interactive and Private Cooking ClassesCome down to enjoy dinner in our dining room, grab some drinks and appetizers in our bar or host a fantastic party in this Historic Danbury Firehouse!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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