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Bailey's Backyard

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23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
+1 203-431-0796
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Local cuisine
Description: An American Farm To Table Restaurant featuring locally sourced produce and...
An American Farm To Table Restaurant featuring locally sourced produce and meats. Recently remodeled and rebranded
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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pricey and tasty

Went 2x in a week, both times the service was good, friendly but not pushy. The food was excellent. But the quality comes at a price. Don't bring your hungry teens unless your wallet is overstuffed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Buck B
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Wilton, Connecticut
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Redding, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised to find Bailey’s Backyard. We went on a Friday night, just the two of us, not expecting very much. We’ve always loved and supported the farm to table concept, but often found the food lacking in flavor. Not so at Bailey’s Backyard! I’m told that Bailey’s started the Farm to Table concept in 2013, so... More 

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Thank Amy G
Westport, Connecticut
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I met here for lunch, eagerly anticipating a great meal based on reviewers comments. Our waitress seemed a bit impatient to take our order, so after repeated stops at our table, we told her we'd check in when ready. (We were endlessly chatting away, in her defense.) I had the brown butter scallops with Brussel sprout appetizer... More 

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Thank Sooz4food
Wilton, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Went 2x in a week, both times the service was good, friendly but not pushy. The food was excellent. But the quality comes at a price. Don't bring your hungry teens unless your wallet is overstuffed.

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Thank Buck B
quito
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134 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at Bailey's many times with excellent results. Every place has an off night and I have heard this has been the case from time to time. The food in our experience has been consistently well prepared and flavorful. Service is above average. The Nutella dessert is not to be missed.

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Thank donaldg753
Redding, Connecticut
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This small restaurant off the main drag in Ridgefield has friendly staff and a reasonable variety of dishes for a small enterprise. The portions, however tend to be very small and the prices rather high. In warmer weather it is fun to sit in the enclosed porch area of the restaurant

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Thank Myrna R
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Love that the food is so great, but it's expensive.... although you do get a decent portion. Nice place, and really good staff.

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Thank kiwiinct
Weston, Connecticut
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This small restaurant with a small menu does everything right. Service thoughtful and attentive. Menu interesting and unique. Atmosphere cozy.

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Thank Noslomot
Newtown, Connecticut
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Had dinner here for our anniversary, we had previously eaten at Bailey's Backyard when it was in Danbury and had fond memories. The food did not disappoint, but did not impress either. We were pleased with everything we ordered, but will likely not return, too many other exceptional restaurants in the area! The menu offered interesting combinations. I ordered the... More 

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Thank KimberlyBeth
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We had a humberger and some venison. The humberger was not outstanding for $16. The venison was okay, but $38 was a bit much considering the amiance.

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Thank Dr S
Danbury, Connecticut
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Had dinner at Bailey's Backyard prior to seeing a show at the Ridgefield Playhouse. The location is very convenient since the Playhouse is just up the road. We decided to sit outside but when it became a little too cool, they welcomed us inside which made our dinner much more comfortable. Dinner was very good and enjoyable, as was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-431-0796

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

An American Farm To Table Restaurant featuring locally sourced produce and meats. Recently remodeled and rebranded
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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