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Southwest Cafe

109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4109
203-431-3398
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Ranked #4 of 83 restaurants in Ridgefield
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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- Jul 3, 2014
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

One of my favorite places in Ridgefield for lunch. A changing lunch specials menu always has surprises. The Chili is truly fantastic. Wish they had hard shell tacos, though. The beer selctiin is good. All selections are fresh and reasonably priced.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We've been going to Southwest Cafe for a couple years and have never been disappointed in the food or service! Food has always been consistently delicious and the waitstaff has always been very friendly. Prices are pretty good for the amount of food you get (love the black beans that come with the meal). You can't go wrong with a... More

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Uncomplicated and consistent. I've been going there since it opened, and it is always consistent. Great salsa and margaritas and the food is creative and consistently excellent. One of our favorites!

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Somers, New York
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89 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We enjoyed a nice meal here, sitting outdoors in pleasant surroundings. The outdoor area was a little crowded, but they were able to make room for us (they said they wouldn't take reservations for parties of less than 6). I tried an enchilada-burrito-chilupa combination which was very good: lots of food and really tasty. We also tried the tuna, which... More

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good, consistent food. Service feels harried because of the energy that the owner gives off. That being said, we seem to wind up eating here when we want to stay local for this type of cuisine.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Everything about this place was fun. The food. The pace between courses...not too fast. And the food was excellent -- very tasty; nicely spiced; presented with style. Our experienced server really "knew her stuff" & responded to every request in a timely fashion. Mixed drinks were very nice & beers were nicely chilled, served with lime slices. One plus was... More

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Ridgefield, CT
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've dined here on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. The prices are very fair for the quality of food received, the staff is friendly, the chips home made and excellent and any of the stews are excellent. For a casual dinner and enjoyable atmosphere, this affordable cafe is a real find!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Thanks to the staff at SW Cafe for a great night out. We enjoyed the soup, the savory green chili and the enchiladas. Felt like I was transported to New Mexico. To the owner, Barb, thank you! And to the staff, keep it up!!

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love the atmosphere, the reasonable prices, the friendly service, and the yummy food. When we travel we miss the Southwest Cafe and always have to go there when we return to get our "fix".

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Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Delicious bean soup followed by zesty salad, perfert margaritas made for a complete lunch. Cozy inside dining, friendly and attentive staff. Definitely on our short list.

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