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Bernard's

20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
203 438 8282
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Ranked #3 of 83 Restaurants in Ridgefield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 35
Transit: CT Branchville/NY Katonah
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English first
Philadelphia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Bernard's was an unexpected treat, although we had heard nice things about it. While the restaurant is large, it still has an intimate feel because it has multiple rooms. The menu is varied and creative, and the food was well prepared and presented. The wine list was truly exceptional and fairly priced. Sarah, our hostess and Bernard's wife, was most... More

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Redding, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have been devotes of this restaurant for the past 14 years. Tonight we had another very enjoyable dinner. Both owners, husband and wife, spent a portion of their careers at La Cirque in NY. Their cuisine and hosting is the best in this part of Fairfield County. We have a lot of excellent dining options in this part of... More

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Milford, Delaware
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Was at Bernard's for a 50th wedding anniversary luncheon. They did a great job at the outside cocktail hour and serving the meal. Food choices were varied and excellently prepared. Everyone at my table enjoyed their meal. Food was somewhat eclectic and very tasty. overall, an excellent experience.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to Bernard's for a business dinner. They gave us a nice room (Monkey Room?) that was excellent. Quiet and comfortable for a party of 10. You could close the screen door, so nobody interrupted us and we didn't interrupt other guests with our conversations. We could order any drink that we wanted, so me and my partner decided... More

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Key West
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and decided to have lunch at Bernard's. It was a very good choice. The atmosphere was pleasant, service excellent and the food delicious.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I had not been here since it closed as the old, stodgy Ridgefield Inn more than a decade ago. We heard good things about Bernard's and they proved to be spot on. The décor is more elegant than eclectic, and they had a competent pianist playing on Saturday evening. The upstairs bar was too noisy for us... More

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We decided to try the Seven Course Tasting Menu. This proved to be an outstanding decision. There were really a lot more than seven courses. They would bring each one of us different things. We had the option of eating it all or sharing. Even item was cooked to perfection; plated well; and served correctly. I cannot say too many... More

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Ridgefield, CT
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant is a place to go for special occasions. The food and service are top notch and makes the whole experience something unique. For a more casual dining the restaurant has a bistro upstairs called Sarah's Wine bar which is delightful and has superb food and great wine values

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

my husband took me to Bernard's last night to celebrate a special occasion. I was at first a little disappointed because the interior is a little drab and stodgy but we were immediately greeted by a friendly, smiling waiter. The service was impeccable throughout the evening. We do not drink -and sometimes at other establishments when we decline the wine... More

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Greenwich CT
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144 reviews 144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Met friends for lunch and had an excellent meal. The prices are a bit high for the area but the food is great. The warm lobster salad was superb and save lots of room for dessert! The triple chocolate and the tart with cinnamon. Ice cream..divine!

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Additional Information about Bernard's

Address: 20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Phone Number: 203 438 8282
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Eclectic

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