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20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
203 438 8282
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Ranked #5 of 86 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
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The food is classic French with some modern twists. Great atmosphere and a wonderful place to dine. You always feel welcome when you arrive and satisfied when you leave.

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danbury,ct
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Only area resturant competitive with true high end dining in France. Do not expect conversation ,diners too preoccupied with the food.

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Queens Ny
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

well ....read about this place nand it was outstanding.....service , food was outstanding and seating us in front of fireplace was nice touch....staff very prfessional knowlegable.....great dining experience....be sure to dine there

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Bethel, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

These are 2 fabulous restaurants located in Ridgefield, Ct. They are my "Go To" restaurants for family and friends. The steak at Bernard's can't be beat and it's always cooked to perfection. Sarah's is the perfect spot for great wine, good music and fabulous atmosphere and wonderful food that you can count on.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Bernard's is definitely my favorite restaurant for special occasions in Ridgefield. The food is out of this world, the ambiance and location is top notch. Definitely recommend for special occasions, I would definitely recommend it all the time but its a little on the expensive side for a regular place to eat- although you get what you pay for and... More 

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katonah, new york
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Very upscale restaurant in Ridgefield. Good food and service. Lovely atmosphere. There is even a B&B where you could stay right next door. Bernard's has a casual dining room as well as the formal one, where the prices are a bit lower too.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Went here for Christmas Eve dinner.Was a prix fix menu but there were sufficent choices.Everything we had was just yummy.Ihad the potato leek soup and the pheasant stuffed with foie gras.WIfe had the venison duo.There was a torte as a welcome and dessert trio included also.The food was really good.Very flavorful.We enjoyed everything.Ordered a bottle of wine with dinner as... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

I reviewed Bernard's about a year ago and this time around I have basically the same pros and cons. It is a nice, friendly restaurant with good but not superlative food. The wine list is excellent and very attractively priced. The weakest link continues to be the service staff: they try hard but are simply not at the level that... More 

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Mamaroneck, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

hello, I've been to Bernard's many time and he and Sarah his wife give you the best moment in time everything there is true, no gimmick, no extra frill that won't make any better. Just a strait forward excellent time. A la carte i great but the list of special is a carte in itself and let yourself guide by... More 

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Ansonia, CT
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Over all the food was good, one of our group ordered a cola and it arrived flat and not tasty at all. One of my dining companions had put his hand under the table for some reason and felt gum under the table. I had the salad for an app and the pork duo as an entree, I thought both... More 

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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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