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421 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
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Ranked #20 of 87 Restaurants in Ridgefield
Price range: $0 - $5
Cuisines: American
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English first
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Chez Lenard hot dog vendors are out in all types of weather--purveying gourmet dogs and savoir faire! If you'd like a quick bite while you stroll the scenic streets of Ridgefield, this is your spot.

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The town's "hot dog man," he sells nothing but the best. Gourmet hot dogs with gourmet toppings at gourmet prices. He is a most friendly guy, so stop by to say "hello." And order one of his fine hot dogs while you're there. He's nothing short of an institution.

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Ridgefield, CT
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This business is only a streetside hot dog cart, with no other pretenses! Okay if you happen to be in Ridgefield and hunger attacks with force, but not in any way, shape or form a "dining establishment."

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Wacky choices, and quite tasty. The vendor was a character and very endearing. A fun and delicious experience.

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quito
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89 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

When they served kosher hot dogs they were better. A staple in Ridgefield and also the recipient of the best dog in ct in the past. Good for a quick bite while strolling down Main Street in this picturesque town. Inventive and tasty, the dogs are the best around.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

If you like hotdogs, this is it. Outdoor café. Very friendly staff. This is a Cart type vendor, but sophisticated. Interesting hot dog menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is one of the great features of downtown Ridgefield and a must stop for all visitors. A very creative menu consists entirely of Hot Dogs but features a wide variety of delicious home-made toppings. The service is always outstanding and the proprietor is patient, friendly, entertaining.

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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

Definitely a must try when visiting Ridgefield. These hot dogs are insane! They were even featured on Martha Stewart- you dont get much more credibility than that. Interesting choices vs. the typical mustard and ketchup additions.

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Ridgefield, CT
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141 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

The hot dog man on Main Street is an icon known to everyone. He sells good dogs with all sorts of condiments and drinks from a portable cart and is present at all community events. Mike is a friendly guy who knows almost everyone and when he isn't there, his helpers are following in his footsteps. He works almost every... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

My wife and I visit from Florida a few times a year to visit our family here in Ridgefield. One of my stops is your Hot Dog stand, I 'm addicted. Thanks for the great Hot Dogs and you friendly and warm service. See you in a few months. Eddie & Barbara

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Address: 421 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
Average Prices: USD 0 - 5
Cuisine: American

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