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Early Bird Cafe

88 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4025
203-438-1395
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Ranked #39 of 83 restaurants in Ridgefield
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are looking for a straight forward, no frills breakfast then you have found your place. The food was good. The pancakes large and the facility was clean.

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cttraveler9
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My family and I have tried the Early Bird Café several times over the past couple of years. We've gone back because we like the food and always thinking perhaps the big problem with this place (which is the service) will have changed, but it hasn't. The food is very good and they have a nice selection, but the service... More

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quito
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A favorite for many locals but pricey. Could not believe the bill for four. Watch the additional orders like OJ or side of bacon which are expensive for cartoned orange juice. Service is good and the staff is pleasant.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

It's just your average diner, but a little nicer atmosphere and staff. I personally would have their omelets and bacon.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

It's a small town feel cafe-diner place. Love that children love it. Lots of very young artist drawings hanging. Good prices and friendly. Home town feeling.

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Ridgefield, CT.
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21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Great fresh food.Always consistently delicious with the nicest most amiable staff.Such a nice in town casual restaurant.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Been coming here for years. By far, the best diner in Ridgefield. Definitely a local spot, whether you are sitting at the counter or choose to sit at a booth. Love the Ham, Asparagus and Swiss omelette. Definitely must try!

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I love diner food and the Early Bird certainly does it really well. They always have lots of specials, a homey atmosphere and good service. Breakfast lunch and dinner are served and everything I've had there was great.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

If you like to eat out for breakfast, this is the place. If you like grits, this is the place. I order their grits with any of the fantastic omelet offerings or pancakes. The service is fast and friendly. One other observation, I think you have 65 or older and male to sit at the counter, which is Ok since... More

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West Redding, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

While it is sometimes difficult to get in on a weekend for breakfast it is worth the wait. The food is perfectly prepared, adequate portion sizes and exceptionally reasonable prices. Some interesting menu options such as Pennsylvania Scrapple and some really ingenious stuffed pancakes.

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