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Widow Browns Cafe

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American, Bar, Pub
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128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
203-743-7021
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Buford, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good. I always get a Monte Cristo sandwich and have never been disappointed. I moved from Danbury many years ago and always make time to stop at Widow Brown's!

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Thank A C
Brewster, New York
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310 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there for lunch and enjoyed it thoroughly! The service was relaxed & exceptional. The Caprese salad with burrata cheese was delicious. The smoky chicken sandwich with sweet potato fries was huge & tasty! I will definitely go back!

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Thank Cynhoff
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my new favorites. Great beer selection. The food was fantastic. Highly recommend. We need something like this down in GA.

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Thank David F
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Service was attentive and accommodating. It was busy, so it wasn't quiet, but the mood was upbeat and relaxing. We will definitely eat here again.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Never been disappointed by my selections yet. Awesome quality, good portions, fairly priced, highly recommended.

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Thank Tony232360
Danbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Service was horrible. Entrees delivered no silver ware. Asked for silver ware, after 10 minutes had to get up and get myself. Major snippy attitudes on part of servers. Need a reminder of who is the customer! Avoid.

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Thank j x
WidowsBrowns, Owner at Widow Browns Cafe, responded to this review

I am sorry your service was so bad. What can I say except I hung up your review so our wait staff can see the complaint. Since I don't know exactly when you were in I don't know who to single out so I will be talking to each server. Thank you for your input and we will try to... More 

Connecticut
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

I like it there sometimes on Friday.and Saturday. Nights it s busy and loud the food is good I've had wraps burgers sandwiches quiche it's good quality not exactly bar food it's a place to chill and drink and eat

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Thank 27Casabella
South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

We've always loved going to Widow's to enjoy a nice quiet meal at a nice no nonsense local pub with friendly service. I love their salads and my husband really likes the nachos and burgers. Over time though their beer offerings have really evolved and they've expanded their taps. They have a constant rotation of great hyper local microbrews and... More 

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Thank clac7657
Brookfield, Connecticut
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Always a pleasure to visit Widow Brown's. It's a nice neighborhood bar that serves up some pretty good food -- steak sandwich, fish and chips and the like. The wait staff is always friendly and it evokes the old saying "service with a smile". You'll enjoy the feel and the food.

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1 Thank Cliff M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Bar food, not a bad meal. Nothing fancy. Pool tables and televisions. Nice way to spend an afternoon watching the game.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $21
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-743-7021
Description
Widow Browns has been in business since 1977. We serve fresh food prepared daily with a large diverse menu that everyone would enjoy. From burgers and specialty sandwiches such as Reubens and french dip.....to New York Strip Steak and comfort food such as meatloaf, mac and cheese, BBQ ribs and many more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?