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Southwest Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
203-431-3398
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Naperville, Illinois
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for lunch. The owner has been there for over 25 years. Service was excellent. The food was great. I had one of the daily specials, Hatch Chile Stew. Awesome. We sat outdoors. I didn't go inside so I can't comment about that.

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Thank Naperlynch
Longboat Key, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Drinks were watered down, food was not very fresh tasting. Not sure how this place has survived all these years. Even with a coupon based on a donation to one of the charity events we attended, this was not a good meal.

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Thank Conn_travel_lovers
Bethel, Connecticut
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187 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

this hole in the wall might have an attractive interior, but the food's not pretty! the cornbread was dry, old old quickly refried with lard to give at a disgusting dirty black crust, by steak in diablo sauce was a terrible, gristly, old piece of meat, and the sauce had no flavor, do not go!

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2 Thank steakchef_11
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have been dining at a Southwest Cafe since it opened years ago. Barbara foes an excellent job keeping her staff and patrons happy. One is always guaranteed a good meal and excellent service.

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1 Thank arbeebe
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I joined a friend here for lunch. We both ordered enchiladas with chicken or cheese. The food was great and the service was friendly and helpful. The waitress gave us time to have a prolonged conversation, but checked back to see if we needed anything. All in all a good experience.

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1 Thank Janet L
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I have visited this restaurant through the years more infrequently as time as passed because I just didn't think they had the right menu and taste for this kind of food. Well, I don't know who their chef is now, but they finally got it right. The food was delicious. The service has always been very good. It is worth... More 

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Thank Dr S
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Nice little Mexican establishment Tough to find, it's in a shopping center within another shopping center.....and GPS doesn't help. But believe me, it's worth seeking out. Great ambiance, wonderful service and the food is really, really good!!!! Try the enchiladas with the hot sauce (red, not green as is usually the case). Came with beans, rice and a small salad.... More 

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1 Thank ParkerSturbridge
New York City, New York
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160 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a great place for Mexican/Southwestern food. The nacho chips on the table are a nice touch - just don't eat too many or you won't have room for the great food. Drinks are good too. Casual with some outdoor seating in the summertime.

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1 Thank VacaCouple2014
Danbury, Connecticut
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147 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I loved the food and service, even the décor but wow is it expensive. Almost $80 for lunch for two (with weak but good margaritas-2 of them). I loved the salsa. I got an order to go, and it was $10!!!

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Thank sds
easton
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I had been wanting to try this restaurant for the past year or two and was disappointed after eating there last night. We were in the area and it seemed to be a popular place (lines out the door) so it looked promising. My husband and I both agreed that the margaritas were too weak and sweet and the food... More 

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: 203-431-3398

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?