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88 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

If you want excellent food at a great price, then this is the place for you! The atmosphere is very comfortable, relaxed and great for little ones. Every meal I've had here was extremely satisfying and the portions are large. It's one of my 'go to' restaurants in Ridgefield based on all of the above items.

Thank Karen B
Carmel, New York
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Very good homemade muffins are delicious staff is friendly very nice clean place to eat coffee could be better but breakfast was great well worth it it does get a little packed

Thank ss9968
New York
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

If you are in the nice town of Ridgefield, for the weekend, or just on the way through, the Early Bird has the best, generously sized, all American breakfasts. This place gets extremely busy so there are waiting lines frequently. The staff is friendly and efficient.

Thank flint8521
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Chose the early bird because I was going with a friend who wanted a wide selection of salads. I wanted vegetarian food and decent prices. We arrived around 2:30 for a late lunch so had our choice of seating and picked a nice wooden booth near a window. Early Bird has a very homey atmosphere. Our waitress was charming and... More 

Thank janiceo245
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The staff are really nice and they make a bog effort to cater for everyone, including allergies. They offer gluten free pancakes, which you can order anytime of day, even at night and they'll still make you up a batch.

1 Thank kiwiinct
new york
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Friendly staff, local hangout, chocolate chip pancakes and egg white omelets, Coffee always tastes best in their sturdy mugs! Family friendly and some outdoor tables

Thank freedatravel74
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Perfect breakfast spot with tons of local families. They make great waffle and herb scramble. Some regional favorites such a scrapple, too. Good value and something on the menu for everyone in the family. The staff is small & friendly, they remember you & make you feel welcome.

Thank L3xi3Ann
Wilton, Connecticut
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250 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

A town favorite forever because the food is good, the coffee delicious and always being refilled, and the atmosphere friendly. You never dine alone as you will run into a friend or two or make a new one. I don't even live near here anymore, but stop by whenever I'm in town!

Thank SusB962
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Good food good company hot coffee. The breakfast menu is varied and lunch has a special board. Diner is quite varied large portions and friendly staff. Regulars are there for two and three times a day.

Thank Jim B
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129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They do the classics, but in a very nice way. They have really improved their joint in the last year. We love the friendly service too!

Thank Beluga4162

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: 203-438-1395

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