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Early Bird Cafe

86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
+1 203-438-1395
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
“scrapple” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Pulled in to Ridgefield 45 minutes for a 9:30 appointment and thought I would grab a quick bite to eat. I sat at the counter for 5 full minutes and was complete ignored by the counter waitress even though she looked right at me more...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This place is an old standby location in Ridgefield - they make great fresh breakfast food all day long.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rpat0427
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I read reviews about this place and I love breakfast food so I thought I’d give it a shot. I had the Nutella crepes and scrambled eggs. They were so delicious and so fresh. The coffee was strong how I love it, fresh and flavorful....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kelli K
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is a super little convenient gem in the heart of Ridgefield. Perfect for a quick egg sandwich and a cup of coffee. Super reasonably priced.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic breakfast at the early bird. It’s not very big inside so don’t be surprised if you have to wait a bit for a table. Very extensive menu and a great selection of daily specials. There is also counter service that’s first come,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 15, 2018

You can have virtually anything you want here! Delicious omelettes, eggs anyway, burgers etc they have everything and it’s always very fresh! The people that work there are just so effiyand nice! Really, one of my favorite places to eat in Ridgefield, Ct

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Susie R
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Come to Early Bird to get breakfast like it used to be-piles of pancakes, mounds of eggs, hash browns, hot coffee-no surprises, all good food,

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank oliver57
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Always make it a point to stop in for breakfast when we are in town, never disappointed, great food and service plus generous portions.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank fdxchief
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

My kids, 15 and 12, enjoy coming here for breakfast. Our gluten-free friends also appreciate the offerings here. This is a typical small-town diner with parking out front. It’s tucked in a plaza and could easily be missed. Service is friendly and attentive. The traditional...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TheSecretVagabond
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Stopped by this place after hearing great things about it, and it didnt disappoint. The menu offered tons of options but we each settled on the eggs benedict with homefries..excellent! Usually we eat at Jacqueline's in Bethel, but this place was better and like that...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank camefromfairfield
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: 86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-438-1395
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