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Bailey's Backyard

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23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
+1 203-431-0796
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Rated one of the best restaurants in CT. Small charming atmosphere and gourmet cuisine. Expensive. Good for quiet evening.

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Thank jbdevinejr
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a wonderful lunch at Baileys on a snowy sunday afternoon. I had a delicious homemade roasted cauliflower soup and a yummy scallop po-boy sandwich and my wife had "one of the best" omelets she's ever had. And our servers were stellar.

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Thank James S
Westport, Connecticut
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77 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, attentive staff with great cocktails and beer selection. Bailey's Backyard does a very good job of sourcing from area farms including Simpaug Farms. The restaurant felt cozy but had room split into two eating areas. We had the Quail Egg and braised cardoon salad - this is a Nordic-type dish and it was beautifully rendered with the sardines nicely... More 

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Thank NateWD
Connecticut
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal here - Sunday brunch on a cold winter day. We received a warm welcome and enjoyed some great sandwiches and perfect soups, all beautifully presented by a terrific, energetic server who provided excellent banter. Finished off with outstanding tea from a local shop and the only slightly disappointing part of the meal - the talked-about crumb... More 

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Thank oldrose1
Trumbull, Connecticut
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife attended a bridle shower in their back room and although the restaurant is cozy, the food and the service were excellent! It's not easy to please a group of thirty, but they did. There are tables for dinning and judging by the crowd, they have an excellent local following.

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Thank John M
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My Wife and I visited Baileys Backyard for our 21St anniversary. Baileys Backyard was on our list because I have friends that rave about the place, and also for the great reviews it gets. Well, they weren't wrong. This quaint Farm to Table restaurant is just off Main Street in Ridgefield and is very unassuming from the outside. It has... More 

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Thank Gtole
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

the cozy and welcoming environment. the friendly staff. (thanks Mike for your perfect cocktail knowledge and hospitality), the food - the chef deserves a medal (what a great selection, tast and presentation). We had a wonderful evening here and couldn't recommend it more highly! The cheeseburger wontons were tasty and unique! the wine list exceptional.

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Thank Chris_Battersea
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting friends in Ridgefield and they suggested this restaurant.. wonderful atmosphere, rustic and warm.. the appetizer of the beef brisket with rice noodles was fantastic.. great flavors with sweet and spicy that paired together wonderfully.. I couldn't decide between the pistachio encrusted pork or the steak special over eggplant.. I told the waiter to surprise me and he did with... More 

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Thank Mags197
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great service - check.Great atmosphere-check. Out of this world food-check! I was pleasantly surprised by the farm to table gourmet food. The bone marrow and duck were outstanding!! They even have smoking Smore's for desert. The waiter was awesome, wish I could remember his name but he sounded just like Seth Rogen! The people next to us were from out... More 

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Thank Nicole N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Really enjoyed the food, the menu is diverse with many options to choose from. We enjoyed the roasted brussel sprouts, the cheddar burger, cornbread with honey butter, and samosas. I would pass on the ramen soup with brisket and the carrot fig salad. As the restaurant is pretty small, it is very loud in there, so hard for a date... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-431-0796
Description
An American Farm To Table Restaurant featuring locally sourced produce and meats. Recently remodeled and rebranded

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