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Bartolo

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103 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4105
2038948141
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Madras, OR
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130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Italian style cuisine with a flare! The owners treated my parents with care and grace, making Bartolo's their favorite restaurant in Ridgefield. The food is very good, portions ample. There is limited outside seating. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 is some of the tables are pretty tightly packed.

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Thank momiles
Washington
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went there to meet and talk with old friends that we hadn't seen for many years. We had a wonderful time with them. We were so busy chatting that none of us bothered to order appetizers, nor to care that the service, although very cheerful, was pretty slow. So far, so good. This is one of those "Italian" restaurants... More 

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Thank Slopezian
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Chef Art's creations are delightfully tasteful, refreshing and perfectly portioned. Watch him do his magic through the large glass window while sipping a delicious wine or a perfect Martini. At the front of the house Art's wife Julia is a welcoming Hostess who makes you feel right at home. This unpretentious hidden gem in Ridgefield is the model of consistency,... More 

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1 Thank Colette K
Redding, Connecticut
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a well recognized and appreciated restaurant that draws their clientele from other towns. Msurprising in that it's somewhat hidden in the back of a shopping plaza, but it's worth finding. Although very good Italian, more than the common choices, I enjoy their steaks too. It's worth looking up.

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Thank Michael R
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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197 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A tight little room that seems to be always packed, so reservations are a must. They also seem to have a regular clientele based on the familiarity and interaction we saw with the wait staff and the "regulars"; this is a good sign. Appy's included beet salad and calamari. Dinner was a fish bouillabaisse and the sea scallop special. Normally... More 

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1 Thank revrpb619
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Bartolo is a hidden gem in Ridgefield. The food is absolutely amazing and the service is great. Great value, great people - can't wait to go back!

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Thank Jessica H
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We spent a very pleasant couple of hours with friends at Bartolo. Started with the antipasti, good selection and enough for 4 of us. I followed with the Pork Chop which was good, not spectacular. The other diners had Steak (excellent), sea bass (very good) and seafood pasta (very good). Good wine selection and great, friendly service. The restaurant is... More 

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Thank NTW25
New York City
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place with nice people. Good service. Food sounded great when our waitress read the specials. Too bad the food was mediocre. The chef did his best, but the ingredients are sub-par. Must be frozen lower quality food. Scallops tasted like that fake crab stuff. Restaurants selling dishes at a decent price should use grade A ingredients.

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Thank Robert A G
Longboat Key, Florida
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Had lunch there last month and was treated to a very authentic Italian meal. The food was excellent -- portions good. Great value and ambience

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Thank Conn_travel_lovers
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Impressed With breadth of the menu. It's spans comfort food to gourmet. Will surely come back soon with friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4105
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: 2038948141

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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?