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Southwest Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican,
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
+1 203-431-3398
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
“hatch chili” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
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11 - 20 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Authentic, flavorful food. If it's nice weather, sit outside in this quiet (for Ridgefield) little shopping area.

Thank lindaofny
Reviewed 18 September 2016

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.

Thank Naperlynch
Reviewed 11 August 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.

Thank Conn_travel_lovers
Reviewed 8 August 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...More

3  Thank steakchef_11
Reviewed 26 July 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.

1  Thank arbeebe
Reviewed 14 July 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....More

1  Thank Janet L
Reviewed 12 July 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...More

Thank Dr S
Reviewed 9 July 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,...More

1  Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 21 May 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.

1  Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed 3 April 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!!!

Thank sds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 203-431-3398
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