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Bernard's

20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
+1 203-438-8282
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“strudel” (4 reviews)
“venison” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Its nice today to find a restaurant with style and grace. Bernard's situated in a large old home reminds one of elegant dining as it used to be but with a modern and customer focused restaurant. We went for one of their many themed special...More

Thank Joe1234665
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing dining experience last night. We had a late reservation and the waiter informed us they were out of many entrees. He recommended the Tomahawk for us to share, and we were served a ridiculously fatty piece of meat that never should have left...More

1  Thank Sharon06840
Reviewed 22 January 2018

wonderful menu. great food. fun events with cabaret performances. save room for dessert. wine list is extensive. food is cooked to perfection

Thank rdrdr
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday and anniversary with friends and family and were bowled over by the entire experience. I had the spicy tuna tartare with avocado and my wife had the best grilled octopus of her life as appetizers. For entrees she had the cod...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was only our 36th Anniversary, nothing monumental, but a time to celebrate just the same. Not having been here for years, it was time for a visit. My wife and I both had busy days so when we were seated we just wanted to...More

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed 22 October 2017

An excellent restaurant, meticulously prepared food. Good service. Delicious desserts. I will return.

Thank EpicureAndPoor
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and I came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we honestly would not go back. Unfortunately service was very poor, we had to ask for my husband's coke 3 times before it was finally brought out towards the end of the dinner...More

1  Thank Diana M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dining in Bernard’s cozy dining room was a delightful treat. From the friendly greeting to the delivery of the check, we received impeccable service. We asked to share an appetizer and a salad before our individual entrees were served. Although we shared one serving, each...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a fantastic meal with great service, come here. The wine selection is out of this world-the give you a book from which to choose from. I recommend the crab cakes.

Thank Teri F
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Honestly it was just ehhhh....we were expecting a lot more. The service started off so so which is where we had the most issues. They didn’t offer us a wine menu when we arrived which we thought was weird. When they brought us our soup...More

4  Thank Terri-Ann B
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Len B
24 January 2015|
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Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
They may mean the upstairs part. It is Sarah's Wine Bar. I have eaten at both places. The wine bar seems less formal than downstairs - and from what I recall (it has been a while in the upstairs part) less expensive. I went... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (Route 35)
  • Public Transportation: CT Branchville/NY Katonah
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-438-8282
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