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Southwest Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican,
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
+1 203-431-3398
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“hatch chili” (3 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for a date night. I had the fajitas and he had one of the bowl meals. Each had tons of flavor. We ate outdoors which was nice. The service was good- sometimes a bit scattered. Def a nice place...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Southwest is a cozy, warm,fun place with excellent food and great service. My husband loves the hatch chili stew while I almost always go with one of the specials. The flan is spectacular and with a cup of their perfect coffee served with the cutest...More

Thank emaurer2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Mexican cuisine in a charming and small local venue. In a small shopping center. Patio seating during warmer months. Good value, upscale Mexican.

Thank jbdevinejr
Reviewed 17 November 2016

the restaurant has survived almost 30 years by serving fresh southwestern food. Its menu is spans grilled hot peppers to tuna tacos to fajitas but without being Mexican. Three couples ate across the menu, not a single duplication and each of us was very happy...More

Thank allen k
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 19 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 akr58HI
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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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