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20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
+1 203-438-8282
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“venison” (7 reviews)
“strudel” (3 reviews)
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French, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
20 West Lane, Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

We always enjoy eating at Bernard's... the great food, the elegant service, the classy, yet comfortable decor. It's too pricey to dine there regularly, but certainly an excellent destination for a special treat. We've also eaten at Sara's Bar upstairs once or twice, and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Eaglerock144
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We ventured up to Ridgefield to try Bernard's. The service was fantastic, we arrived 25 minutes early and were seated right away. All of our questions were answered and water was refilled constantly which we appreciated. The portions were large. The pumpkin soup was served...More

1  Thank ndaless
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Popped in for a bite and we were totally delighted with everything. The room was very nicely decorated, comfortable and cozy with a fire burning in the fireplace. A yummy duck confit spring roll was a treat from the chef. You could tell the quality...More

1  Thank Grandma6Boys
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Another wonderful experience with a great menu prepared by Bernard and Sarah and family seeing to every detail in the dining room. Again, attention is given to special preparations due to food allergies. The atmosphere was wonderful with piano playing softly in the background. Yes,...More

1  Thank JMBAdvisor
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Our first, and last time! My husband and I have been to many, many fine French restaurants in CT and NY..this was our first visit to Bernard's. We had an 8:30pm reservation and the only table they had available for us was a table for...More

1  Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is an elegant, fine restaurant. The service is superb, and every meal is a culinary adventure. This is the place to take a date for a romantic dinner, or for friends to get together for a true fine dining experience. On Saturday nights they...More

1  Thank Eve S
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful experience and meal at Bernard's every time. We've eaten there on multiple occasions and have been impressed every time

1  Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Met with friends for a Saturday evening dinner. They had very friendly valet parking. The pianist in the main dining room was a nice touch, and fortunately we were in an adjacent room right in front of a live fireplace - so we were toasty...More

1  Thank AlanSM S
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We recently moved from Manhattan and were pleased to find such a wonderful restaurant close by. The food, ambiance and service are terrific, and we've now become regulars.

1  Thank Errol A
Reviewed 15 January 2016

My wife and I first enjoyed Bernard's for brunch when we were house hunting in Ridgefield 2 1/2 years ago, and we have been regulars ever since. The food is second to none. The wine list is extensive with something to please every palette, including...More

1  Thank thatbrian
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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