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Early Bird Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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88 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4025
+1 203-438-1395
Today
06:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon 06:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eatten here many times, but I have learned that if your in a hurry its not the place for you. Service is very slow.

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Thank Janet M
Wilton
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a prime breakfast spot, with lots of tables and largish counter, but beware: it can get crowded, esp on Sunday mornings, and the winter wait can be cold. OK, so they have everything you would expect, but also good gluten free pancakes, decent coffee, and prob the nicest, funniest, friendliest, efficient staff in town: not your mechanical diner.... More 

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Thank Lisa F
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229 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with the family (7) and got a seat reasonably quickly , considering the number. The service was fast and friendly, atmosphere great, food very good and delivery quick even though the place was crowded. A good place for a good breakfast.

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Thank Neal M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly waitstaff, large menu, breakfast all day! Daily lunch and dinner specials, turkey dinner on Thursday, fresh turkey, not deli turkey!

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Thank Irene G
Redding, Connecticut
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I had an omelet cooked as requested, well done with lots of fillings. My wife had the crabcake benedict which was terrible and was sent back. The benedict sauce tasted off and the combination of egg, crab cake and benedict was unappealing. Her replacement was pancakes - light and fluffy. There are many regulars who swear by the breakfast, as... More 

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Thank allen k
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here many times. Friendly excellent service. My favorite breakfast here is portobello mushroom Benedict, with hollandaise on the side and grilled tomatos. My hubby likes the herbed scrambled eggs and the very good home fries

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Thank RJKCT
stamford, ct
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302 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Found this place on Trip Advisor. It's a local breakfast/lunch place with many different menu options. My husband had lox & cream cheese omelette and I enjoyed lump crabmeat/asparagus/swiss omelette with hollandaise on the side. The woman next to us loved her portabello Benedict. Coffee was hot - and good and service was excellent. We ate at the counter to... More 

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Thank rf06903
Ridgefield ct
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great place for a weekend breakfast, when you want to take your time. Good on weekdays too to meet friends and have a bite.

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Thank bobbymat
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We are frequent flyers at the Early Bird. You pretty much can't go wrong with breakfast. They have many interesting takes on Eggs Benedict, like quinoa Benedict and the portobello Benedict. Both are particularly great for me as I am allergic to wheat. They have come a long way in catering to the gluten-free. The pancakes and toast are good.... More 

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Thank Kindleuser
Danbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

If you want excellent food at a great price, then this is the place for you! The atmosphere is very comfortable, relaxed and great for little ones. Every meal I've had here was extremely satisfying and the portions are large. It's one of my 'go to' restaurants in Ridgefield based on all of the above items.

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Thank Karen B

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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
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4025
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-438-1395

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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?