Culinary Adventure

ridgefield ct

Different tastes, flavors, and gastronomic traditions from around the world combine to make Ridgefield a true culinary destination. Our town is home to a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and bistros that are sure to excite your taste buds and leave you feeling full. Whether you are looking for upscale dinning, a causal night out, some Italian goodies, or French cuisine, you will find the food scene in Ridgefield to be the best in Connecticut.

Balanced breakfast

Start your day on a high note and stop by one of Ridgefield’s charming cafes for a coffee and a sweet pastry. If you are craving a more traditional breakfast, take a seat a Dimitri’s Diner where you can order a short-stack of delicious banana pancakes or a fresh veggie omelet. For those who love to sleep in, visit The Village Tavern or Sucre Sale for an exceptional brunch spread filled with Belgian waffles, smoked salmon, and homemade crepes.

Prime Burger

A causal lunch

If you are looking for a lunch with less frills and good food, make a reservation at Ancient Mariner to try their menu full of traditional sandwiches and fresh seafood. For a delectable hamburger and classic American favorites, make a stop at Prime Burger and The Barn Door. Then, for some causal international cuisine, make a trip to Prime Taco, Gyro on Pita, or Baja Cocina.  Want to get your hands dirty? Then, try the amazing barbecue ribs, chicken, and wings at Hoodoo Brown BBQ

Sucre Sale

Yummy french cooking

Sample some of the great tastes and flavors of the “La Ville Lumiere” right in Ridgefield. Enjoy a traditional Parisian experience at Sucre Sale or Luc’s Café where you can order such classics as pate and steak tartare as well as mouth-watering sandwiches served with Gruyere cheese on a baguette. Or, have a more upscale French meal at Bernard’s and taste their delicious truffles and extensive selection of French wines.

850 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza
TerraSole Ristorante

Flavors of the mediterranean

Feel like you are right in the heart of Italia by dinning at one of Ridgefield’s fabulous Italian restaurants. Gallo Ristorante is the perfect place to visit if you are craving a classic pasta dish while TerraSole Ristorante should be your go to for fresh sauces, seafood, and house made desserts. For a more causal Italian meal, try the paninis and pastas at Bartolo or the wood fired pizza at 850 Degrees.

Nod Hill Brewery

Pubs & cocktails

Unwind from your long day at work with a refreshing margarita, martini, or cosmo at The Village Tavern. If sweet and fun cocktails are not your game, then sip on a lovely glass of red or white at Sarah’s Wine Bar. Or, for those who love hops, take a trip to Nod Hill Brewery or Little Pub to taste a few of their unique brews.

Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe

Sugary and creamy goodness

Chocolate and candy lovers will be in heaven at Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe. This old-fashioned candy store has been making homemade chocolates, fudge, novelty candy, ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet since 1998. 



For even more restaurants and eateries in Ridgefield, check out our Restaurants page.