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Bailey's Backyard

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23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
+1 203-431-0796
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting friends in Ridgefield and they suggested this restaurant.. wonderful atmosphere, rustic and warm.. the appetizer of the beef brisket with rice noodles was fantastic.. great flavors with sweet and spicy that paired together wonderfully.. I couldn't decide between the pistachio encrusted pork or the steak special over eggplant.. I told the waiter to surprise me and he did with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great service - check.Great atmosphere-check. Out of this world food-check! I was pleasantly surprised by the farm to table gourmet food. The bone marrow and duck were outstanding!! They even have smoking Smore's for desert. The waiter was awesome, wish I could remember his name but he sounded just like Seth Rogen! The people next to us were from out... More 

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Thank Nicole N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Really enjoyed the food, the menu is diverse with many options to choose from. We enjoyed the roasted brussel sprouts, the cheddar burger, cornbread with honey butter, and samosas. I would pass on the ramen soup with brisket and the carrot fig salad. As the restaurant is pretty small, it is very loud in there, so hard for a date... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Heard great things and indeed not a free seat upon arrival. The house wine we ordered was good! The food not so much. Both ladies ordered paella both men ordered duck. I couldn't eat my paella, like dishwater. I tried my husband's duck, it was not tasty nor was it tender. I couldn't swallow! So disappointed and we drove 30... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The entire experience far beyond exceeded our expectations. We were driving through town after a day trip to New Windsor and decided to stop in town for dinner. Although we weren't quite sure how hungry we were, we found Bailey's Backyard listed as a Farm To Table restaurant and thought we would give it a try. Not only we were... More 

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Thank mghnrystr
Redding, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Bailey's Backyard is one of the best restaurants in Ridgefield. Their food is fresh, organic and delicious! If you want a up-to-date interesting menu, this is the place to go.

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Thank SueG1950
Rhinebeck, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

chanced upon this modest looking bldg and was greeted like family. Our lunches of Bibb lettuce with grilled chicken, clam/corn chowder and dumplings were novel and delicious! Move closer to me!

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Thank sail4fun2016
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been to Bailey's many times and they are always reliably great. It's a popular place, and that sometimes slows down the service a bit, but not often. The dishes are creative and always tasty. The cocktails are excellent, too.

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Thank Diana H
Storrs, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Four friends showed up early on a Thursday night. We liked the open air atmosphere of the "second" room, was almost like sitting outside, but better. The wine list was excellent, we had a sancerre and a rioja, if only the bottles were bigger (the wines were fantastic!). The salads, the roasted brussel sprouts, the paella and the monkfish were... More 

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We recently moved to Connecticut from California and were a bit disappointed in the food quality and creativity of the restaurants we visited in Fairfield County. We no longer feel this way. Bailey's is a gem with the best food and cocktails we have had so far.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bailey Ave, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-431-0796
Description
An American Farm To Table Restaurant featuring locally sourced produce and meats. Recently remodeled and rebranded

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?