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Southwest Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
+1 203-431-3398
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
“hatch chili” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first experience with a takeout order which I wasn't thrilled with, but I've eaten here many times since. After my many visits to the Southwest Cafe, I have decided it's one of my favorite spots for lunch, in town. The food is creative and...More

Thank thatbrian
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It's not easy to find good Spanish food in CT. But guess what, the Southwest Cafe in Ridgefield, CT is really good!!! And the atmosphere is very nice both inside and out. It's got a real Arizona influenced color scheme to it and there's live...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Perhaps others like bland rice, beans that are not really Mexican beans, sauteed peppers and onions that lack any seasoning. My family does not. Three of us dined at Southwest Cafe last weekend and found the fare to be edible but altogether bland and unimaginative....More

Thank luna24
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We are in Connecticut visiting friends and popped in here for an early dinner. It was a great meal with friendly and attentive service! We enjoyed the atmosphere, drinks, food and the staff were excellent. Thank you for making a great memory for our family...More

Thank BHolmes_2907
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This time it was a near miss. I can't tell if the Chef took the night off, or if there is a new Head of Kitchen, but it wasn't up to my last review. Now to be fair, there was nothing wrong with our dinners,...More

Thank revrpb619
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a cozy little place, so from time to time you can find yourself waiting in line for a seat. This is not your typical "Mextex" you find at the mall or other fast food joints, although you will note from the menu many...More

Thank thomas s
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
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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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