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Southwest Cafe

) #11 of 54 Restaurants in Ridgefield ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican,
109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
+1 203-431-3398
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
“hatch chili” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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109 Danbury Rd, Ste 6, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4142
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41 - 50 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2015

A friend suggested this for our lunch. I am so glad she did. Food excellent. The sangrias made the bill a bit higher than a usual lunch but all good.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Love the fresh off the vine taste of the tex-mex here. Casual and funky. Great salsa, salads and outdoor space. Love the vibrant clean flavors.

Thank L3xi3Ann
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Southwest Cafe offers fresh, flavorful Tex Mex in a casual setting. There is seating indoors and out on a patio, though it is adjacent to the parking lot so no views to write home about. The staff is consistently friendly and attentive. And reservations are...More

Thank Ironhorse70
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This was our first visit and, once we found it (set back from a main road), we were delightedly surprised. The margaritas were delicious, the cuisine better than others in area that we've tried, and the dimly lit, cheerful setting was unexpected. We will return.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is a great local spot which we come to often. Then menu is not your typical mexican but more of mexican theme with speciality item throughout. All of whch are delicious. They have great seasonal items as well, like the hatch chili season. Barbara...More

Thank BrookeB707
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Private cozy bar, great margaritas, friendly staff and southwest comfort food. We love grabbing a seat at the bar for a quick bite to eat after work and a tasty margarita. Complimentary chips and salsa with a nice bite to it.

Thank 343austind
Reviewed 19 February 2015

After living in Ridgefield for 30 years, and spending one or two nights a week at Southwest Cafe for most of that time...we sadly moved away last Summer. We left behind great food and family at Southwest! From the Cadillac Margaritas, delicious guacamole and house...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We have dined at this gem for approximately 40 years, and have never been disappointed. The menu has obviously changed, but along with the "old standbys" (chicken "chimmy" is my favorite), there are more contemporary fish dishes which my wife loves. The atmosphere is inviting...More

Thank snorkelingfan46
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The food is excellent,. The atmosphere is cozy. The staff are friendly. Patio is nice in the summer.

Thank Lori_Sigh
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Great little new cafe that has opened on the Main Street called Lambrakki street. It is up from Mikels a couple of doors and the coffee is great! In real cups n mugs not paper like Mikels up the street( not all mikels in paper...More

Thank UK714
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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
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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