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Widow Browns Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
+1 203-743-7021
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Danbury Love weekly special menu and great atmosphere Excellent service and reasonably priced!

Thank Марина Ш
Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Best French Dip Sandwich in Danbury! Local owner, nice to support a local place compared to nationwide chains.

Thank AnneMassoud
Buford, Georgia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Food is very good. I always get a Monte Cristo sandwich and have never been disappointed. I moved from Danbury many years ago and always make time to stop at Widow Brown's!

Thank A C
Brewster, New York
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328 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went there for lunch and enjoyed it thoroughly! The service was relaxed & exceptional. The Caprese salad with burrata cheese was delicious. The smoky chicken sandwich with sweet potato fries was huge & tasty! I will definitely go back!

Thank Cynhoff
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of my new favorites. Great beer selection. The food was fantastic. Highly recommend. We need something like this down in GA.

Thank David F
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Service was attentive and accommodating. It was busy, so it wasn't quiet, but the mood was upbeat and relaxing. We will definitely eat here again.

Thank C S
Danbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Never been disappointed by my selections yet. Awesome quality, good portions, fairly priced, highly recommended.

Thank Tony232360
Danbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Service was horrible. Entrees delivered no silver ware. Asked for silver ware, after 10 minutes had to get up and get myself. Major snippy attitudes on part of servers. Need a reminder of who is the customer! Avoid.

Thank j x
WidowsBrowns, Owner at Widow Browns Cafe, responded to this review

I am sorry your service was so bad. What can I say except I hung up your review so our wait staff can see the complaint. Since I don't know exactly when you were in I don't know who to single out so I will be talking to each server. Thank you for your input and we will try to... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I like it there sometimes on Friday.and Saturday. Nights it s busy and loud the food is good I've had wraps burgers sandwiches quiche it's good quality not exactly bar food it's a place to chill and drink and eat

Thank 27Casabella
South Windsor, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We've always loved going to Widow's to enjoy a nice quiet meal at a nice no nonsense local pub with friendly service. I love their salads and my husband really likes the nachos and burgers. Over time though their beer offerings have really evolved and they've expanded their taps. They have a constant rotation of great hyper local microbrews and... More 

Thank clac7657

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-743-7021
Widow Browns has been in business since 1977. We serve fresh food prepared daily with a large diverse menu that everyone would enjoy. From burgers and specialty sandwiches such as Reubens and french dip.....to New York Strip Steak and comfort food such as meatloaf, mac and cheese, BBQ ribs and many more.

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