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Early Bird Cafe

86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
+1 203-438-1395
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“scrapple” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s crazy crowded on the weekends, long waits but once you sit down, you get why. The food is always great and the service is friendly and once they get to know you, they don’t forget. Go and enjoy!

Thank ridgefieldgirl
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Everything you want in a diner breakfast, plus friendly service. I don't understand some of the negative reviews here -- it's perfectly fine. Expansive menu, some specials, good coffee. Would be a good location for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars . . ."

Thank KiwilineNY
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Same old same old......Typical breakfast and diner food. Great service but the food is overpriced and not special. They need creativity and some new dishes. Breakfast shouldn't cost this much for diner quality food.

Thank mark s
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Don't expect haute cuisine - this is a cafe, after all, but the coffee is decent, the staff is friendly, and their breakfast choices are competently handled, with fair pricing. Open for lunch and now dinner, although I have doubts about the latter! Very popular...More

Thank TruthTalker
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast hands down! I️ love their sausage scramble and Portugueese stuffed French toast! Service is excellent food is fresh and the menu keeps evolving keeping the best and adding new items.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have never had a bad meal here and the fact that they offer scrapple is a huge plus with my husband.

Thank Ellen761
Reviewed 29 October 2017

They do everything in the morning right here. Only been here for breakfast, but would come back every time, any time.

Thank Cujoe
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast, one of my family's favorites! Portugueese French toast, sausage scramble or simple hungry man. We always have had great food and great service!!!

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

When we had relatives in Ridgefield we would always stop into this Café/Dinner for either breakfast or dinner. Now we have no one in this town but make it a point to visit the area or meet other relative as mid-way point for lunch. Big...More

Thank richardallan2016
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a small breakfast place that we haven't been to yet. This place was recommended and it sure didn't disappoint!! My wife got the quinoa with blueberries and coconut. What a tasty dish!! I had a veggie omelette which...More

Thank Joe D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Danbury Rd, Ste 7, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4068
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-438-1395
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