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luc's cafe

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3 Big Shop Ln, Ridgefield, CT
+1 203-894-8522
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time EVER I have been asked to leave a table (and it was only in the bar section) and go to the bar immediately after I paid my dinner bill of well over $100 because you had another customer that you wanted to seat ...absolutely unacceptable ...so disappointed know that that is your policy...so crass and... More 

Thank Dot P
Shelton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is located in the back of a shopping mall in the basement of another restaurant, so duck if you are really tall. Inside, it felt as if you are back in France with friendlier wait service. The food was fantastic! The wine list is extensive, and better if purchased by the bottle.

Thank eamorgan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love coming to this restaurant. I have been a handful of times on different occasions such as my birthday, my anniversary, etc. It is very romantic and lovely. I have never eaten anything here that was not delicious! The staff is very help and accommodating. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank SooMi_RatKa22
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to have dinner at Luc's last night for our wedding anniversary and had our 9 y/o daughter with us. Because we were only a party of 3 we could not make reservations in advance. When we walked in the host (possibly owner?) seemed a little put off we were not local clientele, and could only... More 

Thank CTSaintsfan
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I am a regular at Luc's and love this place. Never disappointed. Wine specials are special. The frisee salad... the chevre salad... the mussels... the chicken... the staff is full of long-termers and it's always a good time.

Thank Bill M
Finchampstead, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I loved this bistro in Ridgefield for the atmosphere, food and general feel of the place. The guy at front of house can be a bit "moody" but otherwise staff generally are fine. It is a very busy place and best to book. Very French menu and some expensive wines to match. Small bar at front and if the weather... More 

Thank victhegeordie6
carmel, ny
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Food is fantastic. Owner is very personable and makes you feel welcome. The mussles are out of this world. Then the young, unexperienced server (have been several times and had different server each time and all have been not great) need training. Interior needs updating, seating especially in the booths are worn out and uncomfortable. Tables are cramped and tight.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We returned to Luc's for dinner with some local friends - and once again enjoyed a good meal. It was a lovely summer's evening and ate outside. The atmosphere was very cozy and the food was delicious! One of the best places in Ridgefield!

Thank C L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Luc's a few times. Definitely not the most friendly place in Ridgefield. I hate places that don't take Amex and every time I bring our very well behaved children we get a bad table and attitude. The food is average to above average.

Thank michaellW3051TW
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A very cool place you could enter in a nice shirt or a stylish dress. Veggies were on point and the fish was fantastic! Great service. Definitely make reservations. I liked the fact that you are able to enjoy privacy as the tables are not too close.

Thank Tamara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Big Shop Ln, Ridgefield, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-894-8522

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