We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Widow Browns Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
+1 203-743-7021
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“wraps” (6 reviews)
“blt” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
128 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-4022
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (80)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a "local" restaurant/bar with pool table. Prices are moderate and portions are large. Service is polite and somewhat slow. Difficult to talk to one another across the table in the restaurant section.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were in the mood for a nice pasta dish. Never would have thought about Widow Brown's but since we were in the area, I reviewed the menu online from the car and decided to go try the penne pasta, with fresh tomatoes and arugula....More

Thank sds
Reviewed 23 July 2017

First time there. Interior rustic but friendly. The service was very good and the food was very good to. Paid twice as much for about the same food in Milford last week. The food was better here.

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I love Widow Browns because it is a joint. Doesn't look like much but has friend service, solid comfort food choices and an ever changing beer menu. My husband loves to try new beers so it's great. My fav is the chicken sandwich with teriyaki...More

Thank CplusJ3
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Widow Browns for over 30 years. You can depend on them for good food every time. In my opinion there is nothing better than the BLT - tons of bacon on any type of bread you like. The restaurant has...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Looks like a rundown, needs updating, food was very average to bad, beer ok, service ok. Easy access when you shop in the Federal road area.

Thank Vasilis M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our friends love this place, and we've joined them once before. It is close to the Lowes Cinema, so an easy place to eat in an hour before or after a movie. Their specialty is there beer list, all or mostly on tap. They offer...More

Thank snorkelingfan46
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Марина Ш
Reviewed 6 October 2016

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

Thank AnneMassoud
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
Nearby Restaurants
41 reviews
1.37 km away
53 reviews
.81 km away
Stew Leonard's
115 reviews
.13 km away
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
241 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Blue Jay Orchards
66 reviews
4.87 km away
DiGrazia Winery
50 reviews
6.03 km away
Tarrywile Park & Mansion
141 reviews
6.08 km away
Bridgewater Chocolate Factory and Factory Store
38 reviews
4.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Widow Browns Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing