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103 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4105
+1 203-894-8141
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Dumont, New Jersey
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Intimate setting and very relaxing atmosphere, good selection on menu items as well as specials. The only thing was we ordered fried calamari and mussels which were both very good but the quantity on the plate was very limited. There were about 10 mussels and hardly any calamari on the plate. That was disappointing. But the entrees were delicious. Carbonero... More 

Thank Bcorrea57
South Salem
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Bartolo is our favorite restaurant in Ridgefield. Interesting and varied menu excellently and expertly prepared by chef-owner Arthur Michaelson and his staff. Julia M keeps things running smoothly in the dining room even on peak evenings when the place is packed. This is one of those restaurants where you will be tempted to try everything on the menu and there... More 

Thank Glenn O
Danbury, Connecticut
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We met some friends in Ridgefield and took a walk around downtown. I twas getting close to dinner time and our friend Nancy said she heard about this great Italian restaurant. We wound up at Bartolos. Small and quaint service was okay. Two of us ordered the Veal Chop which was a special. One was good mine was terrible, it... More 

Thank jv03fb
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Owners Julia and Arthur M. create an amazing menu and delicious dishes. Last night the steak with polenta and Gorgonzola was prob the best I've ever had, such a great taste. Last week I had an excellent Tuscan seafood stew. I recommend both of these. Due to fine Bartolo martini with Gorgonzola stuffed olives, I don't quite recall what my... More 

Thank Lisa F
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Restauranteurs Art and Julia Michaelson have owned and operated multiple different venues in this area for almost 30 years. In this location, they continue their practice of providing top-quality food & service in a gracious environment. Give Bartolo's a try; you will not be disappointed!

Thank Gary H
South Salem, New York
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240 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here in some time !!! The return was another wonderful experience. The food ( Scallops, the fish stew) was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised given the lack of customers for a Thursday evening, service was exceptional. Two waitstaff had everything under control ...drinks were just perfect. Ridgefield continues to have very good restaurants. Bartolo leads the pack. It's... More 

Thank Shitzky
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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212 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This time around, a Monday evening, the room was only half filled. Since there is a picture window into the kitchen area, it was obvious that there was a different crew preparing this evening. There was a marked difference in the prep and presentation of the plates. The fried calamari appy was served with baby spinach over white beans w/a... More 

Thank revrpb619
Madras, OR
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Italian style cuisine with a flare! The owners treated my parents with care and grace, making Bartolo's their favorite restaurant in Ridgefield. The food is very good, portions ample. There is limited outside seating. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 is some of the tables are pretty tightly packed.

Thank momiles
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went there to meet and talk with old friends that we hadn't seen for many years. We had a wonderful time with them. We were so busy chatting that none of us bothered to order appetizers, nor to care that the service, although very cheerful, was pretty slow. So far, so good. This is one of those "Italian" restaurants... More 

Thank Slopezian
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Chef Art's creations are delightfully tasteful, refreshing and perfectly portioned. Watch him do his magic through the large glass window while sipping a delicious wine or a perfect Martini. At the front of the house Art's wife Julia is a welcoming Hostess who makes you feel right at home. This unpretentious hidden gem in Ridgefield is the model of consistency,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4105
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ridgefield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-894-8141

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