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Café on the Green
Café on the Green

Café on the Green Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://cafeonthegreenrestaurant.com
  • Email: cafeonthegreen@comcast.net
  • Phone: (203) 791-0369
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, European, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Tracey Kydes
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact Tracey Kydes for details from a private dinner for two to a grand reception of 200 all privately catered to your specific tailored menu. http://www.cafeonthegreenrestaurant.com/private-parties/
  • Private Party Facilities: Accommodates 12 to 200 guests, we create custom designed menus for all events of all budgets, making each event very special and unique. Our delicious, quality food and professional, experienced service ensures that every guest has an amazing time.
  • Private Party Contact: Luis Lopez (203) 791-0369
  • Entertainment: Every Friday and Saturday night we have live guitar, or piano playing for the restaurant.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please go to our website to find out the latest holiday, and special event menus.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mill Plain Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: 250 space parking lot, lighted.
A word from Café on the Green
An easy to reach hidden treasure. The upscale decor and table settings along with attentive and gracious service are enhanced by the sweeping views provided by huge active windows that encompass three sides of the restaurant. All of this is surpassed by Authentic Italian Cuisine delicately prepared with the freshest local ingredients. Zagat Rated Excellent 2013, Zagat's top 1000 Italian restaurants in US. Wine Spectators Award of Excellence 2013. We promise dining out will be unforgettable. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Service was great. Noise level perfect to carry on conversations between 4 people. The specials, whether they are steak of fish, never disappoint. When weather co operates the view of the sunsets on the golf course are special."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "2nd visit was just as good as the first time we visited. Excellent menu with a variety of choices to cater to each and everyone's palette. Service was spot on. And loved the fact that they don't rush your dining experience which is great for conversation with friends and family."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Each entrée served was very tasty. Appetizers were good also. Our servers were very attentive without being overbearing. All in all, we experienced a very enjoyable dinner."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "My friend and I both had the eggplant parmagiana. The sauce was not good."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "If you like Northern Italian food.....Cafe On The Green is the place! Food, service and ambience are OUTSTANDING! And the prices are very reasonable!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Service was spot on... The Veal with Lobster Meat (Paradiso) was amazing."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The restaurant always looks lovely and inviting. Unfortunately they tend to overbook on holidays and the service and food suffer. Our meal was pleasant but not great and the service was slow and erratic. Not up to their usual standard."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This is a wonderful restaurant with a beautiful winter view of the golf course. I go there as often as I can for lunch and it feels like I am away on vacation. Great fresh food, service is friendly and attentive. I love the grilled shrimp and goat cheese salad: the red snapper is also amazing. My friend recommends the eggplant parm."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "If you haven't been there yet, you should book a table soon and enjoy the food!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Delicious food. Wonderful staff. Been coming for 15 years always exceptional. No complaints."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Once again, Cafe on the Green afforded a terrific dining experience. The holiday decorations provided an extra touch of warmth and elegance to the dining room. The entrees were delicious as usual and the wait staff are excellent. We always order the Bananas Foster for dessert and they don't disappoint! This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Danbury area and as Manhattan residents, we am comparing to some of NYC's best."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "We wanted to try somewhere different for the New Year. Good choice! We will definitely go again. Food service and atmosphere Fab Salad included (rare these days) nice touch Only hitch they need to get skim milk for my after dinner Latte!"
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "Restaurant is outstanding in every way. Wine list is best in the area!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Café on the Green is always consistent...great meal and a great atmosphere! Nice Dinner"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This has always been a very good restaurant, with top notch entrees . This time the New Years Eve fixed price venue was not worth the money with a couple of drinks and tip, My rack of lamb was undercooked, though medium was requested."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Enjoyed a lovely lunch with a good friend. We relaxed for a good long time and enjoyed a delicious meal along with attentive, yet unintrusive service. Great place for meaningful conversation and inspiring view. Owner exemplifies hospitality. Decor is elegant, comforting, and especially opulent during the holiday season. Can't wait to return soon!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Always a favorite. Never disappoints, we tend to head there with visitors and for special occasions. Good value, tasty food."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "We love to come to Café on the Green. The menu and preparation are outstanding. The wines are always novel and of fine quality. This is our choice for a romantic evening dining by the window overlooking the golf course. It is also our choice for a sandwich and beer on the outdoor patio after playing eighteen holes. Family celebrations and lunch with friends finds us here as well. It is truly a restaurant for all seasons and reasons!"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "App previously requested was unavailable. Head chef never mentioned it to the chef apparently. I was disappointed. Got over it after a while."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "It was a pleasant experience with wonderful choices for entrée's and desserts. The quiet atmosphere was great for us to catch up on events and happening in our lives. We wished the there was a lounge to spend more time with each other and wished that the fall leaves were still on the trees."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "My husband and I had our Thanksgiving dinner at Cafe on the Green and it was excellent. The food was cooked to perfection, flavorfull, and served hot. We couldn't stop sharining with others how excellent the service was as well. We did not have to wait for anything and they noticed quickly when we were done with that serving, they quickly came and removed the empty dish. It was the best service we have ever had at a restaurant - great staff!"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "On the holidays which our sons and their families spend with their in-laws, my husband and I look forward to dining out together at Cafe on the Green. The food and service has been consistently excellent since we first discovered the restaurant in 2007. Whether for Thanksgiving or Christmas, it is always festively decorated. We credit their success to the top notch management."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "As a last-minute decision to have lunch I chose Cafe on the Green as I recalled a wonderful meal there a few years back. I am kicking myself it has been so long since I made my next appearance. This is true 'gem'. It was a cold day, but overlooking the golf course which was so green was beautiful and the restaurant itself is lovely. We both ordered pasta dishes - one with duck and Crimimi mushrooms and the other with Italian sausage and onions and they were divine! We shared a Chocolate Lava Cake and with us both having been in the food industry we decided it was one of the best we have ever had. I must take my husband here this winter! Truly four seasons dining."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "There were 6 of us and all thought that the entrees were perfectly cooked. Service was exceptional and management was very accommodating. Wine list was varied and reasonably priced."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We love this place--staff is attentive, food is always excellent and prices are fair--it has become our "go-to" place for special occasions as well as a destination for a nice evening out--highly recommend it!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "The view overlooking the golf course is great, the wine list is extensive but expensive (3 times retail is gouging). The veal and lobster dish was OK, veal was not tender with very little taste. The garlic mashed potatoes were good but the portion was a dollop. The chicken cacciatore was overcooked (dry and tough), the sauce was good, but the garlic mashed potatoes were almost nonexistent. The salad which everyone received was extremely small. Overall, an expensive meal of very small portions poorly prepared."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "There is nothing not to like about this restaurant. Carlos and Luis are very personable and attentive as is the rest of the staff and the filet mignon is always superb."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "I made a reservation based upon a favorable review of the wine list by Wine Spectator. I was not disappointed. The food was delicious too. The staff was polite and professional. No complaints on service."
    Dined on 9/1/2013
  • "I ordered the filet hignon medium rare and requested it be very tender. It was served medium, dry, cold and far from tender. The mashed potatos were also cold. The filett had the appearance of being re-heated. The waiter offered to replace it but I do not like to watch my dinner guests eat and in turn have them watch me. I will not eat in tandum. The sad part about it is that this has happenened in the past on more than one occassion. I told the maitre de of my poor food experience."
    Dined on 9/1/2013
  • "The only thing I would say is that the service staff is too attentive. It almost seems that they have a time limit to get you in and out of the restaurant. It would be more pleasant to me if I didn't feel rushed through my dinner."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "We returned once again to Café on the Green and as usual had a delicious relaxed luncheon with a nicely chilled Pino Grigio. The service is very attentive and accommodating yet not bothersome. The rack of lamb is terrific along with the fish entrée, and pasta is always a good option – all are nicely presented. For dessert, we typically opt for the Bananas Foster prepared tableside – the aroma alone is delectable. The drive up the hill is lovely and the golf course view from the dining area affords a beautiful vista – a great venue for a special event. Of course we look forward to returning to Café on the Green."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "Our return trip to Café on the Green proved to be as enjoyable as the first. The service was excellent and the staff again were particularly attentive to my 93-year-old mother who is partial to the delicious rack of lamb and bananas Foster prepared tableside. My daughter and I ordered other dishes (fish and pasta entrees) which were equally as good, and being foodies who live in Manhattan, we are comparing to a host of fine restaurants we frequent in NYC. We plan to make this venue a staple on our visits to the Danbury CT area."
    Dined on 8/8/2013