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Bernard's features contemporary French Cuisine in an elegant Country Inn setting.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Lunch: Wednesday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Wednesday -Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday -Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Sarah's wine bar features live music Wednesday thru Saturday & our Jazz Masters Series the last Sunday of each month. Bernard's offer live piano music Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday brunch
WE offer off-premise catering. Please call Elizabeth at (203)856-2537 for more information.
Valet on weekends
CT Branchville/NY Katonah
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
Bernard's offers Wine tasting Dinner, cooking classes, Author luncheons, Jazz Masters Series and live entertainment
Whether an intimate dinner or a large celebration, you’ll find the elegant interior, decorated for the Holidays or perfect for your special event. An impressive grand staircase and Steinway piano adorn the entrance while several uniquely designed dining rooms provide space for 10 to 140 guests.
Bernard's Ratings and Reviews
We arrived early and the place was quiet. The waitstaff was very attentive, intelligent and informative. Great place for a spirited conversation among 3 couples. Wine was excellent, the pace was proper. As for the food, it was interesting and definitely of the sort of what even an excellent cook such as my wife, would not make at home. Flavorful, eye pleasing and somewhat off the beaten path of high end restaurants. All prepared properly and shared among the 6 of us with equal response...delightful !
We wish the owners an long and successful run. Keep this standard and the rest is assured.
We have dined here numerous times. Driving 45 minutes one-way and worth every moment!!
Upstairs is Sarah's Wine Bar, upbeat, lighter fair with small bands on certain evenings. Downstairs is more formal (blazers very common) with a fantastic piano player on some evenings. Food is superb!!
Absolutely delicious - every course from oysters on the half shell and crabmeat stuffed squash blossoms (fresh from Chef's garden) to the fabulous lamb , beautifully presented - was A+. Assorted rolls fresh from the oven were welcoming as were the excellent mango margaritas!This all topped off with a trio of chocolate dessert samplings. Compliments to The Chef! Looking forward to returning.
Attentive service , the food was excellent ! Try the bacon sampler . If you love wine I have never seen a better wine list , with pictures of the country of the wine you are looking at . I never order fish(red meat , lamb) at a high end restaurant , ordered the grouper and was not disappointed. My wife got the duck who usually orders fish and she loved it. Very very good food . A perfect ending to a relaxing 12 th Anniversery day.
Have dined many times at Bernard's, and always congratulate myself on doing so.
One of my favorite dishes is the house speciality, pork chop ...perhaps the finest, on a regular basis, I've ever eaten.
I recommend the "staples" over all, and haven't found them to be lacking.
Love it here.
The food was truly exceptional. Since there were multiple parties going on, we were seated upstairs in the wine bar. While it was not as formal, they certainly made up for the inconvenience. We were gifted with the bacon sampler, which I highly recommend. Sarah was delightful and we will definitely return!!
I had to go to Ridgefield with my son and booked for lunch after reading reviews. It was better than we expected. Amazing service and delicious food. Waitress went extra mile to serve us and even with my small kids everyone was super nice and caring. Nico did am AMAZING job helping us to pick the right wine. He knows everything about it and we ended up having 2 bottles. Loved the place and going back for sure!
Quiet night at Bernard's, but my wife and I were very happy and able to talk at a good decibel level. Service was very friendly, but professional; dinner high quality...food well prepared and served in an enticing manner. Ambiance was quiet (they purposely keep a large group in a separate room) and quite romantic atmosphere! It has become our "go to" restaurant!
Bernard's is always good. The food is great French style "comfort food". This last time the service was its usual outstanding. After being there many times, I have to admit the duck I had was tough and the sping like rolls were burned. That just tells me that something was wrong in the kitchen that night. That's not the usual situation. I plan on going back again and again.
we had the pleasure of dining here 3 times lately. The tasting menu with wine was amazing. Having a regular dinner was superb also. Servers, Chris who is fantastic and Tito who is wonderful, made our dining experience altogether great. It is a lovely, quiet place with extraordinary food and wine and I wished I lived nearer than the 2 hr. drive or we'd be there much more often.
what an amazing tasting dinner we experienced. Our server Chris was just excellent in describing the many dishes we had; each a triumph. Each accompanying wine was also described in detail and was perfectly matched to the course. We had tried this restaurant once many years ago on a busy Sat. night with a much simpler menu. This time, a week night , was quiet and the menu was so much more than I recall before. It was one of our best dining moments ever. I would recommend anyone to try this but allow time as the courses are spaced apart so one can savor each in a relaxed way.
All aspects of our experience was outstanding. Bernard's is a beautiful restaurant with wonderful ambience and congenial and attentive service. Food beautifully prepared and presented and chef's special and seasonal preparations were so original, such as the trio of foie gras and the bacon tasting plate. Desserts were a tasty finale to a five-star meal and dining experience.
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