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Café on the Green

4.4
630 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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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 2014, Zagat's top 1000 Italian restaurants in US. Wine Spectators Award of Excellence 2014. We promise dining out will be unforgettable.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, European, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(203) 791-0369
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Tracey Kydes
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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.
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Private party contact
Luis Lopez: (203) 791-0369
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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/
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mill Plain Road
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Parking details
250 space parking lot, lighted.
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Entertainment
None
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Special events & promotions
Please go to our website to find out the latest holiday, and special event menus.
http://www.cafeonthegreenrestaurant.com/
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 630 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.5
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4.2
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We were here for Valentine’s Day, and they only offered a fixed menu, which is not a criticism. The food however does deserve some criticism. The first course was a tomato basil soup, which was good, but served in a shot glass sized cup. The salad was a very plain lettuce, tomato and cucumber affair with an ok Italian dressing. I ordered red snapper with lobster, which didn’t smell quite right and after one bite was sent back to the kitchen. It was rubbery (probably under a heat lamp for a while) and had the consistency of leather. It tasted awful. I was given a replacement filet almost instantly, confirming my heat lamp theory, but it was actually good. My wife had the chicken entree and she rated it as average. The carrot cake was average diner quality. I would have expected this kind of experience for a fixed menu New Years deal, but not Valentine’s Day. The servers were all excellent and the venue is very nice. Too bad they were both let down by the kitchen.

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StevenB (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We went for Valentine's Day; as usual the food was great and the service exceptional. The menu offered for this occasion was creative and would suit anyone's tastes.

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vipmidnycseeker (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Consistently great food, service and value

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

As always dining in this restaurant is an absolute treat. The food and service exceeds expectations and I would not hesitate bringing friends to thi marvelous spot.

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Canei (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Lovely New Year's Day Brunch, excellent service, delicious and well presented meals and festive restaurant decor

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

As always great! manager always pleasant. food prepared perfectly.Nice quite seating. The four of us go regularly ,at least once a month .Our favorite!!!!! Jack Brennan Brewster NY

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Great ambiance and setting. Food is consistent with an ample choice of beef, chicken. Fish and my favorite lamb. Wait staff is friendly, works as a team offering good service. No other location like it in Danbury.

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1sttimer (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

It was very nice. We hadn't realized what it was beforehand (failed to google it), so we were surprised by the golf club feel, staid and simple.

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vipJoeG (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

One of our favorite places for a quiet romantic or friendly get together with family or friends.

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vipJanW (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

The food is on a par with many NYC restaurants and the wait staff is attentive and accommodating - Luis, Omar and Carlos. We always have a delicious meal and a good time. The view of the golf course is beautiful in any season and the ambiance inside is comfortable and decorated to match the season. This is our best find in the greater Danbury area and a spot we can always rely on.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
1.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Our reservation was for Thanksgiving. We arrived a few minutes before our reservation time. Waited 15 minutes past the reserved time and had to inquire as to seating. The hostess seemed clueless. When we were seated the table was prepared (while we were seated) as though we were in a fast food restaurant. Our meals were under cooked and service was very poor. We had to request our drinks to be refilled as we were not approached by staff to refill.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Great thanks giving dinner. Service was slow but food was delicious.

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vipMarla (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We were surprised that such a charming restaurant hid inside a nondescript building! The food was fabulous, the service was impeccable and we totally enjoyed our first visit. We will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Always a great place with great service; Carlos, Luis and Stephanie were superb.

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SandraTS (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Our appetizers, fresh mozzarella for me and risotto balls for my husband, were good. Salads were fine without an overkill of vinegar. The sorbet between courses was a nice touch. My husband's main course was off-menu veal parmigiana with pasta. It was delicious and a generous portion. I ordered chicken sorrentina and was disappointed. The small chicken cutlet was tough and chewy. It was topped with a minuscule layer of eggplant that I couldn't taste and a slice of mozzarella that hadn't even melted. That was topped with a wonderful tomato-based sauce. The side veggies of green and yellow squash were tasty. There were mashed potatoes, but I skipped them. The service was attentive and friendly.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 14, 2017

That's perfect ! I was the birthday my wife ... 8 people's ... everybody like the dinner

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Terry (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Cafe on the Green is a perfect spot for dinner with friends or a special occasion!! I The food is excellent the ambiance lends itself to a relaxing, enjoyable dinner. Never rushed, waitstaff always available. Just a great place!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 5, 2017

Nice restaurant with great service . We were looking at the restaurant as we had scheduled an Anniversary party there. We were please and think it will be a great place for our party.

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LEH1 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Quiet and elegant dining experience which perfectly met the expectations of our guest who is an extremely well-travelled individual who was very happy to learn about this "new" restaurant. The table-side flambe preparation of the dessert of Bananas Foster is not to be missed!

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FoodieMaestro (Charleston)
4.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Cafe on the Green. The restaurant is in the clubhouse at Richter Park Golf Course in Danbury. The location can be deceptive. It is MUCH better than a typical golf club eatery. My wife had seafood puttanesca and I had rigatoni with sweet Italian sausage and ricotta cheese. The food was excellent, the service very attentive without being overbearing and the wine list was quite extensive. While not inexpensive, the prices are very appropriate for the quality of the food, service, and ambiance. I would recommend Cafe on the Green to anyone looking for a nice dinner.

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CharS (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

I have wanted to dine here for years. I'm so glad I did. The restaurant was very upscale and very sophisticated. The food was perfect too. I will definitely go back and make this a new favorite spot.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

Consistently superb food and service. Always a great experience and atmosphere at Cafe on the Green.

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NanaC (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Not expecting a dining room in a old club club house in the middle of nowhere. We knew the golf course, which is very nice. But the menu for the bar was not available to the people in the dining room. On a Saturday afternoon the dining room was more formal than what we wanted. Wish we knew better when we made the trip.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Everything was good except for the cart guy decided to wash his car right next to outdoor dining during prime hours. Instead of staying for dessert, we left and went elsewhere

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vipmidnycseeker (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Have sampled a good percentage of regular menu: all good!

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vipJoeG (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 9, 2017

The best romantic place with very good food and excellent service.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 6, 2017

dining experience was excellent, as always; we have enjoyed the Cafe on the Green many times thru the years and hope to continue.

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Frank (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

We feel the need to yet again, write another fantastic review. We ALWAYS come here on our anniversary in December, when it is decorated for the winter and cozy-feeling. This time, we came here after a function we had in Newburgh, NY on a Sunday evening. Reservations made through Open Table, were easy, as always. We arrived half hour early and they seated us immediately. The waiter was friendly, as always. The appetizer, drinks, salads, dinner, desserts and coffee were, as always, impeccable and delicious. We wish they had something higher than a 5-star, because, quite simply, they certainly deserve it. They are situated on a golf course with a beautiful view. When we first got there, it was cloudy, but within minutes of being seated, the sun was streaming through the windows. We had a wonderful dinner. We cannot say enough. We hope that others read this review, as well as Open Table. We will keep coming here for our annivesary and other events, speaking of which, when we were there last night, there was a party going on, as well. The drive is worth the effort and though a tad pricey, we always feel it is worth every penny!! Great job again, Cafe on the Green!!
Frank

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TomandToni (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 2, 2017

Cafe on the Green has become one of our favorite restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 29, 2017

Food was delicious and service was excellent! We will be back!

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