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Whistle Stop

Branchville Rd., Ridgefield, CT - (203) 544-8139
A charming little eatery in the old Branchville train station, the Whistle Stop is known for muffins and sticky buns, and is an especially charming place to sit, eat, drink coffee, and read the newspaper.
100% Approval Rating (6 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Sticky Bun
Raspberry Scone
Apple Cinnamon Muffin
Bran Muffin
Biscotti
Breakfast Cookie

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Whistle Stop’s sticky buns are really, really sticky. It’s probably a good idea to eat them with a knife and fork, seated at a table … but few people do. Located inside the Branchville, Connecticut, train station where many commuters hop Metro North on their way to ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

Branchville Rd., Ridgefield, CT
(203) 544-8139

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Something new on the Whistle Stop menu: chocolate biscotti dotted with sweet/tart dried cranberries. These are wonderful with coffee! In the background are a couple of chocolate cupcakes with Halloween-theme spider-web designs on the frosting.
"Something new on the Whistle Stop menu: chocolate biscotti dotted with sweet/tart dried cranberries. These are wonderful with coffee! In the background are a couple of chocolate cupcakes with Halloween-theme spider-web designs on the frosting."
Michael Stern





Sticky buns: not dunkable, but coffee's boon companion.
"Sticky buns: not dunkable, but coffee's boon companion."
Michael Stern


Lolly's muffins are so tasty that the stumps are nearly as good to eat as the tops!
"Lolly's muffins are so tasty that the stumps are nearly as good to eat as the tops!"
Michael Stern


Lolly's opens early in the morning so commuters can get their muffin fix.
"Lolly's opens early in the morning so commuters can get their muffin fix."
Michael Stern



""Treat yourself to a healthy breakfast cookie. It sure beats a Pop Tart on the run." So says a sign on the Whistle Stop wall. This is a cranberry breakfast cookie (raisin also is available). It is dense, chewy, and more like serious cereal than a frivolous muffin."
Michael Stern


I had to fight for my share of this delicious scone with Lewis the parrot, who goes crazy over its rich, creamy texture.
"I had to fight for my share of this delicious scone with Lewis the parrot, who goes crazy over its rich, creamy texture."
Michael Stern


A raisin-bran muffin and an apple muffin ... with tops ready to break away
"A raisin-bran muffin and an apple muffin ... with tops ready to break away"
Michael Stern


The raisin-bran muffin stump, on my desk after an heroic devouring of its top. One more cup of coffee, and this was gone, too.
"The raisin-bran muffin stump, on my desk after an heroic devouring of its top. One more cup of coffee, and this was gone, too."
Michael Stern



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