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Barnum Publick House

1020 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT
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Ranked #25 of 328 restaurants in Bridgeport
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The food here was good. Pub food, but pub food that is well prepared and a step up from what you would find at a chain restaurant. I will eat here again when I come back. I had the burger and wings, my guest had the crab cakes and it was all good.

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Huntington, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped by this place for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The food - a jerked chicken sandwich and a salad - was average; perfectly edible, but by no means memorable. The best part of the meal was the homemade potato chips. However, the experience was tarnished by simply awful service. Even though the place was virtually empty... More

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New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

The place is good and deal on grouppn would of been great if the take it during Easter Sunday. I didn't read anything in the fine print that said not valid during holiday which made the experience disappointing.

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Massapequa Park, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We're always looking for a good brunch place. We found this one with a Groupon deal!!! Way to go guys. The deal came with an endless cocktail, so if you like memosas and bloody marys, this is the place to go. They even have a "make your own" bloody mary station. Fun and delicious!! The service was very good for... More

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new haven ct
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Thanks to a reviewer I got the Groupon deal for Barnum Pulick House. Food is great. Portions awesome. Special note about service. We were a little late but had a reservation. ten apologies from hostess and manager that we had to wait 10 minutes. NO problem. Offered us mimosas and bellinis on the house. Then a huge platter of pancakes... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Went for the brunch and it was choices from the breakfast menu, not your typical brunch. The food was very good though as was the service. The deal we had gave you unlimited drinks so if you wanted refills it was a good deal. The make your own Bloody Mary bar was cool. Very loud but then again it was... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My friends and I went to this place on a Saturday afternoon. The place was almost empty and only two waiters were on staff. The waiter forgot our drinks, neglected to come to our table for over 15 minutes and forgot to bring us the dessert menu when we asked for it. He then proceeded to give us some sob... More

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Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place hits the mark on comfort food- the pulled pork nachos are sinful and a lunch of tomato soup and adult grilled cheese satsify at lunch (although sometimes filling can be skimpy). Atmosphere is really cool, with bits of Bridgeport history placed around the place. I have been here for brunch and lunch and plan on coming again. Can't... More

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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Hadn't been here yet, so we went for lunch on a weekday. We were quickly seated, as requested, outside. There was a little bit of a wait for our appetizer (calamari - quite good!), however they served our drinks promptly along with a carafe of cucumber water (very refreshing on a hot day!). Our entrees were plated nicely - we... More

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Monroe, ct
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My friend had a Groupon for this restaurant so we gave it a try today. Such a good choice! On Sundays they have a bottomless drink menu, including mimosas and bellinis, and an amazing build-your-own bloody mary station! The food was excellent and their portions were generous. I cant complain about the service either because our waiter was very polite... More

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