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1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
203-292-8631
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Today
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome!!!

Had a romantic dinner here on New Years eve and it was excellent as well as the service. We received plenty "on the house" specials and more. We have now added this restaurant to our awesome list.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
LaDivaSRL
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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Had a romantic dinner here on New Years eve and it was excellent as well as the service. We received plenty "on the house" specials and more. We have now added this restaurant to our awesome list.

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stratford, connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The service here is wonderful! I come for happy hour a few times a month (can't beat the prices, and they do happy hour 7 days a week) with friends. There is one bartender in particular that we have almost every time (older, taller, thin man) who is so nice. He is very friendly & knowledgeable of his bar, drinks,... More 

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Oxford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Had lunch there today. It was excellent. Had the mussels in a spicy marinara sauce. Yum. Good service, very friendly. Would go back.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Gotta say we kinda had higher hopes. In fairness the service was quite good (at least until time to check out). We ordered New England clam chowder, steak tips and pasta primavera. I would order the pasta again as it really was quite good. The New England chowder would have been sent back if I had ordered it as it... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place has it all...I've never heard a bad thing about anything on the menu (I love their rigatoni dish!). Service is quick and very pleasant, with honest opinions when asking for suggestions. The restaurant is conveniently located in the heart of Fairfield on the Post Road.In warmer weather it's a treat to be able to sit outside and enjoy... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I went to the OPT twice this past week. The first was on Tuesday, when I had luncheon with ten women. Everyone loved what they had; mine was the steak sandwich with a salad accompaniment. I enjoyed it so much that after raving about it to my husband, he insisted we go there Friday evening. We were not disappointed. We... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

For the cost, didn't really get adequate portions. I got the lobster cucumber rolls (tiny and all you could taste was the cucumber) and the Lobster ravioli (very good but only a few pieces). Probably won't go back. Nice ambiance.

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Westport, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Met a friend for drinks yesterday evening. It took us 35 minutes to get a glass of wine. The waiter refused to serve us because we sat at the bar restaurant. The bartender did not bother to ask us for our orders. Even getting a glass of water took 15 minutes. The wine was over priced for a happy hour.... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food and service are outstanding. We ate al fresco and had the times of our lives in downtown Fairfield. The oysters were fresh and delicious, the salmon "to die for" and the desert du jour was scrumptious. We are looking very much forward to going again. CAN'T BE BEAT!!! Totally customer-friendly!!!

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The meal was eminently forgettable. I had a Lobster role that was less than fresh. The toasted hot dog bun was more noteworthy that the lobster. The accompanying French Fries were overcooked. Lyn had a Chicken Salad sandwich that was unimpressive. We visited on an Amazon Coupon

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: 203-292-8631

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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