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Old Post Tavern

1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
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Ranked #75 of 180 Restaurants in Fairfield
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
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Stratford, Connecticut
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Delicious! This was my first time at Old Post Tavern. The menu had a lot of choices, so I chose the Tarragon Roasted Organic Chicken and a Caesar Salad. The Chicken was served with mashed potatoes and haricot verts. The tarragon sause was delicious - my only complaint was that I should have ordered extra! Beans were cooked perfectly, potatoes... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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196 restaurant reviews
330 helpful votes 330 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This beige and woody bar on the Post Road in Fairfield has a varied, eclectic menu that goes well beyond the usual steaks and burgers...not that I would criticize the excellent steaks, chops and burgers there. Since there were three of us, we got to work through the menu a bit. Barbara (my wife) though her organic chicken was a... More

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27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Came here the day before we ran the Fairfield Half Marathon for lunch and had very good experience. My dad and I each had the lobster roll with side salad and were very pleased. The lobster roll was delicious with plenty of real chunks of lobster and a tasty dressing. The salad was great as well. I have no idea... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Living in a CT town on Long Island Sound should prove conducive to good seafood. Unfortunately fopr this new venue on the Post Rd near the Bridgeport line, this is not the case. SKIMPY is the adjective to describe most servings. The lobster roll $$$ had the roll barely covered and the Manhatten Clam Chowder was missing clams. Hopefully we... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Pleasant atmosphere, excellent food, attentive staff, nice outdoor dining area. The food is consistantly good at OPT; well prepared and srved by a knowledgeable staff - never had a bad or even OK meal! The grand seafood raw plate is to die for. The only possible downside is that it's sometime tough to find a parking place - unless the... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We had a very enjoyable dinner. We ordered from the Restaurant Week menu-$30 per person. I ordered salad, salmon with asparagus and cauliflower, and the sorbet trio. Everything was freshly prepared and tasty. My husband had clam chowder, herb roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and mushrooms,, and NY cheesecake. H enjoyed his as well. In addition we had excellent service.

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We were recently in Fairfield and searching for a restaurant for a late night summer---by good luck discovered the Old Post Tavern. We had outstanding service, delicious food (everyone ate every bite of food---nothing left!) excellent desserts and a lovely atmosphere. If ever in Fairfield again---we will be sure to stop in for another delicious meal. Kudos to the chef,... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My husband and I started going to the Old Post Tavern when I decided to have my milestone birthday party in their private room upstairs. That party, over a year ago, was a wonderful experience, and even though the staff seems to have changed almost completely, we still find the same friendly, accommodating service, and tasty food. We like sitting... More

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