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Old Post Tavern

1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
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Ranked #70 of 184 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
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Fairfield, Connecticut
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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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Danbury, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
27 helpful votes 27 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 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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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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324 reviews 324 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
354 helpful votes 354 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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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Additional Information about Old Post Tavern

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

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