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262 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1123
203-880-5007
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
OK Food & Decent Service - But expensive

So this is the 5th or 6th time we've dined here, but this time may have been it. Had dinner on Friday 5/15 and sat at the bar rather than wait the 30 minutes at 7:00pm for a table. Long story short...$72 (incl tax & tip) for 2 beers, a flatbread app, one fish entree and a sandwich. Are we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Vinnie B
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New England
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were allowed to spend time visiting. Wait staff attentive courteous and responsive. The bar staff very friendly and warm. Great for couples group children. Great variety

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place used to be great, however not anymore. We went there on Friday, July 3rd. Service was poor, waitress attitude very poor and the food was not good enough to wait as long as we waited for it to arrive at our table. Mind you, we were there working off a gift certificate given due to bad service, food... More 

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Robert R, Manager at Tavern, responded to this review

Laura, We were sorry to read you had such bad experiences at our restaurant. We would like to offer our most sincere apologies for our long wait times and that the food wasn't to your liking. We appreciate your comments about our manager and hope you will give us another try on a less busy weekend. More 

New England
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

So this is the 5th or 6th time we've dined here, but this time may have been it. Had dinner on Friday 5/15 and sat at the bar rather than wait the 30 minutes at 7:00pm for a table. Long story short...$72 (incl tax & tip) for 2 beers, a flatbread app, one fish entree and a sandwich. Are we... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Vinnie, Although we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our service, we want to apologize for the aspects of your experience that were not as enjoyable. We hope that you will give us another chance someday so that we can give you the 5-star experience that we strive for. Thank you for your honest feedback and... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Place way back when was fantastic. Lost its way with ownership change and was close to losing a lot of customers. But this place has seriously rebounded. Service is almost always great - good solid comfort food with some specialty dishes that add flair. Beers are good selection. Definitely worth a trip.

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Dear StevesReviews, Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you liked the food and beer and we hope to see you again soon. We appreciate your business and your kind recommendation. Cheers! More 

Trumbull, Connecticut
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Tavern has proven time and again that's it's a great place for meeting colleagues for happy hour, a post round of golf beer or a quick family dinner out. The menu has something for everyone and utilizes fresh ingredients from local farms when available. Lots of kid-friendly choices, too. The wait staff is accommodating and pleasant and the recently renovated... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and for coming back to us time and again. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our atmosphere and service so much and that you are happy with our food. We hope to see you at our restaurant again soon! More 

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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The food is average. The bar area is good for meeting friends. The prices are standard for the area. It is convenient since it is on RT 25.

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Jack, Thank you for sharing your honest opinion with us. We are glad to hear that you like the location and atmosphere of our bar and will take your words about our food into consideration. We hope you decide to visit us again and give our food another try! More 

Monroe, CT
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always a fun crowd, with menu that is extensive and has something for everyone. Dan is great as are the bartenders and waitstaff. A favorite for us and our friends.

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review and for all the kind words. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our restaurant so much and the fact that you mentioned that we are a favorite of yours and your friends means the world to us! We look forward to serving all of you the next time you are in. More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Tacern is just alright. I've been going there for a few years, through ownership changes and they still have basically the same menu. Change it up! The food is decent.

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Kristen, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We hope to see you again sometime soon and that we might be able to give you the 5-star experience we strive to provide each of our guests with. Let us know if there is anything we can do during your visit to ensure your satisfaction. More 

Cambridge
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great ambiance and nice fire. Food is okay- pub/diner style, nothing overly exciting. This is the 2nd time I've been there and the service is horrible. The first time I went with friends and it took forever for someone to wait on us, even after asking several times and then we got an excuse that there was confusion. Second time... More 

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Robert R, Manager at Tavern, responded to this review

Amy, it is equally as frustrating for us to hear that you had to wait a substantial amount of time to be served. We can assure you that delays of this nature are a rarity for us. We hope you will give us another chance to earn your trust. If you would like to further discuss this review then please... More 

Easton, CT
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our family dined here on a cold, snowy Thursday evening. We waited about 15 minutes only to be seated at a small table in the middle of the pathway from the kitchen to the back room. It was very loud, so we couldn't really hear each other speak. My husband and I had been here a few months earlier and... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Sue, we are very disappointed to hear about your experience. Our staff seats customers based on a rotation to keep things fair for the servers, however you are always welcome to request a different table for any reason. With the recent cold weather, our cozy pub has been unexpectedly busy, and we would like to assure you that the issues... More 

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Additional Information about Tavern

Address: 262 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1123
Phone Number: 203-880-5007
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 262 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1123
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 203-880-5007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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