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262 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1123
203-880-5007
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11:30 am - 10:00 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

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Will stop after work sometimes

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Jack P
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 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 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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 

West Haven, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My wife and I have always had a pretty good experience at this local pub. Its been awhile since our last visit but we weren't disappointed. I had the jalapeno burger and my wife had the bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado sandwich. Both came with a generous helping of fries and were delicious. It was a bit quiet in the... More 

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Steve, thank you for sharing your experience with us and for being our loyal customers! We are happy to hear that you enjoy our food and service and look forward to seeing you and your wife the next time you stop by! More 

Orleans, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Dined here for the first time in over a year today. I believe there was a change in ownership some time back. Good meals all around. A couple of people in the party had the lunch special with a tasty soup and sandwich that was really a bargain. I had the Tavern burger which was quite good - loaded with... More 

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Robert R, Manager at Tavern, responded to this review

Dwight, it’s great to hear that your party had good meals all around. We take great pride in the food we put out so I’m glad to know it’s enjoyed. Thank you so much for all the kind words. We hope to see you guys again the next time you are in the area. More 

Erie, Colorado
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Sat in the bar. Fun, fast, friendly. Tomato bisque was transcendental. A gifted soup maker for sure!

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Supina63, Thank you for your compliments on the tomato bisque. We are happy to hear that you loved your experience at Tavern and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers! More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great atmosphere, service and food! The nachos with pull pork are the best! I was not sure about the beer options so that gave me a sample to help decide!

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Pa14, We are happy to hear that you loved the pulled pork nachos and enjoyed your time dining with us. Stop back anytime to try some of our other great menu items. Cheers! More 

Morristown
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great value lunch menu. Food quite tasty. Have tried many things from soups, to salads to sandwiches, most recently the Greek salad with chicken (inauthentic but good; grilled chicken was moist and flavorful) and lobster corn chowder (very good). Recommend for consistency over a number of years. Obviously will return.

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Robert R, Owner at Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and for being such a loyal customer. We are always happy to hear that our customers enjoy our food and we look forward to your next visit with us! More 

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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
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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