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Taberna Food and Wine Bar

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Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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1439 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606 (Madison Av and Robin street)
Bridgeport transit, Madison Ave, RUT 3 stops on the corner.
(203) 338-0203
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 43
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  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My daughter and I called Taberna Food and Wine Bar thinking that it was in Bridgeport. We were informed that the Bridgeport location was closed and was referred to the Post Road, Fairfield location. We were happy that we called first. The Restaurant is in a small shopping mall. The Staff is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
dyer2015
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Stratford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at the Fairfield restaurant. Right off the bat the host kept us waiting 10 minutes before they ever showed up at the desk. We had a reservation. We waited 20 minutes before our drinks arrived. The fried calamari tasted like old, cold fried rubber bands. That should have been a warning! We both ordered... More 

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Thank hickoryct
Stratford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My daughter and I called Taberna Food and Wine Bar thinking that it was in Bridgeport. We were informed that the Bridgeport location was closed and was referred to the Post Road, Fairfield location. We were happy that we called first. The Restaurant is in a small shopping mall. The Staff is very pleasant and accommodating. They quickly greeted us... More 

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1 Thank dyer2015
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I had a groupon so I tried the restaurant out. The food was good, however there were 4 other tables and all had groupons. I felt as if since they new ppl had groupons the service wasn't that great. A pitcher of sangria came with the groupon so I ordered the red. Not pleased at all. Basically red wine In... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Recently tried this restaurant for first time with wife.I must say that the empanadas were different from anything I've had and were very good.The seafood paella was o.k. ,I was hoping for better.The stuffed pepper appetizer was good and enjoyed it.The restaurant was uncomfortable and warm not sure if issue with a.c but other patrons noticed as well.The candle on... More 

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Thank bravo103
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Located on a street full of restaurants, this one is slightly off the beaten path, but should be a main destination for good food in Bridgeport. Small plates are featured, and they are full of the flavor one would expect. The portion sizes are slightly bigger than at other "small plate" establishments, and this is welcomed to this dinner. We... More 

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Thank Enrique175
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

For lunch we had the Jamon prosciutto thinly sliced , and perfect with Serrano cheese. Followed by chicken Milanese, and fresh mussels with pasta. This place is a real gem. In order to stay open in Bridgeport you have to be excellent to own a fine dining establishment. Or there is no reason to come here. As usual taberna never... More 

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Thank Ruben M
Trumbull, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I would say our meal was good. Flavors were good but nothing stood out as great. The portions were a little on the small side considering the prices. We sat outside on a wonderful evening and found the location to be relaxing although in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Wait staff was very very friendly and polite. Best service... More 

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Thank Michele M
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Taberna has been at their current location for seven years. It's a gem. Staff is courteous, attentive, and accommodating. Menu selection has something for eveyone. The seafood paella is a meal in itself. For a party of seven, the food came out cooked perfectly. Sangria is refreshing. Will dine again at Taberna. Watch for their nee location in Fairfield in... More 

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1 Thank Keith S
Trumbull, Connecticut
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I planned a cousin's reunion at Taberna for 30 people. Daniel the owner was so helpful and worked with me on the party menu. The food and service the night of the party was excellent. Everyone who came was so impressed with Taberna. I would definitely have another function there. I can't say enough about Daniel. He is so nice.

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Thank Dawn C
Fairfield, Connecticut
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

slightly off the beaten path in Bridgeport, authentic Spanish and Italian food with a very impressive wine list (Vega Sicila, Brunello, et al) , very gracious service as well, for the area it is top notch

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1439 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (Madison Av and Robin street)
  • Public Transportation: Bridgeport transit, Madison Ave, RUT 3 stops on the corner.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: (203) 338-0203

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?