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Barnum Publick House

American, Bar, Pub
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1020 Broad St, Bridgeport, CT 06604-4329
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Stamford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a terrific beet and goat cheese salad for lunch (albeit on the pricey side, especially when I added grilled chicken). The menu is full of comfort food (looked good). Ample space inside and out with full bar. I would probably rate it good (rather than very good) but I would still return.

Thank Flyuphidog
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good...good portions and it has nice outdoor seating...the brunch is also very good...endless mimosas and bloody marys were perfect...happy hour has a good turnout...nice people.

Thank Carla M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was one of the few places open on a Sunday in Bridgeport. We wanted lunch, but only the brunch menu was being served. The food was bland, but the drinks were fairly priced and they have a good selection.

Thank MECorbin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Paid $53.00 for two kids and one adult . Things like bacon should be included with a meal . I ordered steak and eggs which I can say was cooked perfectly and the chocolate chip pancakes were great as well

Thank dustyplains
norwalk, ct
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We (2 adults & two 8 year olds) went to Barnum Publick House before a show at the Webster Bank Arena. Sunday afternoon around 3:30pm - seemed like the ideal time...after brunch crowd. We were happy to see the restaurant was nearly empty. Greeted warmly by the bartender and told we could sit wherever we wanted. We chose outside. The... More 

Thank vvwalk
Beacon, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Bar none, Barnum's Publick House was easily the worst dining experience we've had in 2016. We arrived after attending a show at the Webster Arena, after walking a few blocks downtown, at approximately 6pm. I was glad to see they weren't too busy and could easily get a table. Instead of seating is, the waiter handed us menus and we... More 

Thank elizafish
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Love this spot! You must try the Barnum Public Fries! The service is good. Staff is friendly and approachable. Prices are good too.

Thank Arelis M
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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222 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is a great place for happy hours - the apps and snacks are excellent and the drink specials are good. I have been to events thrown here as well and they put out a nice spread. the staff is nice and welcoming.

Thank Christine E
Shelton, Connecticut
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Went with a group of people. Reserved ahead of time. Had to chase the server down for drinks several times. Served appetizers without serving utensils.

Thank maryann b
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

My friends came to Bridgeport from New Jersey for my graduation. We had a nice lunch here. The food is good and the portions substantial.

Thank Matthew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Broad St, Bridgeport, CT 06604-4329
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?