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Old Post Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
+1 203-292-8631
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great happy hour!!! Best mussels in town!!! And awesome burgers!!!!! Located right in downtown and close to the train. Don't forget the specials. Always good. Friendly bartenders too!

Thank Suzanne Miller P
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227 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had high hopes, but was a little disappointed. i had a supa de pesce which was ok, and my baby mama had broiled scallops that were crazy salty. we aren't the type to send food back, so we powered through. would come back, and try different dishes as we have heard really good things about this spot. could have been... More 

Thank Gma0917
Elmsford, New York
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

This place has the perfect atmosphere. It's cozy and comfortable while still providing a upscale dining/drinking experience. Drinks are buy one get one free and the bar menu is unbelievably cheap - $1 sliders! I am definitely returning for dinner to try the pumpkin ravioli. Love this place.

1 Thank nicolebonanni
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Best happy hour in Fairfield County, possibly in the world. Staff is awesome and there is always a good crowd.

1 Thank Joe M
Fairfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

After several years of ignoring the busy bar on the corner the family finally made it to the Old Post Tavern on a quiet end of summer Sunday evening. I was pleasantly surprised to find a well rounded menu offering both carnivores and pescetarians many good selections served in an unpretentious dining room heavy on mid 20th century East Coast... More 

1 Thank RedSky56
Fairfield, Connecticut
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We finally got in after long lines due to the recent opening. Wow, it was so worth the wait. It was amazing! The service, the menu variety. I want to go back tomorrow! We sampled the sliders, wings, pulled pork, chicken cheese steak and chicken quesadilla and all were wonderful. The quesadilla came with a cilantro, lime sour cream....OMG, so... More 

Thank Ksm1128
Fairfield, Connecticut
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Located in Fairfield just down from TMS on the corner where the movie theater once was, the Old Post Tavern has almost transformed itself into a high end dining experience. I have looked high and low for a good seafood paella since it disappeared from a restaurant just over the border a while back. Haven't found one. Until now. Nestled... More 

1 Thank MKurtBenjamin
Wilton, Connecticut
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Last week three friends and I tried the Tavern for lunch. Frankly, I was just expecting "bar food". But, to our great surprise, the food was sensational. At the suggestion of the very accommodating Maitre d' / captain, Angel Sanchez , we left it up to the chef as to what to prepare for the two course luncheon. All served... More 

2 Thank M-Bob21200
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Friends of ours who live local booked dinner for us at the Tavern. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent. We were a party of 6 so we had a good range of food from the menu, fish to steak. The tavern has s great outdoor area & a very friendly atmosphere. Service was fast & efficient & the... More 

1 Thank GailStanway
Port St Lucie, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

From being seated to leaving, a pleasant, enjoyable meal and experience. Service staff all knowledgeable and pleasant. The Hostess very accommodating and paying attention. Our Waitress, the same and she carried on a nice conversation.

2 Thank Mike C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-292-8631

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