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“Great Seafood and Burgers!”

Jimmy's Southside Tavern
Ranked #21 of 89 Restaurants in Darien
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was our first meal here. It is a new restaurant and we had heard good reviews from others so we decided to try it. We went there the Saturday before Easter at 545 and it was good we got there early. By about 630 there were maybe three tables left inside (all the outside tables were free).

I had the popcorn shrimp, fresh with a nice tangy bordering on hot sauce and then the crabcakes. These were really good, fresh and meaty, not loaded with filler, with an excellent small avocado and greens salad as the bed. The others in my party had the lobster bisque followed by the mussles and a hamburger. All of these were tasty and well prepared.

The waitstaff was pleasant and efficient. The ambiance is slightly noisy but not obtrusively so. The tab for our meal without tip was 71 bucks which is average for this area. We will be back again.

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Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I was a bit apprehensive, being new to the area, to go to a little restaurant that felt very "locals only" feel to it...but the service was amazing. The only thing to outshine our server's smile (Maddie, I think it was) was the quality of the food! Amazing clam chowder, and great burger. Fun little tavern. Definitely recommended to anyone traveling through or local alike.

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Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

I've been here several times since it opened. My favorite sandwich is a Reuben, but what is served here is a sorry substitute. It's a great convenient location and I'll give it another shot.

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Thank Tobyco
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

It's about time!There is a NEW burger bar to frequent in DARIEN & it's called JIMMY's Southside; former owner of JIMMY'S Seaside (by Cove beach) in Stamford.
The burgers are delicious and reasonably priced (nice change) for the DARIEN consumers!!
(don't know how the other bars in town think they can charge OUTRAGEOUS prices for their
"simple food") Won't mention names though!! (think you all can figure it out which ones).
The bar is a great place to meet & greet new & old friends alike and it is conveniently located right across from the Noroton Heights train station!!! Staff is VERY friendly and accommodating
TRY IT YOU'LL LIKE IT!!!

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Thank mark c
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Nice atmosphere, great food, reasonably priced. The wait staff was very helpful and accommodating. The service was excellent. We had the crab cakes for dinner and they were excellent - lots of crab meat. We've had crab cakes at other restaurents where they were mostly filler. The bar is a great place to meet just for a drink and chat up with close friends. Jimmy, the owner, is a Darien resident and knows quite a few of the patrons and will stop by your table with a warm welcome. I highly recommend the place if your looking for a relaxing evening out.

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1  Thank bouncymay
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