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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
15:00 - 00:00
Open now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 15:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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Elmsford, New York
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 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 13 September 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 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 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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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 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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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 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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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 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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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 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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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have dinner here for special occasions. So far I've come for birthdays and Valentines Day. Each time I came, the food was absolutely delicious. This is known as the fancy restaurant in Fairfield and it definitely lives up to it. The presentation is nice and the staff was very friendly. Our waitress was nice enough to take pictures of... More 

1 Thank WorldTraveler959
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132 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Attended a seminar and the food was outstanding. Usually these types of meetings the food at best is mediocre. This was not the case. Ordered salmon and it was perfectly done. Flavorful and tasty. Mashed potatoes were also excellent. Would defiantly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Robert M

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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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
15:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
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?