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Old Post Tavern

) #50 of 168 Restaurants in Fairfield ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
+1 203-292-8631
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“sliders” (4 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5909
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Reviews (66)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered lobster rolls which is not offered at dinner. But we got it with wedge salad and onion soup. Lobster roll was just bland and disappointing, but the hot lava cake was superb. The menu looked very good and we should have stuck to...More

Thank MrsMaddog
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We went here with a party of 10. Although we had made a reservation more than a week prior, when we got there the table was not set & we waited 15-20 minutes to sit. Up front we asked for 4 separate checks rather than...More

Thank Relo123
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I took my wife here for the first time in several years, upon a friends suggestion. I was very happy I did - nice atmosphere with floor to ceiling windows looking at the post road -and cool menu that had not only appetizers but also...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 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!

1  Thank Suzanne Miller P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank Gma0917
Reviewed 21 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....More

1  Thank nicolebonanni
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
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...More

2  Thank RedSky56
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank Ksm1128
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...More

2  Thank MKurtBenjamin
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driving directions from darien,ct
27 December 2016|
Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Exit 21 off 95 north bound. Right turn off 95 till Post Road. Left turn onto Post Road. Second light on left side Old Post Tavern.
Is therr a happy hour
15 September 2016|
Response from M-Bob21200 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess yes but do not know. / Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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
  • E-mail