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Taberna Food and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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1439 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606 (Madison Av and Robin street)
+1 203-338-0203
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely quiet atmosphere with an excellent menu, tapas and good mediterranean food superb service In the heart of residential Bridgeport, somewhat out of the way

Thank blackrockermax
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

My husband and I had been to this restaurant on our first date many years ago under a different name and venue, We love tapas and decided to return to give Taberna a try. We were not disappointed. We had glasses of Cabernet, Cesar salads and three different tapas; one with chorizo, whites beans and mushrooms, empanadas and cod cakes.... More 

Thank lmoni54
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

My husband and I had dinner at the Fairfield restaurant. Right off the bat the host kept us waiting 10 minutes before they ever showed up at the desk. We had a reservation. We waited 20 minutes before our drinks arrived. The fried calamari tasted like old, cold fried rubber bands. That should have been a warning! We both ordered... More 

1 Thank hickoryct
Stratford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

My daughter and I called Taberna Food and Wine Bar thinking that it was in Bridgeport. We were informed that the Bridgeport location was closed and was referred to the Post Road, Fairfield location. We were happy that we called first. The Restaurant is in a small shopping mall. The Staff is very pleasant and accommodating. They quickly greeted us... More 

1 Thank dyer2015
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I had a groupon so I tried the restaurant out. The food was good, however there were 4 other tables and all had groupons. I felt as if since they new ppl had groupons the service wasn't that great. A pitcher of sangria came with the groupon so I ordered the red. Not pleased at all. Basically red wine In... More 

1 Thank Felicia H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Recently tried this restaurant for first time with wife.I must say that the empanadas were different from anything I've had and were very good.The seafood paella was o.k. ,I was hoping for better.The stuffed pepper appetizer was good and enjoyed it.The restaurant was uncomfortable and warm not sure if issue with a.c but other patrons noticed as well.The candle on... More 

Thank bravo103
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Located on a street full of restaurants, this one is slightly off the beaten path, but should be a main destination for good food in Bridgeport. Small plates are featured, and they are full of the flavor one would expect. The portion sizes are slightly bigger than at other "small plate" establishments, and this is welcomed to this dinner. We... More 

Thank Enrique175
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

For lunch we had the Jamon prosciutto thinly sliced , and perfect with Serrano cheese. Followed by chicken Milanese, and fresh mussels with pasta. This place is a real gem. In order to stay open in Bridgeport you have to be excellent to own a fine dining establishment. Or there is no reason to come here. As usual taberna never... More 

Thank Ruben M
Trumbull, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I would say our meal was good. Flavors were good but nothing stood out as great. The portions were a little on the small side considering the prices. We sat outside on a wonderful evening and found the location to be relaxing although in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Wait staff was very very friendly and polite. Best service... More 

Thank Michele M
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Taberna has been at their current location for seven years. It's a gem. Staff is courteous, attentive, and accommodating. Menu selection has something for eveyone. The seafood paella is a meal in itself. For a party of seven, the food came out cooked perfectly. Sangria is refreshing. Will dine again at Taberna. Watch for their nee location in Fairfield in... More 

1 Thank Keith S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1439 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (Madison Av and Robin street)
  • Public Transportation: Bridgeport transit, Madison Ave, RUT 3 stops on the corner.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-338-0203

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?