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The Goose American Bistro and Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
972 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4525
+1 203-656-2600
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
972 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4525
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Burger my husband has was large and covered in fresh melted cheddar and bacon. The beef was tender and cooked perfectly. My Cobb salad was fresh and wonderful with balsamic dressing on the side. My only issue was the chicken in my salad was flavorless....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 523franf
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Have always gone to the Goose (and even the Black Goose way back when). We’ve never expected a great, innovative meal, but you could always get a great burger and salad. Now they have renovated and taken away the crisp white table cloths and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jeanne c
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

In Darien, there are numerous restaurants on the Post Road. Search out and try the Goose American Bistro. Clams Casino and the Angus Beef Burgers are tremendous. There were not many people there for a Monday evening, so the wait staff was not over-taxed, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WGibson648
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very nice happy hour and 1/2 price bottles of wine on Tuesdays. Great local sports bar with very friendly and personal service. And did I forget to add good food too

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JCat203
Reviewed 13 June 2018

For some reason, I've never reviewed The Goose, to which I have been multiple times over the past five or so years. It's great! We've been for both lunch and dinner and all occasions have been pleasant, cordial, with caring service and a very nice...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Close to the Darien Station. Great place to meet friends for a quick drink or quick meal. Friendly easy going atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank leefya
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Excellent, varied menu. I had fish and chips, substituted coleslaw for fries; excellent fish, not greasy, homemade slaw was delicious. Quick service. Friendly staff. Seemed quite popular with the locals, always a good sign. And happy to make substitutions. Next trip to Darien, I will...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mibuddy
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for 7 and separate table for 2 for my son’s 18th birthday celebration . We had a bit of a wait but that worked in our favor since the kids were running late. My husband and I had small plates - lobster...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank NinfaValella
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The service was unfortunately horrible. The waiter was not attentive to our table, even though the restaurant was not full. Never came by to ask how our food was, nor did he offer refills on water or coffee. The food also took an extraordinary long...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Rufo B
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The owners and employees of The Goose are all exceptional!!! I have had many family and business dinners at the Goose and have always been impressed with the food, staff and atmosphere. The people in the bar also always look like they are having a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Christine H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-4525
    (Center Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are across the street from Darien Metro North station, just 50 minutes from Grand Central Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-656-2600
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