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Tavern 1757 is a family-owned restaurant along the scenic Housatonic River in Seymour, Connecticut. Chef/Owner Joe Meagher as created a diverse menu that includes artisan wood fired pizzas, select cuts of steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, salads, as well as small bites specialties. We’ve certainly got a little something for everyone. Our Sunday brunch buffet is the best in town.

The family friendly atmosphere is perfect for a quick bite, date night, gathering of friends and family, or parties. Our facility has a large dining room with seating at the bar, a separate 100 guest banquet room, private wine cellar, and patio dining when weather cooperates.

Our staff shares our love for providing guests with what we affectionately call the “Tavern 1757 Experience.” Their knowledge of our food and beverage offerings will guide you through a memorable dining experience.

Our bar features 16 taps of rotating craft beer, a terrific selection of wines, and many signature and award-winning cocktails.

Whether celebrating a special occasion with a bottle of wine from our exclusive captain’s list, or catching happy hour and a ball game while enjoying a local brew and pizza, we invite you to sit back, relax, and become part of the Tavern 1757 family. We’re confident that you will enjoy your time with us, and will want to return again and again.

Tavern 1757 serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday, and brunch and dinner on Sunday. We offer weekday dinner specials and a Happy Hour menu 3p – 6p in the bar area, with live acoustic entertainment on Fridays. Our weekend dinner specials typically feature several gastronomical delights. Our well known Sunday brunch buffet features a made to order omelet & waffle station.

Dining Specials

NEW… Early Bird Dinner Specials  Tuesday- Friday.  4p-6p. Dine-in Only 
Weekdays: HAPPY HOUR Specials 3 pm-6 pm
Tuesday: $57 Dinner for Two
Wednesday: Bottomless Pasta Bowl Night
Thursday: Mixed Grill Night
Friday & Saturday: Weekend Dinner Specials
Sunday: our fabulous Brunch Buffet with Omelet & Waffle Station

Family Dinner Take-Out Specials

During January – a different Family Dinner for 4 Special option daily TUE-THU, including bread & salad for only $30 in addition to the standard Family Dinner To-Go menu.

Tuesday-Thursday: Family Dinner for 4 
Sunday: Buy One Pizza, Get One Cheese Pizza Free
Perfect when you’re too busy, or just don’t feel like cooking. Try our very popular, fresh & delicious Family Dinner for 4. Call ahead to order (after 1p), letting us know your preferred pick up time between 4:30p – 8:00p (to 6:30p Tuesdays during August) Dinner for 4 prices $25-$35. 
View Family Dinner Take-Out Menu

Weekday Lunch Take-Out Special

Buy for 3 or more lunches and the person who picks up for the crew gets theirs for free. (valid for take-out only with a minimum order of 4 lunch orders)

Private Dining & Celebrations

An exceptional occasion awaits you in one of our private dining spaces… the intimate banquet hall; the second floor veranda overlooking the picturesque Housatonic River; or the “secret” wine cellar. Our outdoor patio is available as weather allows. We can assist you in hosting a fun, delicious, and memorable event for 10 to 100 guests!

Tavern 1757 is a terrific location to have your wedding, shower, birthday, or other family celebration. It’s also a great venue for off-site business meetings or events.

Browse the Private Dining & Parties section to view the many menu options and prices, and view photo galleries of our facilities. Contact us to make an appointment to visit our facility and allow us to assist the planning your next event.

Tavern 1757 Catering

Did you know we offer full off-site catering food and beverage services? We are happy to provide Tavern Trays To-Go. We can provide complete catering for your next home party or business event. Look over our catering menus or contact us for details.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS!!… We’re excited to debut a new dinner menu AND an Early-Bird menu.

Our dinner menu features several new small plates including a Champagne Scallops appetizer, made with champagne bacon butter and red pepper puree. There are new entrées as well, including Baby Cakes… which is a trio of truffle risotto cake each topped with petite filet mignon & crab cake and comes with flash fried spinach. Not to worry, we kept several of the favorites like our awesome Jumbo Stuffed Meatball appetizer and the Pistachio Chicken and Chicken & Eggplant Lasagna entrées. These signature dishes are what define Tavern 1757, and will not be going away anytime soon.  Explore the new dinner menu and discover your new favorite dishes.

New to Tavern 1757 is the Early-Bird Dinner Special menu, available Tuesday – Friday 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Dine-in Only. Dinners for $15 and less.  

Special Events

We enjoy a good time here at Tavern 1757, and invite you, your family, and friends to join us at the many special events throughout the year. Our annual specials like Valentines Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mothers Day and Fathers Day Brunch, and Brunch with Santa are always a treat.
Review the Upcoming Events list for details, as well as happy hour entertainment.

Saint Patrick’s Weekend: March 16-17

Hey Tavernites!! Let’s make a FULL weekend of St. Patrick’s festivities this year!
Enjoy live, acoustic music 7-10 pm performed by ACT 2. Regular Lunch & Dinner menu available, plus Holiday Specials menu. The Annual Corned Beef Eating Contest begins at 7pm! Prizes for top finishers. Proceeds and donations to benefit a local charity/non-profit. Call if you would like to be a contest participant just donate to the cause.
Our fabulous buffet brunch will be Saint Paddy’s themed. Make reservations for one of the seatings, or open seating at the bar. Dinner service will be Holiday Specials only. Kitchen hours extended to 10pm!

Yoga & Brunch: March 10

Join us for a Yoga Brunch with our dear friends @ Phoenix Yoga, in Seymour. $30 / Guest includes Yoga Session, Brunch Buffet & Soft Drinks. Call to make reservations or for more information

Chef’s Table Dinner: March 22

Due to popular demand, we have set a date for our next Chef’s Table Dinner. This is a very unique culinary experience! Enjoy a multi-course meal prepared table-side by Tavern 1757 Chef/Owner Joe Meagher!
$75/Guest plus taxes and gratuities. $25 wine pairing available too.

Join us to eat drink and laugh the night away with friends & family at this truly memorable experience. Space is limited & reservations are required! Save the date: March 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PM View the menu and event information.

See you there!

  • About Tavern 1757


    Tavern 1757 is located at the beautifully landscaped address of 318 Roosevelt Drive, Seymour, Connecticut. The Tavern is a unique, contemporary, family friendly eatery & bar. Chef/Owner Joe Meagher has the goal to provide you with a culinary experience that exceeds your expectations. Inside you will note many special touches. Upon entering Tavern 1757 you are captivated by the stone and ironwork, as well as the artful staircase. Check your location on the replica map, painted on the foyer wall, of the Town of Seymour from 1757.

  • Our Menu

    Our Food

    Tavern 1757 is made up of a team of culinary professionals who guide our guests through an extraordinary and unique tavern experience. Chef Joe and the entire Tavern 1757 team share a love of food, wines and craft beer. We offer a genuine warm and enthusiastic service. Each member of our team holds a special knowledge of the menu and our wine and craft beer list that will enhance your dining experience.

  • Special Events

    Entertainment, Holiday Specials, & Other Dining Specials

    Tavern 1757 is a terrific venue to celebrate a holiday or your special celebration using one of our private dining options. Each week Tavern 1757 offers weeknight and weekend dinner specials, plus an incredible Sunday brunch.


I am reaching out as I had my son’s first birthday party at your facility on February 2 and I just wanted to say thank you! Everything turned out amazing! The food was delicious and all the guests raves about the room and the food. Thank you again!

Kelly Ferris