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The Marlborough Tavern is older than the United States itself. The main house of the Tavern was the original home of the Buell family, who built the house sometime around 1740. In its early days, Marlborough, CT, was a bustling community with a vibrant social and commercial life. The Buell Tavern, as it was called back then, was located on “Governor’s Highway,” which ran from New London to Hartford. The men of Marlborough gathered in the Tavern’s tap room after the Revolutionary War drew to a close, stacking their muskets and hefting a tankard of ale to celebrate their victory over the British.

The historical roots of the Tavern run deep. President Andrew Jackson even once stopped in. The Buell family continued to run their business for over 100 years, until they sold it in 1868.

Old-Fashioned Service in a Modern America

Today, The Marlborough Tavern offers genial, old-fashioned brotherly hospitality as a full-service restaurant and tavern. Peter Varkala, our seasoned Executive Chef, is passionate about bringing local, sustainable food to the Marlborough community. Justin Morales, our Operations Manager, is a hospitality man who specializes in creating a welcoming atmosphere, a home-away-from-home for all those who walk through the Tavern’s doors. He was also named the 2017 Connecticut Restaurant Association Mixologist of the Year.

Stop on in today for a true taste of early America! Contact us today at 860-365-5942 for more information.

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The Marlborough Tavern

3 E Hampton Rd
Marlborough, CT 06447


Wednesday: Dinner 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday: Dinner 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday: Dinner 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday: Dinner/Lunch 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Sunday: Dinner/Lunch 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM