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Murphy's Townhouse Cafe

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97 Franklin St, Stamford, CT 06901-1312
+1 203-325-1815
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. It's a little off the main restaurant / bar path but worth finding. Very friendly staff. Local crowd with nice atmosphere. Just had burgers but they were cooked to order ( rare came out rare! ). Highly recommend for low key bar / burger stop.

Thank Eric L
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Ann is the best!! All around great food and service! Great place for families and friends!

Thank Ukie211
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for a big unplanned family dinner a few weeks ago with a bunch of us and they were so accomodating! We had the whole back room to ourselves. Every one of us had a delicious meal! Their burgers are delicious and the potpie is really amazing (and HUGE), baked there on the spot.

Thank Arielle T
Chicago, Illinois
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556 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Daughter lives across the street and checked it out as we were moving her in. Nice outdoor beer garden was enjoyable in the afternoon. Went back for lunch and loved the salads and burger. Very reasonable prices for the neighborhood. Bar and high tops on one side and tables on the other. Open late for drunken munchy food, too!

Thank dkm57
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Our family/freinds went for Sunday brunch and to watch the Jets Play! The Brunch Burgers were Excellent! Served with fruit and home fries! We will be back soon! Thanks, Murphys!

1 Thank Hartfam2002
Stamford, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I frequent this place often with a number of my cronies. The crowd is rather quite nice , reminds me a little of the bar in the movie "Star Wars”. Quite the eclectic mix ,some of the regulars do get a little rowdy though, certainly the beer pong crew. Food can be savory, although stay away from the chickens feet... More 

Thank bignose69
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Wonderful service in a bar kinda like Cheers from the old days - everyone knows your name, bartenders are fast, efficient and very friendly. Bands on Saturday night during summer, love the patio, water feature - plenty to do, or just hang out and soak up some rays. Inside is clean and Kyle can sure make a mean patty melt.... More 

Thank Renee T
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Great local, with super atmosphere! Great food, fantastic bartender John. Very regular crowd, Sunday brunch is a huge winner! Check it out!

Thank Char20142014
Stamford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

This is a quaint little place and is awesome in the warm weather months since they have a great patio. They are also smoker friendly outside, which is good for those of us who like to exercise our right light up outside. The burgers are good and you have to try the chilli with a cold draft on a cold... More 

Thank 1191foodie
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

It is the place to go where they know your name. This is a classic neighborhood tavern. Go there a few times, and you'll be part of the family. The food is their secret: Russ is an amazing cook.

Thank Len F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Franklin St, Stamford, CT 06901-1312
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-325-1815

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?