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Welcome to The 202 Tavern, where good times, great food, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere come together in the heart of New Preston, CT. Nestled amidst the picturesque scenery of Litchfield County, our tavern is the perfect spot for locals and visitors alike to relax, unwind, and enjoy the finer things in life.


Sunday - Thursday:
11 AM - 9 PM

Friday & Saturday:
11 AM - 10 PM

Savor Our Menu

At The 202 Tavern, located in Litchfield County, we take pride in offering traditional American fare inspired by the best local purveyors and culinary talent. From hearty burgers and mouthwatering steaks to crisp salads and delectable seafood, there's something to satisfy every palate. Our BBQ from "The Pit" is a crowd favorite, offering succulent, smoky flavors that you won't want to miss. Explore our menus below to find your new favorite dish.


The 202 Tavern proudly offers a delectable BBQ menu known as "The Pit," with all dishes meticulously cooked, smoked, and seasoned on the premises. We use signature sauces and rubs, crafted in-house, to bring out the rich, smoky flavors of our premium meats.

Whether you're savoring our tender ribs, juicy brisket, or flavorful pulled pork, you'll taste the dedication and expertise that go into every bite.


Looking for the best happy hour in New Preston, CT? Look no further than The 202 Tavern. Join us every weekday from 4 PM to 7 PM in our bar area for unbeatable drink specials, including craft beers, fine wines, and signature cocktails. It's the perfect way to unwind after a long day or kick off a fun evening with friends.

  • Drinks Specials

    $3 Yuenglings

    $9 Jose Cuervo Margaritas

    $1 Off Beer, Wine, Drinks

  • Bar Bites

    PEI Mussels $5
    Wings $6.50
    Nachos $6.50
    Potato Skins $5
    Queso & Chips $6
    Cheese Fries $5 (+ Chili for $3)
    Spicy Corn Nuggets $5


At The 202 Tavern, we believe that great food and drinks are best enjoyed in a welcoming atmosphere. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, corporate gathering, or any special occasion, The 202 Tavern will make your event memorable and keep you coming back for more.

Catering by The 202 Tavern

Perfect for Any Event

Make your next event unforgettable with catering from The 202 Tavern! Whether you're hosting a casual gathering or a grand celebration, we offer a variety of mouthwatering BBQ options that are sure to impress your guests. Choose from our delectable BBQ Feasts, BBQ Tastings, BBQ Sandwiches and Appetizers, or our By the Pound menus for a personalized touch.

We offer both pick-up and delivery options to suit your needs. If you require additional service staff, they are available at $50 per hour with a 4-hour minimum, ensuring your event runs smoothly from start to finish.

Let The 202 Tavern bring the flavors of our renowned BBQ to your next event. Contact us today to discuss your catering needs and create a menu that's perfect for your occasion!

Visit Us Today

Conveniently located on Rt 202 New Milford Turnpike in New Preston, CT, The 202 Tavern is your go-to destination for exceptional food, drinks, and a vibrant community atmosphere in New Preston, CT.

Join us for lunch, dinner, or a casual drink, and see why we're a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Enjoy yourself inside our restaurant, on the blue stone patio, or catch yourself right next to the Aspetuck River.

Connect with Us

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Open 7 Days a Week

Sunday - Thursday:
11 AM - 9 PM

Friday & Saturday:
11 AM - 10 PM