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The Tavern

) #4 of 53 Restaurants in Essex ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
70 Essex Way, The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT 05452-3383
+1 802-878-1100
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (25 reviews)
“wings” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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70 Essex Way, The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT 05452-3383
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Reviews (259)
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11 - 20 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner while staying at the Essex I wanted something light and had a the free mountain salad with chicken it was perfect. My husband had the burger and liked it as well. He was very pleased to see his favorite beer served...More

Thank Mumofcjandjj
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Staying at the hotel. Had dinner and lunch. Had the tavern burger which was very good. Husband had fish and chips which were also good. He really enjoyed his truffle fries. My daughter had the Mac and cheese. Smaller portion than I expected. Not as...More

Thank mjczoey
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had eaten a big lunch and just wanted a beverage and some apps and that's what we got. Everything was delicious and the service was fantastic.

Thank OswegoMatt
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are staying at the Resort and decided to try out the Tavern. Atmosphere is nice but really dark. Prices are to expected for it being a restaurant at a resort. My husband ordered the Mac and Cheese with chicken the chicken...More

Thank Christie H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

While staying at the Essex Resort had dinner twice at The Tavern, enjoying our meals both times. We both ordered burgers first night and they were excellent, although a little messy to eat. We had fish and salads the second night and they were also...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great food, warm atmosphere, friendly staff all lead to an enjoyable dining experience. I recommend it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank Rhayes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar, 4 people. Service was very very bad. Sandwich was great. Probably will not go again because the is the third time the service was sub standard

Thank Rey R
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed at the Essexs Hotel and ate at the tavern 3 times. The first night, a Monday we went around 7 and it was very crowded but we received our food fast ! We ordered appetizers and the nachos were delicious! One of the...More

Thank steve89n
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great homemade bread-- had a poached egg on rye bread with fruit and some delicious Ginger Tea... The service staff were right on point- courteous, expeditious and friendly.

Thank localfoodiewm
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food and atmosphere at The Tavern is worth the visit. I recommend the blt omelet for breakfast and the crunchy wings with a porter beer for afternoon munchies. All the food was delicious and the wait staff and bartender were fun and attentive.

Thank annie4063
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code at the restaurant? Are jeans acceptable?
20 February 2017|
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Response from kathyyoko1624 | Reviewed this property |
No....Casual dress.
Jason f
Hours of operation on Sundays?
20 September 2015|
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Response from Anne D | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall the exact hours but I ate breakfast there relatively early Sunday morning... about 8 AM.as I recall. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Essex Way, The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT 05452-3383
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-1100
  • E-mail
Enjoy the best of pub fare served in a casual setting. The Tavern at The Essex features an expanded bar area along with seasonal patio seating adjacent to the East Lawn and the Resort's vegetable and herb gardens, providing diners with a more secluded al fresco experience.The menu is inspired by the finest local ingredients, sourced from Burlington and nearby areas. Enjoy your meal with a selection from our award-winning wine list, our extensive list of VT microbrews, or a specialty cocktail. A children’s menu is available. Seating is first-come, first-served. Dress is casual. Gluten-free options are available.