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YE OLDE TAVERN

5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
+1 802-362-0611
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (95 reviews)
“fritters” (48 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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Reviewed 2 days ago

top shelf dining, food was excellent, staff friendly, wonderful experience and whenever in Manchester we will dine there

Thank jernaples123
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so pleased that listened to the locals and enjoyed your Tavern experience. Until next time, Happy Holidays & Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the finer restaurants we've been to in quite some time. Wonderful atmosphere and five separate, different dining rooms. Food and service were absolutely terrific!

Thank I8411POwilliamv
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for choosing to celebrate your wife's birthday at our historic tavern and for the lovely review. Pease do come back and visit us again soon. Happy Holidays! Michael

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second visit to YOT - I was here in October with a girlfriend for her birthday. We enjoyed the food so much I decided when my husband and I came to town for a couple of days in December, we had to...More

Thank sullific
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful TA review, again. Even though your first review was extremely positive, we noted your 'minor issue'. Restaurants can always improve and in your return visit we excelled. After all, there is no better feeling for a restaurateur than to know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place was wonderful. Our group leader made reservations beforehand and we had a pre-selected menu. But the selections were fabulous. They even printed our club's logo on the menu! We loved the cranberry fritters and our appetizer of crabs. My meal was...More

Thank Cindy T
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us, Cindy. It's always our pleasure to host group events, and we're so glad that you enjoyed your entire evening. We hope to see you again at our historic tavern. Happy Holidays! Michael

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic meal at Ye Olde Tavern! Great atmosphere with glowing wood fireplace and candlelight. Yummy cocktails and the cranberry fritters are a special treat. I had the turkey dinner with all the fixings and my husband really enjoyed the...More

Thank mkcrane2016
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Ye Olde Tavern. We appreciate your compliments about our historic ambiance and our New England Comfort Fare. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Until then, Happy Holidays and Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing. The filet mignon was delicious and the penne pasta (with lobster and shrimp) was also quite good. I️t was a quiet Thursday night (I imagine it’s quite bustling on a weekend) but we were welcomed warmly and our waitress was...More

Thank SawdogCliftonPark_NY
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm happy you had a chance to stop by and so pleased to see you greatly enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again someday. Happy Holidays and Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Yr Olde Tavern with great expectations only to discover that they had booked more reservations than they could accommodate. Finally we were put in a small back room with unset tables. It became obvious that they had never intended to serve in...More

Thank hsdavid
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sometimes reviews are spot on and, then, sometimes they are not and this is 1 of those occasions. First of all, we try to never overbook. You were seated immediately and had a dedicated server, so why would you assume we were overbooked? Secondly, our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent filet mignon, prime rib, lobster Mac and cheese, great cocktails. Limited wine list, but overall very good! My top three restaurant in Manchester so far next to Silver Folks. Food: 4.5 Decor: 4 Service: 5 Price: 5

Thank Ji J
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ji J, Thank you so very much for the lovely review. I'm delighted to know you enjoyed everything about your meal here. 'Til next time, Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly large restaurant in a pseudo-historic setting. Conventional menu items pricey for area emphasize quantity over quality.More

Thank wdj2017
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and providing your feedback. Ye Olde Tavern is an 'authentic' restaurant. It was built in c.1790 and is the oldest Tavern in Vermont. With regard to our pricing, our Menu is more than fairly priced as each entree comes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have dinner here upon recommendation. The atmosphere is great - ate in the oldest part of the tavern - really awesome! Service was great - had Jossie! Food, was average . I had ceasars salad, pot roast, and vegetables. The pot roast was...More

Thank Savage93
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for spending the time to share your thoughts on your dining experience. It’s good to hear that you enjoyed the historic atmosphere and were very pleased with Jossie's friendly and efficient attitude. I am so sorry to hear of your displeasure regarding the...More

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Amy E
11 September 2017|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about the historic Ye Olde Tavern. Our Early Bird Menu is offered Sunday-Friday from 5:00-5:59pm (you just need to be in the building by this time). It is not available during peak periods, such... More
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NewtownBobby
19 October 2016|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
We just got your message. As we focus our energy to our guests, we check TripAdvisor every other day and do not accept reservations or table requests via online websites. I just looked in the reservation computer and did... More
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perrygirlblue
17 August 2016|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry. The Onion Soup is not a vegetarian item and we enhance the flavor with house made beef stock. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 34
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-0611
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Description
Ye Olde Tavern is open daily... Cocktails start at 4:30pm and Dinner is from 5:00pm with last seating at 9:00pm. Reservations are always suggested. Our Tavern is handicapped accessible and attire is casual neat. Ye Olde Tavern has private rooms for meetings and special events, such as Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktails. We can serve up to 90 people in the entire circa 1790 Colonial Inn.The State of Vermont has recognized our circa 1790 Colonial Inn as a 'Green Restaurants'. Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast Magazine have recognized our Wine List as one of the best in the country. Minna & Michael Brandt- Proprietors Cassandra Bender- General Manager Cliff Cooper- Executive Chef Reservations are suggested.
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