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YE OLDE TAVERN

5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
+1 802-362-0611
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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1 - 10 of 937 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decor and ambiance perfect for Vermont. Food at a 4, but salad was served at the same time as the appetizer. Hadn't even finished my fist glass of wine from a bottle yet. Main course came before the other items were completed. Juggling plates around...More

Thank Charles S
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Charles, This is definitely out of the ordinary for which I greatly apologize. Our service is usually impeccable, timed perfectly and definitely complements the food in every way. Your feedback about their evening is a valuable tool at maintaining our high standards. If possible could...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a beautiful setting! A very relaxed dining atmosphere with a nice choice of entrees. We have our favorites especially the stuffed shrimp. We were just in time for the Early Bird specials which was an added bonus!More

Thank Turner58
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for offering your recommendation -- that's such a compliment! I'm glad you've had the chance to take advantage of our Early Bird Menu and it's great to know what you loved. Hope we'll see you again someday for another bit. Until...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a fantastic historical place to dine in. You really feel that you have traveled back in time. The food was very good and the wait staff attentive. Enoyed ourselves!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this excellent review and of course dining with us. We'd love to serve you again in the future. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere with good service , reasonable price in relation to food. Definitely a place to return.

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

Thanks for the wonder compliments. We look forward to having you dine with us again. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Menu is traditional - chops, duck breast, shrimp cocktail- and fits historic location perfectly.

Thank Heather_325
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Heather, Thanks for the compliments and dining with us. New look forward to welcoming you back. Cheers, Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic ambiance here is wonderful. A place full of character and charm. The food was delicious. All meals come with a fresh salad, but sorry to say the signature cranberry fritters were a bit old and chewy. However, the turkey platter with stuffing was...More

Thank melange1
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know about your evening at our historic tavern. We pride ourselves on friendly attentive service and freshly prepared food, so if you could contact me and let us know when you dined with us, we can investigate. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVED the atmosphere, charming smaller, intimate rooms with white linen tablecloths & napkins - perfect for our romantic, anniversary dinner! This circa 1790 Colonial restaurant, listed on the Vermont Register of Historic Places, has been a Wine Spectator Magazine "Award of Excellence" winner since...More

Thank fba5
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know about your evening. I am happy you enjoyed our historic atmosphere and almost everything you ate. I will let the chef know your feedback regarding the salmon and vegetables. All guest comments help us maintain our high standards. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife ordered duck; I ordered the trout special. The waitress knew that I was avoiding gluten, and informed me when the meal was about to be served that the fish was stuffed with some breading. I chose to change my order to a porkchop...More

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

Let me start by saying, thank you for stopping in and giving us a try. I remember your table and remember the gluten issue and bringing you a new entree, upon which I returned a minute later to check and make sure everything was to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming to the nth degree. You feel as if your horse & buggy should be outside while you dine. A small bar but cozy and the bartenders know how to mix well. It has't changed since our last visit 20 + years ago nor should...More

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

Welcome back after 20 years. Thank you for posting your kind comments regarding our circa 1790 Tavern. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We owned a home on Stratton Mountain for 17 years, and frequented the restaurants in Manchester many times. Many years ago we went to Ye Olde Tavern because of its' historic value. We were very unhappy with the ordinary food served, and we never returned...More

Thank mangiabene48
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please allow me to apologize regarding your evening. I can assure you that your comments are not indicative of most guests experiences. Please know that at any point during your meal, if you were not happy we would have replaced it with something else. I...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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SweeneyBoston_Ma
11 August 2016|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. We do have a 5 seat bar, but it is very tough to reserve seating for you at it. If you would like to reserve at table, please call 802.362.0611. We look forward to having you dine with us. 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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
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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