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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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“pot roast” (82 reviews)
“apple butter” (102 reviews)
“fritters” (46 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant based upon reviews in TripAdvisor. The reviews are spot on. For an appetizer we order the brie, which was delicious and arrived with a very nice presentation. For our entrees, We ordered the chicken breast with the cider preparation and the...More

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

Wonderful knowing you decided to join us based on TripAdvisor reviews and thank you so much for your very kind comments about our historic tavern. We look forward to your return. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here and sat at the bar, which is small (only five chairs) and really more of a service bar, but they were happy to accommodate and let me eat there. Restaurant is in a 1700's historic building. All the dinners comed with cheddar...More

1  Thank island138
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It is our goal at Ye Olde Tavern to provide nothing but the best in dining from the moment you walk in. I'm glad we could achieve that during your visit. We would love to have you return. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ye Olde Tavern takes you back in time with its colonial decor and menu. Great early bird specials and the best Cranberry Fritters you will taste. A definite most stop for your next Manchester trip!

Thank wandertheworld325
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your kind words -- I'm thrilled to know Ye Olde Tavern is considered a must-visit place while in Manchester. Please know we look forward to welcoming you back. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our most expensive meal on our week long tour of New England, but thankfully it was worth the money. The food was simply divine. Every person in our party said their food was excellent, if not the best they'd had of that particular...More

Thank katie10546
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Katie, A pleasure to read that you found your meal worth every penny. Our meals prices run between $19-$34 and included in that price is our famous cranberry fritters with maple butter, salad selection, starch and fresh vegetables. Thank you for the recommendation and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here monthly for the early special which is a great deal. This is home cooking away from home. The rolls/muffins are excellent and the maple cinnamon butter is to die for. Service is very friendly and always polite and smiling. The atmosphere is...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this excellent review and dining with us on a monthly basis. It is wonderful to know that you are able to take advantage of the Early Bird Menu, enjoy our friendly service and appreciate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything at Ye Olde Tavern was fabulous. We ordered from the early menu. The scrod was fresh and well seasoned. The shrimp was very tasty. The fritter that were offered before he main dishes with the maple butter were outstanding. Our waitress was attentive, friendly...More

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

Marty, "Amazing"... We wouldn't settle for anything less! I'm so glad our staff did such a great job taking care of you, and I appreciate the compliments about our food and historic ambiance. I hope you'll come back and see us again. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, for sure! We were first time visitors and picked this restaurant based on TA's community reviews. We enjoyed a typical traditional early bird supper of cranberry fritters with maple butter (to die for), salads, their famous pot roast and chicken pot pie, bread, cranberry...More

Thank JellyBean604
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

JellyBean604 (great name), I could read this review a hundred times and it would still make me smile. Thank you for listening to the TA community and dining with us. It's our goal at Ye Olde Tavern to provide nothing but the best in dining...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found YOT on Yelp. We originally had resi's at the hotel but thought it would be more fun to go in town. The restaurant was super quaint. The service was top notch. To start, they give you these amazing cranberry fritters with maple butter....More

Thank hc11238
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great photo! I'm so happy you decided to venture outside the hotel and could find your way to our doors. Our entire team is meticulous about providing our guests with an exceptional dining experience from start to finish. Knowing we could do exactly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice Saturday evening dinner at Ye Olde Tavern, our second time eating here during visits to the Manchester area. We love the ambience, from the old rustic decor, to the uneven creaky floors. The food is always great, my wife loves their...More

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

Thank you for making Ye Olde Tavern a part of your visits to Manchester. To hear all the compliments about the food, service and atmosphere is music to my ears! We're already looking forward to having you dine with us again. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on Saturday night. First, we were greeted by Michael, who always makes you feel welcome to his restaurant! The food is always wonderful and the ambiance is fabulous. I had the Lobster Bisque ( sooooo delicious) and the twin Lobster tails which...More

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

I am humbled by all your compliments, Jackie. It's wonderful knowing you had an incredible experience with us from start to finish and I will make sure to let Larissa know you mentioned her specifically. On behalf of my entire team at Ye Olde Tavern,...More

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Questions & Answers
19 October 2016|
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
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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 34
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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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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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