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Plymouth & Lake Sts, 18 Main Street, Center Harbor, NH 03226
+1 603-253-8617
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Plymouth & Lake Sts, 18 Main Street, Center Harbor, NH 03226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner here last night, sitting outside in Lavinia's charming garden at a table for four under a large umbrella and with an excellent view of the lake. It was a glorious, sunny afternoon in the mid-eighties, and we made the decision...More

Thank Bear59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading recent reviews I was hesitant about eating here. Turned out that we had a very good waitress, the food was quite tasty, the wine was a good one and the service was timely. We were in the large front room which is noisy,...More

Thank TK1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dine at Lavinia's once per year and have never previously been disappointed . This visit, the service was slow and inattentive. Our server excelled in avoiding eye contact. When we finally got her attention and enquired about the status of our dinners (after noticing...More

Thank Clark00
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival, there was a sign posted on the door saying that the restaurant was completely booked for the night with reservations. I popped in anyway to see if we could just get a cocktail and enjoy the view of the lake. The hostess asked...More

Thank ApresSkiNH
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in at 5:45 pm on a Wednesday. 6 cars in the parking lot . Sign out front says limited seating after 6 pm and upstairs closed. It was not yet 6. We asked for a table in the tavern. Only the bar available so...More

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We appreciate Lavinia's move from fine dining to more of an upscale pub fare.That's certainly more fitting with the Lake's Region market. But it is still a nice place to go for a quiet meal without throngs of kids. The food was good, but the...More

1  Thank CrazyBoater
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Lavinia's has been our go to restaurant for a more upscale dinner when friends come to visit. They have recently changed their menu to upscale pricing of pub food. Interesting that they've not changed their menu on the website. Soooo disappointed in dinner Saturday night....More

1  Thank rockyisle
Reviewed 16 July 2017

AWESOME! WISHED THIS RESTAURANT WAS NEAR WHERE I LIVE!!! Three of us dined on Friday night & we all were THRILLED with our meals. We were in the tavern upstairs, which worked great because we were in jeans & sweatshirts. The staff was super welcoming....More

Thank lovethat
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Meal was good but the restaurant seemed more concerned with maximizing profit. Stick with items off the menu and avoid buffets or special dinners, their pricing is not transparent.

2  Thank Googy2002
Reviewed 16 May 2017

If you want a cozy little dinner with excellent food and some unique history, dine here! Great service. We ate upstairs with an amazing view of the lake. Peaceful and quiet. If you are looking for more of an exciting vibe, ask to be seated...More

Thank Tara G
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plymouth & Lake Sts, 18 Main Street, Center Harbor, NH 03226
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Center Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 603-253-8617
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