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Bowman's Tavern

1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
+1 215-862-2972
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“whipped ricotta” (14 reviews)
“lamb sandwich” (9 reviews)
“petite filet” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious food, fun bar and great, live jazz-says it all! Signature cocktails and excellent wine list are also a plus!

Thank tinastravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A delightful experience from the monent we entered the restaurant on a mid-Sunday afternoon. Our waitress had great food and drink suggestions, and we were able to make substitutions. (The butternut squash grits went very well with the meatloaf.) I would just say that the...More

Thank Connie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food...fantastic service....went there on a Sunday after a play at the bucks county theatre in New Hope...it was easy to make reservation...they have a small parking lot ...not easy to find parking on your own...but they do have valet parking...hostess greeted us very nicely sat...More

Thank andoffigoagain
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was contemplating writing a review here, but I had to weigh in because I was so disappointed by how the experience ended. I've eaten at this restaurant several times now and I like the atmosphere and the food has always been very good. We...More

Thank peeps23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband suggested that we try a new restaurant in the area and he found Bowman's Tavern. We've been here twice in the last month for dinner and both times enjoyed it very much. The first time we sat at the bar and the second...More

Thank Peggy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my daughters here on a recent visit. We were generally impressed that a tavern type restaurant was as quiet as it was. I think it is because the restaurant is spacious and though rather full when we were there you didn't feel like you...More

Thank momof7ds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & atmosphere! Attentive and courteous staff! Looking forward to our next visit. Mike & Kristin

Thank OlivesEllingsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, tasty food with friendly services that was perfect after our lovely hike at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve.

Thank springggrain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of town guests arrived and when deciding what restaurant would provide the best local experience, my mind immediately thought of Bowman's Tavern. Outstanding service and we all fell in love with their new seasonal menu. Appetizers enjoyed included the whipped ricotta and the fried...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited recently for lunch with another couple on a Sunday afternoon. LIve piano music a nice touch. Valet parking, though it doesn't seem to be needed. Very good service. Excellent lamb sandwich, Italian pork sandwich, and fried cod sandwich. Bowman's burger was average at best...More

Thank tankr
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Dianne S | Reviewed this property |
I think so, but not sure since I don't follow that diet. Check menu online or call
5 August 2017|
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Response from Judith484 | Reviewed this property |
They have veggies and other stuff that's gluten free. I would call asap and see if you can get in. The place is rather large and has outside seating.
Palma L
23 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
    (Lurgan Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 215-862-2972
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