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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” (89 reviews)
“fritters” (44 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is an 1790 Tavern. As one enters one feels the old colonial atmosphere and charm. There are several rooms, each with a theme. The staff is friendly, personable yet, professional. As appetizers we had the Lobster Bisqueue and the Classic Shrimp Cocktail. Both...More

Thank ronco0807
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for dinner for my birthday on a Tuesday night. We made a reservation which seemed like a good thing as it was pretty busy. It's an old building but very cool and it had a nice atmosphere, mood lighting, space...More

Thank sweetooth989
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for dining with us and for offering your recommendation -- that's such a compliment! I'm thrilled you loved the ambiance, service and had the chance to try a few different dishes, and it's great to know what you loved. With your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Ye Olde Tavern is a charming, rustic restaurant, with lots of history. The food and service are both great and the portions are very generous! The interior is cosy and incredibly interesting to look at, with lots of rooms, oddly shaped doorframes, antiques etc. giving...More

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

James, We strive for excellence here at Ye Olde Tavern, so I'm pleased to know you found your visit with us to be magnificent from start to finish. It is our sincerest hope that we'll be able to serve you again in the future. Cheers!...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise! We got the last table for four without reservations. So if possible, make reservations, but if you don't have reservations, try anyway! AS we were walking through the parking area we heard people talking about how wonderful their meals were....More

Thank TRVLFRK1
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for all your magnificent compliments -- the fact that you loved the atmosphere and enjoyed every dish that you had that night is music to a proprietors ears. Please make sure to visit us again soon. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has an interesting history and has kept its personality from uneven floors, old fire place, and antiques. The food is amazing as well! I tried the crusted salmon with super fresh vegetables. I really didn't have room for dessert, but I tried the...More

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

April, Thank you so very much for the lovely review. I'm delighted to know you enjoyed everything about your evening at Ye Olde Tavern. Til' next time, cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners of North Shire Lodge recommended this restaurant. I am so glad we went. The atmosphere is what I would imagine a place to be in the 1790's. Staff was friendly and attentive. The cranberry fritters were outstanding. The classical music playing in the...More

Thank cyclst8
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for listening to your innkeepers and dining at our historic tavern In addition thank you for your many great compliments on our atmosphere, service and food. We look forward to providing you another fantastic dining experience in the future. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an 8:45 reservation but they got us in early after we hung out in the tiny bar for awhile. I loved the cozy atmosphere and the food was very good. My rating is lower than it could have been due to the waitress....More

Thank Joan V
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Joan, ​Thank you for taking a moment to share your very positive evening at Ye Olde Tavern. I am thrilled that you loved the cozy atmosphere and the food. Regarding the server, she is the newest addition to our staff. She has gone through extensive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner of Olympia Lodge, Trish, recommended and made reservations for us at this restaurant. It was the kind of ambience I love. An old inn built in the late 1700s, it has plenty of history, is cozy, dimly lit and romantic. They serve up...More

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

Megan, Thank you for listening to the Olympia Lodge and joining us for dinner. We are so pleased you shared your dining experience with the TripAdvisor Community. We look forward to welcoming you back, cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very authentic old building with different rooms – can imagine being here in 1790. Everyone gets a serving of cranberry fritters with maple butter – a little chewy, but ok. Very good bread and starter salad. My entrée of pot roast could be cut with...More

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

Thank you for dining with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the historic ambiance, reasonable prices and Pot Roast, but apologize that the Salmon was a little dry. Please know we would have been more than happy to provide you with a new piece...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I made reservations at Ye Olde Tavern based upon recommendations from our hotel. We were seated promptly and given a great table near the window. The waitress introduced herself and gave us sometime to read the menu and order wine. However we...More

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

Thank you for very much for letting us know about your evening. We strive to ensure that every guest has a fantastic experience at Ye Olde Tavern. When you have a moment, I would like to discuss your evening and welcome you back for a...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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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