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The Tavern

222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
16:30 - 21:00All hours
American, German, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary here last weekend. It was our first trip to the restaurant. We love going new places, and trying new things. We happened on this restaurant when looking for someplace to celebrate . We both loved the...More

Thank Groovychik
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner there. Their website says to allow 2 hours for dinner. We thought that was extreme, but since we had tickets for a performance, we followed their lead. We were out of there in 45 minutes. To say the least, our meal was...More

Thank Livelifefun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband ate at The Tavern several years ago on a business trip and has wanted to go back ever since. Our current road trip took us within just a few miles of the restaurant so we had to stop. He said, "I've waited 15...More

Thank jenmcall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here on Saturday night, May 27, 2017. We had the jambalaya and scallops au gratin, both dishes were well-prepared and delicious. The garden salad was very fresh and served on chilled pewter plates - very true to the Colonial surroundings. Pre-dinner drinks were...More

Thank NC_Cognito
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tables will rock back and forth as the floors are so old they are not level anymore. The ambience takes you back in time. If you are lucky enough to eat there during the warm months the veranda/porch the over looks the outside dining...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had supper there on a Monday night about a week ago. I love eating in historic old taverns of which this is certainly one. It was a warm evening and we were able to sit outside for dinner on a second story porch. The...More

Thank Les T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Tavern and on a Monday. The history of the building is amazing but the food was outstanding. The menu is full of great choices and the waiter Duane made some great suggestions. He was a top shelf waiter and kept...More

Thank ZacandMJ
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Andrew Johnson and the King of France ate in this place. My husband and I were just visiting and didn't know you needed reservations to visit or I would have gotten them in advance. I would have loved to eat there but just seeing the...More

1  Thank marshallhome
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Recommended to us by a local, we spent a fine evening here, listening to the creak of historic stairs and ceilings, enjoying the well maintained historic rooms and the uniformly excellent food. A reservation was helpful and with just a little effort, parking was readily...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We ate dinner at The Tavern during a recent visit to Abingdon. We ate before attending a performance at the Barter Theater, which is just down the road. We walked to the restaurant (about 10 minutes) from the Martha Washington Inn. The Tavern is within...More

Thank NellieVA
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R. G. C
My wife and I are older and can no longer eat as much as before. What would be good to share?
28 March 2015|
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Response from Jack S | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, the portions weren't particurally large. My wife and I both had a selection from the German dishes and they were great. The management is very friendly and I'm sure that they'd agree to sharing anything. I'd... More
R. G. C
My wife and I are older and can no longer eat as much as before. What would you suggest as a meal to share.
28 March 2015|
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Response from Matt W | Reviewed this property |
Most of the dishes would be plenty to share - if you ordered an extra salad and/or another side. However, according to the menu - there is a $10 share fee per plate / which I did not appreciate. My wife and I also share at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-628-1118
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