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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 3 days ago 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

Thank rockyisle
Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A visit to Lavinia's was a pleasant surprise! The setting is an older Colonial house where each room offered its own ambience. We sat in the cozy lounge where the bartender was engaging and couples enjoyed a bottle of wine or a martini at the...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We loved the food! Great steak frites and delicious fries!! Quick service, clean and in the middle of town!

Thank Bonnie R
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a find... about ten minutes from Meredith. Great pub atmosphere and had some separate dining rooms, and a cupola with a view of the big lake you can book. Great menu, scallops are probably one of my favorite... the food is all...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went in the snow and the building is absolutely gorgeous with the lights strung up outside. The building has been well restored and decorated, creating an intimate and inviting dining environment. Food is excellent. Although we were there at night you can tell that...More

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Ok. When we come up to the Lakes Region we typically eat at Canoe in Center Harbor and we love it there. We went to Lavinia's because the Inn we stayed at included a $50 gift card for dinner at Lavinia's. $25 for Chicken Parmesan...More

2  Thank lynnz22
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The evening started out oddly when nobody greeted us at the door and we waited a few minutes for the hostess to show up at the podium. The problem appeared to be that a server did double duty as hostess. After being seated right next...More

1  Thank Thomas M
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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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Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
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16:30 - 21:00
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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