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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
+1 802-362-2342
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Three friends and I had a wonderful meal tonight at Nippers Cafe. The food was excellent. Our starter salads featured greens direct from the garden, our main entrees of steak, salmon and crab cakes were generous portions and perfectly seasoned. Our server Kat was a...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very clean, pleasant restaurant in the Green Mountains. Likely you’ll be served by the owner or someone in the family. Filet poivre and salmon were excellent. Enjoy!

Thank davidhale22
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled we lived up to your expectations!!!! The filet is my favorite dish. Yes I do wait tables and I cook Thursday - Saturday so somebody might get me. Safe travels.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple for dinner. Had a choice of eating inside or outside. We opted for inside. Very nice greeting when we came in. There is a small bar with excellent Vermont beer choices on tap. Lots of choices on the menu including vegetarian...More

Thank richinvermont
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow what a great night. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

If you like Ahi Tuna this is the place to go. Great staff and service! They have a variety of craft beer & wine!

Thank Michelle F
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We sell a ton of Ahi Tuna - we can't keep it in stock!!!!!! Thanks for joining us and thanks for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Been visiting Manchester for over 20 years. We thought we knew all the good restaurants within 30 miles. Well we had a very pleasant surprise when we had dinner at Nipper’s Cafe. Based upon Trip Advisor reviews we went for dinner and an excellent dining...More

Thank Hibike
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I love this - so many locals don't come also - we are 1.5 miles in the wrong direction. We are thrilled that we lived up to your dining expectations. We do strive to provide a great meal for breakfast or dinner. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Everything was great. We sat outside and had a delicious dinner. Horseradish salmon, goat cheese salad, filet, a few burgers - everyone at the table enjoyed the meal. After dinner we headed over to the fire pit and ended up sitting around for several hours....More

Thank markhanson1967
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thrilled you guys had a fabulous night. So happy that you were able to take advantage of the fire - I believe it is the best part of the property!!!!!! I meet so many people and learn so many great stories :)

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had a very difficult time deciding which of their great breakfast items I would have. I chose the Belgian waffle, loaded with FRESH fruit and served with pure Vermont maple syrup!! Delicious!!!

Thank anneblake1
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Delicious prime rib and Ginger Ahi Tuna. The service was outstanding. Was a wonderful meal and a fabulous way to celebrate a birthday!

Thank FractalGirl14
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I returned to Nippers with Girlfriend as we had a splendid breakfast last August. We wanted to have a good dinner and were not disappointed. I had the whiskey ribeye which I had planned before arriving although the idea of horseradish crusted salmon or the...More

Thank michaeloD7958KK
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Our 1st visit with a rather large party. Food was delicious - every single steak was cooked perfectly- I can appreciate how difficult that is for such a group but the chef is obviously something very special ! The service was wonderful. Great communication in...More

Thank RachelnCraig
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

It was a pleasure to chat with you on the phone. Thanks for understanding our cc policy for large parties. Glad we lived up to your expectations and look forward to hosting you guys again next year.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 11:45
17:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 09:45
17:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 09:45
17:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 09:45
17:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:45
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
07:30 - 09:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
    (North Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-2342
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant
A casual dining experience offering exceptional meals at breakfast and dinner. All of our sauces, soups and dressings our handcrafted on our property. We serve prime cut steaks, fresh seafood, pork loin (one of the favorites after the steaks and seafood) at dinner, along with hamburgers, salads and panini's. Nipper's has become popular amongst the locals and tourist for serving up outstanding fresh food. Whenever possible we use all local produce or preferably the vegetables come from our own organic or hydroponic gardens. At breakfast we offer 11 different kinds of eggs benedicts and you are able to choose from 2 or 3 eggs. We offer a variety of griddle items (cinnamon french toast, pancakes and more) with mix or max options. Of course our corned beef hash is homemade. We have a variety of omelettes and you are able to have them prepared with egg whites if you like. We are located 1.5 miles North of town on route 7A - Go the extra mile, we do.
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