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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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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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Open Now
07:30 - 09:45All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Manchester since the late '80s. Recently heard of Nippers. It's a small space (only 9 tables). There were plenty of choices on the menu. The steak and salmon were exquisitely done. The staff was friendly and helpful. In no way overbearing....More

Thank K M
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So happy you were able to finally make it to our little restaurant. Happy we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to hosting your family again.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Nipper cafe opened in 2010, and I finally made it in to have breakfast the other day! This cozy restaurant is located at the Stanford Motel on route 7A / Main Street Manchester Center, VT . I enjoyed some wonderful Eggs Benedict that were cooked...More

Thank Andy05255
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW! Thanks a bunch Andy for taking the time to write the review. Really appreciate it. I've almost met your entire family now :) in the last month since you discovered us:) Thanks for the business and your grandson is precious.

Reviewed 28 October 2017

Saw the menu for this café in Manchester and decided to try it on our daily drive in from East Dorset to Manchester . It was fabulous! Home cooked food - great taste and great value.

Thank anne12345678
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So kind. We are happy that you were able to join us and love the fact that you appreciate what we have to offer.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers a wonderful breakfast and dinner. Their corned beef hash and banana bread French toast are delicious. The pork loin dinner is one of the best meals I ever had. They also offer a full bar. Very nice decor. We will definitely be...More

Thank DaremanNB
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Most people love the hash and some people don't. Very happy that you enjoyed it. Who wouldn't love banana bread french toast you are so correct very delicious but the bananas need to be ripe. I have yet to try the pork but most people...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed a fantastic meal at Nipper’s during a recent stay at The Stamford. The menu was diverse and nightly specials were offered as well. The food was delicious and perfectly prepared. Ribeye steak was cooked to a perfect medium rare and the salmon...More

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wonderful blueberry pancakes with real maple syrup and thick sliced applewood bacon, yum! Great omelets and great coffee.

Thank Juan S
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Juan - thanks so much for joining us for breakfast. The bacon is seriously the best around. I still can't get enough of it :)

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having dinner at Nipper's over Columbus Day Weekend has become a tradition for my husband and I when we travel from CT to VT for the long holiday weekend. Karen and her team are so welcoming and friendly. The restaurant is quaint with a beautiful...More

Thank lat0602
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I will have to tell Katerina that you included her in this review she will be thrilled. She strives to provide people with an exceptional casual dining experience. Unfortunately I am now back in the kitchen helping my husband. Thus, you probably won't be seeing...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

We came here on a whim and both thought the food was pretty good for the money. Our waitress was also the server, hostess, busboy and probably cook. The only odd thing about Nippers is the unusual policy of automatically tacking on an 18 percent...More

Thank daytripper1962
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Unfortunately fall foliage is our busiest time of the year. September 25 - October 25 and we receive many visitors who may not know how to tip. Two of my servers are single moms and we have a very small restaurant and do not do...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

One of my favorite places. The food is always prepared fresh and quality ingredients. A must if you're in the area.

Thank JEANINE C
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jeanine - such a sweet soul. Thanks for writing the review and I so look forward to seeing you again next summer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 11:45
Wednesday
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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