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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” (97 reviews)
“apple butter” (119 reviews)
“fritters” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to have dinner here upon recommendation. The atmosphere is great - ate in the oldest part of the tavern - really awesome! Service was great - had Jossie! Food, was average . I had ceasars salad, pot roast, and vegetables. The pot roast was...More

Thank Savage93
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for spending the time to share your thoughts on your dining experience. It’s good to hear that you enjoyed the historic atmosphere and were very pleased with Jossie's friendly and efficient attitude. I am so sorry to hear of your displeasure regarding the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had our holiday dinner at Ye Olde tavern, what an awesome place. Service was awesome, food was great! Would recommend to family and friends

Thank carrie05201
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

On behalf of our entire team, many thanks for dining with us and sharing your feedback. We hope you will join us again. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of my family went to Ye Olde Tavern for dinner yesterday. Everything was perfection- from the greeting on the phone when making the reservation, the greeting at the door, the wait staff, and the incredible meal! I would recommend Ye Olde Tavern as the...More

Thank bonniebutton
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're honored to have been able to impress you from the the moment you made the reservation and throughout your entire evening with us. Cheers for the great compliments! We look forward to your next visit. Michael

Reviewed 4 days ago

For a history buff & foodie, Ye Olde Tavern is a match made in heaven. One really feels like stepping back in time to the late 1700s with the fireplace burning, a dark wood bar, & creaky floors. Loved it! We both had the chicken...More

Thank BaliloverNewYork
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for taking time to write this beautiful review and it was a pleasure for us having you as our guest. We would be delighted to welcome you back in the not too distant future! Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Originally looking for a different restaurant in Manchester on a Wednesday, but a lot of restaurants were shut. Went to Ye Olde Tavern and it was great! Would go again.

Thank tommo_t1000
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your dining experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening and that you would choose to return. Until then, cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly suggest you go for the Early Bird special 5 PM_5:45. They start you off with a cranberry fritter with maple butter .A choice of a salad, warmed wheat bread your entree and dessert for 19.99 The pork chop dinner was fabulous. The...More

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

It's fantastic to read this review, thank you for sharing. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, and we would love the opportunity to serve you again. Cheers! Michael P.S. Our Early Bird Menu is actually even a better deal than you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner here. They had great function menu options and the prices were reasonable. The dinners for 25 were all served by one waiter who was amazing. He served our meals in a timely fashion and was incredibly attentive. All the...More

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

Thank you and congratulations to the newlyweds! We are honored to have been a part of such a special weekend, Kathleen. It's great to hear that Wojtek's service could make the night memorable for your family and that you loved the food, wine, atmosphere and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having come to Manchester for many years, we realized it was time to try out this beautiful historic restaurant. We had always been put off by the prices, but this time we really looked at the menu. When we realized the meal included fritters, bread,...More

Thank megrarian57
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting your kind review and for finally dining with us at Ye Olde Tavern. Our prices might look expensive, but when you factor in what you get for the meal, it is definitely one of the best deals in Southern Vermont. You...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Alot of history at this Tavern and the food is good. I recommend the venison and the local brewed beer for the tavern.More

Thank shadrack28
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 4/5 review. We're thrilled to hear that you had a great dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you enjoyed your venison as well as our 1790 Taproom Ale. We'd love to host you again soon for an even more positive experience....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We honeymooned in Manchester 12 years ago, and fell in love with Ye Olde Tavern. We have returned for a long weekend almost every year since, and always book several nights of dinners at our favorite haunt. The service is always friendly and attentive, and...More

Thank lynn11358
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lynn, You just made my week!!! I am thrilled that you consider Ye Olde Tavern not just your favorite restaurant in Manchester or in all Vermont, but in all fifty states. WOW! Our entire team works hard so that expectations are met and exceeded. From...More

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Amy E
10 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
16 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, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
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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