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YE OLDE TAVERN

5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
+1 802-362-0611
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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Reviewed today via mobile

This restaurant is exactly what you expect. Historic, quaint, friendly and wonderful service and food! The sirloin steaks were cooked to perfection, however I would have liked a bit more of my sauce on the side. Our waiter Tom, couldn’t have been nicer. He made...More

Thank kareyrhoda
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our hotel suggested we try the Ye Olde Tavern. After spending 6+ hours driving, we wanted to take a walk. We arrived near 7pm. Sunday evening without reservations. As we entered, we noticed plenty of open tables. We were greeted by the host who seemed...More

Thank Richard C
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your detailed review and listening to your hotel and dining with us. It was myself who greeted you and we always ask guests if they have reservations, so not to see a walkin guest at a requested table. I also check on...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time visiting, and we really enjoyed it! Got there at 4:30, so had a few drinks at the bar. It was cozy and felt like having a drink at a friend’s house. The building is amazing- fun to imagine everything that happened there. We...More

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

Erika, Thanks so much for writing such a positive review of Ye Olde Tavern. It’s great to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We especially liked your comment ‘the building is amazing- fun to imagine everything that happened here’. I am happy that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an absolute must if your anywhere near Manchester. We head up to Stowe a couple of times a year and plan our trip around stopping for dinner. Varied menu with choices for all, service is top notch and the staff couldn't be friendlier....More

Thank agbmlb05
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Your detour to Manchester on your way to Stowe, just to stop at Ye Olde Tavern is the ultimate compliment, thank you! It's much appreciated by our team, who pride themselves on delivering the very best of both food and service. It is nice to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and menu. Loved the quaintness of this restaurant. Bar has a variety of liquors, wines and beer. Highly recommend.

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

Alan, Thank you so much for visiting! We are happy that you enjoyed yourself, and greatly appreciate the 5 star review. Until next time. cheers! Michael

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were fortunate enough to get reservations at Ye Olde Tavern for Thanksgiving Weekend for dinner. The Tavern itself it a beautifully restored 1790 tavern and you can feel the history as you navigate the uneven wooden floors and enjoy the warmth of the beautiful...More

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

Wow, we really must have made an impression on you, since you are writing this review in July. I’m pleased that you enjoyed dining with us, and your advice to other diners is spot-on! We look forward to seeing you next Thanksgiving Weekend, if not...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My 92 year old mother-in-law wanted to take us to dinner at this restaurant when we were visiting her over the weekend. The owner came by and welcomed us and the hostess recognized my mother-in-law from a previous visit, so we felt like we were...More

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

Rosemary, Thank you for your review of our historic tavern. I’m pleased that your Mother-In-Law chose our tavern for your visit, and that each diners experience proved enjoyable. At Ye Olde Tavern, we strive for excellence in our menu, service and atmosphere, and so I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint and charming restaurant with excellent food. Rich history, dating back to 1790, with numerous pictures and antiques adding to the atmosphere. Friendly service, our food came promptly, and both of our dishes were delicious.

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

Kristin, Thank you so much for being our guest, the kind words and the photos. We look forward to welcoming you back. Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whatever you can conjure up in your mind about what a restaurant built in 1790 in Colonial Vermont would look like, smell like, feel like, and the bill of fare therein...This is exactly what you'd imagine. I could have made a meal of the cranberry...More

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

Thanks for taking the time to give us such a comprehensive and glowing review. You have mentioned everything we are trying to achieve and we are really pleased that you all had such a great experience. We cannot wait to welcome you back to enjoy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool little tavern with 1800's ambiance (according to the menu). The lighting was very cool with tiny lanterns scattered about. Servers were very friendly. History is everywhere with maps, stories and pictures. The craft beer was made specifically for this restaurant. Food was amazing....More

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

Frankie, Thank you so much for your recent visit and for taking the time to leave your feedback for our TripAdvisor community. Everything you have mentioned here is what we hope our diners enjoy. The team really appreciate the feedback and we look forward to...More

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roadtrip815
15 January 2018|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about shipping our maple butter. Unfortunately we do not ship it, do the fact of the weight and that it would have to be next day air. If you are ever in the area and it is before opening time, we... 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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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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