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Rick's Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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386 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345-9647
+1 802-365-4310
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11:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to ricks with my wife and kids. I have driven by this place a million time on my way to Stratton to ski. Finally stopped. The food was terrible almost uneatable. It was like frozen pizza quality. Don't wast your time going there.

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1 Thank Blexhooper
new york
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and 17 year old son stopped here on a road trip. The waitress and bartender made no eye contact until I asked for a table. I was told 10 minutes. We sat at a small bar once again completely ignored until I spoke up for a drink. She begrudgingly served us. After 25 minutes and still waiting I... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just came back from a diner at Rick's. Sunday night special is prime rib. Was $17.95. All you can eat. So I was planning on eating a lot. But the piece I got filled the plate and was 1" thick. And cooked to perfection. Warm, juicy, pink. This was $17.95??! And my wife had salmon that she said was the... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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234 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent burger and a very nice family friendly place. Glad we stopped & if it had been a different season, I would have had some of their ice cream. I would certainly return next time I'm in the area.

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Thank Holley-7
rickstavern, Manager at Rick's Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. We try to do what we do well. We so appreciate the feed back. We hope that you stop by again we you are here in Newfane. More 

Greenfield, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our family, while not from the immediate area, has been going to Rick's Tavern once or twice a year for at least 15 years. That should tell you something right there. It's always been a place where we could get a lot of pretty decent food for a very fair price. On our most recent visit however, I noticed some... More 

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Thank GreenMountainBoy1957
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered our pizza and poppers to go. The pizza was really good, chicken bacon shrimp with bbq sauce and Vermont cheddar with ham but the poppers were the best. Not a disappointment in the least.

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Thank Jason H
Newfane, Vermont
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

A good place for good solid American food and a brewski. Friendly atmosphere. Enjoyed by travelers and locals alike.

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Thank MacRutchik
Westford, Massachusetts
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304 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Everyone in the Valley knows Rick's, as does everyone who travels Route 30. Rick's serves unpretentious American fare...burgers and beers, and on Friday and Saturday nights, a live band. It's the hub of the Valley. People go more for the community atmosphere, than the food. Leave your gourmet expectations at home and settle in for a great down home time.... More 

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Thank bklyn56
rickstavern, Public Relations Manager at Rick's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping in. We love our little place. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been to Rock's in years. Happy to report they still serve the same wonderful and delicious Italian food as always. Large portions insure you go away full, and happy.

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Townsend, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

went on a road trip the 24th of October.. stopped here to eat around 1pm..waited 12 minutes to be seated...my husband went to find someone.. no luck.. after. another 5 minutes we left.. we did not think the place that crowded..saw 2 tables of 3 and one table of about 6...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 386 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345-9647
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Newfane
  • Phone Number: +1 802-365-4310

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?