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Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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The essence of Vermont and flavor-driven small plates are paired with a bar featuring local craft brews and spirits at Richardson's Tavern. A relaxed atmosphere invites warm conversation and friendly company among friends and family. Dine al fresco on the porch in the warmer months or sink into the oversized lounge chairs fireside for a casual drink or meal.
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Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommend Richardson Tavern if you wants a casual, low-key dinner. Only open for dinner. Suggest getting a table near the fireplace.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gregrob1980
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your loyalty, visiting us in Woodstock so frequently, and for the very kind words about dinner in Richardson's Tavern! We’re fortunate to be able to offer two very different (and both terrific!) options in The Tavern and The Red Rooster, and maybe...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary and there was an hour wait. No big deal we thought. We hung around playing a game in the library of the hotel. We figured given the reputation of the hotel the food must we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sara S
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to join us for dinner in Richardson's Tavern while visiting Woodstock recently. I am sorry and surprised to hear the evening did not live up to expectations, and apologize that you weren’t thrilled. As you learned, Richardson's Tavern is very popular...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A casual dining experience with lite menu items to full plate meals. They do have a full bar if you are so inclined. The service is wonderful and if you pay attention you will note that management plays a very active role in table-side service....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TMan01
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for spending an evening with us at Richardson's Tavern recently and pointing out our management team’s hands-on approach to delivering not just great local food but also a warm and inviting overall experience. I noticed you didn’t mention our out-of-this-world house-made desserts, which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cosy bar. However we were very disappointed in the quality and presentation of the food, not to mention the welcome. We ordered dinner there and had a delightful waitress but sadly, it didn’t make up for the grumpy door lady and bar...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us in Richardson's Tavern recently, although I am very sorry and disappointed to hear of your experience. I’m glad at least your server was genuine and friendly, but of course that does not make up for a meal that did not...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lovely meal - just had one course each but the portions were huge and so we didn't need dessert. Great range of local craft beers to choose from. Very helpful and welcoming staff.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amyjbullock
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for joining us at Richardson's Tavern for dinner recently! I’m happy you dived into our extensive collection of local craft beers; we like to think Vermont produces the best beers in America, and try to feature a wide variety of brands you can’t...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had a nice dinner here, although worried with the mixed reviews on this site. Our experience was nothing but wonderful. They do not take reservations but we were lucky enough to get a nice private booth table. The service was excellent as well as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DeeAnn M
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for spending a relaxing evening with us in Richardson's Tavern recently and sharing your very kind words. We’re certainly glad you “wandered in off the street” and hope you’ll consider staying with us at The Woodstock Inn & Resort the next time you...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Very nice bar, but you need to get there early as you can't book, good beers, good food and good service.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrew S
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for stopping into Richardson's Tavern recently and sampling our locally-inspired menu of tavern specialties complemented by our terrific assortment of unusual Vermont craft beers! Our beer menu in particular rotates frequently, and always highlights the best local brews, beers often not available outside...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

A nice resturant. Nice atmosphere. The food was very good. We had the Shepard's pie. I gave it 4 stars because the gave you a salad with your entree on the same dish the pie was on. The plate was so hot that the salad...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KRP51
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about dinner in Richardson's Tavern! I am sorry to hear of your experience with the wilted salad and have shared your feedback with our culinary team so they can do everything in their power to make our guests’ experiences...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

hidden inside the Woodstock inn, recently redone , is a simple bar with a very good menu in a very nice setting. Not tons of seats and not a typical bar atmosphere but a very nice quiet location to have a nice choice of dining...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for joining us for dinner in Richardson's Tavern recently and sharing your memories! We are delighted to be able to offer both the more intimate Tavern and the casual fine dining atmosphere in The Red Rooster and like to think that between the...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We loved the Amazing Cheese Fondue! Fish and chips was the best I have had. Extraordinary service. Atmosphere was not rushed and we loved the relaxing dinner we had.More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Linda C
RCR-VT, Guest Relations Manager at Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for choosing Richardson's Tavern at The Woodstock Inn & Resort for a recent evening outing and recounting the adventure. Thanks especially for mentioning the freshness and quality of our cuisine: it’s hard to imagine people flocking to land-locked Vermont for the best seafood...More

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Barbara K
6 October 2018|
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Response from RCR-VT | Property representative |
Thank you so much for this great question, and I apologize for being so very slow in responding. We do not accept reservations at Richardson's Tavern, and we expect to be very busy on the weekend of Dec. 7-9 because pf... More
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procmom
7 March 2016|
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Response from RCR-VT | Property representative |
Thank you for thinking of us, and for the great question! We don't' accept in Richardson's Tavern, although it does get busy in the evenings, especially on weekends! the atmosphere is very convivial and comfortable, and... More
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