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The Tavern

222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, German, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wasn't quite as good as we were expecting. Great atmosphere but not a very big selection of German fare. Only had three German dishes on the menu and were out of the one we wanted!

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very old building - dates from the late 1700's - is reason enough to go. Service is great, we only sat at the bar but we had a great time. There is a very nice outdoor area and a second story balcony.

Thank DBS5687
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the stuffed filet mignon and my wife had the salmon. The food came out promptly and it was delicious. It is a little pricey for a run-of-the-mill Wed. night dinner, but for a special occasion or when traveling through Abingdon, I would highly...More

Thank Statman200
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, there's lots of great, delicious options on the menu, from those dishes with German influence and other steak/seafood/chicken main dishes. Just look at all of those and then order the Stuffed Filet. Or the Black and Blue Medallions. Seriously, you won't be disappointed. Your...More

Thank SouthernandAcclaimed
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tavern feels like you have stepped back in time. The history of the building is amazing. The owner, Max, is friendly and exactly what you would expect in a tavern owner. Everything is perfect. The food, the service, the atmosphere. Make a reservation for...More

Thank TeddyR21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one excellent restaurant! The food is fresh and delicious. The atmosphere of the building, quaint and well kept to preserve its history. It is a cozy, comfy place to dine. There is inside and outside dining. Had we known that, we would have...More

Thank TheLTS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal on Saturday evening. The baked brie appetizer is delicious. We had Jagerschnitzel and chicken saltimbocca for entrees. Both were very good. German beers, including Warsteiner, are always on tap. The owner, Max, is always around to make sure you meal...More

Thank KPTcouple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary here last weekend. It was our first trip to the restaurant. We love going new places, and trying new things. We happened on this restaurant when looking for someplace to celebrate . We both loved the...More

Thank Groovychik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner there. Their website says to allow 2 hours for dinner. We thought that was extreme, but since we had tickets for a performance, we followed their lead. We were out of there in 45 minutes. To say the least, our meal was...More

Thank Livelifefun
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My husband ate at The Tavern several years ago on a business trip and has wanted to go back ever since. Our current road trip took us within just a few miles of the restaurant so we had to stop. He said, "I've waited 15...More

Thank jenmcall
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R. G. C
28 March 2015|
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Response from Jack S | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, the portions weren't particurally large. My wife and I both had a selection from the German dishes and they were great. The management is very friendly and I'm sure that they'd agree to sharing anything. I'd... More
R. G. C
28 March 2015|
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Response from Matt W | Reviewed this property |
Most of the dishes would be plenty to share - if you ordered an extra salad and/or another side. However, according to the menu - there is a $10 share fee per plate / which I did not appreciate. My wife and I also share at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-628-1118
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