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Tavern At Rivers Edge

$$ - $$$American, ,
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
+1 603-772-7393
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to the Tavern for 16 years, since we moved to Exeter. Recently we've been disappointed and our last visit was just that...our last. I ordered the special. ..pork loin. It came with a pound of mashed potatoes that...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We have been going to the Tavern since they opened and it had always been a favorite spot for our family. However over the past two years have been very disappointed by inconsistent quality of the food and change in menu. At my son's urging...More

Thank macs8259
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We've enjoyed eating at The Tavern at Rivers Edge several times a year for the past 10 years. The food and service are usually quite good (3.5*) but rarely outstanding — but we get a coupon from restaurant.com that makes it worthwhile. Tonight was terrible....More

Thank LynR16
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by on an overnight stop in Exeter. Thought we found a Brew Pub, but when we were ushered to the dining room, we were given a menu without pub offerings. Hmmm. Selections sounded good so we ordered a pork chop entree and a haddock...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We thought we would give this restaurant another try. We just had appetizers and drinks. The bartenders were very friendly and gave us great service. The kitchen was extremely slow and the restaurant was not busy. When we finally got our food, it was not...More

Thank Princess095
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very good Pub food and drinks menu, everytime we walk by the kitchen vent on the sidewalk it smells wonderful! LOL. Cute little bar and dining area, a little small but cozy.

Thank Portsmouth_NHRocky
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here with a friend after a late meeting in town. Quick drink at the bar and a quick nibble. I don't think I would go back if there other options available but it was ok for what it is. Caprese salad was good...More

Thank NHIrish
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Given the Tavern's name and location, I expected more from his pub. The beer list was very small and the local brews on draft were nothing special. Being right in the sweet-spot of Water Street with the river behind it, the pub has the potential...More

Thank Adem A
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We began with the warm bavarian pretzel, which was very good and came with three dipping sauces. My wife ordered the cornish game hen and bison chili , it was a bit too spicy for me , but she throughly enjoyed it with the warm...More

Thank Therealtruth22
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner before a lecture and we sat in the bar. Had a great meal and enjoyed the atmosphere and staff a lot! Recommend for a fun Friday evening

Thank herondoodle16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-772-7393
  • E-mail
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