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Bowman's Tavern

1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
+1 215-862-2972
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This has been one of our favorite area restaurants since we moved here in 2015. Always great food, great live music, great service. Just have to say that it has become even greater with the new chef in charge of the kitchen (the former sous...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn’t know it was “Prime Rib” night at Bowman’s when we decided to meet a friend there for dinner. The restaurant was very busy. Three out of four diners had the prime rib and they enjoyed it. I had the salmon over a bed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, great food, and wonderful entertainment nightly. Located on River Road, easy to find, Valet parking as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank L3105GZlindar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved a table for a party of 8 at 6:30 on Open Table, and left a comment to indicate that the evening was a special occasion: we were four couples who see each other once a year over the holidays, three couples traveling over...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used TripAdvisor to see what was on offer in New Hope as getting a table on a Friday night can be tough without a reservation. Went for one of the top-rated spots which I assumed was right in town. It wasn’t - 3 miles down...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M3512XMmichaels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made a reservation for 6 people on a Friday night. The restaurant has it's own parking lot, location is less than 10 minutes from downtown New Hope. Decorated for the holidays, very warm and cozy feeling. The food was excellent! We shared appetizers: Fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Traveler0773
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for cocktails only a lively place with great dirty martinis a piano bar where you can sit at the piano. Didn't eat anything had another engagement but everything that came out of the kitchen looked and smelled good. Would return for dinner and music...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch at Bowman's and everything from the menu offerings to the ambience to the service was top notch. We will definitely be returning on every future visits to Bucks County. The roasted lamb sandwich was so tender and tasty.The grass fed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Holly B
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This restaurant is consistently good with a great selection on the menu. It is not in every eatery one would find fried oysters on the menu.And they are delicious.It is totally a locals hang out with a piano player/singer. Here is where you run into...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Bowman’s Tavern has always been a great spot for basic American cuisine. Good Hamburgers, sandwichs fries, good French Onion Soup. Relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately they have families with screaming children which is a detractor. Other then that, a definite stop.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank monac759
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Questions & Answers
December 5, 2018|
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Response from andrew l | Reviewed this property |
No; they have a bar, and a very nice selection of beer & wine.
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Pam G | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It’s off the outlet strip
November 2, 2017|
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Response from vankalen | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely provided you don’t go too late in the evening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
    (Lurgan Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 215-862-2972
  • E-mail
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