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YE OLDE TAVERN

5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
+1 802-362-0611
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (100 reviews)
“apple butter” (121 reviews)
“fritters” (54 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I like the civilized but casual atmosphere, the wait-staff was very well trained and the food, fantastic. Our party of 4 all had pretty basic fare but it was done and served perfectly..pot roast, prime rib, salmon, duck..all perfect and served in an old home-like...More

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TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and you definitely put a smile on my face as well! Our entire team places great emphasis on both food and service to ensure that our diners truly enjoy their time at our historic tavern. We are definitely looking...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

We were seated in the Hearth room by the fire on a cold winters night. cranberry muffins with malple butter,lobster bisque,16 oz prime rib served a perfect medium rare,calves liver with onions and mushrooms and apple crisp all done to perfection

Thank jujie3
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you so very much for the lovely review. I'm delighted to know you enjoyed everything about your meal with us. 'Til next time, Happy Holidays! Michael

Reviewed 16 December 2017

top shelf dining, food was excellent, staff friendly, wonderful experience and whenever in Manchester we will dine there

Thank jernaples123
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

We are so pleased that listened to the locals and enjoyed your Tavern experience. Until next time, Happy Holidays & Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 14 December 2017

One of the finer restaurants we've been to in quite some time. Wonderful atmosphere and five separate, different dining rooms. Food and service were absolutely terrific!

Thank I8411POwilliamv
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Many thanks for choosing to celebrate your wife's birthday at our historic tavern and for the lovely review. Pease do come back and visit us again soon. Happy Holidays! Michael

Reviewed 13 December 2017

This was my second visit to YOT - I was here in October with a girlfriend for her birthday. We enjoyed the food so much I decided when my husband and I came to town for a couple of days in December, we had to...More

Thank sullific
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for the wonderful TA review, again. Even though your first review was extremely positive, we noted your 'minor issue'. Restaurants can always improve and in your return visit we excelled. After all, there is no better feeling for a restaurateur than to know...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Everything about this place was wonderful. Our group leader made reservations beforehand and we had a pre-selected menu. But the selections were fabulous. They even printed our club's logo on the menu! We loved the cranberry fritters and our appetizer of crabs. My meal was...More

Thank Cindy T
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you so much for joining us, Cindy. It's always our pleasure to host group events, and we're so glad that you enjoyed your entire evening. We hope to see you again at our historic tavern. Happy Holidays! Michael

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic meal at Ye Olde Tavern! Great atmosphere with glowing wood fireplace and candlelight. Yummy cocktails and the cranberry fritters are a special treat. I had the turkey dinner with all the fixings and my husband really enjoyed the...More

Thank mkcrane2016
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Ye Olde Tavern. We appreciate your compliments about our historic ambiance and our New England Comfort Fare. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Until then, Happy Holidays and Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is amazing. The filet mignon was delicious and the penne pasta (with lobster and shrimp) was also quite good. I️t was a quiet Thursday night (I imagine it’s quite bustling on a weekend) but we were welcomed warmly and our waitress was...More

Thank SawdogCliftonPark_NY
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

I'm happy you had a chance to stop by and so pleased to see you greatly enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again someday. Happy Holidays and Cheers! Michael

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Yr Olde Tavern with great expectations only to discover that they had booked more reservations than they could accommodate. Finally we were put in a small back room with unset tables. It became obvious that they had never intended to serve in...More

Thank hsdavid
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Sometimes reviews are spot on and, then, sometimes they are not and this is 1 of those occasions. First of all, we try to never overbook. You were seated immediately and had a dedicated server, so why would you assume we were overbooked? Secondly, our...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent filet mignon, prime rib, lobster Mac and cheese, great cocktails. Limited wine list, but overall very good! My top three restaurant in Manchester so far next to Silver Folks. Food: 4.5 Decor: 4 Service: 5 Price: 5

Thank Ji J
TheTavernCrier, Owner at YE OLDE TAVERN, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Ji J, Thank you so very much for the lovely review. I'm delighted to know you enjoyed everything about your meal here. 'Til next time, Cheers! Michael

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roadtrip815
15 January 2018|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about shipping our maple butter. Unfortunately we do not ship it, do the fact of the weight and that it would have to be next day air. If you are ever in the area and it is before opening time, we... More
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Amy E
10 September 2017|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about the historic Ye Olde Tavern. Our Early Bird Menu is offered Sunday-Friday from 5:00-5:59pm (you just need to be in the building by this time). It is not available during peak periods, such... More
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NewtownBobby
19 October 2016|
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Response from TheTavernCrier | Property representative |
We just got your message. As we focus our energy to our guests, we check TripAdvisor every other day and do not accept reservations or table requests via online websites. I just looked in the reservation computer and did... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$34
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5183 Main St, Route 7a, Manchester, VT 05255-9772
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-0611
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Description
Ye Olde Tavern is open daily... Cocktails start at 4:30pm and Dinner is from 5:00pm with last seating at 9:00pm. Reservations are always suggested. Our Tavern is handicapped accessible and attire is casual neat. Ye Olde Tavern has private rooms for meetings and special events, such as Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktails. We can serve up to 90 people in the entire circa 1790 Colonial Inn.The State of Vermont has recognized our circa 1790 Colonial Inn as a 'Green Restaurants'. Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast Magazine have recognized our Wine List as one of the best in the country. Minna & Michael Brandt- Proprietors Cassandra Bender- General Manager Cliff Cooper- Executive Chef Reservations are suggested.
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