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The Tavern

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222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
16:30 - 21:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tables will rock back and forth as the floors are so old they are not level anymore. The ambience takes you back in time. If you are lucky enough to eat there during the warm months the veranda/porch the over looks the outside dining area is fantastic but what really makes the place great is the food. The excellent... More 

Thank Fred B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had supper there on a Monday night about a week ago. I love eating in historic old taverns of which this is certainly one. It was a warm evening and we were able to sit outside for dinner on a second story porch. The menu was nicely varied, but what caught my wife's eye was several German entries, one... More 

Thank Les T
Thebes, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first trip to the Tavern and on a Monday. The history of the building is amazing but the food was outstanding. The menu is full of great choices and the waiter Duane made some great suggestions. He was a top shelf waiter and kept our wine pored and our water glasses full. Chef Joseph is a master in the... More 

Thank ZacandMJ
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andrew Johnson and the King of France ate in this place. My husband and I were just visiting and didn't know you needed reservations to visit or I would have gotten them in advance. I would have loved to eat there but just seeing the building and understanding the history behind it was definitely worth seeing. I am amazed this... More 

Thank marshallhome
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to us by a local, we spent a fine evening here, listening to the creak of historic stairs and ceilings, enjoying the well maintained historic rooms and the uniformly excellent food. A reservation was helpful and with just a little effort, parking was readily available. Easy to miss from the outside, this was an unexpected gem.

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163 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner at The Tavern during a recent visit to Abingdon. We ate before attending a performance at the Barter Theater, which is just down the road. We walked to the restaurant (about 10 minutes) from the Martha Washington Inn. The Tavern is within an extremely old and historic building, and it is very well maintained. There is a... More 

Thank NellieVA
Matawan, New Jersey
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good meal for the price. The building is amazing, haunted and great for history buffs. A definite visit if you are in the area. Ask for a tour of the upstairs, markings on wall are bed numbers when it was a civil war hospital.

Thank 12Gage21
Millers Creek, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Abingdon to celebrate our wedding anniversary, go to the Barter Theater, and eat at The Tavern for the first time. We were seated promptly with no waiting. Our server one of the best ever. The filet, scallops, and salmon were prepared to perfection. It was wonderful dining experience in a building with so much history.

Thank Bgm65
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food and selection of draft beer were excellent. They had the best Jagerschnitzel I had ever had.

Thank Nancy C
Abingdon, Virginia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Abingdon, but it's been awhile since we had been to the Tavern. On date night last Saturday we decided to give it another go. I don't know why we haven't been here more frequently. The server was extremely friendly and did a wonderful job attending to our needs. The food was great. I had Scallops and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 44
American, German, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?