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The Tavern

222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A few weeks ago our party of four arrived on time for our 6pm reservation. This gave us plenty of time for our 8 pm Barter Theater date. Everything seemed in slow motion, with a long time before our order was taken, then a long...More

Thank DrBubba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portions are large. Food was good, but not exceptional. Staff friendly. Seated on second floor of this charming old inn.

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner and service was excellent. We had a large group and they did a great job all around.

Thank debbiej567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner there last night, and it was as wonderful as always. I have been eating here once or twice a year for almost 10 years and every time I have a wonderful meal. Max Hermann the owner, always makes a point to stop...More

Thank MarcW38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first anniversary and it was a special meal. I asked a couple I met at the farmers market where the best place to eat was and they told me to make a reservation here.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited Barter theater a few times but had never eaten at The Tavern. It is a wonderful building built in 1779 with a great atmosphere. The staff was very friendly, our server Ashley was great. The food was some of the best I’ve...More

Thank Rusty B
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. Had the filet medallions. Gracious staff, attentive without hovering. Historic with the creaking floors. Downstairs and upstairs dining rooms with a small bar area.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Why does a German restaraunt have the best filets in the southeast? Who cares. Try the stuffed filet or black and blue medallions. This place never disappoints.

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A most enjoyable experience in this incredibly cool place . Oldest Tavern in VA 1779 . Interesting vibe , great food and service

Thank drpeaceman
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The food was very good but our service got a little "iffy" toward the end of the meal. But overall, it was a very pleasurable experience.

Thank Buckeye017
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8 October 2017|
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Response from N3065LKdebbies | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The Tavern is open on Mondays...many places in Abingdon are not open on Mondays.
R. G. C
29 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
29 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
USD 27 - USD 44
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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