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Tavern At Rivers Edge

) #25 of 33 Restaurants in Exeter $$ - $$$ American, ,
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
+1 603-772-7393
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was the place to go about 15 years ago...but no so anymore. The bar is small and very much a townie go to spot. I never see anyone in the restaurant part anymore. It is down a long flight of stairs and has little...More

Thank NewHampshiretraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I had the Vegi Peanut Stir Fry withe shrimp. It was amazing. They have a new chef there that has really brought the food up to a much higher standard. As always the drinks and bartenders were great.

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first time trying this restaurant. We found it on Restaurant.com and it was in our town. The dining room was empty so we opted for the "lounge". It was very loud and the waitress, while trying to be attentive, missed the boat....More

Thank jrzycowgirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a hard place to give a review, they are all over the place, we went as a party of 4, so I will only rate this my husband and I, we arrived at 6:30 and did not get out until 9:30, as we...More

Thank Jodi D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Always enjoy a meal at the "Tavern". Food is always good and they change up the specials often. Lynn is a fabulous waitress!

Thank michaelaI3702PS
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I went only once to be fair. They atmosphere is warm and friendly. Better for couples, not kids. Entrees were very good. Everyone in our party liked their meal.

Thank ZZNH
Reviewed 1 December 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 15 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 19 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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