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Bowman's Tavern

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Sun., 20/1

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Whipped Fulper Farms Ricotta
Local raw‏ honey, burnt thyme, black pepper, aged balsamic, toasted ciabatta
Grilled Halloumi
Pistachio butter, pomegranate molasses, pomegranate seeds
Macaroni & Cheese
Cheddar, parmesan, garganelli pasta, truffled bread crumbs
Crispy Fried Calamari
Garlic aioli,‏ cherry pepper relish, house marinara
Duck Confit Torchon
Butternut squash puree, golden raisin compote, pickled apple, walnut crumble
Cornmeal Dusted Fried Virginia Oysters
Jalapeno aioli, toasted garlic, lemon zest, pine nuts
Chicken & Pork Terrine
Burnt orange, hazelnut butter, smoked apple chutney, pickled grapes
Roasted Garlic & Lemon Hummus
Cucumber, flatbread chips, extra virgin olive oil
Nduja Tartine
Grilled baguette, parmesan cream, basil gremolata
Steamed P.E.I. Mussels
Caramelized fennel, leeks, bacon lardons, vermouth, creme fraiche, tarragon, grilled baguette
Soup du Jour
Seasonally inspired house made soup 5/8
House Made Chili
Crispy tortilla strips, cilantro, sour cream
Baked French Onion Soup
Herb croutons, gruyere, swiss
House Salad
mixed greens, cherry tomato, cucumber, carrot, red onion, roasted red pepper, your choice of homemade dressing: honey balsamic, blue cheese, ranch, Thousand Island or honey dijon
Classic Caesar
Romaine hearts, croutons, pecorino romano, house made caesar dressing, white anchovy
Bowman Salad
Mixed greens, honey crisp apple, manchego, spiced pepitas, dried cranberries, white balsamic vinaigrette
Black Mission Fig Salad
Arugula, danish blue cheese, candied walnuts, golden raisins, pistachio vinaigrette
Smoked Trout Salad
baby arugula, pickled radish, shaved apple, Marconi almonds, dijon horseradish dressing
Poached Pear Salad
Mixed greens,‏ pomegranate, brie, praline crumble, prosecco vinaigrette
Sandwiches are served with your choice of: french fries, potato salad, coleslaw, substitute onion rings for an additional $1
Hot Roast Beef Sandwich
slow roasted beef, Swiss cheese, horseradish mayo, au jus, fresh brioche bun
Fried Chicken Sandwich
Buttermilk brined chicken thighs, jalapeño aioli, house made garlic pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion, fresh brioche bun
Classic Grilled Reuben
Corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, thousand island dressing, grilled rye
Roast Pork Sandwich
Broccoli rabe, sharp provolone, caramelized onion, roasted garlic aioli, ciabatta roll
Crab Cake Sandwich
Lettuce, tomato,‏ red onion, fresh brioche bun, choice of tartar sauce or cocktail sauce
Turkey Melt
Shaved turkey breast, gruyere, red onion, arugula, basil mayo, grilled 8 grain bread
Roast Lamb Sandwich
Toasted ciabatta bread, grilled portobello mushrooms, arugula, whipped goat cheese, truffle mustard aioli
Philly Steak Sandwich
Your choice‏ of chicken or beef with your choice of toppings, freshly baked hoagie roll
All of our burgers are made from all natural, hormone free, grass fed beef, cooked to your liking, served on a freshly baked brioche roll
Build Your Own Burger
Black & Blue
Cajun seasoning, blue cheese, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato
Bowman Burger
Bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, "secret sauce"
Guacamole Burger
House made guacamole, pepper jack cheese, jalapeño aioli, lettuce, tomato
8 oz all white meat burger, chipotle mayo, pepperjack cheese, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato
House Made Veggie Burger
Hand pressed‏ vegetables, chick peas, grains
Served with mashed potatoes, green beans, peppercorn demi glace
Prime Boneless Ribeye
14 oz.
New York Strip
12 oz.
Petite Filet
5 oz./8oz 25/33
Seared Scallops
Kohlrabi puree,‏ roasted cauliflower, roasted mushrooms, rosemary oil, black garlic vinaigrette
Pan Roasted Scottish Salmon
Lentil and sweet potato hash, caramelized fennel, sage pesto, bourbon mostarda
Dry Aged Beef & Berkshire Pork Meatloaf
Red wine gravy, mashed potato, green beans
French Cut Chicken Breast
Butternut squash puree, roasted brussels sprouts, bacon lardons, marcona almonds, chipotle maple syrup
Fish & Chips
beer battered cod fillet, French fries, coleslaw, choice of tartar sauce or cocktail sauce
Smoked Portobello Bolognese
Orecchiette, caramelized onions, broccoli rabe, grana padano, grilled baguette
Crab Cakes
Mashed potato, green beans, choice of tartar sauce or cocktail sauce
12 oz Bone in Pork Chop
Gruyere potato‏ gratin, braised collard greens, smoked onion soubise, chive oil
Lentil & Sweet Potato Hash
Green Beans
Roasted Mushrooms
Herb butter
Butternut Squash Puree
Potato Salad
Brussels Sprouts
Bacon, almonds
French Fries
Braised Collard Greens
USD 15 - USD 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub
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
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Reviewed 2 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 4 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 4 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 16 December 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 12 December 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 25 November 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
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6 December 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.
23 July 2018|
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Response from Pam G | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It’s off the outlet strip
3 November 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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