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Bowman's Tavern

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1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333 (Lurgan Road)
+1 215-862-2972
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11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 01:00
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Princeton
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started with Bloody Mary's and they lacked horseradish and spices. My wife's French Toast was burned black on one side and they had the nerve to plate it, burnt side down and serve it as though it was edible. I had Eggs Benedict and the muffin was not toasted (yuck), one egg cooked to a hard yolk, and hollandaise... More 

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Thank petesoup
Delaware
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Five of us visited this past Sunday for a most delicious meal! This is our 3rd time and it seems to now be established as our yearly pick! Our server, Jensen, was social and engaging and offered excellent choices! Favorites included the rabbit appetizer and the scallops with the most amazing polenta! No one had room for desserts although they... More 

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Thank EatDrinkOmmm
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120 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Early dinner reservations. Seated promptly. Enjoyed piano player on this Sunday visit. Was going to have the strip steak but as I watched the last one being served, I was told they had just run out. I was a bit disappointing however I chose mussels as an appetizer and a roasted leg of lamb sandwich with portobello mushrooms, whipped goat... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only do you enjoy a wonderful meal and libation, but entertainment abounds. I would recommend visiting often if you are lucky enough.

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Thank Leigh V
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time to this comfortable, cozy restaurant. Great food, excellent service provided by Candace. The menu is varied and provides multiple choices from soup (try the New England Clam Chowder) and a sandwich to full blown entrees. Mandatory valet parking on our Friday night visit (just so you know) but the valet service was fast and efficient. It's amazing how... More 

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Brecksville,Oh
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our b&b recommended we eat at Bowman's Tavern. They were on the money. We wanted to view a baseball game in the bar area. The service and food was great. We enjoyed calamari, steamed mussels, and the hummus. My wife thought the French Gimlet was tasty. Good value! Super Happy Hour!

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Thank KieranR
Philadelphia
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Instead of going through the hassle of driving and parking right in New Hope, friends and I went to this low-key place just a few minutes outside the commercial strip. We were thrilled: nice beer list, food that was fresh and tasty and beautifully served but with no big fanfare. I was back yesterday and had a hot lamb and... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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214 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively in the bar area and in the dining room on a Friday night. Enjoyed the poached pear salad and a juicy cheeseburger with fresh french fries and onion rings. People around us were enjoying their steaks, Philly Steak sandwiches and appetizers.Nice selection of wine and beer. Friendly service. The singers at the piano near the bar were terrific and... More 

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Thank swtravelmom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy our visits to Bowman's Tavern either on date night or as an easy dinner out with the kids. Fun atmosphere and always filled with people (in a good way!). Their black & blue burger is one of the best we have ever had, hands down, and is consistent! It is hard not to order it every single... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

In town visiting family looking for a casual place with live entertainment. Read the reviews on trip advisor and choose this place. It was perfect, just what we were looking for the food was excellent and the music was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
    (Lurgan Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 215-862-2972

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?