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Bowman's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333 (Lurgan Road)
+1 215-862-2972
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 01:00
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NEW HOPE
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370 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ordered a 5 oz filet mignon for $22 and it was tasty, not quite on par with the expensive steak places, but fine for the money. Homespun atmosphere with nightly music. Good place to relax without overspending.

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Thank EDWARD E
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding reception here in 1990 and with new management today, we had our 25th anniversary here and the food got better! Our two daughters love this restaurant too. It's mostly American cuisine with some seafood entrees as well. It's located along the curvy river road (Rt. 32) just outside of New Hope, PA and near the entrance... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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293 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the weekend in the area and tried this place out for Sunday brunch. It's located in a beautiful old building in a reserve along the river. They advertised live music which was a piano player playing in the background. Very busy with families on the weekend, so it was crowded and a bit noisy. Our server was great... More 

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Thank Ryjones
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of a busy crowd on New Years Eve, the service and food were exceptional. There is always piano music which attracts locals who like to join in for song.

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Thank floss757
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted by valet parking attendants on a cold Friday night, a nice touch for this establishment. You enter into a small foyer opposite the bar area and wait for your table to be ready. Reservations are recommended, but there is ample high top tables and seating at the bar available. Our party of six had a large table in the... More 

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Thank Michael Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredible. A charming spot with amazing live music nightly and the food is to die for!!! Highly recommend!

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Thank Julia B
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 5 visited Dec 28. Food is always good. My biggest disappointment is that this restaurant use to do a great job decorating for the holidays which added so much to the holiday ambiance. The only reason I wanted to go Christmas week was because of the holiday ambiance. They cut back significantly on decorations. I thinks it's... More 

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553 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a pasta dish, and a cauliflower soup. food was fresh, and tasted great. service, friendly, and efficient. will return. highly recommended.

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Thank BuddhistNYC
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 7:00 P M and were immediately seated in the rear of the restaurant at a large table. Even though the restaurant was fully booked, we had no trouble hearing one another. There is entertainment in the front room. Our very pleasant waitress arrived asking us if we would like anything from the bar while we checked out... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Pennsylvania, US
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484 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had a great dinner recently. On a rainy night, the valet parking was great as we didn't have to walk. The crispy fried calamari and mushroom bruschetta appetizers were both outstanding. The generous portions nearly made this a meal for two. I had the special butternut squash risotto which was creamy and delicious with just the right amount of... More 

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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?