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Bowman's Tavern

1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
+1 215-862-2972
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“whipped ricotta” (15 reviews)
“lamb sandwich” (9 reviews)
“petite filet” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1600 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious! Burgers are very good. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Mixed drinks are good and fairly priced.

Thank Silverpatti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing about this place, one night we stopped in. It can get a little crowded at times but not that long of a wait. The music was good as well as the service. Before or after dinner you can sit at the bar and...More

Thank charliemast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go for lunch, go for dinner, just go! You might want to make reservations. Most all the time they offer valet parking, David is always there to park your car, super nice guy! Christine is there most always to find a seat for you, she...More

Thank Bruce O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had was delicious! The whipped Ricotta was amazing as an appetizer. My husband and I had Scallops and pork chop for dinner. No room for dessert, wish we had!

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bowman’s Tower Restaurant is a great place to relax with friends, with good food and drinks. I had the homemade meatloaf. Great comfort food. It came with creamy mashed potatoes and string beans. It was simply yummy. Every meal that was served to our...More

Thank 63victoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here for lunch and I've been here for dinner. The atmosphere is always top notch and the service wonderful. The food is also excellent. Bar tab can get pricey as their drinks are not cheap. There is usually someone there playing piano which...More

Thank vankalen
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, fun bar and great, live jazz-says it all! Signature cocktails and excellent wine list are also a plus!

Thank tinastravel
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A delightful experience from the monent we entered the restaurant on a mid-Sunday afternoon. Our waitress had great food and drink suggestions, and we were able to make substitutions. (The butternut squash grits went very well with the meatloaf.) I would just say that the...More

Thank Connie T
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Food...fantastic service....went there on a Sunday after a play at the bucks county theatre in New Hope...it was easy to make reservation...they have a small parking lot ...not easy to find parking on your own...but they do have valet parking...hostess greeted us very nicely sat...More

Thank andoffigoagain
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was contemplating writing a review here, but I had to weigh in because I was so disappointed by how the experience ended. I've eaten at this restaurant several times now and I like the atmosphere and the food has always been very good. We...More

Thank peeps23
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3 November 2017|
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Response from Dianne S | Reviewed this property |
I think so, but not sure since I don't follow that diet. Check menu online or call
5 August 2017|
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Response from Judith484 | Reviewed this property |
They have veggies and other stuff that's gluten free. I would call asap and see if you can get in. The place is rather large and has outside seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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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