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On Tap Bar and Grill

) #33 of 54 Restaurants in Essex $$ - $$$ American, ,
4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
+1 802-878-3309
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good56%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“apple salad” (2 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Placed order for drinks and appetizers. Received drinks and then waited 45 minutes without the server even checking back with us. After the table next to us (who arrived 20 minutes after us) received their meals, we asked what was going on with our food...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I used to come here for Trivia night and it was a hit, as I'm sure it still is. Any other time I have stopped in has been pure confusion though. The past 2 times a few of us have stopped in after soccer to...More

Thank Mhenry256
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a great place to catch a game with friends. Their menu has a wide variety and a large beer selection. Plenty of specialty drinks for those not into beer. They have live bands play on the weekends which is great if you...More

Thank rhenness11
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had the wings (they were average) and some kind of apple, cheese, cranberry type salad. The salad was surprisingly good. The atmosphere was very bar-like. I imagine they might have live performances where people can dance. Trivia started (around 7?) on the night we...More

Thank BrainstormVT
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I'm in Essex Vermont for a conference, I wanted to try some of the local fare instead of eating at the hotel. I chose "On Tap Bar and Grill" because of Trip Advisor reviews. Being here alone, I sat at the Bar. The staff is...More

Thank bowsprit49
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped here for supper. The place is popular. Even though it was crowded, the service was friendly and efficient. There was a band playing which made it tough to have a conversation at the table. We ordered the Black Bean burger, and the Turkey...More

Thank fancydancer33
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times. This day it was for lunch. They are more popular at night. On this day they were light on clientele which was to our benefit. I usually get a burger because they make good ones but today I got a...More

Thank danpO2712FT
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice patio space. Live music. Service was a little slow. Had to ask for water twice. Food was good. Burger was excellent. Cheddar Apple salad delicious, added grilled chicken, plenty of chicken, a couple of pieces were a little dry, but not bad. Nice selection...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Food and service with Vermont elements incorporated. Located near "5 Corners" which can be a challenge to travel through at rush hour. Excellent menu and drink selections . Not a Steak House, but the food is very good,and is sure to please just about everyone....More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Family visit during early evening, midweek. Was busier than we had expected, but had a nice shady table on the secluded terrace. The food was plentiful and good American fare, the drinks were good with a large range of beers & cider on tap and...More

Thank johnv0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-3309
  • E-mail
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