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All 76 Abingdon Restaurants

The Tavern

222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
276-628-1118
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Ranked #2 of 76 Restaurants in Abingdon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Austrian, German, Swiss
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the escargot and duck and the pomegranate martini while my mom enjoyed the daily special of the catch and a pumpkin martini. The bill was $114 but absolutely a delicious meal and a wonderful treat. Most people were dressed in business casual but some were in jeans. The staff is very friendly and we were even able to... More

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Greensboro
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197 reviews 197 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We have been to Abingdon numerous times but this was our first time at The Tavern. I expected one of the typical colonial tavern meals like you would find in Williamsburg or Old Salem but felt like I was in Germany! Great food, great service, and a wonderful atmosphere! Very welcoming and a real treat!

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Only stopped for a beer this time but made dinner reservations for next week. Met Max, the owner, and talked Air Force for a few minutes (we're both retired AF.) The Warsteiner and Spaten drafts were excellent and the bartender friendly. Please remember that German beers can have a substantially higher alcohol content vs most American beers. The building is... More

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Virginia Beach, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We know German food as we lived in Germany. The food is authentic and well worth the visit. And the local food is excellent as well!

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Blairsville, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to The Tavern for my wife's birthday and experienced one of the finest meals we've had. The Tavern is located in the oldest building in Abingdon, and the rustic atmosphere adds to the experience. My wife declared her rack of lamb as one of the best things she had ever tasted, and my kassler rippchen was also excellent.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Never had a bad meal here. As with most of Abingdon, the building is full of history, it's over 250 years old. Varied menu, but most everything is rich and filling. Owner run, he's on site about every evening. The fillet medallions are delicious. Great drinks. Servers are always top notch.

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Houston, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Recommended for dinner by the motel clerk as being a great place to eat. An old building dating to the 1770's, it is very quaint; creaking stairs and floors, low ceilings, an overall great atmosphere which in retrospect I think must have contributed significantly to the price of their meals. There were not many diners during our visit so the... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The atmosphere is very quaint our server was highly attentive. My husband ordered the Surf and Turf and would have preferred more surf than turf overall the food was delicious.

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Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Dining in the oldest building in Abingdon was a wonderful experience. The several small dining areas allowed for a more intimate setting. The owner, Max, is German, and the German items were recommend. Wow, we cannot say enough about the quality of all of the food we ordered. My husband is German and a real "critic" and he was impressed.... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Food was great. Device was not so great. We ate outside. It started to rain so were moved inside. My son ordered their potato and was told they were out. Then was brought old baked potato. Our waitress did not check on us. My dinner was great. Great menu. Waited a long time to visit so was disappointed with service.

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Additional Information about The Tavern

Address: 222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
Phone Number: 276-628-1118
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
Cuisine: Austrian, German, Swiss

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