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River Road Tavern

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193 South River Road, Bedford, NH
603.206.5837
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 20
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 22
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  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This is what a Tavern is supposed be!

If you like a Tavern with an extensive beer menu and great food, this is where you go. They have nailed it! Be on notice that the menu of food is very limited, but what they do make is all excellent. From the mussels to the burgers to the wings to the fries, all excellent. Also, probably the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
peanutbutterandhoney
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you like a Tavern with an extensive beer menu and great food, this is where you go. They have nailed it! Be on notice that the menu of food is very limited, but what they do make is all excellent. From the mussels to the burgers to the wings to the fries, all excellent. Also, probably the best Reuben... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very casual, food is prepared very well. Menu is a bit thin, but the food is good. Not a good place for vegetarians. It can get very noisy. Overall a very nice place to hang.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a cool place. It's a 'seat yourself' so be prepared to walk in and look around for an empty table. They have a lot of beer, which is to be expected from a tavern. The menu installs small, and sort of expensive. I ordered the half chicken with summer squash. It was really good. The captain and coke... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Love River Rd Tavern. It is very inviting and cozy. So friendly and comfortable. The menu is small, but all the food is amazing!! Been there many times....will be going back again!

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michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We got in late from the airport and wanted to find dinner. The hotel clerk directed us here. We ate outside because it was a bit noisy inside. The service and the food were very good. Great mac n cheese and kobe burger! Very nice looking place too!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

So glad we tried this unique place! The atmosphere is fun and friendly and the food matches the place perfectly. We sat at the bar and were greeted immediately by the bartender who was very helpful with the large beer selection. We had the most amazing sliders with a delicious dipping sauce. He helped us navigate the wing options and... More 

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Merrimack, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I heard mixed things from friends, but finally stopped in around 6pm on Saturday. Went with adult daughter for a quick casual bite. It wasn't busy at first but by 6:30pm the place was full... About 4-5 outside tables, but it was chilly this June night. Small food menu; we ordered kobe burger and mussels. Loved the presentation of the... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great ruben, and great fries. limited menu most of the inside tables are the tall tables and tall chairs which I am not fond of (to short) nice deck outside Reminds me of a pub with a small menu

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is our go-to place when in the Bedford, NH area and want something casual. If possible, we sit at the bar and get the Kobe beef sliders and beer. They have a great selection of draft and bottled artisan beer. The sliders are the best we've had. Really simple with carmelized onions and a side of some aioli "secret... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Want a ton of beer to choose from and amazing food? Come here! My only 2 "complaints": VERY small menu and limited seating (unless it's nice weather then they have outdoor seating). There aren't many tables and unless you make reservations for a party, you can be waiting a bit for a table. Luckily, there is a decent size bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 193 South River Road, Bedford, NH
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 603.206.5837

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?