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Mad River Tavern

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Route 49, Campton, NH 03223
603-726-4290
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great little gem of a coffee house!

Awesome cozy feeling as soon as you enter the coffee house. Every time we stay at Waterville Valley we HAVE to get coffee (and a snack) here! I am a Dunkin Donut junkie but this rivals DD! And there's a DD across the street! Love the homemade baked cookies,muffins and bread... Definitely a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
strawberrypip71
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Awesome cozy feeling as soon as you enter the coffee house. Every time we stay at Waterville Valley we HAVE to get coffee (and a snack) here! I am a Dunkin Donut junkie but this rivals DD! And there's a DD across the street! Love the homemade baked cookies,muffins and bread... Definitely a great little place! And they have live... More 

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The atmosphere here was quaint and romantic as we sat in a corner table with plenty of privacy. Dinner was exceptional. Great flavor, Delmonico steak that you could cut with a fork. Portions were way beyond average as well as the side dishes. Wait staff was excellent. Definitely return here.

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New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am a local and tend to frequent "MRT" several times a month. We usually end up in the pub side of the restaurant as the locals tend to spend their time there on a regular basis, so it is a great place to meet up with friends and family. The owner is great and always has a smile on... More 

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Campton, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

They are very accomdating. We were a party of 7 & they quickly put 2 tables together & had no problem giving us separate bills. The food was very good & dessert was delicious!

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Thornton, New Hampshire
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We have been going to the Mad River Tavern for several years now. The food has always been good. The staff is great and professional, and the atmosphere is enjoyable and laid-back. But on Friday evening Jan. 9th we had a bad experience. This was no fault of Mad River Tavern or it's staff. However, a party of 6 or... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My family has been eating a the MRT since it opened, this past Friday night was one of the worse visits. 3 of 7 meals went back, and it was just horrible that these meals even left the kitchen along with no manager visits, we even had to convince the server to remove from the bill. the two worst was... More 

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Thornton, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have always had consistently good meals here - not extraordinary but very good. Love the atmosphere and bar setting. Friday nights are fun as they have music. Price are very reasonable and we have always received great service. Woth a visit for sure!

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Spending some time in Waterville so we wanted to try new places and stopped here. The service was excellent and the food was very good as well. Prices are reasonable. We will be back!

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NH
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The staff and the environment is great. A lot of locals hang out there which is really nice. They have upgraded the bar area which is really attractive and comfortable. The menu is extensive, but the food could be better. Minor changes to dishes could make them better. It would make sense to have another chef/professional come in and give... More 

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Campton, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Mad River Tavern has been a reliable stand by in an area where the choices are few. You can rely on a warm atmosphere and decent food. Portions are generous

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 49, Campton, NH 03223
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Campton
  • Phone Number: 603-726-4290

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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