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Tavern At Rivers Edge

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163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
603-772-7393
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 15
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lacked my expectations.

Stopped in here walking by looking for a place to eat. They do have some craft beers, but are $7 a glass. The menu I thought was lacking most meals above 20$ and not much new englandish food. Service was quick at the bar, I was expecting to see water being named river edge but the view is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
NewEnglandTrvlr
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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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English first
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The decor was nice and the service was wonderful. Good menu picks, good presentation. They gave us a nice table in a corner and since there were six of us, we appreciated that. We felt very comfortable with the restaurant and with the staff. Definitely would go there again. Highly recommend.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food, bar, and company. Keith, the chef is leaving :( .I'm sure Jeff will find someone but they have big shoes to fill.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped in here walking by looking for a place to eat. They do have some craft beers, but are $7 a glass. The menu I thought was lacking most meals above 20$ and not much new englandish food. Service was quick at the bar, I was expecting to see water being named river edge but the view is lacking or... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The food served may be categorized as upscale bar food. It's tasty and filling, but a bit overpriced. They try and put in a twist with some of their dishes by offering some options that are a bit more exotic, but I think they would be best sticking to the basics and doing that well. Overall good to stop in... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We have eaten at the Tavern before and really liked it. However, recently four of us dined and did not have such a good experience. We stared with two fish chowders that were outstanding and we sent kudos to the chef. Two of us ordered crab cakes for our meal and they were not good at all. We sent them... More 

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Hampton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

First time experience. Pleasantly surprised. Nice reception, generous cocktails, respectable wine list, extensive regular and special menu. Very attentive staff, reasonable prices and friendly atmosphere.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Ordered 2 burgers and for the 2nd time in a row they were badly overlooked. The waitress never came back to check on our order nor did she come back for our check. A manager finally showed up after we were done to drop off the bill, they did not charge us for the burgers, which we appreciated. Service and... More 

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great place friendly staff good food..loved the French onion soup!! Very quaint and central , would be nice in the evening too.

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Alabama
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I've been here a few times, and each time the food was lackluster. Service was good, but the food was greasy and awkward, much of it tasted frozen.

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Athens, Alabama
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132 reviews 132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Wow! Homemade pita chips are SO GOOD. Homemade salsa tasted extremely fresh. Really delicious. Serving was large. Husband and I shared. We were in a group of six. All enjoyed!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 603-772-7393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

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