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Tavern At Rivers Edge

163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
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Ranked #17 of 43 restaurants in Exeter
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Pub
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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63% Recommend
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English first
Exeter, New Hampshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Best nachos ever. Especially the vegetarian nachos. Very Very casual Very friendly. Bar area can be pretty noisy. A lot of choices on the menu

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East Kingston, New Hampshire
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109 reviews 109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I have come to this restaurant a few times now and have really enjoyed the food. Their risotto is very good and the flank steak dish is out of this world. There is a bar and the dinning area is small and intimate. I must say that this venue is trying to be a bit more upscale... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

The first two times I went, the food was very good. After that, the food was horrible. However, we went another half a dozen times to give them a chance. The last time we went I couldn't even eat the food. I ordered the steak tips with mashed potatoes. The potatoes were cold and the steak tips were so chewy... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Was staying in Exeter for business and the hotel told me about this Tavern. Ate dinner at the bar and it is a very noisy place. The servers at the bar were very nice but laid back and took their time. Ordered a side salad and one of the nightly specials, prime rib. Salad took a while to come out... More

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Middleborough, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I had tuna steak over a pear slaw, my husband prime rib over comfort food potatoes, best dinner we've had in ages! Fabulous! Quiet, delicious, friendly, a great combination!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Nothing was too much trouble here and we were well-looked after with our party of mixed age groups. The soups, bread, salads, mussels and deserts were all tried and enjoyed. Fresh. high quality ingredients well put together and served. Bathroom was fine. So much better and more enjoyable in every way than other, more pretentious places in the locality.

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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The menu was a bit eclectic for us. Good entrees but you had to watch what they were paired with. Not a very large menu. We were disappointed that the menu posted on the site did not match what was offered. But try the French Onion soup. Great. Wonderful broth. Very tasty. It can be hard to find the restaurant.... More

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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766 reviews 766 reviews
657 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Not that its a bad thing to focus on being a bar. Ha. I ate in the bar area, but had full meal. Our server recommended the house nachos as a good-with-beer start. And they were indeed. Different and a lot - easily enough for 2, maybe even 4 if you eat after. I would skip getting a meat added,... More

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New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I met a friend here for dinner last week and we hadn't seen each other in years, so we did not want to be rushed. We decided to sit in the bar area, as to not take up a table in the diningroom all night. This place really needs some sprucing up (carpet stains visable in kitchen entry and friend... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Great spot for beers and bar food. Love the new juke box-- the digital device makes it easy to listen to any song you want. Beers are rotated often, so there's usually something tasty and local.

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