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All 84 Keene Restaurants

The Stage Restaurant & Cafe

30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
603-357-8389
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Ranked #6 of 84 Restaurants in Keene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Family run business, Chef owned and operated for 31 years
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English first
New England
Top Contributor
182 reviews 182 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I enjoy going out to breakfast on Sundays and for several years we have really tried to like The Stage. Sad to say it is the best option in town but still falls short of the mark in many ways. Pros: clean, large brunch menu, knowledgeable and mostly friendly staff Cons: dark space, loud, weak coffee, food... More

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ebenik, Manager at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to The Stage Restaurant this past weekend. We take great pride in our Sunday Brunch and never like to hear we fell short of a customers expectation. I would like state however, that we do use a mild yellow cheddar cheese in our omelettes and we prepare our fruit salad with fresh... More

New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a very nice dinner here the other night. We chose this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We were promptly seated and offered drinks. Our waiter Jimmy was extremely attentive and personable. The food was very good and priced competitively. They have a nice selection of items on their menu - I went with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Best Martini in town.Try a Big Sexy, it's even healthy! The bar is cozy and the staff are great fun. I love it for a fun break with girl friends after work.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stopped in after over hearing someone in a shop in downtown Keene talk about a wonderful Pumpkin Martini they had so we inquired since we're from PA. Since it was during their Pumpkin Festival it was packed so we just made it in for a drink. Sue was a great bartender and did inform us she makes a mean... More

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ebenik, Manager at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we look forward to seeing you again in December! More

Huntington, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We found The Stage Restaurant online while on a Sunday drive through NH. Although Pumpkin Fest was winding down the place was very busy but we lucked out and got a table right away. Shortly after our arrival, a line formed at the door. Our server was friendly and courteous. The food was delicious. We shared the Brooklyn Burger (hamburger,... More

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Laguna Niguel, California, United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We arrived in Keene too late the day before for dinner, so came on Tuesday. We were the restaurant at 730 and were told we would have a 20 min wait. ( which ended up being 30). We didn't realize it was $14 pasta night, which included a salad, huge pasta and a dessert. Both of our pastas were delicious.... More

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Stage was recommended and looked good but when we asked about a table she said it would be 45 minutes. Fine, I said, we'll go walk around the cute town. Oh no, if a table comes up sooner and you aren't standing here by the door (which offered no place to sit) then I give away your table to... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Keene is a lovely town and dining at The Stage Restaurant made our stay in Keene a pleasant surprise. This is a very busy restaurant, so you either need a reservation, get there early or you will need to be patient and wait for a table. We didn't have a reservation and had to wait about 45 minutes for a... More

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Toronto
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A hopping place with excellent 'new American' style cuisine and very good service. Outdoor seating in good weather right on the square.

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Bethel, Vermont, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I loved sitting outside enjoying Keene new Hampshire. I had the salad with cranberries and nuts, and it was the best. My husband had a chicken breast sandwich and was impressed too! Plan to visit again. Good enough to be the reason to visit Keene.

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Additional Information about The Stage Restaurant & Cafe

Address: 30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
Phone Number: 603-357-8389
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
Cuisine: American

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