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Black Horse Tavern

American, Contemporary, Pub
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101 South State Street, Newtown, PA 18940
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4:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Sitting at the Bar

The game was on and the bar tender was very attentive; nice place to grab a bite and chat. Had a lobster bisque for a snack and it was good. I will be going back for a lunch or dinner this week.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here three times now. They are consistently out of a third of the menu. This last and final time we waited an hour and twenty minutes for one filet mignon and it came out rare instead of medium. (Not sure how this possible when it took so long to prepare.) Between the BAD music & the mediocre food,... More 

Thank NYCtravelerUSA
Yardley, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The game was on and the bar tender was very attentive; nice place to grab a bite and chat. Had a lobster bisque for a snack and it was good. I will be going back for a lunch or dinner this week.

Thank adele3sons
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We have been to Black Horse Tavern a few times for lunch and dinner. Neat old building. The atmosphere is nice, good food including some creative menu items (except salads are so-so) and good drink options. Our early experiences were good, and inspired us to go back for lunch on a weekend, bringing company. Unfortunately for some reason they were... More 

Thank shoobill
Buckingham, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place is amazing! It is set in an old stone house on the corner of State St. in quaint Newtown PA. The food was awesome, service was amazing!!! Sydney and Mike were the best bartenders I have had in a long time!!!!!

Thank AOcamper
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Met my husband for drinks at this cute corner bar in newtown,pa. It just happened to be trivia happy hour with correct answers resulting in free cocktails! The crowd was 35 and older so it was nice. The bar area was small but friendly. The drinks were good and the bar snacks were tasty. I enjoyed the truffle frites. It... More 

Thank drsggrl
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Solid meal. Came out fairly quickly and had a good overall atmosphere. There didn't seem there was much room for seating so I am unsure how they would handle a big rush. That being said, the restaurant was not very crowded and we went on Valentine's Day.

Thank Tom P
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Black Horse use to be the place to go but not anymore. There is a new chef so the food is okay but the cocktails are cheap and they use cheap alcohol even when you order premium. Go somewhere else.

Thank jeaneanne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I asked the bartender specifically for a "captain and ginger" I proceeded to watch the bartender fill the drink with calico jack (a lower grade much, much cheaper liquor) she then gave me the drink and I drank it thinking they were out of the captain morgan. Then the bill showed that the bartender had in fact charged for the... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Happy hour, I believe from 5 to 7 every day is fun and a great deal. A nice selection of drinks plus some tasty bargain-priced food makes it a good place. Located in the middle of lovely Newtown in an old stone building, it has a nice feel. On friday nights they have a trivia hour with a free drink... More 

Thank Olewahoo
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This place was highly recommended when we were looking for somewhere to eat. Unfortunately, we were highly disappointed in the food itself. The burgers were small, overcooked, the cheese was rubbery, items that were suppose to be w/ the burgers were missing, the lettuce was yellow, the fries were soggy and limp. The truffle fries barely had anything on them.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 South State Street, Newtown, PA 18940
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: 215-579-6152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?