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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

6458 Main Street, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-2342
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Ranked #2 of 61 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: North Road
Description: Welcome to Nipper's Cafe and Steakhouse. Offering the best outdoor dining in Southern VT. We offer magnificient views of Mount Equinox. Winter hours 2014 until March. Monday, Thursday & Friday 11:30am-2pm & 5pm-8:45pm, Saturday 8am-10am and 5pm-8:45pm and Sunday 8am-12pm & 5pm-8pm. We strive to make every meal you dine with us a memorable experience. Nipper's has become popular amongst the locals and tourist for serving up outstanding fresh food at reasonable prices. Please note we consider ourselves to be a two star restaurant. We are not a four star dining experience. We serve only Certified Angus Beef (CAB) steaks and fresh seafood. Whenever possible we use all local produce or preferably the vegetables come from our own gardens and all of our sauces are handcrafted on the property. We invite you to join us for a delicious home-cooked meal either in the afternoon or evening hours. Nipper's is the perfect setting for any size gathering and we want to make sure that your dining experience is enjoyable so you will return. Catering, private parties and to go orders are available. We offfer a casual dining experience at a reasonable price. We look forward to serving you in the future.
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English first
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Freshly cooked food each night and linked to the Stamford Motel. A good menu choice at reasonable prices.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Had dinner and breakfast here while staying at the nearby Manchester View Motel. After just two meals it became clear that the restaurant is a real labour of love and that effort is made to do everything the right way, from great service to produce from the garden. Had the Chorizo starter and the Rib Eye Steak, both were excellent.... More

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Colorado
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132 reviews 132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I made a last-minute dinner reservation once we arrived in town. We got the last table at 7:30 pm. We're glad we could get the reservation. The cafe is unassuming, but has a generally good chef. The chorizo sausage appetizer was quite good. My entree, the filet au poivre, was cooked perfectly. My wife's entree, the pork... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My wife and I were in Vermont for the weekend and decided our first night to try Nippers due to the good reviews. Very nice people and clean restaurant. We both decided to get burgers and they were very tasty. We asked for their fresh baked rolls which I think we're 50 cents a piece because we didn't really get... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Nippers Cafe is part of the Stamford Motel, and we ate both dinner and the free breakfast and weren't disappointed. The food is fantastic, and it is very convenient if you're staying at the Stamford Hotel. We tried two different variations on salmon, and both were delicious.

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Penfield, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My wife and I stopped here one evening while visiting the area and were pleasantly surprised. We were seated promptly, had friendly service and a delicious meal. We would definitely stop again!

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canton, ct
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is an unpretentious little restaurant associated with a typical-looking motel, but the food and service were unexpectedly good, with reasonable prices! Definitely a place to consider if you're in the Manchester area.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food is fantastic, comes out quickly, great prices, staff is always very friendly, had a lot of fun hanging out at the bar

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Cuttingsville, Vermont
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The motel exterior didn't prepare us for the generally excellent food at this small restaurant located on 7a about a mile north of Manchester center. We had tickets for the Dorset Playhouse, about 15 minutes away and came at 6 pm. It's too bad we didn't check out their website as they have a 2 for 1 special from 5... More

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Fairhope
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our party ate breakfast here after spending the night at the attached motel. The food was very tasty--standard breakfast fare. The pancakes were very good and the half stack is more than plenty.

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