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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

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6458 Main Street, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255 (North Road)
+1 802-362-2342
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This restaurant is at The Stamford Motel
Today
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Welcome to Nipper's Cafe and Steakhouse. Offering the best outdoor dining...
Welcome to Nipper's Cafe and Steakhouse. Offering the best outdoor dining in Southern VT. We offer magnificient views of Mount Equinox. 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. 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 morning 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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    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Atmosphere Attentive Staff

Very nice atmosphere, easy to find, great location. The tables were set with real linen tablecloths and the restaurant was very clean. The food was good .

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Daisy K
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Very nice atmosphere, easy to find, great location. The tables were set with real linen tablecloths and the restaurant was very clean. The food was good .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We got to Nippers at 9:55 and they were closed for breakfast. On a Saturday! They have good yelp reviews and we wanted to try them, but they close the kitchen at 9:45 daily for breakfast. So go early!

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a delicious dinner at Nipper's the other night. Went with my wife and baby who was being abnormally loud, and our waitress was so kind and patient with us. We sat outside by candlelight and watched frogs hop around, and the stars fill the night sky, while enjoying delicious vegetarian spring rolls, a huge salad, and an expertly cooked... More 

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East Hampton, New York
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

After one lovely and tasty dinner at Nipper's, my out-of-town friend declared he wanted to come back to have his 83rd birthday there. So I made a reservation for 12, got together a group of friends from the area, some balloons, and brought our portable party to Nipper's. We were welcomed with open arms and indulged by proprietors Karen and... More 

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very kind words. We appreciate the fact that you took the time to review us and that you had a great experience. Thanks, Karen More 

New Jersey
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I know, I know . . . you're a little nervous about going to a restaurant attached to a motel/inn? Don't be! This place has such incredible food I'm glad it is not on Main Street in Manchester because the prices would be higher. Great food, excellent service, quiet outside seating if you like, peaceful and enjoyable. The inside is... More 

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are so happy you joined us and had a wonderful dining experience. Thanks for the kind words. Thanks, Karen and Adam More 

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great spot for a wonderful meal outside on a summer night. Steak, salmon - all wonderful. Good wine list. Recommend outdoor dinning if possible.

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that you had a great sunset out on are new patio. It is the most relaxing spot for me. I can't wait for the fire pit to be done :) Many thanks for writing a review. Thanks, Karen & Adam Chef Owners More 

manahawkin,nj
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We arrived ahead of schedule and asked for an outdoor table. Wonderful view, however, the restaurant was not busy and we were there to enjoy the view of the mountains. The moment was immediately shut down when we had our appetizer served and 2 minutes later the entree came out with the excuse that if we didn't accept it right... More 

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

Yes you arrived ahead of schedule the patio was quite empty upon arrival. However we had six tables inside. Your appetizers took a little longer to come out than normal. The steaks were put on immediately and they did arrive while you had 3 wings left. Your waitress apologized but you were consumed and obviously upset by this for the... More 

Townshend, Vermont
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Four of us tried Nipper's after a play in Dorset; all of us found the food to be exceptional. We ate inside, though the outside seating looked fine, because of the heat. The dining room was clean and well appointed but without the trappings usually associated with fine dining. The food did not need the trappings -- four different entrees,... More 

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and we look forward to your return. Thanks, Karen Geriak Owner More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Wow. What a wonderful meal and overall dining experience. We were in Manchester for a week and Nipper's was WITHOUT QUESTION the best meal we had. The food rivaled any top NYC restaurant. Fresh, home grown ingredients and generally nice people. This is a no brainer and could be the best food in all of VT... enjoy!

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled you had a great dinner. Thanks so much for your kind words and writing a review. Thanks, Karen Owner More 

Manchester, Vermont
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at Nippers. The patio was scenic and relaxing. The heat lamps were a nice touch when the evening turned cool. The crab cakes, steaks and salads were delicious. Tasty home-made sauces and dressings. Great wine selection. Decadent desserts. Wonderful service. We will definitely be back!

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a wonderful dinner and took the time to write a review. Many thanks, Karen Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6458 Main Street, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255
    (North Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-2342

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 33
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Welcome to Nipper's Cafe and Steakhouse. Offering the best outdoor dining in Southern VT. We offer magnificient views of Mount Equinox. 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. 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 morning 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?