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386 Vermont Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345
802 365-4310
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Place for All-Ypu-Can-Eat Fish

We've dined here several tines with a hungry teenage son - and found the all you can eat Friday night Fish Fry to be very good. Typical local tavern atmosphere. Only disappointment was when they had run out of coffee!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Linda R
Glastonbury CT
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
Townsend, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went on a road trip the 24th of October.. stopped here to eat around 1pm..waited 12 minutes to be seated...my husband went to find someone.. no luck.. after. another 5 minutes we left.. we did not think the place that crowded..saw 2 tables of 3 and one table of about 6...

1 Thank Leslie T
Glastonbury CT
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We've dined here several tines with a hungry teenage son - and found the all you can eat Friday night Fish Fry to be very good. Typical local tavern atmosphere. Only disappointment was when they had run out of coffee!

Thank Linda R
Stratham, NH
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were spending a rainy Sunday night in Newfane and looking for a place to eat nearby. I read the reviews of Rick's Tavern and decided that this would be a good choice in the immediate area. The decor was typical Vermont, lots of wood and down to earth feeling. My husband ordered the turkey dinner and I had the... More 

Thank druid
South Newfane, VT
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice lively bar - hoppin on the nights with wings specials and 25% off pizza. Friendly service in the restaurant.

Thank Lynn F
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

on the way up to Stratton, the roadside restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but it's worth stopping in. The food is good, the service was pleasant and the prices are very reasonable .

Thank wendy11050
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You don't want to be in a hurry when going there, service is kinda slow from kitchen and waitstaff. Food is good.

Thank Lori L
Brattleboro, Vermont
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Brought family from out of town to this restaurant....hadn't been in several years, so we knew we were taking a chance. We had always enjoyed previous experiences, so figured we would enjoy. Food was great, prices were okay, our waitress was not interested in serving us AT ALL. Most of our party took advantage of the Friday night fish fry.... More 

Thank Patti D
Zachary, Louisiana
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Food and service are great here. Hamburgers are delicious as well as the pizza. Some of the other dishes are hit or miss. Very family friendly!

Thank queeniebee7
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134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife and I were riding around on route 30 in Vermont on a beautiful Saturday afternoon when we got hungry we found Rick's. This is not a fancy place, it is a tavern and looks and feels like a tavern. The food was great. The beer was ice cold. The service was fine. They seem to keep windows and... More 

Thank epzan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Three days in South Vermont and needed a decent meal. Having driven past this place and seen how busy decided to check reviews. Ricks was busy again which can only be good. Hubby ordered fried chicken with veggie burger for myself. Food was really good with exceptional onion rings! Service was great with prices to match. Would recommend Ricks in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 386 Vermont Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Newfane
  • Phone Number: 802 365-4310

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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