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128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
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Ranked #21 of 104 Restaurants in Rutland
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Florham Park, New Jersey
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188 reviews 188 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I agree with the previous reviewer that this is more of a 3-1/2 than a 4. Since TripAdvisor doesn't allow 1/2 points, I'm cutting Kelvans a break by rounding up. The restaurant is pleasant and the food is ok, but nothing more. We sat at the bar for convenience, so we knew the service would be good -- and it... More 

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Carmel, NY
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252 reviews 252 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had dinner on Saturday night. It's a good thing we had a reservation since the place was packed. There was a mix of people - families, couples, etc. at this small bar/restaurant. We were seated immediately and given menus. Unfortunately, inside the front door is a screen door and every time someone came in, it was cold enough to... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love Kelvans. I have never had a bad experience. The food is incredible and incredibly priced as well. My new favorite is the catfish chimichonga! They have great drinks as well. Give them a try, you won't regret it.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

we were happy with our meals and happy that the waitress and kitchen staff made me a nice lunch that was gluten free. I felt safe about that. but, it was cold inside the place and it did feel dingy inside. otherwise, fresh good food. husband got the garlic fries.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

They really do know everyones name here...but who cares right? cause the food is what counts,..well their food is outstanding. Perfectly seasoned. Excellent flavors! Problem ? Well its huge portions so enough for lunch tomorrow because its so good you won't want to share with anyone! I will be back! I will bet the remember who I am cause that's... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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49 reviews 49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We've been here several times since Kelvans opened, and have always enjoyed the interesting menu items and great service. We visited again this week for lunch and tried a couple of the newer items. We were a little apprehensive when we came in to see a big table of 10-12 women there for a birthday party, but we needn't have... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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101 reviews 101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Dinner in downtown. I thought the interior was cute and cozy. Good for couples wanting to get out but enjoy somewhat private dining. Service was very good, prices are reasonable. Out of the four dinners, 3 were very good, 1 just slightly below average. So if you looking for a nice spot, moderately priced I would give it a try.

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Queensbury, NY
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Ate here last night and enjoyed a very good meal. The Mac and Cheese special was delicious. The portion was perfect! Our waitress was kind and efficient. The owner even stopped over to ask if everything was to our satisfaction. It was. Very pleasant experience.

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east coast
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Downtown seemed a little empty after 6 PM. Most of the shops closed so there was plenty of street parking. We came here as it got decent yelp reviews. The waitresses were friendly and told us to order quickly before a big party put in their order. We had the kelvin chicken burger, fish chimichanga, French onion soup, and homemade... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Went there with friends from NY and we all loved it...never been even thou I am living here..glad we went!!!

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Additional Information about Kelvans

Address: 128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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