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128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
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Ranked #19 of 106 Restaurants in Rutland
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Glad we finally chose to eat here. Four in our party and we all chose entrees off the specials menu. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was attentive, despite the crunch because of the theatergoers, including us. Only thing lacking is some kind of bread, crackers etc. while guests are waiting for the food to arrive. Since we all ordered entrees,... More 

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Rutland, Vermont, United States
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and I had a nice dinner. Sat near the bar so could watch the Patriots game. Fries with gravy were better than the classic midway diner ones were. They got Long Trail "sick day" IPA on draft. Nice place for being able to go to experience Rutland Downtown hospitality.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good quality, fresh food and friendly staff. Restaurant is cozy. Been here a few times and have yet to be disappointed. It's not fancy but I won't hesitate to return.

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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193 reviews 193 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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260 reviews 260 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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