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128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
802-775-1550
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cozy Pub

NIce cozy pub for a drink and a chat with the locals. Food is tasty and reasonably priced. Nothing fancy, but good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
ILoveHospitality
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New England
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New England
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

NIce cozy pub for a drink and a chat with the locals. Food is tasty and reasonably priced. Nothing fancy, but good.

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Thank ILoveHospitality
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

We went here for lunch one day and the food seemed to have way too much effort put into it with not such good results. We would try it again, but on someone else's tab. Creativity is ok, but abnoxious seems to be the theme on some dishes.

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Thank Tundra124
Wallingford, Vermont
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Everything I have had here is great the Mexican is excellent comes with homemade salsa and the Guam is great. Prices are very reasonable given the quality and taste.

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Thank shanhill7
Harwich, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A friend and I needed a bite to eat before a movie and were recommended this place, although they take reservations we were seated right away in a booth of our choice (the next person to ask for a booth was denied as they were all reserved) and our server was friendly and did a good job especially considering a... More 

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Thank ashianasan
Dumont, New Jersey, United States
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Stopped here for lunch and was pleased. Food was very good and the service was too. Nice place and a good value.

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Thank John H
Rutland, Vermont
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I went back for a second visit, well that was where my mother wanted to take me for my birthday lunch so I decided to give it a second try. The chicken quesadilla is what she had and enjoyed and I had the Grilled Chicken Salad. The flavors are delicious, the only thing is I wish there had been more... More 

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Thank blc914
Florida
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I like this place but I have found it to be inconsistent. Some visits I'm delighted with the dish and its preparation. But there's been times when I got gristle instead of a steak and my burger was raw.

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Thank wefirst
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My friend and I enjoyed a lovely lunch on their outdoor deck. A thoroughly enjoyable visit. Very happy with the menu options available.

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Thank Linda J
Rutland, Vermont, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Every time we have eaten at Kelvan's, it has been a wonderful experience. We usually get a glass of wine, a cup of soup, and split an entrée. Many times Laura has waited on us, but on occasion, others. Super friendly staff. Soup is always hot, entrée always consistent. What more can I say? One of the best places to... More 

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Thank Fred B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Quality of food was poor! Apparently this restaurant caters to the near welfare class. Will give service passing grade, but overall a below average establishment.

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2 Thank Carol M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
  • Phone Number: 802-775-1550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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