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The Stage Restaurant & Cafe

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30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431
+1 603-357-8389
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here hoping it was as good as the TA reviews made it seem. The atmosphere is open and friendly and the booths were cozy (even with 5 of us). My wife and I both got the hell on pasta. It was excellent! Spicy with a nice bite. It was something different. I have not been to many restaurants... More 

Thank Kentrosi
Brattleboro, Vermont
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got right in on a Saturday night because a party failed to show up for their reservation, and we had some pretty good cocktails. But our appetizers were rather mediocre, especially considering their price tag. Our meals were pretty good, and our waitress was very helpful. Despite being quite busy, it wasn't overly loud and it didn't feel crowded.... More 

Thank dkbeland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be our favorite place in Keene, but the food quality has slipped lately. It's still very good but it used to be great. Was disappointed when they closed for refurbishing and found other alternatives.

Thank Gary B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down The Stage is my favorite place to bring anyone that I care about. I bring my employees here for business dinners and I bring my family here for pasta night on Tuesdays. I've been here many times and I have never ever had a bad experience. The food is amazing and the prices are reasonable. Definitely worth going... More 

Thank Cynthia F
Rochester, New York
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped her for lunch with friends from the area on a hot Summer day. Sat inside much as outside would have been great. Beer was cold and there was a nice though limited selection of brews on tap. Service was excellent as was the food. Had the homemade veggie burger which was the best ever. Nice serving of fries with... More 

Thank Julie T
Durham, North Carolina
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432 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been here in probably 10+ years, but came for brunch recently and found it to be nicely updated from what I remember. The brunch offering was nice, with a solid assortment of breakfast and lunch meals. My friend and I both opted for the pancakes with bacon, which I admit is rather hard to mess up. They came... More 

Thank ckassotis
Keene, New Hampshire
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stage has been an institution in Keene for more than 35 years, and they just keep getting better and better. We went with 6 friends for brunch, and every one of us said that it was the best food we'd had there ever. And we've always liked it! The restaurant itself was remodeled recently, and it's inviting and comfortable.

Thank Jim and Julie M
Keene, New Hampshire
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First experience following their major renovation. My wife's Nantucket Spring Salad included greens that were fresh/exceptional. My Bleu Max Burger was also good - and well presented. Actually we could not identify any negatives with our food or service experienced with our visit. We plan to return and try the Salmon listed on their menu - and some of the... More 

Thank tomrcks
Pontiac, NY
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at The Stage while in Keene. The restaurant was busy but the service kept up wth the flow of people and food. There were may eating outside on the sidewalk. Tried the Fried Brussel Sprouts with Maple glaze for an appetizer. It was a nice combination. Had the Steak Morgan, a flavorful meal, but a bit on the tough... More 

Thank Traveler5681
Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Went for dinner. Very good food but somewhat limited dinner menus. Service and drinks were good. So,ewhat pricey. We each had a drink, one appetizer and two dinners for almost $80. Indoor and outdoor seating in the center of town.

Thank Joannedb112

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: +1 603-357-8389
Family run business, Chef owned and operated for 34 years

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?