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The Stage Restaurant & Cafe

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30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
+1 603-357-8389
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Leominster, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is outstanding. Service is outstanding. Outdoor tables when the weather is nice. Its not a big place so make reservations or be prepared to wait. Bar area is small. Great place overall to eat. Medium prices. Entrees 18 to 28.. Sandwiches 10 to 15.

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Thank Lori S
Orange, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So nice to see tge changes made....bartender very sweet talking with us....food was great and might be the first place to not charge extra with sweet potato fries....made us feel very welcome

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Thank jhkruns
Keene, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The French Onion Soup is on par with the best I've ever had. I also recommend the Steak Morgan. And weekend brunch is always fantastic.

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Thank johnrN7682GL
Keene, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Heard alot of wonderful reviews about this resturant so I wanted to give it a try. I went for lunch with a coworker and we sat outside since it was incredibly dark inside and the seats were really close together. I like people but not eating with a ton I don't know.The waitress was pleasant, the food was broughtnout within... More 

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Thank Dandygirl41
Athlone, Ireland
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We called in early in the day to book a table luckily as it was very busy when we arrived. We had a very attentive waitress There was a great choice on the menu at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend this place. $160 for 4 people with drinks.

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Thank Theresa O
Mashpee, MA
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Sidewalk seating outside and larger than it looks inside. Service was very good. Food was good, but their rare steak was medium rare. They offered to try again, but we declined as it was a good cut of steak

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Thank CapeCod96
Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stopped into this restaurant after a long day of traveling and were pleasantly surprised. The soup special,cacwonderful, fresh seafood chowder was one of the best I have ever tasted. I follwed with the curried cashew vegetable pita, which was a perfect accompaniment, and my husband had the Brooklyn burger,chick was delicious.

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Thank Ejbern
ebenik, Owner at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your dinner! More 

N.H.
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Consistency is the "hallmark" of the State Restaurant in my opinion. My wife and I have been going to the Stage for years. We typically celebrate our anniversary (45 years and counting), birthdays, etc. there. The food is always good, the prices reasonable and we get to see so many of our friends. It's kind of like the Cheers of... More 

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Thank angusnh
ebenik, Owner at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the excellent review! More 

Oakville, Canada
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121 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Highly recommended all around, the place was quite pleasant, with great service. I found my steak to be a little on the tough side, but the sides and sauces were quite pleasant, though under-seasoned. Most certainly a very nice night out!

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Stockbridge, GA
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232 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting family in Keene and took everyone to Stage for Sunday brunch . The food was so good! I had a delicious omelet. Hubby and grand daughter had wonderful waffles . Grandson and daughter had eggs Benedict. I highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast!

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Thank LarrJann

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: +1 603-357-8389
Description
Family run business, Chef owned and operated for 34 years

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?