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The '76 House

$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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110 Main St, Tappan, NY 10983
+1 845-359-5476
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Northern New Jersey/Southern New York has a rich colonial history. The area is littered with old Dutch homesteads and barns. The "76 House" is considered one of the country's oldest operating "Taverns" and is located in Tappan, NY. We walked in and were promptly and warmly greeted, and then seated. The 76 house will not disappoint on any level. You... More 

Thank exploringUSA1000
New York, NY
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562 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016

George Washington and early US memorabilia decorate this long-time restaurant which seems to get better and better over time. There's a terrific lunch and dinner menu and I've never had anything less than a very good meal. Service is helpful and friendly. Worth the trip!

Thank damg
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285 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We were there on a sunday and only the buffet was available. We discussed eating somewhere else but decided to go for it. It's not a cheap buffet but it certainly is a delicious one! Everything from the onion soup to the pork to the apple crisp was fantastic. And the Tavernmaster ale was excellent too. The building definitely has... More 

Thank ricka..
Nanuet, New York
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270 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2016

I really like this place. It is over 300 years old and the history is really cool. It is supposed to be haunted by the ghost of a traitor that was executed during the American Revolution. The food is above average bordering on great. I had the steak and my wife had salmon stuffed with crab, both dishes were fantastic,... More 

Thank Escano777
Suffern, New York
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016

The '76 House restaurant is located in a structure that dates back to pre revolutionary war times. the atmosphere is delightful with wide planked floors, beamed ceilings and numerous wall decorations including muskets, pictures and pewter plates. The restaurant gets packed on a Saturday evening so it is best to call ahead for reservations. The menu includes not only selections... More 

Thank Steven K
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you are interested in a dose of history with a great meal, this is the place. George Washington was here when this was a tavern. This tavern had a part in the American Revolution. The dinner was lovely, beautifully prepared and presented. We really enjoyed the owner stopping at our table for a nice chat as well.

Thank Karen V
Park Ridge, New Jersey
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180 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2015

Very good brunch. The selection of food was good. It was buffet style. Service was good, although only needed for beverages etc., since it was a buffet.

1 Thank kib57
Nice, France
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203 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2015

We celebrated my father's 80th birthday two weeks ago. We were 5 at the round table in front of the old fireplace. Lots of interesting items on the menu, but none of the entrées or main were outstanding. Mostly just ok. Maybe the best was the crab cakes. I do not think that I would recommend the restaurant as a... More 

Thank TiminNice
Lake Worth, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2015

While the tavern is charming, the customer service and food preparation leaves a lot to be desired. The calamari appetizer was overdone and chewy and the shrimp cocktail was pricey for what you received. My mother ordered the duck and received two drumstick quarters instead of half the duck. Not crispy as she ordered. The best part of it was... More 

Thank kaemar24
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 14, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants. A tad pricey, so I save it for special occasions. Truth be told, it's worth the price. I will eat there more often as soon as I win the lottery.

1 Thank writa1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Main St, Tappan, NY 10983
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tappan
  • Phone Number: +1 845-359-5476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?