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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

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6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489 (North Road)
+1 802-362-2342
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 9:45 am
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Freehold, New Jersey
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165 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a rib-eye steak that was well done on the outside and medium rare on the inside. Oh, it was really good. My wife had fried chicken which was really moist. She loved it. Plus, the woman running the restaurant, Karen, is just about the nicest person you will ever meet. And the other server, Ann, is just as... More 

Thank Tom_and_Jo_Ann
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have had breakfast at Nipper's several times. The food is always fresh and delicious. I had the eggs Benedict. (excellent) The potatoes that came with it were also very tasty. Karen "might" share her secret as to why they are so good. (Karen, the proprietor, is super-nice and friendly) Highly recommended!

Thank Ira P
Le Roy, New York
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here, and it's a nice place with up-to-date decorating, a good view, and friendly staff. The deck is really nice, and there's a fire pit out in front.

Thank Leslie14482
Johnston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We have enjoyed four wonderful meals (breakfast twice; dinner twice) at Nippers during two vacation visits to the Manchester area this summer. Owner Karen and her staff are welcoming and attentive while Karen's husband, Chef Adam, presents consistently interesting and delicious meals. We loved our breakfast choices: fluffy omelettes and scrambled eggs and the best thick applewood smoked bacon...the kind... More 

Thank Arejaye34
Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We styed at the attached Stamford Motel and enjoyed two great breakfasts at Nipper's, as well as evening drinks. There's a great range on the menu and we were greeted and served by really friendly attentive staff. The evening fare looked great as well, with the place busy on the nights we were around - Friday & Saturday. With the... More 

Thank michael r
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I stop at Nipper's Cafe often for take out on my way from work. The food is always ready on time and cooked perfectly to order. Their chicken wings are the best in town, in my opinion. My personal favorite dishes are the horseradish crusted salmon, which is always delicious, and the pork loin, complimented beautifully with pears and blue... More 

Thank George K
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been frequenting Nippers Cafe with my friends for breakfast for years now. I really enjoy the great food and friendly atmosphere. We have come to know the owners Karen and Adam well and they has been very nice and welcoming to us. I have also been for dinner and really enjoyed the steak I had. It was cooked... More 

Thank Lindsay T
Northwood, New Hampshire
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stayed at the Stamford Motel so chose to have breakfast next door before we headed out. Were surprised that they didn't open until 8am. Several cars had already left the motel before then. I had a Western omelet which was very good. The peppers and onions were left in larger pieces instead of chopped fine which I liked very... More 

Thank Susan C
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Karen Geriak is the owner and is almost always there to greet us when we arrive! If she isnt there to greet us she always stops by the table to say hello. My husband and I go out to breakfast on Sunday mornings and are regulars at Nipper's Cafe. The breakfast menu is eclectic... I am a bacon & eggs... More 

Thank Tara S
Arlington, Vermont
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We regularly read trip advisor on recommendations for new places to try. I don't ordinarily write a review however our experience was so bad I felt compelled to. My first reaction was why this place was practically empty on a Friday night in Manchester. With 3 people sitting out side and 2 at the bar. The start of our evening... More 

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for the fact that you had a bad experience this past Friday night. We truly try to provide an exceptional meal and comfortable ambiance to all of our customers. You are correct in making the statement at the time you arrived we weren’t overly busy. You can’t really compare us to a downtown restaurant. We are located... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $33
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
    (North Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-2342
  • This restaurant is at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant
Welcome to Nipper's Cafe and Steakhouse. Offering the best outdoor dining in Southern VT. We offer magnificient views of Mount Equinox. We strive to make every meal you dine with us a memorable experience. Nipper's has become popular amongst the locals and tourist for serving up outstanding fresh food at reasonable prices. We serve only Certified Angus Beef (CAB) steaks and fresh seafood. Whenever possible we use all local produce or preferably the vegetables come from our own organic,hydroponic gardens and all of our sauces are handcrafted on the property. We invite you to join us for a delicious home-cooked meal either in the morning or evening hours. Nipper's is the perfect setting for any size gathering and we want to make sure that your dining experience is enjoyable so you will return. We have added a large flagstone patio and fire pit for lounging.Catering, private parties and to go orders are available. We offfer a casual dining experience at a reasonable price. We look forward to serving you in the future.

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