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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

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$$ - $$$
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6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489 (North Road)
+1 802-362-2342
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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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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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

A little gem! As all the hotels in Manchester were booked, we discovered Nipper's. The service was amazing and the food excellent. The wings were great (chef had a special hot sauce), we had both steaks and enjoyed them very much. Everything was fresh and you could tell the chef was inventive and skilled. Get away from the scene and... More 

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Thank Sara56578
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that you chose to stay with us. We are happy that we lived up to your expectations. Hope to see you next while in Vermont. Thanks, Karen More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times fur breakfast and lunch. It's quiet, comfortable with great service. The food is really good. This place is easy to overlook as its just North of the center but it's worth the stop.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

So awesome, You put a big smile on my face. We are ecstatic that you have dined with us on multiple occasions and that we have lived up to your expectations. We can't wait for your next visit. Thanks, Karen More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Food and service is just plain good. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can always count on a good quality meal without expensive frills.

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

Thanks so much for finding the time to write a review every review helps when positive. Just so the folks reading this aren't confused we presently do not do lunch. Thanks, Karen More 

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner there when we stayed next door conveniently at their motel. Make a reservation, as it is small, but well worth it. Yummy. Nice fire pit outside to relax after dinner.

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Thank Lovegoodfood18
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this review

The fire is awesome. However it is probably off for the winter unless we have a real mild night. Many thanks for finding the time to write a great review for us. We truly appreciate the effort. Thanks, Karen More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at The Stamford Motel and were so happy they had a restaurant onsite. We had drinks/apps one night, breakfast both mornings and dinner on our last night in VT. The food was excellent... so very tasty, a perfect combination of flavorings. The dining room was very comfortable and staff friendly and attentive. Chef Adam has really... More 

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

Wow thanks so much for writing a review for each business. We appreciate the fact that you took the time to write these reviews. Thanks a bunch and hopefully we see you guys next year :) More 

Clermont
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great little spot. Feels like home. Great service and very good food. Live music was a nice touch. Be back next year!!

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

We are thrilled you had a great time. Glad you enjoyed the free live music. It is a little better when you watch him outside under the crabapple tree. Hope to see you next year. More 

Lourdes, France
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We had breakfast and dinner here twice whilst staying at the Stamford. The food and service were both good. My wife really enjoyed the roasted red peppers. Nice draught beer. As we would have needed to drive to another restaurant, it was really useful to have a good option on site.

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

So happy you were able to join us for the weekend. We are thrilled you had a great stay. Hope to see you next time. More 

North Augusta, SC, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Everything from steaks and seafood to burgers. and fries. The quality of entrees was on par with other local restaurants. This place is somewhat outside the town of Manchester.

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

Thanks for finding time to right a nice review. We are located 1.5 miles from the center of town. Appreciate your feedback. Thanks, Karen More 

Brighton
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We checked into the Stamford Motel which we cannot fault. We had a really wonderful two-night stay, however the first night we went to Nippers. I accept that other reviewers really loved it, and I don't think I have written a bad review before, however, my apologies, but this is my first. My meal started off with promise, as my... More 

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

It is unfortunate that you didn't have a great meal. We always serve the hot sauce cold. Unfortunately you didn't mention anything about the garlic bread until way after your meal. The sauce was prepared correctly, we can't please everyone. We sold 4 additional orders of ravioli that night and everyone else enjoyed it. Thanks for your suggestion. Safe travels. More 

Leicester
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Chiose this restaurant on the reviews and the proximity to our lodgings. Wrong choice. The welcome was very good however they had a guitarist/ singer in the corner of a fairly small room of approx 30 seats, which was too loud on top of people talking. The service was quick in fact I think we were in and out within... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $33
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, 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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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