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Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse

6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
+1 802-362-2342
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
6458 Main St, at the Stamford Motel, Manchester, VT 05255-9489
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting Manchester for over 20 years. We thought we knew all the good restaurants within 30 miles. Well we had a very pleasant surprise when we had dinner at Nipper’s Cafe. Based upon Trip Advisor reviews we went for dinner and an excellent dining...More

Thank Hibike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was great. We sat outside and had a delicious dinner. Horseradish salmon, goat cheese salad, filet, a few burgers - everyone at the table enjoyed the meal. After dinner we headed over to the fire pit and ended up sitting around for several hours....More

Thank markhanson1967
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Had a very difficult time deciding which of their great breakfast items I would have. I chose the Belgian waffle, loaded with FRESH fruit and served with pure Vermont maple syrup!! Delicious!!!

Thank anneblake1
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Delicious prime rib and Ginger Ahi Tuna. The service was outstanding. Was a wonderful meal and a fabulous way to celebrate a birthday!

Thank FractalGirl14
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I returned to Nippers with Girlfriend as we had a splendid breakfast last August. We wanted to have a good dinner and were not disappointed. I had the whiskey ribeye which I had planned before arriving although the idea of horseradish crusted salmon or the...More

Thank michaeloD7958KK
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Our 1st visit with a rather large party. Food was delicious - every single steak was cooked perfectly- I can appreciate how difficult that is for such a group but the chef is obviously something very special ! The service was wonderful. Great communication in...More

Thank RachelnCraig
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

It was a pleasure to chat with you on the phone. Thanks for understanding our cc policy for large parties. Glad we lived up to your expectations and look forward to hosting you guys again next year.

Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Manchester since the late '80s. Recently heard of Nippers. It's a small space (only 9 tables). There were plenty of choices on the menu. The steak and salmon were exquisitely done. The staff was friendly and helpful. In no way overbearing....More

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Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

So happy you were able to finally make it to our little restaurant. Happy we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to hosting your family again.

Reviewed December 4, 2017

Nipper cafe opened in 2010, and I finally made it in to have breakfast the other day! This cozy restaurant is located at the Stanford Motel on route 7A / Main Street Manchester Center, VT . I enjoyed some wonderful Eggs Benedict that were cooked...More

Thank Andy05255
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

WOW! Thanks a bunch Andy for taking the time to write the review. Really appreciate it. I've almost met your entire family now :) in the last month since you discovered us:) Thanks for the business and your grandson is precious.

Reviewed October 28, 2017

Saw the menu for this café in Manchester and decided to try it on our daily drive in from East Dorset to Manchester . It was fabulous! Home cooked food - great taste and great value.

Thank anne12345678
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

So kind. We are happy that you were able to join us and love the fact that you appreciate what we have to offer.

Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers a wonderful breakfast and dinner. Their corned beef hash and banana bread French toast are delicious. The pork loin dinner is one of the best meals I ever had. They also offer a full bar. Very nice decor. We will definitely be...More

Thank DaremanNB
Karen G, Owner at Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Most people love the hash and some people don't. Very happy that you enjoyed it. Who wouldn't love banana bread french toast you are so correct very delicious but the bananas need to be ripe. I have yet to try the pork but most people...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $33
Breakfast, Brunch, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant
A casual dining experience offering exceptional meals at breakfast and dinner. All of our sauces, soups and dressings our handcrafted on our property. We serve prime cut steaks, fresh seafood, pork loin (one of the favorites after the steaks and seafood) at dinner, along with hamburgers, salads and panini's. Nipper's has become popular amongst the locals and tourist for serving up outstanding fresh food. Whenever possible we use all local produce or preferably the vegetables come from our own organic or hydroponic gardens. At breakfast we offer 11 different kinds of eggs benedicts and you are able to choose from 2 or 3 eggs. We offer a variety of griddle items (cinnamon french toast, pancakes and more) with mix or max options. Of course our corned beef hash is homemade. We have a variety of omelettes and you are able to have them prepared with egg whites if you like. We are located 1.5 miles North of town on route 7A - Go the extra mile, we do.
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