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Rick's Tavern

American, Bar, Pub
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386 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345-9647
802 365-4310
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered our pizza and poppers to go. The pizza was really good, chicken bacon shrimp with bbq sauce and Vermont cheddar with ham but the poppers were the best. Not a disappointment in the least.

Thank Jason H
Newfane, Vermont
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A good place for good solid American food and a brewski. Friendly atmosphere. Enjoyed by travelers and locals alike.

Thank MacRutchik
Westford, Massachusetts
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236 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Everyone in the Valley knows Rick's, as does everyone who travels Route 30. Rick's serves unpretentious American fare...burgers and beers, and on Friday and Saturday nights, a live band. It's the hub of the Valley. People go more for the community atmosphere, than the food. Leave your gourmet expectations at home and settle in for a great down home time.... More 

Thank bklyn56
rickstavern, Public Relations Manager at Rick's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping in. We love our little place. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been to Rock's in years. Happy to report they still serve the same wonderful and delicious Italian food as always. Large portions insure you go away full, and happy.

Townsend, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

went on a road trip the 24th of October.. stopped here to eat around 1pm..waited 12 minutes to be seated...my husband went to find someone.. no luck.. after. another 5 minutes we left.. we did not think the place that crowded..saw 2 tables of 3 and one table of about 6...

1 Thank Leslie T
Glastonbury CT
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We've dined here several tines with a hungry teenage son - and found the all you can eat Friday night Fish Fry to be very good. Typical local tavern atmosphere. Only disappointment was when they had run out of coffee!

Thank Linda R
Stratham, NH
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were spending a rainy Sunday night in Newfane and looking for a place to eat nearby. I read the reviews of Rick's Tavern and decided that this would be a good choice in the immediate area. The decor was typical Vermont, lots of wood and down to earth feeling. My husband ordered the turkey dinner and I had the... More 

Thank druid
South Newfane, VT
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice lively bar - hoppin on the nights with wings specials and 25% off pizza. Friendly service in the restaurant.

1 Thank Lynn F
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

on the way up to Stratton, the roadside restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but it's worth stopping in. The food is good, the service was pleasant and the prices are very reasonable .

Thank wendy11050
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You don't want to be in a hurry when going there, service is kinda slow from kitchen and waitstaff. Food is good.

Thank Lori L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 386 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345-9647
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Newfane
  • Phone Number: 802 365-4310

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