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65 Rockingham St, Rockingham, VT 05101-1314
+1 802-463-4940
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with family prior to attending Sweeney Todd at a local theater. Originally we're going to eat, but after witnessing the service, decided to skip eating and have a couple drinks before show. Went to bar to order two captain and diets, 1 shock top and 1 harpoon draft. Left my credit card for tab. I went up for... More 

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Thank Barry O
Bow, New Hampshire
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Basic very casual bar but with good burgers and friendly service. Not much for atmosphere, so more of a place to hang with friends. Music was a bit loud, but they have a pool table and sports on TV, so how much more can you ask for.

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Thank ElauNH
Adams, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Although we didn't dine there the staff was friendly, and let us open a tab, also they frequently checked in on us to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. The drinks were strong (as a good Irish drink should be) it just wasn't a real happening place, more of a local feel. There were two pool tables if you enjoy... More 

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Thank eggiemeggie
Corpus Christi, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Mood was just okay. Food took a long time to come to the table (2 burgers and 2 grinders). I think the main cooks might not have been there. My grinder came with about 8 French fries which were not freshly of the fryer. The meat on my grinder and my mom's Reuben tasted as though it was not prepared... More 

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Thank Josaphina361
Bellows Falls, Vermont
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very good food, full service bar with many local craft brews. TV's , pool table. Live music often. Outdoor seating/ smoking area. Good service.

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Thank 1951Rick
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Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

I have gone there 3-4 times. I have ordered the same drink and each time it tastes different each time. There food prices seem a little pricey but I have not eaten any of it so I cannot confirm quality.

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Thank Nick C
Orlando
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great food and the staff is fantastic. Josh and his crew engage all the patrons, Tuesday trivia night is a blast and Thursday wing night is filling.

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Thank Gary M
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Reviewed January 3, 2015

Though the bar food is decent, such as the wings and Dublin fries, the overall experience is not great. Prices overall are high. For example, it's $8.00 or $9.00 just for one well drink of rum and coke (Not even top shelf). Also, I've personally walked down there at 10:30pm on a Saturday night to order a drink and was... More 

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Thank BarPub101
Vermont
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Donovan's is a terrific place for a pint and a bite.Service food taps are great and an excellant Guiness stop. In historic Bellows Falls another must-see must-taste marker on the map.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Rockingham St, Rockingham, VT 05101-1314
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rockingham
  • Phone Number: +1 802-463-4940

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?