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1846 Tavern and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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108 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356-4407 (Parsonage Rd)
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Waterford, CT
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here as a party of 6. Bartender was nice and pretty attentive. The menu was extremely limited. There actually was a whole page missing on all our menus so not sure the story behind that. The pages that were filled with available choices was limited to about 5 entrees. The tenderloin of beef was very good and tender. The... More 

Thank LBV1
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beer battered, super fresh and crazy delicious, I highly recommend them! They also make a mean apple crumble for dessert.

Thank Emily Spencer M
Portland, Maine
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479 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I stopped in here for a mid-week dinner while vacationing in Vermont. He had been before and knew the food was dependable. This was my first time here. We arrived at about 8:30 (30 minutes before they stopped serving), and had hoped to sit in the dining room, but it had been closed for late seating, so... More 

Thank James F
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long day of hiking my SO and I stopped in for a quick dinner, opting for the wings and burger. Great good and service. Also the live musician was excellent. He sang an acoustic version of a wide range of hits from the last 40 year.

Thank w0rldtrav3l3r4981
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They sat us in the bar area but that did not cause any issues. The bar crowd was not disruptive and dinner was excellent. My wife and I both ordered the beef tenderloin tips (could have been medallions). We both enjoyed it very much. It was cooked the way we asked and the balsamic sauce was perfect. I had the... More 

Thank Jonathan W
Plainview, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, very entertaining bartender. Stopped by for a light dinner on a Sunday night. The tomato bisque soup was the best! I had an appetizer for dinner, everyone else had burgers and sandwiches, all was well prepared and presented. The place itself has rustic charm, lots of wood beams and subdued lighting. Nice for a romantic dinner.

Thank Melinda B
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159 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Southern VT for many years, but never had the opportunity to try this establishment. Nice dinner, had drinks at the bar afterwards and everyone was very friendly. Somewhat busy for a Sunday night in September. Good to see

East Calais, Vermont
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a top notch restaurant. The food is excellent, with innovative additions and careful preparations. It is attractive and comfortable, and the staff is so pleasant and helpful. My salmon was the best I've ever had,and the presentation was exceptional. My husband's tenderloin tips were tender and flavorful. The desserts were a treat!

Thank Edith S
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. The scallops and fish tacos were great. The fish and chips are also good. We would have stayed longer but it was to hot inside. They had the Ac on with door and windows open.

Thank mike s
Bellmore, New York
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193 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Food was a bit on the pricey side, but it was well worth it. $27 for maple salmon, potato puree, and a whole bunch of perfectly cooked veggies. Old pub feel, rustic atmosphere, bar and restaurant. Very nice spot.

Thank michelle j

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $29
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 am
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356-4407
    (Parsonage Rd)
  • Public Transportation: The 1846 is a 3 minute walk from the closest local bus stop - the MOOver.
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 802-464-5207
You can have exceptional, top of the line fine dining quality food and still have a fun, relaxing evening too. At our house, no need to worry about talking too loud or using the wrong fork. Relax, eat, enjoy. Step through our 19th century doors and savor our 21st century legacy. Once a popular stagecoach stop, the 1846 Tavern and Restaurant at the West Dover Inn continues an important American tradition begun over 160 year ago. Nestled away in Vermont’s picturesque Green Mountains, this historic tavern and restaurant lovingly blends fresh local ingredients with modern inventive recipes to create a fun and memorable night out. Our sauces are hand crafted, our certified Black Angus burgers and steaks are hand-cut and our fresh seafood hand selected. Enjoy an intimate fireside dinner in the dining room, a fun family night out in the restaurant or a cold drink while watching the game and listening to live music in the tavern.

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