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Review of Cantwell's Tavern

Cantwell's Tavern
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Odessa
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Just opened to the public on December 14, 2011. Located in the historic Hotel in the historical disrict encompassing The Historic Houses of Odessa. Holiday atmosphere is festive for the whole town.
Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Went to Cantwell's for mothers day. The food was excellent the atmosphere was good the service could have been a little better

Thank Joe T
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Mother's Day dinner at Cantwell's was a complete delight. The atmosphere starts out with a beautiful Colonial home, complete with architecture, artwork and ambiance. The special of the day was a delicious scallop dish with THE BEST RISOTTO I've ever eaten. The server, Jessie, was delightful as well. Such a nice place with nice people and a quaint setting. Will definitely go back.

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Thank kayb487
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

We read that tiny Odessa has a treasure trove of well-preserved Federal style homes so took a detour and stayed for lunch at Cantwell's Tavern. It was a quiet Friday, very few diners, but the young hostess for some reason seated us upstairs in a big room by ourselves. We moved ourselves downstairs to the bar, took over a high table by the window looking out at the Main St. and had a lovely lunch. In this part of the country, you can almost always put together a light, healthy, high-protein meal by ordering a salad and having them put a crab cake on top of it. This crab cake was done right: almost all back fin crab meat, with just enough filler to keep it in one piece. Seasoning was subdued to let the flavor of the crab do the talking. Friendly bartender served us and we got to soak up the atmosphere of a small town on a lazy day. Lovely.

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Thank Bagan
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Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I tried Cantwell's Tavern and were very satisfied. It lived up to all of the positive reviews we read. We had the cheese/meat platter appetizer, veal and swordfish dishes. All were excellent as was the Colonial charm. The only disappointment was the pickle appetizer and the meatloaf were no longer choices on the menu. Having read so many good things about them and being a big pickle and meatloaf fan, was a little let down. However, our meal more than made up for that!

1  Thank Intrepibew
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Cantwells Tavern was a great spot. Had a drink at the bar before dinner. Dark and Stormy which I have never had before however really nice drink. The bartender Zackary was great and he answered some of our drink questions and had a great knowledge. We moved into the dinning room and the service was excellent, the table was quiet and the atmosphere very nice. I had a chopped salad with Chicken and my friend had the salmon. Both very good meals. I would hightly recommend this establishment. Being a native from Delaware I was surprised visiting the historic area of Odessa, DE. Full of history and charm.

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Thank Michelle P
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