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“Good food and fast service”
Review of Tavern On The Lake

Tavern On The Lake
Ranked #9 of 26 Restaurants in Hightstown
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Tavern On The Lake is a Family Restaurant and Sports Bar. We have food and drink specials Mon. thru Thur. and live Bands every Fri. and Sat. night. Our upstairs Banquet Hall can hold up to 200 people. We open at 11:30am everyday.
Reviewed February 17, 2013

We drive past here almost daily and decided to try it out. It looks so inviting. We walked in and the bar area was typical looking. We were seated for dinner and it lacked atmosphere. It was like pizza place meets VFW. Cheap chairs and tables but the wait staff was fast. Our server gave us some good suggestions and steered us in the right direction.

The appettizer, spinach and articoke dip in a bread bowl were very good. The caesar salad was nice and light while the house salad was just typical. The entrees were excellent. The short ribs some of the best I've ever had and the baby back ribs were huge and fell off the bone. Better than a lot of ribs places. We would definitely dine here again.

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Thank myhrse11
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

I admit we went there to watch a football game. But we were astonished by the menu which offered tilapia stuffed with crabmeat and grilled shrimp and a roasted chicken on a spit with broiled fruit! Delicious! And the portions were ample. Wait staff were friendly. As we were leaving, there was a line of people waiting for a table. We will go back.

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Thank Auntieknowsbest
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Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

We decided to give tavern a shot since it is so close to our house and looks cute from the outside. Bad idea! We entered through the back and walked past 3 filthy dirty tables on the back deck... Piled high with dirty plates and bits of chewed up food! We walked in the restaurant and the staff just glared at us. No one asked us if we wanted a table or even acknowledged that we were there. It smelled like a giant urinal! We got the hell out of there!

2  Thank Chay M
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Our hotel recommended the Tavern and we were pleasantly surprised. Located in the quaint village of Hightown, we found a great local pub and restaurant offerning fun, entertainment, great food in a wonderful atmosphere with fabulous service. If you are ever in the area, don't miss this place. The burgers are to die for!

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1  Thank EuroTexan
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Visited with my friends to celebrate my birthday. The waitress seem to be tired and had a non welcoming expression. The virgin pina colada we ordered was so pathetic that it had to be sent back. It was a mix of coconut milk and soda with no pinapple juice! At least they did not charge us for it. Potatoe soup was sour. We told the waitress of our friends was vegetarian still she did not warn that the pasta had bacon in it. Overall the food was okay. We went on a Friday thinking that live band will start at 9 PM and it did not start until 10 PM.

Thank Sandra117
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