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“So expensive we Left”
Review of Dave's Modern Tavern - CLOSED

Dave's Modern Tavern
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $18
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 27, 2013

We stopped by for dinner one evening, but couldn't find an entree under 15.00..don't want to spend that much so we left. Just doesn't seem like a good value. Its Monteagle not New York. Please charge accordingly.

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3  Thank buck6453
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

This was close to the Inn and offered friendly service as well as a great lunch menu. Facility seemed to be newly remodeled and had an upbeat atmosphere.

Thank Renea J
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

The food is very tasty - consistently. A good and varied menu with lots to choose from. Staff is friendly and attentive. Only drawback, if any, is the portions can tend to be a little on the smaller side and the prices a tad high. Not terrible, but just a little. But overall, worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank HappyDonor
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

My husband and I have been in Monteagle frequently over this summer and fall taking care of family business. This past weekend we tried Dave's Modern Tavern. The server was friendly but very slow. We wanted to eat at the bar so we could watch the ball game. No one else was in the bar, and very few people in the restaurant. The bar isn't designed well for watching T.V. as there are posts everywhere!
The wine list was adequate, but no more. We did notice that there was an extensive beer selection, to their credit.
My husband ordered the spaghetti and meatballs.The sauce had been poured over the pasta, meatballs, three large ones on top with cheese over that, then placed into the oven to heat the entire thing. Dish had a weird taste and the server proudly announced it was the barbecue sauce that is part of the dish..how strange is that? ( and not very good we might add.)
I faired no better. I ordered the crab cake sandwich. The crab cake was primarily Pepperidge Farm stuffing mix and very little crab. The cake was cold and not even a little crispy but soggy. Both of us had a Caesar salad that consisted of very tired lettuce that was limp and some pretty terrible dressing.
Since there are very few places to eat in Monteagle we were hopeful that we would have a new alternative, didn't happen, we won't be back.

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3  Thank lindsay h
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

A restaurant:we would have driven right by...dumpy on the outside but clean inside and the food would fit perfectly in an expensive restaurant in Dallas

Thank DBagley
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