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“I love fine dining and this was as fine as it gets! Superb!”

Old Tavern Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Grafton
Price range: $8 - $30
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Grafton Inn is famous for its imaginative cuisine, thoughtfully prepared with fresh locally sourced food and exploding with flavor. Our knowledgeable service staff, led by Chef Martin Schuelke, is eager to explain ingredients and methods, and to help you explore our Farm to Table cuisine with us.We are open seven days a week from 6 – 9 p.m. A children's menu is offered. Reservations recommended.
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Beautiful dining room with antiques and a small intimate feeling with wait staff that are very friendly and accommodating

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

We had dinner with our son-in-law, daughter, and two rambunctious grandsons at the Grafton Inn. The setting is charming, the menu varied, and food was delicious, including the gluten-free chocolate cake for dessert. We had eaten there about a dozen years ago for our anniversary and were delighted that the quality hadn't slipped at all in the intervening years. It is well-worth a trip to Grafton, VT

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Thank theobev
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Had a nice meal at the tavern on the Friday night of our visit in December. The food is always very high quality, local when possible and very fresh.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Here's what I liked about dining at the Old Tavern: perfect portion size, not too big, not too small......creative and exciting menu....the scallop appetizer was exceptional....the dining room is perfect in every sense....a warm welcome by the Innkeepers, who circulated the room to make everyone feel like family. Here's what let me down (just a little): the chocolate pecan tart did not seem fresh....the service was warm and friendly, but not quite attentive enough...one felt as if some cooking corners had been cut to accommodate the large crowd (New Year's Eve)....the coffee at breakfast was a bit weak.
Overall, given the amazing setting of the Grafton Inn, the dining experience at the Old Tavern is quite satisfying...and, it seemed, so said all.

Thank Baysidetrips
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

Dinners and breakfasts at the Grafton Inn were fantastic ... friendly, accommodating service staff, delicious dinners, amazing breakfasts, and a quiet, intimate setting in the dining room or a casual, comfortable option at the Phelps Barn.

Thank Shawn M
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