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The Tavern

222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, German, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tables will rock back and forth as the floors are so old they are not level anymore. The ambience takes you back in time. If you are lucky enough to eat there during the warm months the veranda/porch the over looks the outside dining...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had supper there on a Monday night about a week ago. I love eating in historic old taverns of which this is certainly one. It was a warm evening and we were able to sit outside for dinner on a second story porch. The...More

Thank Les T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our first trip to the Tavern and on a Monday. The history of the building is amazing but the food was outstanding. The menu is full of great choices and the waiter Duane made some great suggestions. He was a top shelf waiter and kept...More

Thank ZacandMJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andrew Johnson and the King of France ate in this place. My husband and I were just visiting and didn't know you needed reservations to visit or I would have gotten them in advance. I would have loved to eat there but just seeing the...More

1  Thank marshallhome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to us by a local, we spent a fine evening here, listening to the creak of historic stairs and ceilings, enjoying the well maintained historic rooms and the uniformly excellent food. A reservation was helpful and with just a little effort, parking was readily...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner at The Tavern during a recent visit to Abingdon. We ate before attending a performance at the Barter Theater, which is just down the road. We walked to the restaurant (about 10 minutes) from the Martha Washington Inn. The Tavern is within...More

Thank NellieVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good meal for the price. The building is amazing, haunted and great for history buffs. A definite visit if you are in the area. Ask for a tour of the upstairs, markings on wall are bed numbers when it was a civil war...More

Thank 12Gage21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Abingdon to celebrate our wedding anniversary, go to the Barter Theater, and eat at The Tavern for the first time. We were seated promptly with no waiting. Our server one of the best ever. The filet, scallops, and salmon were prepared to...More

Thank Bgm65
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food and selection of draft beer were excellent. They had the best Jagerschnitzel I had ever had.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Abingdon, but it's been awhile since we had been to the Tavern. On date night last Saturday we decided to give it another go. I don't know why we haven't been here more frequently. The server was extremely friendly and did a...More

Thank keithmo1971
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R. G. C
My wife and I are older and can no longer eat as much as before. What would be good to share?
29 March 2015|
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Response from Jack S | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, the portions weren't particurally large. My wife and I both had a selection from the German dishes and they were great. The management is very friendly and I'm sure that they'd agree to sharing anything. I'd... More
R. G. C
My wife and I are older and can no longer eat as much as before. What would you suggest as a meal to share.
29 March 2015|
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Response from Matt W | Reviewed this property |
Most of the dishes would be plenty to share - if you ordered an extra salad and/or another side. However, according to the menu - there is a $10 share fee per plate / which I did not appreciate. My wife and I also share at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-628-1118
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