We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tavern At Rivers Edge

$$ - $$$American, ,
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
+1 603-772-7393
Website
Share
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (82)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2018

We sat in the cozy dining room because the bar was busy and noisy on a Friday night. Our waitress was attentive, the cocktails were served with a side car, and our meal was tasty. The wedge salad was enough for two. My husband's haddock...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Came by on a Thursday night around 6:30, a few people at the bar but only us in the dining room. Started with a pomegranate martini and a margarita, both amazing. Server brought out hot crusty bread, then we tried the soup special, which was...More

Thank 22213letsgo
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant tonight while trying to find a place to eat in Exeter. The ambiance in the basement establishment was cozy and inviting. Our experience went downhill from there. The service was the worst I've ever experienced. The entire staff was disorganized...More

1  Thank ls5589
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Recently I was treated to a late lunch at the Tavern At Rivers Edge in downtown Exeter, NH. I remember the place as an old watering hole of mine back in the day. The decor had changed several times since then but still had the...More

Thank Jose50
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have lived in the area for over 30 years so we have been here before. The service was horrible and the wait was extremely long. The food was not served as described in the menu.My undercooked $32 steak, which I hated to send back...More

1  Thank Scuba-D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was the place to go about 15 years ago...but no so anymore. The bar is small and very much a townie go to spot. I never see anyone in the restaurant part anymore. It is down a long flight of stairs and has little...More

1  Thank NewHampshiretraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I had the Vegi Peanut Stir Fry withe shrimp. It was amazing. They have a new chef there that has really brought the food up to a much higher standard. As always the drinks and bartenders were great.

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first time trying this restaurant. We found it on Restaurant.com and it was in our town. The dining room was empty so we opted for the "lounge". It was very loud and the waitress, while trying to be attentive, missed the boat....More

Thank jrzycowgirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a hard place to give a review, they are all over the place, we went as a party of 4, so I will only rate this my husband and I, we arrived at 6:30 and did not get out until 9:30, as we...More

Thank Jodi D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Always enjoy a meal at the "Tavern". Food is always good and they change up the specials often. Lynn is a fabulous waitress!

Thank michaelaI3702PS
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Exeter Hotels
Exeter Inn
244 reviews
.69 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Exeter
683 reviews
.88 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter
216 reviews
1.59 km away
Slumber Manor Motel
1 review
9.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Blue Moon Evolution
299 reviews
.32 km away
Green Bean On Water
200 reviews
.27 km away
Epoch Restaurant & Bar
256 reviews
.70 km away
Las Olas Taqueria
145 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby Attractions
Phillips Exeter Academy
35 reviews
.24 km away
Phillips Exeter Trail
30 reviews
.32 km away
American Independence Museum
40 reviews
.07 km away
Exeter Historical Society
11 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tavern At Rivers Edge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-772-7393
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;