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Tavern At Rivers Edge

$$ - $$$American, ,
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
+1 603-772-7393
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
163 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2424
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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