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The Stage Restaurant & Cafe

30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
+1 603-357-8389
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (49 reviews)
“brooklyn burger” (14 reviews)
“crab fritters” (7 reviews)
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am an old man ("Get off my lawn!") I know that. I like good food. I like good company. I like to be able to hear myself talk when I am out to enjoy the former and the foremost. To quote Meat Loaf, "two...More

Thank bobU8601WK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our party had Eggs Benedict at the late side of Sunday brunch and one had a 'Blue Burger' variation. The benny was very meh-hollandaise was close to 'broken' (curdled) and that caused it to be grainy in texture. Eggs were almost cooked too...More

Thank ZeldaBoro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the place has a great vibe food is delicious I would call it simply elegant you can just eat apps and have a great meal the Beniks are always tinkering on new things and they genuinely love their customers

Thank Laurence M
ebenik, Owner at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Laurence for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I moved from Northern Virginia to Surry, NH, last June, and had wanted to try this restaurant for months. The owner, until recently, lived nearby. However, work on our house prevented it. We finally had lunch there and were not disappointed. I...More

1  Thank TrainManDan10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stage Restaurant has expanded and the food is great... offers sidewalk dinning as well as comfortable seating inside. Has a nice bar, large screen TV, great view of downtown Keene, Central Square and a variety of colorful stores and shops.

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was standard. Nice. Nothing bad, nothing exceptional. A good, dependable eatery. I'd visit again. Free parking after 6pm.

Thank Japangela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a lunch in the Keene area and thought we would try The Stage Cafe.The restaurant was filled with college students and the noise level extreme. The food and service was good but I wouldn't suggest this restaurant unless you like eating in a...More

Thank SirJohn09
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great atmosphere, attentive staff, generous portions. Perfect for a couples dinner out or brunch with friends and family. The fried brussels sprouts are a yummy app and the vegetable frittata is my go to brunch meal.

Thank kelsey m
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Party of eight on Friday night; we had reservations. When we arrived, our table was set and waiting. My first time to the restaurant, but other in the party had eaten there before. Nice range of options - from upscale to sandwiches. The service was...More

Thank WboroMA
ebenik, Owner at The Stage Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Went to have dinner, and was not impressed. First , the lack of good appetizers was evident, always the same, had a margarita, and it was awful for $ 10 bucks, no seafood to mention, always same old Salmon, no imagination in the kitchen, never...More

Thank Steve K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Central Sq, Keene, NH 03431-3707
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: +1 603-357-8389
  • E-mail
Family run business, Chef owned and operated for 34 years
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