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The Tavern

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222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2904
+1 276-628-1118
16:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our friend come from Cologne Germany for Christmas and wanted her to taste the food here in Abingdon. We were not disappointed. The Tavern is a old Restaurant but the food very up to date and the owner very nice. He took time to speak to our friend in German and made sure our foot was perfect. We... More 

Thank Jeffnri
Abingdon, VA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at The Tavern last night. It was our anniversary, so we wanted something special. The Tavern was very busy for a Tuesday, but the food and service were both exemplary. Our server Amanda was friendly, attentive, and professional, making sure we had everything we needed in a timely manner. I had the evening's special... More 

Thank Joni66
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us, one a child and the tab was over $300.00. Not a fortune but for that amount, you would probably expect more than average. The Christmas decorations were sparse. Our server was efficient but not friendly. The food was good but not exceptionable. There are so many things they could have done but did not. We will not... More 

Thank Linda E
Butler, Tennessee
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290 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us went after a matinee play. Not crowded, seated immediately. Had a round of drinks then ordered. 7 meals arrived, had to go to front desk to find info on 8th, even though the owner had walked through twice, didn't know at the time. After some more waiting , others had started eating the 8th dish arrived and... More 

Thank wataugaman
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fabulous meal here on a recent trip to Abingdon. From start to finish it was a great experience. The intimate ambiance makes for a great place to celebrate a special occasion or just a quiet night out. Food was outstanding. The filet medallions as well as the stuffed filet were favorites at our table but everything coming out... More 

Thank IslandFam0308
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226 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had been to the Tavern before and was always pleased with the food (although I do feel it is overpriced for the quality of food served, the atmosphere is excellent.) Last night's dinner was a big disappointment considering the price. My friend ordered a New York Strip and it literally (NO exaggeration here) was the toughest steak either of... More 

Thank Ragerdy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent. Still the best food in the country. We have been coming here for 22 years! Service was great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Winfield, West Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

You can't go wrong when you eat at the Tavern - the ambiance alone is just wonderful and the food is excellent ! The owner is always on-site when we dine there and always a great host. Dessert is amazing and most always, cannot resist. A great place to dine before visiting the Barter Theater.

Thank melissaandjerryc
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The rave reviews Of The Tavern did not disappoint. We skipped starters and went to entrees and dessert. Scrumptious! The host is a consummate gentleman!

Thank Deanna H
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317 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were seated immediately, having made a reservation. The Tavern is very quaint and has great ambience. The server was very pleasant and reviewed the daily specials and gave recommendations when asked. The food was very good and the portions were very generous. This is a place I will visit again when in the area!

Thank ForbesB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
American, German
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, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?