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Tavro13 Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://tavro13.com/
  • Email: info@tavro13.com
  • Phone: (856) 467-8413
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday Brunch 10:30am - 2:30pm
    Lunch Mon - Sat 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Mon - Thurs 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Fri & Sat 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sun 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Terence Feury
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: ..or Let us bring the party to you!
    All of our menus are available for off-site catering. Contact us for further ordering information and delivery areas.
  • Entertainment: Check our website - live music every Saturday night

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: FREE parking available in our private lot.
A word from Tavro13
The historic 250 year old Old Swedes Inn has been reborn as Tavro 13, with acclaimed Chef Terence Feury helming the kitchen. The Colonial building at 1301 Kings Highway in Swedesboro, NJ hosts a variety of dining options, from a 55 seat fine-dining room, a lounge featuring live music, an expansive bar, and a banquet room ideal for private parties.

Chef Feury comes to Tavro after establishing himself as one of most lauded chefs in the Philadelphia area. A veteran of Le Bernardin in New York, Philadelphia’s Striped Bass, Ritz Carlton, and, most recently, Fork, Chef Feury has gained local, regional, and national accolades throughout his career including being named Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Chef in 2010 and being named a 2002 finalist for A James Beard Award, Mid-Atlantic region. The seasonally driven American cuisine will showcase the chef’s connection to local farmers, and provide a showcase for the talents of one of the region’s brightest culinary stars.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "Tavro 13 shares an entrance with noisy restaurant/bar on the other side of the hotel. Faux Pas #1 for a fine restaurant. For an establishment, where appetizers are in $15 and entrees $30 average range,the food and service are below average. They are in need of more polished waitstaff and not share the same hosts with the bar. The bathrooms are upstairs, unless you want to go to the bar lavatories, not the best situation , when the average patron is north of fifty. A return visit is unlikely."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a great dinner at Tavro! The food was excellent! The waitress was very knowledgable about the menu and extremely pleasant! I also highly recommend the Clementini! Perfection. The only downside was my second Clementini was made by another bartender and it was not as good, still good, but not as good. The first one was perfect. Not sweet and very refreshing. Back to the food, all four of us had a very good meal. I opted for the primerib special, delish, both days that it took me to eat it. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Pass by so many times Finally gave it a try Unbelievable. Tremendous Food service Cannot wait to go back"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Went to celebrate my birthday and it was an absolute dream! Who knew Swedesboro had such a divine place to dine! We plan on coming back again real soon!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We reserved ahead... We were put in a sunroom that was cold and near door with draft. Very disappointed on that. Also with reservations it said we had option of menu vs price fix.. That was not an option, but waitress did offer extra appetizer to help make up for it. Overall food was VERY good.. just had a few unexpected things. Would try again off of menu."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Just ate here and the food was outstanding. Imaginative, flavorful, and well presented menu. The wine and beer choices are also something different from the run of the mill and extremely enjoyable. Atmosphere is great and the decor very interesting. Try to make 'Tavro 13' out of the lights in the cafe - the Red Hen a new addition."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Went for South Jersey restaurant week - incredible food and service for $35. If you want unique dining, city-quality food and service in a small town atmosphere try Tavro13!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Our Server, Gracie was absolutely fabulous. Very upbeat and friendly"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Read about this resturant and thought we would try it even though it is very far from ANYTHING. Glad we did - wonderful food, fantastic service."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Family was in town Saturday and we wanted to have a nice meal somewhere. Being new to the area, we took a chance on Tavro. Having just moved from Philly's amazing restaurant scene, my expectations were limited for a small town restaurant. But Tavro 13 was exactly what we were looking for. Trendy/funky interior with a nice ambiance, although, the place was fairly empty for a Saturday night. We ate in the dining room, but there is a bar on the other side. The food was worth every penny, absolutely delicious - everyone was impressed but how good the food was. It's a great spot to take out of town guests to. It's on the pricier side but, again, very worth it."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Loved the black, white and red room. Bonus was the wonderful fireplace! The food was fresh and amazing. Loved the oysters, but mostly the fish we ordered was superb. Would come back again!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "The menu is very niche & unusual, but that made it limiting to us, as not everyone was adventurous in their appetite. The lamb belly app is their signature dish, but it was so rich & indulgent that it ruined the rest of my meal. I should've went with the salmon or scallops, but decided that the Berkshire pork chop may be good. It tasted liked a giant piece of bacon, as it was overly smoked. The side dishes that accompanied the chop were better...roasted Brussels sprouts & peppered grits. Got tricked into ordering aqua panne water when we asked if we wanted spring of sparkling...don't like that feeling. The dessert was decent...housemade donuts. Ambiance was good...sleek & clean. Tables are very close together, though."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Tavro brunch is fantastic. Great menu and option to do a 3 course brunch with bottomless bloody marys or mimosas. Do yourself a favor and get there!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "My fiancé and I went early to have a few cocktails. The girls standing at the check in area were busy but one asked for my name and said she would check us in. At 8:30, our reservation time, I checked on our table and was told it would be a few minutes. We were seated at 9. The dining area seemed crowded and the noise level was high. The tables were very small and were spaced just about a foot apart so we could clearly hear couple's conversations on either side of us. Our server was polite and attentive but we had to ask for bread. The only positive of the evening was that the food tasted very good. Prices for drinks and food were very high, which I do not mind paying but the overall experience has to be a lot better!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We were impressed with the upscale ambience and updated menu selections available now in this nicely renovated Old Swede's Inn location in the heart of Swedesboro. We had a delightful meal from appetizers through dessert with everything served at the perfect temperature. We appreciated the willingness of the staff to substitute potatoes for the salad on the steak special for my husband and serving the salad separately prior to our entrée. My fish was cooked perfectly and enhanced with the accompanying vegetables. We thoroughly enjoyed the small, warm, sugary doughnuts and sauce for dessert. We can't wait to come back."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Everything was great at Tavro. The four of us were promptly seated at a lovely table near the fireplace, and the hostess offered to take our coats, which is always nice. My girlfriend and I enjoyed the Gnocchi, Trout, Branzino, and a cheese plate. Our friends had the crab appetizer (the name escapes me), Trout, and NY Strip. My only critique was with the trout - the remoulade was a bit overpowering for the other ingredients. However, clearly not enough of a complaint to lose a perfect rating here. Anyway, the staff were near flawless, paying attention to those little details that separate good from great. Jenna was superb. The bar area was thriving - I hope to come back sometime soon!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Planned a romantic dinner for 2. Seating was terrible. They try to squeeze in as many patrons as possible but in doing so it was extremely cramped. Tables on either side of ours were inches away. Their conversation was ours. No privacy. Service from waitress was extremely poor. She told us she would bring bread shortly after being seated. Finally asked for it when meals arrived. There was no checking in with us to see if we needed anything throughout our meal. Never asked if we'd like a second drink from bar. We had more attention from the people clearing the table. Totally unimpressed with the whole experience. We get better service from chains. Manager asked our opinion which we offered but at that point the night was wasted. Never again!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food and service were excellent, will visit for dinner soon."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Great atmoshpere, tasty, healthy, fresh meals, excellent service, very clean, reasonable prices for fine dining!! Will definitely be back!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We love Tavro and have been here multiple times. Each time the food has been fantastic, the staff attentive and the ambience hip. We were able to get a last minute reservation for Valentine's Day. My only criticism is that because of the last minute request we were seated in the bar area which got a little crowded this particular evening. This is why I gave it the higher noise rating. The main dining room is fine. I highly recommend Tavro 13!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had Valentine's dinner at Tavro 13 and had excellent meals (we highly recommend the scallops) with exceptional service. This is a great spot to go as an alternative to going into the city for that upper shelf dining experience. The dishes are unique and extremely well presented. We would also recommend their specialty cocktail list. The seating is comfortable and decor upscale."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Bar Area for dinner is a little noisy, however they have a fine dining area which is quite romantic, it makes you think your in a different place."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We made a reservation on Open Table - when we arrived, we were immediately sat...but in the bar area. we asked the hostess if there were any tables in the dining area as this was a long over due date night, and were looking for something a little more "date night". The bar was pretty dark and fortunate for us got to listen to justin beiber and beyonce. The hostess said that it was packed in there and that was it. Oh well. Our waiter was great! We had some questions about the menu, and he described everything. When the food came out - it was even better than expected. Just a note, we ordered off the regular menu, not the bar menu. We ordered two apps, the rib eye special and the trout. Everything was mouth watering."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Not exactly in the neighborhood but Tavro13 is a classy, fun place with great food."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Highly recommend coming here. Food was very good. Service was excellent and it was a great evening. Did not feel rushed nor were we waiting for the food to be served."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Try the duck!!! Words cannot express how good the duck is. all ingredients are fresh."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We were scheduled to have brunch on Sunday at this restaurant. I researched the menu ahead of time and it did not match the one that was given to us in the restaurant. We were disappointed with our limited choices and the seating that we left without even ordering. We went around the corner to the Rode's Fireside Inn which was a better value with a nice menu selection."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "I live nearby and drive past all the time so I finally decided to try it with som friends. We were very pleased with our experience and will be back again. Great food, fine service and a nice atmosphere were experienced."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Great date night at Tavro on Saturday with my wife. I had previously only been on the bar/lounge side of the restaurant and had no idea the dining room even existed. Every table was filled at 8pm (good thing we had reservations) and I can see why. The cured meat sampler we shared as an appetizer was delicious while my lobster & scallops were the best I've had in recent memory. Service was excellent from start to finish and, even though I had to make fun of the $8 cookie on the menu, the "chocolate bar" dessert was worth every penny. We'll definitely be back again."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Came in for lunch and had a wonderful time! My server Erin was attentive and knowledgable and easily accommodated my requests! I got a simple grilled cheese that had roasted tomatoes and it was amazing! Who knew grilled cheese could be so delectable?! Service was great, food was incredible, and my stomach was full! Will definitely be back with friends!"
    Dined on 1/13/2014
  • "A great find! Excellent American food in an old inn in Swedesboro. We found it while traveling on the NJ Turnpike. There's a large separate bar area with chandeliers created by a designer. The dining room is intimate, with a fireplace and a red color scheme. Worth a try."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Eclectic decor, enthusiastic staff, terrific drinks, fabulous food! Can't believe all of this so close to home in Swedesboro. I felt like I was dining in New York or Philadelphia without the toll!"
    Dined on 1/6/2014
  • "On my fourth visit to Tavro 13 I went for their brunch. Having been there for their lunch, happy hour and dinner previously, I had high hopes for their brunch. And as with my past visits, the food was delicious, fresh, and elegantly presented. I can now say that Tavro 13 is a perfect choice for any meal!"
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "I took someone here for their birthday after hearing good reviews from various people. I have to say it was one of the best meals either of us have had. I had the lamb belly appetizer and duck breast entree. Nothing bad to say at all about anything we experienced. Highly recommend for special occasions."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "This was our 2nd time at Tavro.... we really want to like this place as it is nice to have a more upscale restaurant locally instead of having to drive in Philadelphia. My husband got the tuna both times, and it was great both times. The smoked duck was excellent. I got the veal paillard - big piece of meat, but it was just breaded and fried and a little dry. The arugula salad was super tasty.... but paying veal prices for a small side salad is sort of a waste. Two members of our party got the lobster risotto - the lobster was good, but the rice was hard and the flavors just didn't go well. Unless I was getting the tuna or the duck, I don't think I would plan to return here for dinner. Maybe happy hour some evening."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "My wife had the filet and I had the surf and turf entree. Both cooked perfectly. But my favorite was the Brussels sprout side. Very tasty!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We went there New Years Eve hoping for the regular menu, but there was a short limited menu, that did not have great selections on it. the service was good but it was not the type of evening we expected. i would be hard pressed to return."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Had been to Swedes Inn many times with many fond memories. But a change was necessary. Tried Tavro13 for the first time this past Sunday for brunch. We sat in the sports bar area and it would be great to watch a sporting event. Plenty of room. However, the furniture is strange and the room was cold. It has a concrete floor and everyone in the room had to keep their coats on.. They have a nice selection of wines and beer and the prices are ok. If you go I would be interested in your opinion of the furniture in the main dining area."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Everything was very good. Service was very accomodating. Food was very good."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "It was my first time at the restaurant and I enjoyed lunch very much, I would recommend the chicken sandwich. The salad was just lettuce but the soup, sandwich and gelato were superb."
    Dined on 12/19/2013