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Fri, 2/23
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The Marsh Tavern @ Equinox

260 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Cozy (6)
  • Comfort Food (5)
  • Casual (4)
The Marsh Tavern offers New England and eclectic cuisine, with Local Vermont influences in a casual historical tavern environment. For reservations in our classic, destination steak house, the Chop House, please call our hotel concierge at (802)362-4700. Please visit our website for information on additional dining at the Equinox.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Pub Fare: Daily: 11:30am - closing
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Phone number
(802) 362-4700
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Dan Black
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Private party facilities
Full- service through our extensive Banquet and Catering Department. Please contact the restaurant manager's office at 802-362-7738
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Private party contact
Tim Driscoll: (802) 362-7738
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Full-Service through our extensive Banquet and Catering Department.
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Cross street
Union Street and 7A
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Parking details
Free valet or self parking.
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Weekends and holiday periods in the Marsh Tavern Pub.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 260 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2  based on recent ratings
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very nice location. Service was great. A bit noisy due to being the first night of a vacation week.

vipUWSide (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Love the ambiance of this old historic tavern. The bread and crudités platter that starts the meal is amazing!

vipRedhand (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Staff was great and so was the food. Great end of day meal relaxing at the fireplace.

vipOnePenn (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

great dinner
shrimp and scallops app were GREAT
the red snapper was perfect
the steak from the chop house menu was cooked just as order
Hall by the glass nice.
Kris the server made some great recommendation

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Menu very limited. Dishes selected adequate but not flavorful.

Dinesout (New England)
2.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

This is a beautiful hotel - resort but this was not a good experience in the tavern. It seems clear there are staffing and management issues. The room was busy, and the single bartender was also making drinks for the formal restaurant. Management clearly needed to shift someone else to the bar to assist, but that did not happen while I was there. It made for a rough dining experience.

VW67 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

I thought it was over priced for 2 small crab cakes I think it was $19 it looked more like an appetizer than an entree. And there were kids running all over the place just because they are staying at the hotel doesn't give them the right to run around while others are trying to enjoy their dinner.

joditheartist (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

We eat here every year we're in Vermont. It never disappoints!

Kappa (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Great tavern menu. Everything is delicious. Waitstaff very friendly and the inn is gorgeous with all it’s beautiful Christmas decorations!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

We love the Marsh Tavern! One of our most favorite restaurants!

vipOnePenn (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

great dinner
Kim our server was great

meatloaf was very good.
Seafood was excellent The staff were so nice to my children

shepherds pie is the best!

vipNYCMOM (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Come here every time we stay at the Equinox. The servers are friendly and the food is great nice, relaxed atmosphere.

BronxGirl (London)
3.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was good but the noise from the bar was loud. It is probably a great place for pub food and beer- but there are better fine dining options nearby. Wait staff was nice and pleasant but poorly trained. Expensive for the quality.

vipleka (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

What a lovely restaurant. Been wanting to dine here for a long time. Definitely make the time to explore the town!

Vjmsk (New England)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Sorry to say that we can’t make it to the Equinox more that once a year. But that being said 3 good friends getogether and have dinner there. Ambiance is great, and we sat by the roaring fire. For the first time we all felt the waitress was rude, took plates away without asking , never asked if we want coffee or tea and altogether disinterested. There were a number of tables with unruly/ very noisy children. I blame the parents for that. Our meal was good, love the before dinner board.

vipGot3dogs (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

I have been going here for years. The food is solid. I have not had a bad meal in the Tavern. The service is sometimes spotty, but overall it's a nice cozy spot on a cold day!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 23, 2017

Really nice meal, food better than I expected. I ordered meatloaf, which was amazing (and a huge portion ), my husband had short rib, which was really tasty & expertly done.
We started with heirloom tomato salad, perfectly done.
Wine list was really interesting.
Our server, Jessica was the best part of the evening. She was gracious,funny, and professional all at the same time. Glad we decided to go.

gary (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The service was great and the food was delicious, even though the choices on the main menu were quite limited. I ordered from the tavern menu. The whole resort has gotten very casual and it shows by the way people eat. Don't think that this is the fine dining it had been over 10 years ago. Also, some parents dump their kids in the dining room and the kids act as if they are in their school cafeteria. Why does the restaurant allow 5 middle school aged girls to dine without adults and to carry on and distract the other patrons?

OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on October 11, 2017

The online menu was not current, so items we had planned to try were no longer available. Be forewarned: tables in the "tavern" are really in the lounge/bar area and have zero ambiance with very minimal service. The chicken pot pie was watery, more like chicken soup with a phyllo pastry perched on top. Overall, a very disappointing experience, especially for the money.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

The night my husband and I dined at Copper Grouse, the air conditioning was on full blast. We changed our table , but wasn't much better. Subsequent diners all did the same, kept moving around to find a warmer spot. Some went out to car to get jackets. Food was mediocre at best and very pricey. The hotel is lovely, worth a look see.

CXRNJA (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Bad experience- service slow- menu reflected on line was not offered at hotel. Management was not customer friendly. Basically hotel food priced accordingly. Was one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. I would not recommend this resturant to anyone.

vipNYCTraveler (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 4, 2017

Never disappointed. Service, food, atmosphere all perfect. We will be back for sure. Always stop here when in Vermont.

vipmdrs (San Diego)
2.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

We had dinner here and it was a disappointment. I ordered halibut and requested it not be overdone. It came out extremely overdone. I sent it back and it came back cold and uncooked on top of the same potatoes which were now also cold. I sent it back and skipped dinner. Won't go back, not worth the aggravation. My husbands's sheppards's pie was good but a chef should know how to cook fish. The waitress was very nice and tried very hard. It was not her fault that I had bread for dinner.

vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on September 26, 2017

Service was very good but the quality of the food was pretty poor and the prices were high.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on September 25, 2017

We have always enjoyed eating at the Marsh Tavern (we had our wedding reception at the hotel and decided to dine there for our wedding anniversary) but had a pretty bad experience this time. We made reservations but had to wait for our table to become available. This would not have been an issue except that the hostess was frazzled and rude and openly arguing with the bartender. She could have suggested we get a drink at the bar and wait for our table but instead just left us standing in the entryway. When we did get to sit down at our table (which was right near the very noisy kitchen) we waited quite a while for our server who was rude and possibly intoxicated (or just really incompetent or both). It took way too long to just get waters and place a drink order. We received our bread and cheese plate right as our appetizers came out (it should have been brought out right away). We were blown away by how terrible the service was, especially when the food and drinks are quite pricey, and left feeling very disappointed. This was not the type of experience we typically have at the Marsh Tavern.

vince (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 21, 2017

Inside was extremely loud. We fortunately were able to eat outside

Foodie1 (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on September 19, 2017

Very good restaurant. We set on front porch and had a good view of church and courthouse across the street. Good waiter and of course good food. We would return there if we're in Manchester again.

mkretz (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 26, 2017

Our meals were delicious! Service was good although an amuse bouche or bread basket would have been a nice touch at this price point.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on August 11, 2017

We were disappointed with the Marsh Tavern. The service was very good, but the food was not. The chicken pot pie seemed to have only dark meat, and the pieces of chicken were so large that they had to be cut up with a fork and knife. The five grain risoto served with the halibut was flavorless and dry. At least the beers were great.

TerryL (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on August 10, 2017

Nice staff, good food at a leisurely pace.