The Marlton Tavern

3.9
108 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Welcome to Upstairs at the Tavern Restaurant and Bar, where friends get together to relax and socialize. Family owned and operated, the Tavern provides an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere. Award winning menu, beers from across the world compliment our quaint cozy atmosphere. Dine by our fireplace upstairs or enjoy our great Pub downstairs.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation


Lunch:
Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Daily: 4:00pm - 2:00am
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Phone number
(856) 985-2424
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
George Lavdas
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
N. Locust Ave.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 108 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
3.5
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
43% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on August 3, 2018

Good food, good drinks and good service!

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3.0Dined on July 20, 2018

The noise level carries throughout. If the room had been full....we were the only ones, it would have been really noisy. As it was....it was still noisy from the bar.

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2018

We had a party if six. They sat us upstairs which was perfect. Not too loud.

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Excellent good and choices. Pleasant waitstaff. Only complaint, dining area on porch smelled of the disinfectant used to clean the tables

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1.0Dined on June 3, 2018

We are 4 local hospital executives having Sunday breakfast that was very disappointing. Open table confirmed a 10 am breakfast/brunch and when we arrived the cleaning woman said they were not open. We waited in parking lot 45 minutes. Employees while opening the restaurant (we were the only ones there) were speaking to each other across rooms at such high voice volume we couldn’t hear our own conversations - it was an awful experience. Where was a manager? We got our food at approx 11 am so at his point we had been there an hour an 15 mins before served. We requested a small comp for our trouble. No manager ever came to apologize. No comp provided. No apology provided. There were 4 of us who know hundreds of people and when all is said and done thousands of people will hear our story and that doesn’t even include social media. We won’t be returning to this tavern ever, for any meal. An apology and a drink or two and quiet respectful servers would have made a big difference we got none of that. Not worth returning and risking the same service when there are so many of establishments out there.

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1.0Dined on May 27, 2018

We showed up and was told the kitchen was closed.. they blamed it on Open Table not updating site

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2.0Dined on May 18, 2018

It looks like this place went downhill since our last visit. We were seated on the 2nd floor front room. The bench seat was very worn and should be replaced. The food was not hot and 2 of our party sent theirs back. The rest of us ate it the way that it was.
With more competition popping up every day, it is a wonder why the management would let this place run down.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I was there for brunch on Mother's day. The eggs were lukewarm at best as was the bacon. One person had the steak and eggs and said the steak was not good. Only one meal was hot. I have never been there before. Maybe it is better for bar food but their website said that they have a Sunday brunch so I was hoping for more for Mother's Day.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Ate upstairs, very quiet and great service. Only complaint was the 2 people who chose pasta marinara as their side dish, said it was not hot.

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3.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The Good: Food and service were really good. I would stop by for lunch and chow down any day! But I would not have another date there.

The Bad: While the service was good, the appearance of the servers was severely lacking. All black stretch clothing. Pants and tops. While this might work for a night club, wasn't that pleasant for a date. The individuals were attractive, the attire was not.

The furniture is in complete disrepair. Every pleather surface is missing the pleather and just has the carrier. That is like every seat in the joint.

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4.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Always friendly servers.

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter. When we made the reservation they did not indicate that they had a limited menu. They didn’t even have a salad on the limited menu. When we got there the limited menu was even more limited because they had not planned their inventory well. They told us a large party had just ordered the remainder of the fillet mignon. The wait staff did not seem to care and the food we did get was just plain awful. This was our first time there.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Good crab cakes and Italian food. Crisp veggies and juicy steak. Been here a lot and never a bad meal. Eat on the enclosed porch if u can...bar is fine for happy hour but after 6pm gets busy and loud.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Usully have diner not lunch at the Tavern. Would stick to diner.....

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Very good place

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

My wife and I had a chance to dine here. We had a very nice time. A little slow for our drinks to be served but other than that the pace of the meal was excellent. Food wise: our appetizers were delicious! Our entrees were just ok. Not bad mind you just ok. A little under seasoned and a little over cooked. We will definitely dine here again but I think we will take a bit of a different approach. I think the strong point of Marlton Tavern is their bar food. Appetizers, burgers and sandwiches are what they do best here and that is what we'll return for.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Good food and great service. Food wasn’t as hot as I’d like but it wasn’t worth complaining about. I’ll go again.

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2.0Dined on February 4, 2018

After booking the reservation, we went to the Tavern for brunch. Wrong date to visit because there was no update on Facebook or website regarding there being no brunch on Superbowl Sunday. Waitress did not know how to ask for a simple drink order when we first sat down and the ingredients on our food order was either missing or overcooked.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Always a cozy spot for a meal. Good food, drinks, service

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a warm inviting time on New Years eve for dinner. Lots of ambience, great drinks, apps and entrees. They put the fireplace on for us which made our visit so cozy and warm. Our drinks were very good and dinner was excellent. We all agreed to come back again and again.

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3.0Dined on October 20, 2017

All was okay, but the dining area, which was a closed off quaint porch, was chilly in the evening. Order their cocktails because they don’t necessarily know how to make classic standards such as a Manhattan. The waitress was new, but very attentive.

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3.0Dined on October 13, 2017

My pasta meal with shrimp and scallops was fair. Overprized for the quality of he meal.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2017

Food was excellent. Dining area was kinda cramped area

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5.0Dined on September 27, 2017

I was so overwhelmed by the wonderful service. We had the all you can eat crab legs and they were excellent. The waiter kept them coming. I told everyone I know that this is one trip they should make. This is a great dining experience.

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5.0Dined on September 27, 2017

Love this spot. Great service and food. Friendly staff.

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3.0Dined on September 8, 2017

We had a reservation, one of 2 in the book that I looked at since no one at the check-in desk. I was not happy that we had to go upstairs since my husband is age 85 and breathing problems. He said OK so we climbed the steps with him getting out of breath. Was told we should have specified where we wanted to sit but since we have never been there, have could we specify. Food was fine but we are at the shore a lot and we've eaten a lot of crab cakes so I would not say they are the best in the area as noted in the SJ Magazine. No handicap parking spaces which my husband normally uses. I'm sure this is a popular place for the younger crowd.
Our server was very friendly - she knew we were not happy re seating - and she did try to make our visit pleasant - she did her job very well.

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1.0Dined on August 10, 2017

The waitress was so rude we left.

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5.0Dined on August 1, 2017

Great find! Very good food and wonderful service. This will become one of our "go to" places for sure!

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2.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Was disappointed that they didn't have a full kitchen. Only bar food and sandwiches

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1.0Dined on June 18, 2017

I arrived 15 minutes early to my reservation. They had no idea I even had a reservation. They had no computer, little notes on paper spread about their host stand. The man looked dazed and confused and didn't know what to do. Told me I'd have to wait atleast 40 mins so they could get a table together as he frantically ran around scattered brained. The place is run down and murky looking. We left without ever getting our table.

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3.0Dined on June 18, 2017

The service on the second floor was terrible. It took over an hour for our food to come out. Drinks took about 30 mins. This was on Father's Day, but we were the only people in the upstairs dining room. Seems like forgetting about people up there is a constant problem.

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3.0Dined on June 14, 2017

The food was good but the service was slow. The waitress forgot our drinks and we had to go to the bar to get our own. Also the food seemed to take forever and so did taking our orders

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2.0Dined on June 4, 2017

Wanted to take my wife out for an Anniversary celebration. The noise level (downstairs on the "porch" was ridiculously loud. Wife's Fillet was cooked as ordered and tasty but did not come with the Au Jus as mentioned on the menu. My Broiled Seafood dinner was simply awful. This food was not "freshly prepared." It included 4 shrimp, 4 scallops and a crab stuffed flounder. All items were doused in "red seafood flavorings" and appeared to be something that must have been shipped in frozen to be heated and served. No, I would not go again.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

The Marlton Tavern didn't disappoint! Food was excellent, especially the crab cake

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

Great food and service. So reasonable price wise. Love this place and so we hope to return soon

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2.0Dined on May 23, 2017

We have been there many times, but will not be back. The service, food, etc was horrible.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Didn't know the restaurant had 2 floors.They only had availability on 2nd floor and my friend had to leave because she wasn't able to walk up steps due to health issue .Overall the food was delicious and our server was the best!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2017

The crab cake was outstanding. Ate downstairs, a little crowded feeling but worth it. Would go there again.

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1.0Dined on April 21, 2017

Even though we booked a table on open table, when we got there they had no availability for the entire evening. I felt insulted and would never go there again.

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3.0Dined on April 21, 2017

Good food, good servers

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