About Village Tavern Alpharetta

Some traditions only get better. Come enjoy a wide-ranging menu of 'fresh high quality takes' on New American cuisine, from the freshest fish and hand cut steaks to wood fired pizzas and homemade desserts. Zagat rated as excellent and recipient of the Wine Spectator award four years in a row.

11555 Rainwater Dr.
Alpharetta, GA 30004
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 4:00pm - 9pm;
Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am- 4pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Haynes Bridge Rd.Westside pkwy.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(770) 777-6490

Website:
http://www.villagetavern.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music

Parking Details:
substantial parking available

Executive Chef:
Antonio Maya

Private Party Facilities:
Village Tavern’s dining space emits a welcoming and upbeat vibe where diners can seek privacy in a cozy table by the fireplace or revel in the company of friends.

Private Party Contact:
Kevin Buckley: (888) 302-0812

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Village Tavern Alpharetta Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Casual (46)
Good for a Date (46)
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Good for Groups (46)
Comfort Food (46)
Business Meals (44)
Good for Birthdays (42)
Neighborhood Gem (39)
Great for Lunch (35)
Worth the Drive (34)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Cozy (26)
Happy Hour (21)
Romantic (20)
Bar Seating (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Sunday Lunch (18)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Healthy (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Fun (13)
Authentic (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Seasonal (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
People Watching (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Quick Bite (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Disabled Access (5)
Great Beer (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Tapas (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Live Music (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined a day ago

Had a great first experience here and would highly recommend this restaurant for the future.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

Pleasant neighborhood operation, good menu options, attentive staff.
Very drafty on cold night when front door opened, seated to close.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Village Tavern is one of our groups favorite restaurants. It as an excellent menu and outstanding servers. Saturday our server was Heather (HMO). She was very attentive. The food came out hot and was fixed the way we requested. Heather kept the plates cleared and drinks filled. She checked back with us often to ensure there were no issues. Heather did an outstanding job and we look forward to seeing her on future visits to Village Tavern.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Village Tavern, Alpharetta, is truly a "Neighborhood Gem." It's location, parking, large varied menu, very good food (I'll just "ping " on one -- the Teriyaki Scallops on the starter menu) and the very accommodating management are worthy of a first and follow-up visits.

KUDOS!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Heather (HMO) was our server and she was excellent. The next time we go we are going to ask for her again. Our previous visit wasn't but we were giving Village Tavern another try. We ask her to make sure our dinner was hot and served the like they cared in the kitchen. Presentation and hot food. (thats suppose to be hot) is a big part of dining out.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Salad came to the table - chicken under cooked, way too much dressing made it inedible. When mentioned to the waitress, she did not offer to replace my meal nor did she remove the meal from my bill.

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

frequent Village Tavern often. 100% of the time we are seated immediately, the wait staff is friendly and attentive, and the food is outstanding as well as the menu selection.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 10, 2018

The Shanghai calamari was amazing. Our entrees came out fast and piping hot. The bar was super slow. Took forever to get s glass of wine.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Healthy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 8, 2018

The Village Tavern is a favorite of ours. We go by ourselves, with friends and family, and entertain business associates there. The customer care and attention to detail is unsurpassed. Yesterday when my meal was brought to the table I immediately noticed an ingredient to which I am very allergic. Without question Bob, our waiter, took it away and replaced my meal promptly. I am sure I neglected to ask that my meal not included the item but Village Tavern was professional and prompt to take care of what could have been a dining disaster for me.
We are long time patrons of this restaurant and will continue to be.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Business Meals, Cozy, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Good was great as always. Hilda is the best server ever! Go, enjoy. Ask questions about the menu items before you order. They know a lot about them and can really help.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Went to Sunday Brunch and it was phenomenal. Had the Huevos Rancheros which was excellent. Despite all of the Avalon hoopla, Village Tavern is still the best restaurant in Alpharetta....and always has been!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Waiter was very helpful in steering us towards dishes the kitchen does well and indicating items that weren't, in his opinion, worth taking a chance on. Very much appreciated as we were both hungry! Attentive without being bothersome. The lead hostess was a bit frosty and although we were 15 minutes early for our reservation, told us to wait until the reservation time to request to be seated and then we had to approach the host stand to reintroduce ourselves and renew the request to be seated rather than coming to invite us to be seated. The entry area was relatively clear and we sat close by the stand for easy identification. That was most definitely NOT appreciated and a poor introduction to the rest of the evening-I'm glad the waiter unwittingly salvaged the rest of our experience!

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

My husband and I had not been to Village Tavern in awhile, so decided to try it again.
The seating was terrible! I asked if we could have a bigger table and they said no they were reserved for bigger parties. It didn’t go well from there! They tried to sit a couple behind us in another small booth and they refused. I’m sure it’s against fire department code the way they have the tables and booths set up behind the fireplace! The waitress was very slow and it took forever to get the check. With all the people waiting in the lobby you would think it would of been better organized.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We enjoyed our meal. The steak poivre was excellent.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Haven't been to Village Tavern for a while and was happy to see that it is still a great place to go. We always have a wonderful meal and the service is above average . I had the shrimp and grits which were delicious and definitely one of my favorites places to order them. Our server Mark was delightful, friendly and very attentive. Perfect dining experience all around. We will be back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Took forever to get our food. We were a table of 2 and was back in a corner. Ordered waters which we never received. Terrible service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

It was a get together with friends. The food was very good and the wait staff although very busy was able to coordinate well to be attentive. We were fortune to have a large booth which gave us lots of room and privacy to enjoy the night.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Your tables for two are simply toooooooooooo small unless you are young & skinny!
We were uncomfortable & ask to move but told nothing available! Next time if I make a reservation for two I will request a larger table up front!

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was great as always. Our server, Cole, was excellent. All we could ask for is that they bring back the banana crepes.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This place is very easy to get to from GA 400 and has a nice cozy feel. Erika was our server - and was outstanding. The food was fresh and hot. The manager stopped by to check on our experience, and was also great. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This place is consistently great! The food is always good - we've been a number of times with people and by ourselves. They have good, fun mid week deals. A nice brunch on Sat/Sun with lots of options (which is not always the case for brunch). It's a great local place to go and it's always enjoyable. Food comes out HOT and nicely presented. All in all a very good place to go for a casual dinner. When the weather is nice, definitely sit on the patio!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food was especially prepared the way we wanted it to be. The waitress went out of her way to accommodate our special requests. A very enjoyable evening on New Year's Eve. We have never had a bad meal at The Village Tavern.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great way to start celebrating New Year’s eve.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Been coming since it opened (average 1 every two months) for years for casual dining and once a month for business lunch. Very good atmosphere and comfortable dining. American food venue prepared very well. Will always recommend it. Starting to get a little pricey, but this maybe since we have been going there so long. Sadly no club or frequent patron dining programs, like Bonefish and others. Wish they had one.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

This was our first visit and we would certainly go again. Great food at a reasonable price. Wait staff was very helpful.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Never disappointed at Village Tavern. Staff is always friendly, knowledgeable and attentive.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I asked about buying a gift card with the bonus card. I was told by a manager that that promotion ended on Christmas, but the website said it was good until Dec.31, which was the day I was there. They did honor my request when that was pointed out to them. My husband ordered a basket of 6 muffins;we received 5 muffins. The waitress said the manager told her to put 5 muffins in the basket. I ordered eggs benedict, but received Tavern Benedict which I didn't want. Instead of offering to redo the dish, she said she would adjust the price. I felt I was being ripped off the entire visit! This is definitely not what I expect from Village Tavern. A very disappointing experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

all great, but we were disappointed that the ovens were not working and we could not order flatbreads. Always a good experience!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Healthy, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great night of food and service

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

The pizza oven wasn't working and my husband was craving pizza so that was a bummer.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

We love Village Tavern. Family was in town and we went there and loved it. Always a good time!!! Great service! Great food! Great atmosphere!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 29, 2017

As usual the Village Tavern was superb!!!!!!! in every regard. Terrific food, service, ambiance. The Best!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great place

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 27, 2017

This is a real gem of a restuarant for any meal or occasion . Wonderful food. Great service. Reservations are recommended . Try the excellent brunch on the weekends .

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Casual, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Consistently excellent food and service. I have been going here for many years and it always meets or exceeds my expectations.

Tags: Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

The Village Tavern is great for larger groups of people. They can be easily accommodated. The food is above average while priced economically. Service is always exceptional and attentive!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Cozy, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 24, 2017

I have previously dined at The Village Tavern prior to moving away from Alpharetta over 3 years ago and always loved it. My recent return visit was great for ambiance and the service but the food was subpar which was very disappointing. All of our dishes were served cold which is NOT a good way to eat an omelet and the side of potatoes. The filling in the omelet was underwhelming as well. I was very disappointed as was the rest of my family.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

This is my third or fourth time visiting this restaurant in the last few months and the service continues to go downhill. The food remains good so that must be the only reason I go back. For a restaurant like this, the service needs to inprove. I expect slack service in a less expensive place but since VT is not that, I do expect more.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

Excellent! Great couples night!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Christmas dinner with parents

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