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Historic landmark located in a 250+ year-old stone building. Slow roasted Prime Rib, house-made Crab Cakes, fresh baked breads, desserts made from scratch and fresh local ingredients make us a popular dining destination. 18 beers on tap, featuring Pennsylvania craft brewed beers.
US$10 - US$40
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Seafood, American, Pub, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and nice place to eat and had nice gift shop. Only issue is didn’t allow Dos on patio. Plenty of Indoor and outdoor dining and with so many people traveling with their dogs it was too bad they were not dog friendly.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Bedford to have lunch with our daughter and her family, whom we have not seem for more than a year due to Covid-19. We got a table in a corner away from others. The menu has plenty of suggestions for adults and...kids. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. They allowed us to linger for more than an hour and a half as we talked up a storm, and kept checking to see if we needed refills of drinks. Then we stopped in a little log cabin on the grounds where we bought birthday gifts for our granddaughter. It's definitely a store of interest to women, primarily. There is adequate parking, and it is far enough out of town to have a rural setting. We pass it often on the turnpike and were glad to finally stop for lunch ther.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My appetizer was the Tavern Onion Soup, which I've had before and I rate as consistently good. My Filet Mignon Sandwich was very good, yet not memorable. I did enjoy the side of perfectly prepared Onion Rings. My wife's Turkey Club Croissant was tasty, but...perhaps a bit soggy. Dessert was a delectable Blueberry Tart, but it would have been better if they had warmed it a bit. They also had a nice selection of draft beers. Although there were many patrons, we felt perfectly safe as there were no other customers within 12 feet of our table.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 18 March 2021

Nice place and good food but they couldn't pack more people in. I would probably have enjoyed my $40 prime rib dinner more if I didn't see it as my last meal. Shame they are trying to make up for lost volume by risking employee...and customer health. Ruining a good reputation. Spread out and business will come back, put people shoulder to shoulder and say goodbye to your brand!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 7 February 2021

Found on a fluke, this ca. 1762 tavern / restaurant / b&b was incredible. Food served on old timey pewter plates, adding to the historic feel. Food was stellar and underpriced. They could charge a lot more for this quality.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 1 February 2021 via mobile

The food is amazing and the atmosphere is so very quaint! They have a lot of excellent seasonal specials and any food off their menu is wonderful! I highly recommend a visit to this historic restaurant!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

Great spot to stop for a bite to eat. The history of the place is amazing. On a cold day try to sit by the fire. Lower level dining is a more intimate space more like a bar/ pub upstairs.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 14 January 2021

Ww felt like we traveled back in time as we dined on the pewter plates in the beamed dining room with the huge fireplace. The food was quite good. I recommend the onion soup.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 10 December 2020

Lovely old tavern with rustic atmosphere. Friends raved about this restaurant. Hour and a half drive to visit. Our first time there in September we were impressed with the plating and taste of the food. However the kitchen rushed our entrees when we had only...begun our appetizers and soups . Server removed entrees from table and returned them cold when we finished with appetizers and soups. Hoped that this was an anomaly and returned for an anniversary celebration with friends three months later. Unfortunately the kitchen was unable to serve our party of seven with hot meals. The soups, an entree, and several sides were not hot on this chilly winter day. Brought this to attention of management both times via phone calls. He listened but was not sympathetic. The food would have been much better had it been served at the appropriate temperature. We will not return.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2020 via mobile

First visit for family of 3 November 25th 2020. We came for dinner. it was very dead there due to covid-19. If you love historic old taverns you will love this place! You can also stay here which we did not.. we ate downstairs in...the restaurant ..there was a fire burning and candles on the table , it was very cozy and welcoming. Our waitress was wonderful she was very friendly and professional after dinner we wandered around up upstairs in the room .we had a great visit and hope to return ..we enjoyed a nice talk with the lady in the gift shop as well. She thanked us for supporting small local businesses .we wish you all the best in the new year. Thank you for preserving these places and for a great meal!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Carolyn S
17 October 2020|
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Response from Steve459 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer this. I did not see any dogs while I was there. My guess is no, unless they are a service dog.
30 August 2018|
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Response from Like_Voyages | Reviewed this property |
Don, I haven't eaten on the patio, so I am unable to answer your question. It is such a lovely restaurant, and we always enjoy dining there when we are in the area.
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  • Jean Bonnet Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5