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The Tavern

Vermont's Best Pub Fare and Bar

Mondays 5-10 pm

Wings Monday - Half Price Wings

Join us at The Tavern for 1/2 Price Wings every Monday Night with your choice of sauce: Richard’s BBQ, Buffalo, VT Maple-Apple,Thai Chili Caramel, Salt & Vinegar served with carrot chips, blue cheese or ranch.


Tuesdays 5-10 pm

Taco Tuesdays

The Tavern at The Essex Resort & Spa is about as far as from the Mexican border as anywhere in the U.S. but that doesn't stop us from enjoying a good fiesta. Each Tuesday night join us in The Tavern and discover Chef's taco specials made from the freshest local ingredients.

  1. Taco Tuesdays

Wednesdays 5-10 pm

Wine Down Wednesdays

Wine-Down with us each Wednesday. Visit the The Tavern and enjoy wine-tastings and great food. Help us give back, for each wine tasting a portion of the proceeds goes to Children's Miracle Network at the UVM Childrens Hospital.


Thursdays 5-10 PM

Flight Night

Choose four craft beers from our 30 taps and taste side-by-side for only $6. Each Thursday we will pick a winning flight combination. If your chosen flight matches the winning flight combo, your entree will be 50% off.


Sundays 8am - 3pm

Sunday Brunch & Mimosa Flights

Enjoy Sundays More with a relaxing Brunch at The Tavern. Add a $15 Mimosa Flight to make your meal even more enjoyable.

  1. Vermont Brunch

Sundays 3:30-10 PM

Sunday Supper - Kid's Eat Free

Take the night off from cooking and enjoy Sundays more together as a family. There's no table to set, no menu to plan, no dishes to clean, so you can spend time enjoying your family and delicious food made just for you!


Help Fight Breast Cancer

Real Men of The Essex Drink Pink

Join us in the Fight at the Essex Resort & Spa! The Tavern at Essex Resort - Drink Pink – Enjoy a Moroccan Rose & Grapefruit during the month of October and $2 will be donated to American Cancer Society. The Essex Resort & Spa & Smugglers Notch Distillery, makers of the Moroccan Grapefruit Vodka are partnering to Drink Pink & Help Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer.


Dress casually, and come hungry.

Creative and casual, The Tavern offers a tasty pub menu day and night. Inspired by the finest local ingredients from Burlington and nearby areas, our chefs take a fresh approach to pub favorites. The Tavern offers nightly specials Monday through Thursday and brunch on Sunday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily, and the bar is open every night.

The Tavern features an expanded bar area along with seasonal patio seating adjacent to the East Lawn and our vegetable and herb gardens. Enjoy your meal with a selection from our award-winning wine list, our extensive selection of Vermont microbrews or our hand-made specialty cocktail menu.

We offer a children’s menu and gluten-free options. Seating is first-come, first-serve, however you can skip the line by utilizing No Wait on your phone.

  1. Breakfast
  2. Brunch
  3. All Day Menu
No Wait logo

Join the Waitlist

1. Join the List

Don’t waste time standing around. Add yourself to a waitlist with a single tap right from your phone. Add yourself to the waitlist right from your phone. Check your place in line so you know exactly when your party will be seated.

2. Come On In

Feel free grab a beer or wine from the hotel Front Desk Cafe and relax in the lobby. We’ll notify you with a text as soon as your table is ready. When you walk up to the host stand, you can walk right to your table.

  1. Join the Waitlist
salmon with summer salad

Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
All Day Menu 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Bar Closes at 11:00 p.m.

Tavern Pub dining room

Friday & Saturday

Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
All Day Menu 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Bar Closes at 12:00 a.m.

Tavern food


Brunch 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
All Day Menu - 3:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Bar Closes at 11:00 p.m.

beer taps at the Tavern

33 Taps

Pair your meal with a brew from our perfectly currated local craft beers and cider. We feature Vermont favorites such as Queen City, Fiddlehead, Long Trail, Switchback and Zero Gravity. As one keg runs dry, another highly-rated brew is ready to take its place.  Sip and enjoy here at The Tavern.

  1. Draft List
long table at the Tavern

Timber Room

We are proud to offer our guests an alternative to a banquet hall or conference room. For whatever reason, business or pleasure...breakfast, lunch or dinner...the Timber Room will leave a lasting impression. Whether it is for your closest friends or esteemed colleagues, rest assured your private dining experience will be something they will remember.

To reserve Timber Room for your private use call 802-764-1413.