Central Virginia's Home for  HISTORY • DINING • THEATRE
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
(Route 301)
Hanover, VA 23069
(804) 537-5050
Welcome to Historic Hanover Tavern

Central Virginia’s home for history, great food, events, professional theater, school programs, and family fun for all!

During your visit to Hanover Tavern, a truly unique Central Virginia dining experience, expect culinary excellence from our scratch-made kitchen delivered with gracious hospitality in a warm, historic setting.


Since 1990, The Hanover Tavern Foundation has overseen the operations, activities and preservation of this Historic landmark, one of the oldest surviving taverns in the United States.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Foundation’s mission is to preserve, interpret and utilize Hanover Tavern as an historic, educational, community and cultural resource center for the enjoyment of all.

Hanover Tavern Foundation depends on community support, corporate sponsorship, restaurant patronage, and facility rentals to uphold its mission of preserving, interpreting, and using the historic Tavern as an educational and community center for the enjoyment of all.  The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by those who rent our facilities do not necessarily reflect those of Hanover Tavern Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

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