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2016 Hanover Dining Guide: Brunch Places, Date Nights & Kid Friendly Spots

Mar 15, 2016 01:36PM ● By Erin Frisch
Our Dinning guide 2016 consist of restaurants in Hanover perfect for Date nights, Brunch places and Kid friendly places with yummy kid menus. Here are some hot spots to try if you haven't already or even go back again.

Brunch Places

Lou's Restaurant & Bakery

Lou's offers just about every brunch food imaginal. From the old standby of cereal, eggs and toast all the way up to red velvet french toast. This place can get busy but its well worth it. Just get there early! Lou's serves all-day breakfasts, diner-style lunches & baked treats in an old-timey locale open since 1947. Lou's is open Monday-Friday 6am to 3pm and Saturday & Sunday 7am to 3pm.

Market Table

Focusing on the farm to table style, Market Table serves up a elegant but rustic approach with their menu. Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert and even wine & even this place has it all. With their main focus on local ingredients their menu changes often to what is in season. Some favorite brunch menu classics are the Crab Cakes and Omelet with local spinach, caramelized onions, and Vermont Cheddar.

Umpleby's Bakery & Cafe 

A casual bakery where you can get fresh homemade brioche, scones, muffins, sticky buns, chocolate croissants, fruit danish and so much more. With a variety of freshly baked goodies this is a place to meet a friend for a cup of joe and a pastry and relax. Umpleby's also serves lunch and provides catering services. Open Monday- Friday 7:30am - 6pm and Sunday 7:30am - 4pm. 


A gastropub fair & drinks decorated with books and a dark wood tavern backdrop. Murphy's not only serves Lunch and Dinner but also Brunch on Sundays from 11am - 4pm. From tomato and red pepper bisque to traditional eggs with North Country thick cut bacon and potato confit. 

Date Night

Refined, elegant and delicious food make this a great date night stop. With specialty cocktails to mouth watering meals this place sets the mood. Depending on how hungry you are this menu features snacks, appetizers and dinner and don't forget the drinks! With snacks like spicy kimichi deviled eggs with bacon to homemade ricotta crostini with truffle honey and black pepper. Some stand outs for the entree include fettuccine pasta with short ribs, broccoli rabe, bacon and parmesan aand veal steak with white beans, bacon, tomatoes, onion and rosemary. 

Perfect small plates for two. Candela has a wide array of small tapas styled plates from beef to sea. The variety is endless like Ensalada De Calamar (Fried Calamari, Artichoke Hearts, Grape Tomatoes, Baby Spinach & Arugula, Radiccio, Hearts of Palm, Mango Vinaigrett) and Empanada De Pollo (Braised Chicken Breast, Tomatoes, Black Beans,Local Corn, Mahon Cheese, Scallion lime Crema, Guava Chipotle BBQ). They also have a great cocktail list. Open Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 5:00pm 10 pm & Sunday 5:00pm - 9pm. 

Jewel of India

Put a little spice into your date night and head on over to the Jewel of India where they make authentic North Indian food. Favorites include Somosa, Mulligatawny Soup, chicken Tikka & all there soft scrumptious Naan bread. Combining all the flavors of Northern India this date night spot will sure make your taste buds dance. Open 7 days a week. 

Authentic Thia cuisine prepared by experienced chef in a relaxing and elegant atmosphere. New to the area but already making a splash with great reviews. Some of the top favorite dishes are Fresh Summer Rolls, Curry Entrees where you can select the spice level and flavors and noodles everything from traditional Pad Thai to Pad Woon Sen (Stir-fried with bean thread noodles, egg and mixed vegetables) all perfect dishes for sharing. 

Kid Friendly Meals

Molly's Restaurant & Bar

Molly's is a great kid friendly environment with a satisfying kids menu. Every kids favorite of Chicken Tenders is on the menu along with Grilled Cheese, Burgers, Hot dog, grilled Chicken, Cheese Pizza and kids sized grilled steak plus yummy desserts.  Open Sunday - Wednesday 11:30 am - 10pm and Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11:30am - midnight.

Ramunto's Brick and Brew

Perfect for kids and families alike. Casual, fun pizza joint that lets you either order a whole pie or a slice of your choosing. thin style pizza is served here along with some awesome Garlic Knots sure to wet your appetite. With TV playing sports games and even Beer and Wine for the adults makes this place fun for the whole family. Even has outdoor seating for those perfect weather nights. 


The noodle station/ The Swirl and Pearl offers a fun way to create your meal. With house made noodles you can either pick an item off the menu or create your own. Pick your sauce, your noodle, vegetables and proteins and they will put it all together for you. To wash down  your noodle creation they also offer Boba milk teas and even a self serve frozen yogurt bar where your kids can put as many toppings on as they desire. 

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