Vermont Dining & Restaurant Guide
Visit Vermont for dinner – and why not stay for breakfast and lunch? Vermont offers exceptional restaurants in every region. Discover farm-to-table dining, chef-owned country inns, NECI trained chefs, innovative restaurateurs and hospitality industry professionals. Browse our featured restaurants by following the links below. Visit Vermont for a unique dining experience. Please share your Vermont dining experiences with us. To feature your outstanding Vermont restaurant, please contact us.
Vermont Restaurant Dining Guide
Champlain Valley Vermont Restaurants
Waybury Inn, Route 125, E. Middlebury, VT 05740
The Waybury Inn offers several options for dining - choose a casual meal in our rustic Pub that is the social epicenter of the locals with items such as fish & chips, Shepard's pie, fabulous burgers or satisfying salads. Our Coach room offers a more formal rendition of Vermont produced items, such as steaks, venison, salmon, sea scallops and duck. The enclosed Porch offers a sunny venue to watch the sun set in summer months, as well as the blue stone terrace for "al fresco" dining. We are partners with the "Vermont Fresh Network" that uses the freshest produce and products from small family run farms all over Vermont. Reservations are recommended.
Sheraton Burlington Hotel, 870 Williston Road, Burlington, VT 05403 | 802-865-6600
The Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center features 309 guest rooms, provides award-winning service and accommodations. Conveniently located to UVM, downtown businesses and shopping, Lake Champlain, Burlington International Airport and local attractions. The Sheraton Burlington is an ideal location for buisiness and leisure travelers. Five ski areas are within one hour of the hotel.
Morgan's Tavern - Middlebury Inn, 14 Courthouse Square, Middlebury, VT 05753
Upscale American cuisine with a fresh Vermont flair is the best way to describe Morgan's Tavern. One of the area's finest lunch and dinner options - an experience in delicious and skillfully prepared fresh cuisine. Enjoy an extensive wine list, including some picked, fermented and bottled right here in Vermont!
Northeast Kingdom Vermont Restaurants
Juniper's at The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851
You'll find great family fare, spectacular views, steaks, seafood, and more at Juniper's at the Wildflower Inn, home of the best burgers and largest selection of Vermont Brewed Beers in the Kingdom. Menu includes; Crab Cakes, buffalo Tenders, T-Bone Steak, Grilled Meatloaf, Chicken & Broccoli Fettuccine, Mushroom Swiss Burger, Chocolate Decadence Cake, and Apple Pie a la mode. Entrees $7.99 and up. Children's menu and family dining hour available. Open to the public.
Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, VT 05848 Ph: 800-76-BUNNY or 802-748-5168.
This internationally acclaimed country inn (est. 1795) proudly offers a fine dining experience as grand and memorable as the Vermont landscape itself. Enjoy award-winning, inspired and imaginative seasonal New American cuisine in a romantic yet comfortable setting. "Creative, absolutely delicious...impressive with emphasis on local freshness...affordable, luxurious...well worth the trip. It wins a Platinum rating!"-NECN's TV Diners with Bill Costa AAA Four Diamond rated. "Lovely romantic dining room" Boston Globe Open nightly, year round.
Stowe – Mad River Valley Vermont Restaurants
Topnotch Resort, 4000 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
Superb dining is found at Flannel - where Vermont Dining is at its best. Memorable and locally inspired dining. Seafood, prime aged meats, and creative specialties in a casually elegant atmosphere. The Roost offers food and fun with a Vermont twist.
The Trapp Family Lodge, 700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, VT 05672
The Trapp family first started welcoming guests in the summer of 1950, today this 93 room resort retains it's original country charm. Owned and operated by the Trapp family, the inspiration for the classic musical and movie "The Sound of Music".
Winfield's Bistro and Charlie B's Pub & Restaurant, 1746 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
Joining the ranks of North America's finest restaurants offering creative cuisine, excellent service and upscale surroundings, Winfield's Bistro and Charlie B's Pub & Restaurant have been awarded the prestigious AAA 4-diamond award for 2003. Executive Chef Weiss' innovative New American cuisine is featured in the two restaurants. Be sure to try a selection from our wine list - the six-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Michael's on the Hill, 4182 Rt. 100 North, Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT
Enjoy the "ultimate Vermont dining experience" from within our Circa 1920 farmhouse. Allow us to provide you with locally driven European cuisine and the highest level of quality and service in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant has been awarded with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, the Sante Magazine Sustainable Restaurant Award and is a Certified Green Restaurant. Vermont's First- Chef of the Year, Breathtaking Green Mountain Views, Private Event Facilities, Fireplace, AC.
The Whip Restaurant at Green Mountain Inn, 18 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672
Boasting Stowe's first liquor license, an impressive collection of antique buggy whips & a brass dumbwaiter. Enjoy hand-cut steaks, creative fresh seafood dishes, vegetarian dishes, homemade breads & more in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Sip a VT microbrew, fine wine or drink specialty by the fire. Serving Sun. Brunch, Lunch & Dinner daily. Kid's menu available. Located at the historic Green Mountain Inn, Main St., Stowe.
Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge, 1899 Mountain Road, in Stowe, VT
Piecasso opened in Stowe on February 8, 2006. Piecasso is a fun place filled with modern style, eclectic music, and great vibes. Come visit, enjoy traditional New York style pizza, authentic Sicilian pastas, fresh seafood, fine wines, fun martinis, and Vermont micro brews.
South-Central Vermont Restaurants
McGrath's Irish Pub at the Inn At Long Trail, Route 4, P.O. Box 267, Killington, VT
Killington's first and foremost Irish Pub, serving a truly fine pint of Guinness and a delicious pub menu daily, with live Irish Music on the weekends. Sample the Chef's award-winning cuisine in the main dining room Thursday - Sunday and Holidays.
The Inn at Weston, P.O. Box 66, Scenic Rt. 100, Weston, VT 05161
Awarded a "Romantic Hideaway", this 13-room historic country inn steps from Weston's idyllic green offers award-winning dining with Contemporary Regional cuisine prepared by Johnson & Wales-trained chef, served in a romantic, candlelit setting. "...a visual feast."First-class wine list (Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence"), Weston Playhouse pre-theater dinners, Piano Concert Dinners, weddings, civil unions.
Castle Hill Resort and Spa, Junction of Rt. 103 & 131, P.O. Box 525, Ludlow, VT 05149
Discover a freshly prepared French inspired American menu featuring local ingredients at the historic Castle Hill Mansion. This elegant, intimate restaurant welcomes guests with the opulent glow of the candle lit wood paneled dining room and the subtle chime of the grandfather clock. Enjoy the romantic ambience of this 1905 English Cotswold style Governor’s mansion coupled with flavorful seasonal dining.
The Red Clover Inn, Restaurant & Tavern 7 Woodward Road, just off Route 4, Killington, VT 05701
Glorious farm farm-to-table food. Guests love the blend of old New England charm with contemporary cuisine. Warm, friendly and welcoming, our restaurant and tavern give you the options of pub fare to 5-course tasting dinners and everything in between. Vermont microbrews. Wines of the world. Martinis, too. Seasonal menus highlight Vermont farms. Check out our menus online.
The Norwich Inn, 325 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055
The Norwich Inn is a historic Vermont inn located just across the river from Hanover, New Hampshire. The Norwich Inn offers an extensive, diverse and moderately priced menu incorporating traditional pub favorites with elegant dinner options. We have nightly dinner and wine specials that can be enjoyed in our pub or dining room 7 nights a week. An Inn has been on the site since 1797; the current Victorian Structure since 1890. We offer 38 guestrooms, Pub, Dining Room, and Microbrewery.
Southern Vermont Restaurants
The Arlington Inn, Historic Route 7A, Arlington, Vermont 05250
A unique and special place that brings you back to a time of Elegance and Style. Dining at The Arlington Inn is an exquisite experience. The Inn is the recipient of numerous culinary awards and enjoys a reputation for fine dining and superb service. Savor a romantic, candlelit dinner, prepared especially for you. Three dining rooms and outdoor dining in season. Built in 1848, it is among America's landmark historic inns. Advance reservations suggested.
The Wilmington Inn & Tavern, 41 West Main Street, Rt. 9 W, Wilmington, VT 05363
A handsome colonial structure dating back to 1894, the Inn has a lovely living room with fireplace and conversation areas. Off the living room are the fully licensed Cocktail Bar with original tin ceiling, the Chart Room and our Fine Dining Restaurant with outdoor deck, all of which are open to the public for dinner, Tuesday thru Sunday 6pm-9pm. Reservations requested. The Inn has been recently renovated and we welcome visitors to our seven guest bedrooms and two suites featuring fireplaces, cable TV, DVD, Video and whirlpool baths. We also have an in-house Massage Service which is open to both residents and the public.
The Inn at Weston, 630 Main Street, Scenic Rt. 100, Weston, VT 05161
Awarded a "Romantic Hideaway", this 13-room historic country inn steps from Weston's idyllic green offers award-winning dining with Contemporary Regional cuisine prepared by Johnson & Wales-trained chef, served in a romantic, candlelit setting. "...a visual feast." First-class wine list (Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence"), Weston Playhouse pre-theater dinners, Piano Concert Dinners, weddings, civil unions.
Bistro Henry, 1778 Rts. 11 & 30, Manchester Center, VT 05255
One of the Hottest Spots in Southern Vermont, with fabulous food, an award-winning wine list and country charm. Bistro Henry, a contemporary Manchester Vermont Mediterranean food restaurant is specializing in southern French, Northern Italian, and eclectic cuisine. Recommended by Gourmet Magazine, Wine Spectator, Food&Wine, Fodor's, and AAA. We agree and so will you.
Windham Hill Inn, 311 Lawrence Drive, West Townshend, VT 05359
Classically elegant country inn on 160 acres overlooking the Green Mountains. Exceptional dining prepared by CIA-trained chef that "would rival those of many top urban restaurants" (Boston Globe). Served in a romantic, candlelit setting & complemented by an extensive wine list (Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"). "...exceptionally creative cooking with a strong emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients" (Frommer's).
Colonel Williams Inn, off Rt. 9, Marlboro, VT 05344
An historic country inn on 9 acres, serving exceptional dinners nightly. Visit our website to see sample menus and find more information about the Colonel Williams Inn. Minutes from Brattleboro, Wilmington and Mount Snow, just off Route 9 in Marlboro. The Colonel Williams Inn is an ideal location for your company meeting, family retreat or barn wedding. Advance reservations required.
The Hermitage Inn, 25 Handle Road, West Dover, VT 05356
Follow the rolling hills in scenic Vermont to The Hermitage. Nestled on 100 acres of lawns, fields and woodlands, this splendid country inn offers a retreat from everyday life. Beautifully appointed rooms, each one unique, offer the utmost in Vermont country luxury. The Inn's rooms feature gas burning fireplaces, flat screen televisions, stocked mini bars, wireless internet, and private baths. All of the Inn's rooms provide a relaxing escape to the beauty of Vermont's Green Mountains. Call for reservations.
The Marina, 28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week with Sunday Brunch Buffet. A beautiful view of the water from almost every seat in the restaurant. Enjoy amazing sunsets from our outdoor, dockside seating area. Located where the Connecticut and West Rivers meet on Route 5. The Marina is a memorable, casual dining experience.
Chesterfield Inn, 20 Cross Street, West Chesterfield, NH 03466
The Chesterfield Inn is a warm, welcoming Bed and Breakfast Inn just across the river in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. We specialize in personal service and comfort. Enjoy our delicious country breakfast, cooked to order, with homemade muffins made from scratch each morning. Our romantic candlelit dining room is the perfect place for dinner with a menu of fresh, local food that changes with the seasons. Perfect for intimate weddings! Most guest rooms have fireplaces, pretty views and six rooms are pet friendly.
Champlain Valley VT Dining
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Dining
Montpelier, Barre, Randolph, Waterbury, Stowe, Mad River Valley
Northeast Kingdom VT Dining
St. Johnsbury, Newport, Barton, Lyndonville, Burke, Jay, Island Pond
South Central VT Dining
Rutland, White River Jct., Woodstock, Quechee, Brandon, Killington, Ludlow, Weston, Chester
Southern VT Dining
Bennington, Brattleboro, Manchester, Arlington, Newfane, Mt. Snow area
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