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Restaurants We Recommend


The Barn Restaurant: Pawlet, 802.325.3088 - Casual Dinner “Vermont” atmosphere, steaks and seafood, – a local family favorite and our guests love it too! Approximate Travel Time 10 Minutes

​Otto’s Cones Point General Store: Wells/Poultney, 802.287.9925 - Meals served all day; nice menu, ice cream and live music – Perfect for the family! Approximate Travel Time 10 Minutes

​​Lake St. Catherine Country Club: Wells/Poultney, 802.287.9341 - Casual Quick Lunch & Dinner. Traditional simple club food. Enjoy dining on the deck overlooking the fairways. Approximate Travel Time 10 Minutes

​Sissy’s Kitchen: Middletown Springs, 802.235.2000 - Takeout Only. Variety of exceptional breakfast, lunch & dinner options. Written up in Yankee Magazine.  Approximate Travel Time 15 Minutes​

Dancing Ewe Farm: North Granville, New York, 518.642.8199 – Dinner / Brunch, exceptional, reservations required. Authentic Italian farm-to-table dining. They produce their own high quality olive oil, cheeses, cured meats and import excellent Italian wine. Approximate Travel Time 15 Minutes

​​Dorset Inn: Dorset, 802.867.5500 - Lunch & Dinner. A wide range of appetizers, salads and entrees, including vegetarian specialties. Approximate Travel Time 20 Minutes


Barrows House: Dorset, 802.867.4455 - Lunch & Dinner. Fresh American regional and international specialties.  Approximate Travel Time 20 Minutes

​Inn at West View Farm: Dorset, 802.867.5715 - Dinner. Fine contemporary American and international cuisine. Chef-owned. Excellent wine list. Approximate Travel Time 20 Minutes

Mistral's At Toll Gate: Manchester, 802.362.1779 - Dinner with Exceptional Romantic atmosphere, French cuisine, "Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator. Approximate Travel Time 30 Minutes

Chantecleer Restaurant: Manchester, 802.362.1616 - Dinner. Known for exquisite dining; table side service, seasonal game specialties. Approximate Travel Time 30 Minutes

The Silver Fork: Manchester, 802.768.8444 - Their new Manchester location, inside the old Mark Skinner Library in the heart of Manchester Village is absolutely stunning—mid-century décor with comfortable space that’s aglow in natural light. Silver Fork is a fine-dining restaurant with extraordinary attention to detail. The menu enriches the senses, our favorite first-course dishes—beef tartare, duck eggroll, and lump crab salad are absolutely delicious! See our review

Taconic Hotel: The Copper Grouse Restaurant; Manchester, 802.362.0176 - Lunch & Dinner. Inspired from seasonal diversity with an urban perspective. Approximate Travel Time 30 Minutes

Thai Basil: Manchester, 802.768.8433 - Lunch & Dinner. Authentic traditional Thai food with very fresh ingredients. Full bar with great drinks. Approximate Travel Time 30 Minutes

​SoLo Farm & Table Restaurant: South Londonderry, VT. 802.824.6327 - Dinner. Beyond Exceptional, in every way. SoLo’s menu changes constantly, dictated primarily by the seasons – from their gardens or from local farmers. All of their meat is locally sourced, incredibly fresh seafood arrives from small dedicated fisherman and the wine list is complete. Approximate Travel Time 60 Minutes, 39 Miles through Vermont’s country roads and well worth the drive!

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Approximate Travel Time 30 Minutes

Christos’ Pizza & Pasta: 802.362.2408 - Good Italian food.
​Seasons: 802.362.7272 - Diversified menu with something for everyone.
​Gringo Jack’s: 802.362.0836 - Southern Bar & Grill – always good.
​​Ye Olde Tavern: 802.362.0611 - Colonial restaurant, featuring traditional New England food.