Waitsfield, Warren & Montpelier
“Dinner” Restaurant Summary:
The Common Man
German Flats Road – Tel. (802) 583-2800 – Reservations Required
Excellent locally owned restaurant in beautifully renovated barn, just 5 minutes from Tucker Hill. Fine dining menu, casual dress. Chef/Owner Adam Longworth built his credentials at the renowned Gotham Bar & Grill in NYC. Open Thursday– Saturday from June 5th 2014 to August then Tuesday to Saturday through March 2015. Menu: www.commonmanrestaurant.com This restaurant is not affiliated with the NH chain of similar name.
275 Main street at the pitcher Inn (WARREN)
Tel. (802) 496-6350 – Reservations Required
Renowned Relais & Chateaux property. Lovely dining room, menu changes daily, farm fresh. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Closed Tuesdays. Menu: www.pitcherinn.com/dining-wine There is also a delightful bar known as “Tracks” on the lower level that serves lighter far. Reservations also required.
Timbers at Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak Resort
Tel. (802) 583-6800 – Reservations Required
Timbers is a new “round barn” built into the base of the ski resort with panoramic views. Varied menu with small, medium and large plates, local focus. Menu: www.sugarbush.com
Hen of the Wood
Waterbury – Tel. (802) 244-7300 – Reservations Required
Food & Wine Magazine’s Top 10 Newcomers. Excellent. Book at least 2 weeks ahead. Open Mon-Sat. An easy 25 minute drive. Menu: www.henofthewood.com
No Reservations but See Notes
Experience like no other. 100% local/organic produce. The gardens offer fire pits and thought-provoking art. Typical weekend wait-time 1-2 hours. Open at 4.00 pm for “in-person” reservation requests. Open Thursday – Sunday. Route 100 South – 5 minutes from Tucker Hill. Menu: www.americanflatbread.com
Tel (802) 496-6856 – Reservations Required
Lovely Italian style restaurant featuring simple dishes full of flavor. Open Thursday – Monday. Pretty location next to Waitsfield covered bridge. Menu: www.peasantvt.com
Tel (802) 496-2322 – Reservations Helpful
The locals’ hangout just 500 yards further along Route 17. Country dining room, varied menu. Excellent local press September 2013 for new menu featuring locally based dishes. Open 7 days. Menu: www.hydeawayinn.com Offers late night food Fridays and Saturdays
THE ELUSIVE MOOSE
Tel (802) 496-6444 – Reservations Not Required
The Valley’s latest restaurant, opened Feb 2014. Lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Sunday, as well as offering a mid afternoon apres ski menu. Interesting flavorful menu and really tasty food. On Route 100 just south of Waitsfield, close to American Flatbread.
Open for lunch and dinner. Another local hangout. Famous for the Den Burger as well as use of local produce and breads. Open 7 days
Big Picture Theater & Café
Tel (802) 496-8994 – Reservations Required/Recommended
Small restaurant, interesting local-themed menu. Dinner & a movie offered as a Sunday evening package. Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch. Dinner: Wed to Sunday. Varied locally focussed dinner entrees. On-site bakery – check out the Very Small Donuts! www.bigpicturetheater.info
Tel (802) 496-5514 – Reservations Required
Vegetarian restaurant with great teas and lovely wine bar. Open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Great reviews – liked by Vegans and Non-Vegans alike. www.mintvermont.com
The Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room
Waterbury – No Reservations
Casual “pub style” dining. Extensive menu, great selection of beers. 25 mins from Inn. www.waterburyreservoir.com
Other Local Restaurants: 30-45 minutes from the Inn
Main Street Bar & Grill
Montpelier: 30 minutes – (802) 223-3188 – Reservations Recommended
Restaurant of New England Culinary Institute. Great flavorful local food, excellent value. Closed Monday
Mary’s at the Inn at Baldwin Creek
Bristol: 30 minutes – (888) 424-2432 – Reservations Required
Focus on local and organic produce, nice drive and pleasant ambience. Chef owned. Open Wed-Sun.
Bobcat Café & Brewery
Bristol: 35 minutes – (802) 453-3311 – Reservations Suggested
Quaint main street café with good local food – try to Vermont venison and chorizo meatloaf! Open 7 days
Montpelier: 30 minutes – (802) 223-0229 – Reservations After 2 pm on Day
Nice Italian restaurant overlooking the river. Good reasonably priced menu.
J P Morgans Steakhouse
Montpelier: 30 minutes – (802) 223-5222 – Reservations Required
New York style steakhouse with extensive menu incl. seafood, good food, reasonably priced
Michaels On the Hill
Waterbury (R100 North): 30 minutes – (802) 244-7476 – Reservations Required
Chef-owned, Award winning restaurant. Locally driven, European style cuisine.
(Paper plates and utensils are available in our games room)
Tel. (802) 496-3832
Newest valley restaurant – open 7 days – 11 to 8 pm. Deliveries for orders over $40.
Pizza IN THE VALLEY
Tel. (802) 496-6111
On Route 100 in center of Waitsfield. Eat in or take out. Closed Tuesday
Tel. (802) 496-6265
½ a mile from Tucker Hill Inn along Route 17. Eat in or take-out. Delivery Available. Closed Tuesday