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Mountain top, Waterville Valley Resort, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
603-236-8311
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for: Families with children
Description: Gourmet cocoa, specialty coffees, fondues, fresh baked pastries, soups and...
Gourmet cocoa, specialty coffees, fondues, fresh baked pastries, soups and great views!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great views and good prices

For lunch I had a breakfast "sandwich" at the warming hut - egg, bacon and cheese on a large English muffin - fresh cooked and a great snack! Considering all the food has to come up by chairlift or snow cat I think their prices are good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
bosrocker51
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Boston, MA
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Pembroke, Massachusetts
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Schwendi continues to be our favorite ski lodge. The views are great on a clear day. The baked goods are very tasty. You must try the cinnamon bun. The entries are usually very good and much more interesting than standard ski lodge food. The down side of this lodge is that it is small so time your visits to... More 

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Boston, MA
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For lunch I had a breakfast "sandwich" at the warming hut - egg, bacon and cheese on a large English muffin - fresh cooked and a great snack! Considering all the food has to come up by chairlift or snow cat I think their prices are good!

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Thank bosrocker51
Scituate, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

...With freshly whipped cream is something I will never forget. The ambience makes men feel like I'm in a lodge in the alps, an experience you don't get anywhere else on the east coast. Only down side is it gets busy, be prepared to schlep downstairs as there's not many tables on the top floor. They give you a tray... More 

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Thank lauriek2016
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is the only place where we have meals or get drinks when skiing at Waterville Valley. We live here. The soup is great and the meals are a step above the usual fare at ski resorts. Good desserts too. I hope the folks that ran it last year return.

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Thank M C
Campton, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Ever been skiing at the top of the mountain with your toes and fingers numb. This is when you hate the idea of getting back to a base lodge to warm up. The Schwendi Hutte provides not only warmth, but ambience, fresh GOOD food and reasonable prices - along with great deck views when the temperatures moderate. Makes me think... More 

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Thank Carol S
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Decided to eat lunch at the top of the mountain for fun. Had brought sandwiches and just planned on buying drinks, etc. Were surprised to walk in and find an assortment of from scratch foods like mac & cheese, lobster bisque, pulled pork, roasted beet salad. It all looked delicious but since we already had our sandwiches all we tried... More 

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Thank Heidi M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you ski at Waterville valley do not miss this restaurant to warm up, have amazing comfort food like hearty Mac and cheese with bacon or chicken, Korean pulled pork sandwiches, chili, great hot coffee, hot cocoa with real whipped cream and phenomenal cinnamon rolls, beer if you wish. Once the capillaries perfuse your fingertips and toes at the warming... More 

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Thank Rles91
WVResort, Manager at Schwendi Hutte, responded to this review

Thanks! We're so glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you can ski then you can get to some of the worlds most charming l places, one of which is in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This winter season's Schwendi Huttte is run by a new couple who come with successful restaurant experience. They have GREAT customer service skills, often soliciting feedback to see what they could do... More 

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Thank SkinTennis
WVResort, Manager at Schwendi Hutte, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed it! We're excited to be a part of the Waterville Family. Come back soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Schwendi Hutte has been part of the Waterville Valley Ski resort for years. Owned by the resort, which is very visibly struggling financially, the operation of the restaurant changed hands this year. We visited the restaurant this weekend on Saturday afternoon for lunch. Based on what we saw, hopefully they are just having some growing pains as the new operator... More 

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Thank mike298711
WVResort, Manager at Schwendi Hutte, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing some feedback Mike! With new management at Schwendi, we are using the early season to take notes and make some adjustments. We are constantly looking for ways to improve, so your suggestions are greatly appreciated! We hope you will come visit us again soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I never thought that a restaurant on top of a mountain could make such good food, but I was wrong. This place has good food and good service.

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Thank Ben C
WVResort, Manager at Schwendi Hutte, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it! It's tough to maintain a quality menu so far up the mountain so it means a lot when someone takes notice. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks Ben! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mountain top, Waterville Valley Resort, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Waterville Valley
  • Phone Number: 603-236-8311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Gourmet cocoa, specialty coffees, fondues, fresh baked pastries, soups and great views!

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