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The New England House

254 Marlboro Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9724
802-254-6886
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Ranked #35 of 93 Restaurants in Brattleboro
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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73% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Brattleboro, Vermont
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have been regulars at this establishment for years. We went in for dinner and sat at the bar. Waited 15 minutes to get a drink, another 15 minutes to order. We ordered appetizers and dinner all at once ( stating what we wanted as apps and what we wanted for dinner). Waited an hour to have one dinner come... More

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Kurt J, Owner at The New England House, responded to this review

I'm saddened to read this and the previous review from her husband- our regular and dear customers. Sunday evening - indeed we got slammed and had on the bar a new bartender who was unable to cope. During the rush, the bartender failed to enter the order correctly and the main course and apps went up at the same time.... More

North Canton, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited The New England House this past Friday night, and was extremely pleased with my experience. I have been here about 3 or 4 times before, all with my Uncle who lives up the road, and while there is apparently new ownership, it seems like the same great restaurant that it always has been. Even though it was a... More

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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was my first time at this restaurant and I wasn't impressed at all. We had to ask for everything from just basic silverware, to ketchup, refills to steak knives for our steaks, ( I will get to the steaks in a bit). The waitress seemed very nice but kind of flustered ( place didn't seem all that busy) and... More

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We live in town and have seen the many incarnations of this restaurant. This incarnation is mediocre. We started out with the calamari which was just average. My main course was the steak and shrimp scampi. The steak was okay, but the scampi lacked zing. My husband ordered the NY Sirloin with the fried tobacco onions and a brown sauce.... More

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Keene, New Hampshire
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

World class food and great service brought smiles to me and my family after a long day with miles to go on our trip. I travel to the seacoast often and have eaten shrimp cocktail at every seafood restaurant on the NH coast. The shrimp cocktail at The New England House is by far the best i've had, and leaves... More

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Under its previous ownership we always found this restaurant average or slightly below. Food was of average price and value -- never the best option in town, never horrible. Service was slow but friendly. Back then, a solid "3" on the Trip Adviser scale. Under its new ownership the New England House has slipped badly. Service is very slow and... More

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Kurt J, Owner at The New England House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. All reviews good or bad are an opportunity for us to ever improve upon our goals of great food and friendly efficient service. With the recent positive reviews we were surprised to understand that your complaint was based on the fact that we did not serve nachos made with food colored chips and that your... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you're looking for the Top Five Star restaurant this is the place! Great atmosphere and variety of surf and turf.

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CT
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were driving by looking for restaurants and found positive reviews online so we pulled in. We are so glad we did! The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is rustic. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and attentive. Two of us ordered the ravioli with vodka sauce and a balsamic reduction and two others ordered a seafood dish and... More

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Guilford, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

On Sunday April 12 around 8 at night or 1 hour before closing my girlfriend and I went to have dinner at the New England house . After having 3 previous visits here and having steak on every visit and finding my filet mignon excellent and cooked by the chef himself we were disappointed to get the same meal less... More

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Chatham, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My wife and I were in town for one evening and saw an ad for this restaurant. The ad claimed “best steak in town” with a casual dining atmosphere. Since this is the only place we ate in town I can’t attest to it being the best in Brattleboro, but it was definitely one of the best steaks I have... More

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