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Gillies Restaurant - CLOSED

911 Western Ave, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7038
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Price range: $0 - $100
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Most recent review
- Dec 22, 2013
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English first
Brattleboro, Vermont
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Gillies no longer is open There is now a Chinese place there . We were disappointed and went to NH to have dinner

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Berkshires, MA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

After several years of purchasing marvelous fresh seafood and meats from the friendly staff at Gillies, we were heartbroken to see the For Sale signs in the window late this spring. We also enjoyed several fantastic meals in the restaurant. One of us had the fish and chips, which were scrumptious, while the other had a simple salmon dish. The... More

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Winter Park, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Like the title of the review said, this place was a gem. Easily the best seafood in the immediate area, and a great bar scene to boot. Its closure is a great loss for West Brattleboro.

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West Brattleboro, Vermont
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Full menu of your Surf & Turf delicious foods as well as all kinds of sandwiches and the price is right!

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Jamaica, Vermont
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

It can't get fresher - it can't get better. Great host and server staff. Do oyster shots for starters.

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North Haven, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

We saw and heard nothing but great reviews about Gillies, but it's nothing more than a glorified diner. Two out of the three appetizers we ordered, they were out of! We had to send both of our flavorless steaks back to be cooked, they were literally raw inside. Once the food returned, potato and vegetable were cold. Debs famous chocolate... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I chose this restaurant based on Tripadvisor reviews. It was great! I had the lobster bisque and lobster bites. The lobster bisque was very good, but the lobster bites were excellent. For $10, it's on the appetizer menu and is more lobster than you'd get if you ordered one at market price. It does come fried, but it was easy... More

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Keene, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Like most good seafood restaurants I've tried, Gillies' decor is really bland, but the menu is terrific. My husband had the cioppino and thought it was as good as he's had in Marseilles and other Mediterranean ports. I ordered seafood Alfredo and it had tons of shrimp and scallops in a sinfully rich cream sauce. Very satisfying. This restaurant also... More

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

We have been to Gillies at least 6 times over the last four months and have sampled many items from the menu; soups, clams, mussels, calamari, swordfish, sea bass, to name a few dishes. The food is ALWAYS fresh and properly seasoned, we have never been anything but completely satisfied with our meals. The staff is friendly, welcoming, and there... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Food was excellent. My wife order a shrimp basket, and only received 7 shrimp and fries for $13.99 but no cole slaw. The Shrimp was of good size and I thought the value was a good price. I had ordered the fisherman combo platter I had the option of ordering two or three items I choose three, whole belly clams,... More

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