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Top of the Hill Grill

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American, Barbecue, Grill
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632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05362
802-258-9178
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Top of the Hill - Top of my List

Every year we can't wait til Top of the Hill opens for the season. We go often because it's not expensive and it's really good. I have never had anything that would even remotely fall into the "blah" category - I try to get something different but I have my favorites and they are SO good that it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
445sandym
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Brattleboro, Vermont
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Every year we can't wait til Top of the Hill opens for the season. We go often because it's not expensive and it's really good. I have never had anything that would even remotely fall into the "blah" category - I try to get something different but I have my favorites and they are SO good that it's hard to... More 

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Ellington, Connecticut
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Chicken enchilada and a pulled pork sandwich on a delicious medium hard roll, filled my wife and I. Excellent pulled pork. Fun, young gals serving and preparing the food. There is an inside enclosed separate building to eat, or you can enjoy your food under the tent if the weather is favorable. This is reasonable, price good value food in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went here twice while on vacation since we really like BBQ food. The brisket and burnt ends were super yummy. And we liked their collard greens and mac and cheese (local grafton cheese). Also they put pulled pork in the beans ... Mmmm! Prices seemed typical if a little high for BBQ. We ate there once and got take... More 

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visiting from England and had never been to a pit BBQ before so gave it a try. Staff were very helpful suggesting what we would like. Food was wholesome and plenty of it. Eating area was different, have tended to eat in restaurants while we have been here, so all a little rustic. A damp evening so did not see... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was our first visit here this year since it opened for the season and we were certainly not disappointed. They have their same extensive and delicious menu. We arrived at 5 PM on a nice Saturday afternoon and there was only a short wait to order. We very quickly received our meal. By the time we left around 6,... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Having gone a couple of times in recent years during visits to Brattleboro, this has been a frequent stop but has continuously disappointed. The food is average - well below our expectations after hearing the hype and reading reviews - and the prices for the quantity and quality of the food are way out of line.

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Brattleboro, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A long time favorite - have been a patron since it opened with only a portable grill, now it has extensive outdoor sitting as well as a limited indoor space for those who don't do in climate weather. Next to busy Putney Road on one side and scenic overview of the Retreat Meadows on the other. Wonderful BBQ (beef bisket... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We drive by all the time, and since it is always crowded we finally stopped. They have a nice selection of sandwiches, BBQ plates, wraps. People were enjoying their meal outside. The Paginator sandwich was delicious, hubby had a wrap with BBQ chicken, peppers, onions, and potatoes which he really liked. If you don't want to sit outside, they have... More 

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Keene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I hadn't eaten here recently as I seldom travel to Brattleboro. Today, however, I had a craving for BBQ and detoured over to Top of the Hill Grill. I'm glad I did. They opened at 11:00 am. I arrived around 11:15 and there were already several people ahead of me. I wanted ribs. Most places, the price difference between a... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It took me and my 14-year-old two days to eat the full rack of ribs (St. Louis style) and the pint of baked beans full of meat! Good thing we didn't get the full plate, just the ribs and the side of beans. Brattleboro is full of excellent restaurants and we wanted to go someplace we haven't been. I like... More 

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Additional Information about Top of the Hill Grill

Address: 632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05362
Phone Number: 802-258-9178
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05362
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: 802-258-9178

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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