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Ariel's Restaurant

29 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036
802-276-3939
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Brookfield
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Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Berlin, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ariel's is SO good. The service is absolutely impeccable, the setting is lovely, and the food is truly stunning. We started with the goat cheese souffle (an amazing house specialty - don't skip it!) and a local corn and tomato salad. Both were delicious, and although the salad was simpler, the flavors were outstanding. For entrees, we had lamb and... More

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Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have never had a plate of food at Ariel's that I disliked. The place can be a little hard to get to with the floating bridge closed, but it is worth seeking out when you have a little extra time for a special dinner. Wonderful flavors, gracious hosts, and a village setting make this a real gem.

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Randolph, Vermont
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118 reviews 118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

There's no highway exit for Pond Village, a dirt crossroads within the bowels of Brookfield, Vermont. You have to know how to get there, but it's well-worth the trip. Quaint, peaceful, and unpretentious, this sleepy village is known for its world famous Floating Bridge, a mighty span that saves you about a half-mile drive around tiny Sunset Lake. The bridge... More

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mamaroneck
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My family and I dined here this past weekend. I ordered the local skate and it was perfectly prepared with lemon and capers. We started with their signature brussels sprouts, yummy. All of 4 of us enjoyed everything. Even the bread is excellent!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Found this gem while looking for a restaurant not too far from where we were staying in Randolph VT. The food was unbelievable and the service very attentive. Highly recommended if you are in the area (or even if you have to travel a bit to get there). Do make a reservation...there are only about eight tables, which makes it... More

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Montpelier, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Do you have a special occasion coming up? Want to treat someone to an amazing meal? The quality of the food and atmosphere cannot be overstated. Once you've selected your meal, ask for Richard's advice on wine. You won't be disappointed - he's fun and knowledgeable. This is our go-to restaurant for anniversaries, birthdays, and when we are entertaining special... More

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New York city
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Dinner last night at Ariel's was beyond the beyond. How is it possible that Lee Duberman can put out meals time after time that are original, beautiful, delicious and consistent? This family owned and managed restaurant is a delight in every way.

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Pleasant Hill, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

What can one say? The food is simply outstanding as is the service and setting. Three times visited and three times astounded. If it weren't 2500 miles away I would be there every week.

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Randolph, Vermont
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Even though there is a limited menu, the food is locally produced and very delicious. The atmosphere and location are very nice.

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Underhill, Vermont
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Went here for our anniversary and found the food to be outstanding. Richard not only bakes the bread in the outside wood fired oven, but also really knows his wine and gets the highest quality at a reasonable price. Sells nothing he would not drink himself. Lee works magic in a very small kitchen and produces small, medium, and large... More

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