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Inn at West View Farm Restaurant

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2928 Rt 30, Dorset, VT 05251
802-867-5715
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Superb Asian cuisine

Good Asian in Dorset, Vermont? Absolutely - a great surprise. High-end and creative. cooking. The restaurant specializes in small plates but the menu lists large plate main courses as well. Don't overlook the creative and superb tasting deserts--ice cream ones as well as cakes. It is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
John R
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Good Asian in Dorset, Vermont? Absolutely - a great surprise. High-end and creative. cooking. The restaurant specializes in small plates but the menu lists large plate main courses as well. Don't overlook the creative and superb tasting deserts--ice cream ones as well as cakes. It is not inexpensive, but the wine list presents a reasonably priced a nice selection.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I would not have expected to find such a wonderful Asian (Chinese -oriented) restaurant in Dorset, but here it is. And best of all they had a menu of little dishes - tapas like - that were all wonderful. Moderately priced, full bar, great service. Really good.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We enjoyed a MOST MARVELOUS dinner with great friends at Westview Farm tonight. Ray Chen has driven his menu intentionally to exciting, exotic asian flavors and textures - small plates and mains - but maintains a selection of more traditional "New England" dishes anchored to the Inn's Dorset location. Christal manages the restaurant brilliantly, assisted by a super- welcoming and... More 

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Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Since we live in the next town over, we have been frequent visitors to the Inn at West View Farm, and have had dinner there many times. We have never been disappointed, and alternate between eating in the dining room and the tavern. Although we have probably tried pretty much every dish that Chef Raymond Chen has come up with,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We visit Dorset almost every summer, and one of the highlights is always dinner at, or from the Inn - they do takeaway, too! The menu is innovative and unexpected given the traditional appearance of the property, and we especially love the small plates. The fish tacos made with wonton shells is a favorite. I've yet to order something I... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

In a lovely classic Vermont country inn we had a delicious predominantly Asian inspired meal. There were four of us so we did have a good variety of choices from every part of the interesting and creative menu. Highlights: steamed dumplings, seaweed salad, beet salad, BBQ ribs, spring rolls, duck confit, and an excellent haddock dish. All were well presented... More 

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Shaftsbury, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

What a wonderful find. My wife was looking for someplace different to celebrate her birthday and learned of this place through high praise from her friends. Dorset is about a 50 minute drive for us so it is not the first place we think of to head out to dinner. The Inn is very easy to get to and the... More 

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North Landgrove, Vermont, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

What a great place to go for a wonderful dining experience. You can order lots of appetizers and share. Both the taste and presentation were the best and unexpected in a small Vermont Town. Wine choice were also very good. The Inn is now decorated for Christmas and a lovely dining experience. The prices were very reasonable for the quality... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stuck with the smaller dishes and had a great dinner. Portions were good. Dessert was really good- try the maple cheesecake.

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New Paltz, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Inn at West View Farm is a culinary gem tucked into a beautiful town in Southern Vermont. Just a few miles north of Manchester, the Inn has an exciting menu. The menu consists of soups, appetizers, and "Big Entrees". It also has an excellent wine by the glass selection and also a good selection of Bottled Wines. The appetizers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2928 Rt 30, Dorset, VT 05251
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Dorset
  • Phone Number: 802-867-5715

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  • Cuisine: American

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