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All 6 Dorset Restaurants

Dorset Inn

8 Church St., Dorset, VT 05251
+1 802-867-5500
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Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Dorset
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Dinner at The Dorset Inn…always a treat! All of us here love food and enjoy sharing that with you. The warm and welcoming ambiance of the historic red dining room and cozy New England tavern allows guests to relax and enjoy the food, the wine and the friendly hospitality. As a member of Vermont Fresh Network, we support as many local farms and businesses as possible. Our cuisine is an uncomplicated, bistro-style that demonstrates classic culinary techniques and traditions with regional influences and reflects the freshest ingredients available. To showcase Vermont’s four unique seasons, the menu changes frequently.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Breakfast there was great with a large selection and daily specials. We also had dinner there and it was very good, but not exceptional.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I stopped by the Dorset Inn on my way to Manchester, Vermont. Although I had no lunch reservation, I was seated immediately and was provided excellent service. I highly recommend the hummus and vegetable wrap as well as their fine selection of wines.

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

There was a garlic appetizer that was divine. We all 4 loved our meals and our stay in this lovely well kept Inn.

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Summit, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Nice spot for dinner. I would truly like to give it 31/2 , as it is above average, ....but not an option . The dinner was enjoyable, but menu was certainly not creative or was presentation very interesting. Our server was friendly and spent time speaking to us and throughout our meal. We ate in the Garden Room; it felt... More

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Goshen, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My sister-in-laws and I went to dinner at this very quaint inn right in the heart of Dorset, Vt. The entrance is very country and clean. We walked through into the bar. The bar has sleek glass small subway style tiles as the backdrop of the bar. It's a very modern selection in such a country atmosphere but works beautifully.... More

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Setauket, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Dinner in the garden room was fabulous, the entire staff was very friendly and accommodating. Dinner was one of the best we had in the area. We also believe the 'general's' ghost joined us for dinner touching my husband on the arm. There is a history of that at the Inn and we feel particularly special to have had that... More

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New York
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95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just a perfect place for lunch. The Garden Room is bright and inviting. Great lentil soup. Even the best sandwich can rarely qualify as great, but the smoked turkey sandwich really was great. The kitchen was accommodating with the changes from the menu requested by one in our party. The service was pleasant and professional, but we did get an... More

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

First off, the rich obnoxious customers were one thing, but the staff was just plain rude and unfriendly. The hostess was rude, the bar tender ignored us and after about 10 minutes told us he was too busy to take drink orders at the bar. At that point we walked out. But in the 10 minutes I was sitting at... More

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Rochester, NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our waitress, Nonnie, was such a sweet woman. She has worked there 26+ years. She was very attentive to our table. We met her there last year and requested her table again this year

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Philadelphia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While in Washington County NY for the annual "Cheese tour", my wife and I came over to the Dorset Inn for dinner on the advice of a friend. We were happy to do so. The setting is absolutely lovely, and the food is quite good, too. We ate in the "tap room", which is slightly less formal than the dining... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

So glad you made the trip over. You'll have to come back and try our new fall menu! We do try to use as many local ingredients as possible on our menus. Vermont has terrific seasonal variety! Our beers and cocktails also change with the season. More

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Additional Information about Dorset Inn

Address: 8 Church St., Dorset, VT 05251
Phone Number: +1 802-867-5500
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Dorset
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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