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Brasserie L'Oustau

1716 Depot Street, Route 11/30, Manchester, VT
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Ranked #5 of 62 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $29
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Bar, Brasserie
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 1/4 mile East of Exit 4, Route 7
Description: * Rated #5 "Best French Restaurant in the U.S." by Travel+Leisure Magazine, August 2013 *Refined French brasserie dining, American style. Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
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English first
New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The food here was really good. The baguette that was served on the table was fresh, warm, and tasty. The butter was good. I had the Roasted Beets & Fromage Blanc Maison salad to start, which was okay but a bit boring. My boyfriend had the Seared Foie Gras, which he liked. I then had the Short Rib Boeuf Bourguignon,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were looking forward to dining here, and we're able to book a table via opentable. The host was so unfriendly and unwilling to seat us anywhere, despite open table. Having just come from our hotel, the equinox, I was really offended by his boorish behavior. The restauranteurs are far nicer in Paris. It's only Vermont. Get... More

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Beth W, Owner at Brasserie L'Oustau, responded to this review

ALL OpenTable reservations are honored, always. Please send us your account information; we would be happy to investigate this and OpenTable will confirm. On our busiest nights there are many unreserved parties who expect to have dinner and are turned away. There was an especially confrontational moment last night when an empty table, scheduled for a reservation, was the focus... More

Sandgate, Vermont
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

There are fewer than a half a dozen excellent restaurants in Bennington County. Brasserie L'Oustau is world class. Great food (steak and pomme frites) great wine, attentive service. Highly recommended.

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great food here. Some of the best in town. I won't go into details except to say every time we eat here it's outstanding.Best French food outside of Montral or perhaps Brasserie Jo in Boston.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Short ribs were great ! Not to mention salmon 3 ways as an appetizer and creme brûlée as my desert. Loved it ! Service was also very knowledgeable and very professional.

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Brooklyn, New York
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184 reviews 184 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

When at our Vermont house, we usually make sure to come here at least once while here. The food and service are always very good. This time we started with the Onion Soup Gratinee and the mussels for appetizers. Both were very good. Warm bread and butter always arrive at the table shortly after one is seated. The french bread... More

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Boston, Ma
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Once again, we had an excellent lunch here while visiting Manchester Vermont. The service is wonderful, the bar is gorgeous and the food is superb. We were sorry we didn't have the time to have dinner here but will do so when we return. Yummy!

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New York State
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm usually not a big fan of French food, but we just finished brunch at this bistro and are still savoring the wonderful flavors. I had an omelet with perfectly grilled asparagus, accompanied by arugula salad and excellent shoestring potatoes. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the prix fixe menu--a real bargain at $25 for three courses: arugula salad with poached egg,... More

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'll believe that this is in the top five French restaurants in Vermont, but no way is it top five in the country. The food was good not great. The service was seemingly good around us but ours was average at best. I'd eat here again but clearly think the food doesn't live up to the hype.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We shared a pleasant outdoor dining experience with friends at this charming restaurant in mid July. Service was attentive and friendly but unobtrusive.The location is beautiful and the outside tables have umbrellas that are easily moved by staff as the direction of the sun changes. Please note the staff moved the umbrellas without our asking. In the garden area as... More

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Additional Information about Brasserie L'Oustau

Address: 1716 Depot Street, Route 11/30, Manchester, VT
Phone Number: 802-768-8538
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 29
Cuisine: French, Bar, Brasserie

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