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Bistro Henry

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Steakhouse, Eclectic, International
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Bistro Henry
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1942 Depot Street, Manchester, VT 05255
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1942 Depot Street, Manchester, VT 05255 (East Manchester Road)
+1 802-362-4982
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: BISTRO HENRY has been delighting local and visitor alike for over 20 years...
BISTRO HENRY has been delighting local and visitor alike for over 20 years with a unique blend of French & Italian and for our next 20 years bring you Steakhouse! I guarantee you will be delighted as well. The lovely restaurant on top of the hill is also the home of Henry's Summer BBQ & Dina's VT Baking Company. There is a large deck with beautiful views for a relaxing cocktail or outdoor dining. The spacious restaurant can accommodate private dining and we will cater nearly any type of party with our talented chefs, don't forget our Authentic BBQ. Year round we offer our $25 Three Course from 5-6 PM nightly and all night on Tuesdays (3 courses $25). I hope to see you soon. - Henry Bronson, Bistro Henry
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Most recent review
A terrifc New England eatery
4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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MarcN0830
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Hartford, Connecticut

I stopped by on a Saturday afternoon to view the menu. The chef/owner stepped outside while i was viewing it and we chatted. I learned that in addition to the regular menu, there was an... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I stopped by on a Saturday afternoon to view the menu. The chef/owner stepped outside while i was viewing it and we chatted. I learned that in addition to the regular menu, there was an early bird menu, as well as a special restaurant week menu. Choices, choices. Both my wife and I enjoyed our meals and found the service... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and took the time to share your positive experience. We look forward to your next visit. Henry More

Rochester, New York
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We read rave reviews about Bistro Henry so we decided to try it during our most recent trip to Dorset. Boy were we disappointed! We were sat in a side room with only 5 tables that made it feel like we were in a diner setting. The menu had a lot to choose from and my husband and I both... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

We are terribly sorry that you were neglected. We have no excuse to offer, nor would we try. We do hope you'd give us another chance. More

Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We selected Bistro Henry because of generally good reviews and we weren't looking for a fancy place. My husband had the filet appetizer -- pieces of filet on small rolls and he said that it was very good. I had the veal piccata. It is a tough dish to do well because the veal can be overcooked, the sauce too... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It appears that our veal piccata hit it out of the park. We are delighted you enjoyed it. More

Londonderry, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had the barbeque platter last visit and am never disappointed, my problem is choosing which items to include; pulled pork, brisket, ribs or chicken, so I usually get the "Fat Henry's Feast" which has all four. I can never finish it so I eat well at least once more that week. If your around during the " Smoking Season"(... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

It's nice to hear from a local who has dined here often. I am happy that we have made it hard to stay away. Thanks again. More

Manchester, Vermont
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a very nice meal here recently. Our server was friendly and attentive. Our drinks were delicious. Apps and entrees were very good too! Stuffed clams, seared foie grad, ribeye steak, tuna "pad thai". All great though "pad thai" was a stretch as a descriptor. Will be back!

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to post them here on TA. More

Dacula, Georgia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

I ordered from the special offering and had Pumpkin, Squash Ravioli. It was okay, but I expected a little more flavor. My husband had the tuna, which was excellent. Too bad his portion was rather small. We shared a seasonal Maple Pecan Poe with cranberry ice cream. The dessert was excellent, however, I'm not sure I would have paired the... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

Thank you your kind words. I am sorry if you feel we missed the mark on some things. We do strive for excellence every day. We look forward to your return. More

Brattleboro, Vermont
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We don't get to steal away as a "four-family" for a dinner out and a quick vacation often, so when we do, it is special. After a fine dinner at our hotel, we wanted to try a local spot and BH was recommended. Hostess was very friendly and the atmosphere was warm. My daughter's onion soup...well, she enjoyed the broth... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

I am very sorry we missed the mark with your son's calamari. We would have been happy to correct it while you were here. I can assume that our service may not have been up to par. No excuses. Please try us again the next time you are here and Let me know you are coming. Henry More

New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Most of the food was ok... Nothing to rave about. Seared foie was excellent, onion soup was a little odd(rye), bisque was good, filet sliders undressed and unseasoned, lamb shank good. Meal took 1:45 for a twotop.

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

We should have done better, even though you visited on the busiest weekend of the year. We do not ever intend to be merely "so so". I hope you give us another chance the next time you are in Manchester. Henry More

New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It was a Sunday night and most of the restaurants we had chosen were either closed or booked. We walked in hoping we could find a table and the hostess was pleasant and able to sit us without any problem. The wait staff was outgoing, fast and efficient. The food was good but not fantastic. I had the Sicilian spiced... More

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

I am very glad to hear about the things we did right. The other stuff, not so. Portehouses can be a bit tricky and i am sorry you had one that was less than stellar. Salmon? Wild sockeye, lightly grilled and seasoned. I usually try to let the fish shine through ( I am the chef too). I hope we... More

Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Loved the menu. Service was excellent. Lobster bisque and fish dishes were my favourite. My husband had the steak and said it was reall great. Very handy as we stayed at the Inn across the road.

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bistrohenry, Owner at Bistro Henry, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you vote of confidence. We are delighted that you were happy with your visit and that you made it across the street safely. At least you can usually hear the milk trucks before you see them... More

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Additional Information about Bistro Henry

Address: 1942 Depot Street, Manchester, VT 05255
Phone Number: +1 802-362-4982
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 50
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Eclectic, International

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