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26 Seymour St., Middlebury, VT 05753
+1 802-388-7166
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Ranked #6 of 41 Restaurants in Middlebury
Price range: $9 - $36
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Since 1974, Vermont's Most Beautiful Restaurant & Pub has been specializing in slow roasted prime rib, hand-cut steaks, homemade mashed potatoes and live lobster. Chef's specials daily. Extensive salad bar with 50+ items, including peel & eat shrimp, Cabot cheddar cheese, Baba A Louis breads, homemade carrot cake and free Monument Farms milk (try the chocolate!). We offer 9 different dining areas, each with its own unique theme. Families are always welcome-ask about our children's theater area. The Big Moose Pub opens at 4:30, the dining rooms at 5pm, daily. We do serve lunch, but only on Friday & Saturday (beginning at noon) and Sunday (starting at 1pm). Reservations appreciated.
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Duanesburg, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The food was good, the salad bar was fresh and had homemade bread and carrot cake! The prices were great and there were many little rooms that made it cozy.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This dinner was to celebrate my husband's birthday. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Fire & Ice specializes in steaks, but there are plenty of other interesting items on the menu including vegetarian dishes. There is a magnificent (I want to say famous) salad bar which you could definitely make into a whole entree. We had very... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is not the same as the Fire and Ice restaurants in Boston and Cambridge MA. The decor is very "Vermont" like a warm cabin feel, replete with a huge Moose head as you walk in! It seems like a restaurant that would would for a casual outing or even an event.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is one of the BEST restaurants to have an intimate and delicious dinner. Not overly fancy, but a place you can go dressed up. The prime rib is cooked perfectly, the salad bar is full, and the service is wonderful. Highly recommend this place! If there is one reason to go, it's the chocolate milk you can get a... More 

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Starksboro, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

my boyfriend took me here for my birthday dinner and dessert we had a great time- excellent food amazing service (Amanda) and they sang Happy Birthday to me.

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Middlebury, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fire and Ice is a rambling multiroom restaurant a few blocks off downtown Middlebury.Each room is named and is rich with photos and artifacts from goneby days in New England and beyond. Fire and Ice is known far and wide for its huge salad bar, with delicious offerings from steamed shrimp and sushi to a hearty bread and cheese board.... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Fire and Ice is one of the "must stops" when in Middlebury. Convenient location with plenty of parking makes this one of Vermont's premier restaurants. An incredible salad bar, with wonderful service and ambiance, with a diverse menu that provides plenty of choices and variety. Food presentation was superb. Again, a "Must" stop when in Middlebury or just travelling through.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch today, Novemer 15, 2014. What a gem of a place. Incredibly decorated, it's a feast for the eyes no matter where you look - and not a spec of dust on anything! My wife saw this highlighted on NH Chronicle and picked it as a lunch stop on our way up to Essex Junction, VT.... More 

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Hinesburg, Vermont
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite after the game. The prime rib was real good...a little more medium than medium rare. Our server, Jenn, made a good meal....great. She picked my wine and suggested a great appetizer special - cheddar, apple, and red onion tart. Her bright smile took the chill off a cold and rainy Fall evening. Try... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were walking by and stopped in for dessert. They had a seasonal pumpkin cheesecake that had a maple glaze....Amazing! Good service too.

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Additional Information about Fire & Ice

Address: 26 Seymour St., Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone Number: +1 802-388-7166
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 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 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 36
Cuisine: American

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