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Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant

25 Stewart Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753
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Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Middlebury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 7
Description: A meal at Jessica's Restaurant is always memorable. The recently updated dining room is a reflection of the casual comfort and style of this New England country inn. Jessica's Restaurant is located in the Swift House Inn in Middlebury, Vermont. Jessica's is just two blocks from downtown Middlebury, set in an 1814 stately home, surrounded by beautiful lawns and gardens. Jessica's casual atmosphere is the perfect place for an dinner for two, or a celebratory dinner for four to forty! Come early and enjoy our bar; Tom, with his more than 30 years of bartending experience, can fix you a cocktail or help you choose the right bottle of wine. We have won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for our wine list for six straight years! We also have local beers on tap including Switchback, from Southern Vermont; and two brews from Middlebury, Wolaver's Organic India Pale Ale and Otter Creek Seasona.
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English first
Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I would highly recommend Jessica's while in Middlebury, VT. The food and service were both outstanding at this cozy inn restaurant.

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Panton, Vermont
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Dinner here was a wonderful experience. The service was superb! The menu offered a wide range of options starting at about $15 with most meals in the $20s. I've gotten some awful crabcakes in my time outside of Maryland but I decided to take a chance and that's what I ordered. They were delicious with large chunks of crab. The... More 

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Vermont25, Owner at Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks to all of our dinners for the wonderful reviews! We have such a great and fun staff, they all work hard! Chef Rob, he just keeps getting better and more creative every day! We get more comments on the crab cakes than any item on our changing menu. Guests are always surprised by how good they are. We lived... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

They have a very interesting menu. There are options for all tastes. The price is fair and the ambiance is very cozy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is recommended to make a reservation.

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

Jessica's is. A beautifully appointed restaurant in a lovely New England Inn just a block from downtown Middlebury. The menu is creative, with seasonal changes and local meats and produce. The crab cakes are second to none, even ones I have had along Chesapeake Bay !

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Berkshires, MA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had the pleasure of staying at the lovely, historic Swift House Inn near the end of foliage season in October. Our first evening, we dined at Jessica's, the Inn's charming restaurant. We enjoyed the warmth of the period touches in a small room with a marvelous view of the glorious sunset. Our server proved gracious, informative and attentive. We... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This past Tuesday I attended a wine tasting dinner that was unbelievably divine! Five courses carefully constructed by the hands of Chef Robert Fenn. The evening started off with warm and wonderful people and ambiance, and ended with perfectly filled stomachs and satisfied taste buds! If you haven't eaten at Jessica's Restaurant at the Swift House Inn, do your self... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We ate dinner here while staying at the Inn. We had relatively low expectations regarding the food and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was quite good, and the ambiance was very pleasant.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were staying at the Inn for a night and decided to have dinner here. I ordered the steak and my husband ordered the ceasar salad with chicken. The steak was good but the fries didn't seem fancy enough for a pairing with steak. Maybe I should have asked for the potatoes as a substitute. Apple crisp needed more ice... More 

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Easley, South Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

When booking our stay at The Swift House Inn, they asked if we would like reservations at their on site restaurant. We decided to do that as we would not have to search for somewhere to dine that night. We made a very good choice! Our meal was very good and the atmosphere was very nice and appropriate for a... More 

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Monroe, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Everyone loved their dinner but the breakfast was even more delicious with both cold and hot options available. Traveling with 4 young adults who are very health conscious, the variety of fruits, yogurts, oatmeal and eggs made everyone extremely happy. Will definitely eat here again.

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Additional Information about Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant

Address: 25 Stewart Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone Number: 802-388-9925
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 31 - 50

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