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Cliff House Restaurant

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5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253-3000
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great View

The view is spectacular. The hot chocolate was some of the best I'd had. The chili was tasty and very filling. The bread basket was tasty. The soup, french onion, was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Oley
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The view is spectacular. The hot chocolate was some of the best I'd had. The chili was tasty and very filling. The bread basket was tasty. The soup, french onion, was very good.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fun Restaurant. Great Views. Service depends on the server. If you have too many jalapeño bloody marys you can take the life back down the mountain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Hard to find much wrong with Cliff House. Maybe the reservation process could be better. Once you are dining there, you'll find great dishes offered up by enthusiastic staff with really outstanding views of Mount Mansfield. It's a shame they are not regularly open for dinner anymore...the ride up in the gondola with a lantern and hot cider was very... More 

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Fairfax, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have enjoyed the Cliff House, Stowe, Vermont several times, as it is close to where we live. Taking the tram car from the parking lot to the restaurant is fun, the menu always has excellent choices, and afterward you can take a walk, exploring the environs of Mount Mansfield.

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Please order the french onion soup, you won't be dissapointed! Great view, great coffee. Staff was on the ball.

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Marco Island, Florida
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20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The title is very clear, really the spot is unbeatable!! We visited right in the middle of winter and is just outstanding, a storm hit while we were having lunch and the experience was very cool. The food is Ok, the service is nice. It is not cheap, and it shouldn't be. The location surely make it worth. Don't ask... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Being at the Cliff House makes me feel like I'm at the top of a mountain in Switzerland. The food is fantastic and nothing really beats a ski day that includes a gourmet meal surrounded by snow and trees at the top of a mounain!

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Millstone, New Jersey
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78 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a nice relaxing lunch break. I was told not to miss the chili. The news was correct. It was outstanding. A completely memorable flavor. Also sampled the squash soup. It was refined and clean. It's a great spot to relax and rest those legs. Atop the gondola. The best food on Stowe mtn . Do not miss.... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

I went here for drink while rest of family went skiing. Fabulous view of mountain. They made me feel welcome, despite knowing I didn't want lunch. Had Hot Cider toddy - excellent. Family joined me later and all food was good. We ordered clam chowder, butternut squash soup, burger and cheese plate. Prices reasonable.

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North Stonington, Connecticut
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9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My son, husband, mother and I thoroughly enjoyed eating lunch here on a sunny Sunday on Columbus Day weekend. We were visiting my son at college and went on a drive through the notch and ended up taking the gondola up. What a sight! My son was eager to try the restaurant. He and his grandmother selected the Monte Cristo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: (802) 253-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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