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Cliff House Restaurant

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5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253-3000
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gondola ride was very fun - the view was hazy but still impressive. One of the members of our group was a little afraid of heights and didn't want to go. We suggested sitting on the floor of the gondola as we had heard that works for some people. Cliff House was very good. We had boneless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Burlington, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were so looking forward to this day: riding the gondola to the top of the mountain, treating our folks to a lovely lunch. While the ride was great fun and seeing the new zip line in action was too, we were very disappointed by our overall restaurant experience today. We found the food far less than mediocre, and the... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Gondola ride was very fun - the view was hazy but still impressive. One of the members of our group was a little afraid of heights and didn't want to go. We suggested sitting on the floor of the gondola as we had heard that works for some people. Cliff House was very good. We had boneless prime rib and... More 

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Stowe, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

On a clear day, you can see Mt Washington from the top of Mt.Mansfield at the Cliff House. It is a very good restaurant at the top of the gondola. The food is delicious and the lunch is a bit more leisurely than the typical base lodge experience. The waiters are very friendly and the desserts are delicious.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

After out gondola ride we ate at the Cliff House. This is an exceedingly nice restaurant for a ski resort. I have been to other mountain tops nearby and none have anything this fancy. We got a table out on the deck and could see people scrambling up the Cliff Trails as we ate.

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

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  • 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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