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The Reservoir - Restaurant and Tap Room

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1 South Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676
+1 802-244-7827
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3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 71
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  • 73
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Lunch Spot in Mid-Vermont

The Reservoir has exceptional beer list with a matching American food menu. Service was quick and professional. The ambience is early to mid-20th Century rustic and very cozy. Food is reasonably priced for the sized quantities served up. While The Reservoir is some miles from the aprés ski scene of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
John H
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I went to the Reservoir last night for a few drinks. The hostess was really nice and the place has a great atmosphere. The two guys behind the bar were horrible though. Bald with glasses and the other younger bald. Very impersonal! You makes better tips when you're nice! We went to another bar and told that... More 

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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118 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Reservoir has exceptional beer list with a matching American food menu. Service was quick and professional. The ambience is early to mid-20th Century rustic and very cozy. Food is reasonably priced for the sized quantities served up. While The Reservoir is some miles from the aprés ski scene of Stowe, it would be a very good place to visit... More 

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Milton, Vermont
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We visited this cozy pub looking to try the famous Shed Burger of the former Shed Restaurant in Stowe, VT. We were not disappointed. The burger (6 oz. local beef), marinated in dark ale and seasonings and served with melted cheese, lettuce, pickles, red onion on a toasted English muffin, was the iconic real deal. (The tomato slice was missing... More 

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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67 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Busy place and easy to understand why. We arrived in the afternoon aroudn 2:30 and there were a few tables available but the place was really hopping. The hostess was MIA for a few minutes when we waited to be seated but they eventually got us to a table. Beer menu is excellent, plenty of great fresh local brews on... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When you enter this wonderful place, you are met with a lamp that is held up by a beautiful woman's leg standing on high red heels. It made me wonder where the other leg was… Now seriously, this is a nice cozy pub (family friendly) where the service was good and the food was delicious. You get generous servings and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped there when we went At the Cabot cheese annex. What a cool place for lunch and beer. Good choice of local beers and the waitress with good suggestion made us eager for lunch. We will obviously stop there again. Nice service (maybe depending on the time of the day) and good quality. Good portions also.

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North Topsail Beach, NC
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20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped in here for apps and beveries on a Tuesday afternoon. Server was delightful (disappointed I don't recall her name) and took great care of our indecisive party of 5. Our two home-brewers were pleased with the extensive draft beer list and had fun picking out what to drink. We shared a couple of tasty appetizers, including sweet potato... More 

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Candiac, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What a great place, the meals were really good, we particularly enjoyed the vermont beer sampler of 4 small glasses. That was a great experience.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We sat out on the deck and enjoyed a variety of local craft beers. Waitresses are very friendly and know the menu and make good recommendations. On this day, we just had some wings and drinks, but the atmosphere is just wonderful Will have to go back and try the food.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My daughter and I stopped in for dinner after settling In a our B & B. Nice atmosphere and easy to find in town location with friendly and knowledgeable staff. We were seated at the front of the restaurant by the door and got our delicious local brews (recommended by our waiter) served quickly. It was a long wait between... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 South Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7827

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 18
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 am

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