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Hen of The Wood

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92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05676
802 244 7300
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Spot for Dinner!

We had a delicious dinner at the Hen of the Wood in June 2015. We chose the special of the night which was pan seared redfish with a side spinach and tomato salad...perfect! A truly lovely venue with really delicious and fresh food, perfectly prepared and served!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a delicious dinner at the Hen of the Wood in June 2015. We chose the special of the night which was pan seared redfish with a side spinach and tomato salad...perfect! A truly lovely venue with really delicious and fresh food, perfectly prepared and served!

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Waterbury Center, Vermont
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stepping down into the dining area - down a flight of stairs into the former basement of a working water powered mill - is just the first sensory experience you will enjoy. The restaurant is cozy, holding only a few dozen patrons. If you have a group of people, up to 10 or 12 I think, check and see if... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Love this excellent restaurant! We have the best experience every time we visit. The food is delicious and always different and surprisingly colorful! Service is also incredible! Ambiance with the waterfall outside and the big windows inside are also a plus. So view, service, food and ambiance are the best… where can you find this all at once? I think... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went to Hen of the Woods for my husband's birthday and was wondering if it would live up to the hype. It totally did. The rolls with radish butter were amazing, our entrees were awesome as well. Great seasonal menu, beer on tap and wine. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and wait staff as well.

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san clemente, CA
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

was recommended as great fine dining in the area and it filled the bill! Seasonal menu which is locally resourced. Had leek soup which was great along with the vegetarian "crepe" which was amazing. Wines were very good. Service was "off the hook" good. Will definitely return when in the area.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Gourmet farm to table dining in authentic old mill house. Menu changes with seasons with uniquely flavorful interpretations of ingredients. Wonderful atmosphere .

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I felt like I was back in Europe with the attentive staff and the relaxed eating atmosphere. We started with very unique and amazing cocktails moved slowly into the cheese plate. Transitioned into a bottle of wine for the small plate and entrees, which both were fantastic ! The dessert sampler was just the right way to finish the evening.... More 

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San Francisco
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

After a long day of travel we found Hen Of The Wood on our drive to our hotel in Woodstock and stopped in. They had one table left and I'm very glad they did. It was an exceptional meal. The food couldn't have been better. The service was top notch. The drinks were great and the price was very good... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The team at Hen of The Wood are perfectionists. The setting is fantastic, the food is amazing and the drinks are creative. While it's not the cheapest meal you'll find in Waterbury, it will certainly be memorable.

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Memphis
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229 reviews 229 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We keep going back for more great dining. It's a comfortable atmosphere with a personable wait staff, creative drink offerings and very uniquely delicious food. This is so worth the drive from downtown Burlington. Go, you won't be sorry!

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Additional Information about Hen of The Wood

Address: 92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05676
Phone Number: 802 244 7300
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05676
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: 802 244 7300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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