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92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1116
802-244-7300
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Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Waterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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307 reviews 307 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Hidden away off the main drag in Waterbury, VT is a re-purposed old grain mill that is now a flourishing and busy fine dining restaurant. The place is quaint and located on a cliff overlooking a stream and waterfalls. This could be the best restaurant in all of Vermont and you need to make reservations well in advance especially during... More 

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Alfred, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

While in Waterbury for New Year's Eve my fiancee and I went here for dinner and truly loved our entire meal! Hen of the Woods has a great upscale menu with homey comforting food that is simple enough not to scare away picky eaters. The decor and service were also great, I would highly highly recommend.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A fine dining atmosphere, great selection of wines, and specials for dinner on a regular basis. Vegetarian dishes were available for a friend which is always important. The cheese selection is VERMONT and quite fantastic. You can sample by different dairies, all of them fabulous! The Lazy Lady, Champlain Creamery, and Jasper Hill are at the top of the list.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I were staying in Montpelier for the weekend from Boston and the first night in we were talking to someone at a bar who recommended this place. We made a reservation for the next night and were THRILLED when we walked in. It is charming, dimly lit, farm to table style romantic eating and we were not... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was and is one of the best dinner experiences weve had in a long time..Fantatstic food, superb low key service. The place is super comfy and cozy. Never rushed and just enjoyed an evening of great food and a very eclectic play list from Bluegrass to Radiohead..Loved it and wish it were in Raleigh, NC

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been fortunate to have eaten in some of the finest restaurants in the US, Great Britain and France, and the Hen of the Wood was right up there with the best of them. The whole experience was a delight, fantastic service, perfect ambience and the food...well....out of this world fabulous. If you're looking for a special place to... More 

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Albany, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful spot right on the babbling brook. The old mill is a great home for this restaurant. Staff and service were great. Our meal was fresh and beautifully prepared. All ingredients were obviously carefully chosen and perfectly prepared. Found a couple of great wines on the wine list. Wine list although not the most extensive I've ever seen has excellent... More 

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Richmond, Vermont
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you're looking for a high-end "Vermont" restaurant, this is it. Almost all local ingredients is a very nice touch. They offer a limited changing menu each night and smallish portions for the price. But excellent service, atmosphere, and food for the prices. I actually like the portion sizes. Just the right amount of food one should eat and not... More 

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Lafayette, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Everything about this restaurant is great. The setting is in a charming building from 1840 with beautiful large wood beams and river stone walls. The restaurant is next to a beautiful cascade that is lit on winter nights. You can start with a selection of ten Vermont Artisan cheeses to choose from. The focus is on locally sourced products. The... More 

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Went here with my girlfriend during a weekend vacation to Vermont, as it was recommended by a number of friends. Very impressive interior to the restaurant, stone walls, atmospheric dim lighting and open kitchen. The back windows look onto a waterfall and stream which also add to the great feel of this place - good for friends, family, couples etc...... More 

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Additional Information about Hen of The Wood

Address: 92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1116
Phone Number: 802-244-7300
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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