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Melaza Bistro

71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
+1 802-457-7110
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Ranked #4 of 26 Restaurants in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Latin, Tapas, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.
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New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Reasonable prices, imaginative dishes, excellent service, all in a very comfortable setting - what's not to like?

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had a great meal on New Years Eve with the family. Very warm environment and great food. Well worth it.

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Norton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The restaurant was amazing! My husband said "one of the best dinners of my entire life!" I totally agree!! Our waiter was super nice and knowledgeable about the food. I was raised on PR food so I when I find a Caribbean restaurant...I must try it! The selection was very unique as well. We went cookoo and ordered yucca fries... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I didn’t know quite what to expect when we visited Melaza Bistro in Woodstock VT. I need not have worried however as it turned out to be a great meal. The Inside is a little on the chintzy with the walls painted with palm trees etc. The service and food however more than makeup for the decor. As a main... More 

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woodstock, vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We live in town so Melaza is one of our regular restaurant stops. We had company from Boston and this was there first visit. Our friends know good food & raved about their meals, and the service. All 4 of us had something different and everything was delicious. I had a signature dish; a generous Pork Shank which was tasty,... More 

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South Pomfret
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had been a few years ago to Melaza and am not sure why we waited so long to return. The Carribean theme is intriguing for its Woodstock setting, but what counts most about a restaurant is its FOOD. As a group of four we sampled several items and all were delicious. This chef makes everything and this comes out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Ventured to this restaurant for our last night in Woodstock based on the positive tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. We tried the scottish salmon and the paella specials which were delightful. Even their garlic and cilantro dipping oil for the bread was tasty. We shared the tres leches cake for dessert which was decadent and the perfect ending to... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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244 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

An easy walk from the Woodstock Inn and a taste of the Caribbean in a town where you'd least expect it. Try the Chicken or Beef Empanadas and the Mariquitas Chips (crispy green plaintain & mashed avocado) for appetizers. Try the Coffee & Chili dusted Filet mignon or Pan Seared Sea Scallops for entrees. I found the Coconut Panko Crusted... More 

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Meriden, NH
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is hard to find a restaurant that repeatedly meets the need, whether a table for two or for a gang, whether vegan or carnivore, Melaza puts out interesting food in a pleasant environment. I have not had a bad meal, a bad server or a bad time and I have been there many times.

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Dieppe, France
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44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Although there was a minor mix-up over our booking, the staff quickly found us a table and we enjoyed a first-class meal. Delicious flavours, particularly in the slow-roasted pork special and pleasant, unfussy service made for a memorable evening. Give it a try - you won't be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Melaza Bistro

Address: 71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American, Latin, Tapas, Fusion

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