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The Prince and the Pauper

24 Elm St, Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-1818
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Ranked #1 of 27 restaurants in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed two really delicious dinners here during our stay in Woodstock. The setting is cozy and relaxed, and the staff was very friendly.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a few months ago so I want to try to remember everything. service was excellent. very friendly staff. food was tremendous. my husband had pate which he said was the best he ever had. he also loved the lamb for his main entrée, tender and delectable. I had the veal and oh my god, it was delish. melted... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This exquisite restaurant off the main street in Woodstock,Vt. offers two menus daily..... a bistro menu and a fixed price menu. Selections from either menu are truly top of the line. The wine selection is also excellent. My family has visited this restaurant for years. Most recently,this month, we had visited several restaurants in the area, and this was by... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I made a reservation a month in advance in preparation for my trip to Woodstock with my boyfriend. I had read great reviews on Trip Advisor. - Staff was welcoming and nice. They weren't trying to sell you expensive food, but gave honest opinions about each entree. - I had a filet mignon while my boyfriend had the Grilled Tuscan... More

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have visited the Prince and the Pauper several times over the past 20 years. The service and the food is always outstanding. It is not cheap but always delicious.

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New England
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95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had hear this was the best in town. Granted, we only visited once, but based on that one vist I would not come back and feel the restaurant is over rated. There were two problems: the chef (who is also the owner) and the front of the house management. The restaurant filled up very quickly ... too quickly. It... More

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Guilford,ct
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Prince and Pauper on Wednesday June 18th. A great menu and very excellent service. One of the best meals we have ever had in the Woodstock area.

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Chittenango, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I happened on The Prince and the Pauper on a trip to Woodstock this spring. I don't hesitate to say that it was one of the best meals I've had in a restaurant. The restaurant itself if a bit on the small side, so some may feel cramped, but it's cozy, and worth it for the delicious... More

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Charlotte, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The Prince and Pauper has a great atmosphere and excellent cuisine. We also enjoyed a very nice St. Emilion which was a good accompaniment to our festivities. The Vermont cheese and tomato salad was wonderful. All dishes ordered were thoroughly enjoyed.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited on a recent holiday weekend, having heard the rave reviews. Tavern menu not available, so limited to Prix Fixe dinner, which was a fair value (app, salad and main course for special price of $39), but quality was average for a decent restaurant. Nothing particularly imaginative, nor flavors that would blow you away. Much happier with other meals we... More

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