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“INNjoyed our meal!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Barrows House

Barrows House
Route 30, Dorset, VT 05251
802 867 4455
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Ranked #3 of 6 restaurants in Dorset
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Mid Coast
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“INNjoyed our meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Last week we shared a table for five at Barrows and were waited on by Amy, who was most professional and made some nice recommendations...so much so that we all ordered the same meal...steaks all around and cooked to perfection! We tasted some nice wines and the decor was very good and reminded us of Whetstone Station Brewery in B'Boro, VT. The music was good and would definitely eat here again. Good job!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Saratoga Springs, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Barrows House is terrific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My husband and I recently spent a weekend at the Barrows House. We stayed in one of their cottages and dined two one night at the bar and another in the dining room. We LOVED everything... The room, the food, the bar and the service. We will be returning!!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review, November 21, 2013
We're so happy to have lured you both nights in the resturant. Our culinary team is very talented and we have worked hard to create an interesting array of menu items, cocktails, beer & wine. The bar is new to Barrows House and we're delighted our guests are finding a "home" there. Come back soon!
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Rochester, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Gem of Dorset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Great location and great atmosphere. Newly remodled and an updated menu made the experience great! My husband had the seafood special and I had the baked mac and cheese with truffle!! Both AMAZING!

We also enjoyed a nice glass of wine by the fire pit after dinner and met some wonderful people!

We loved it so much we went back again before we left!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
The fire pit has been a big draw as we head into the colder months and what better way to enjoy it than with a nice glass of wine in hand! It should be great in the winter. Our culinary team has worked hard on each menu item and we're thrilled to hear how much you liked the mac & cheese with truffle. It certainly has been the big crowd pleaser this season. Hopefully, we'll see you dining again soon. We're open every season.
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Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“an upscale gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We really enjoyed this upscale gastro pub. Lively crowd, delicious, eclectic menu choices, friendly fellow diners, with many locals in the house.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Wells, Vermont, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good, not quite great.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

The overall dining experience at Barrows House was lovely. I've gone here several times and each time received a friendly welcome and outstanding service. I would highly recommend their house salad and seafood or steak dishes. However, we found that some soups and the Mac and cheese plates just fell short of our expectations. The atmosphere is awesome; a beautifully revived bar and seating area and a lovely patio all alive with conversation. Would I recommend the Barrows House? Yes.

Visited September 2013
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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
We appreciate all of your feedback on your dining experience at Barrows House. It always helps us to hone our skills and make any needed adjustments. Hopefully, on your next visit we'll earn 5 stars for food, service & ambiance! We'll look forward to welcoming you soon!
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