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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

We were once again, impressed with the food and the service. Despite a large 80th birthday party in the back, we had very good service. The wait staff are top notch. The food was very well prepared, served hot and in the right sequence. The...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

We have given this restaurant a chance twice. First of all the place is very tight. You can almost reach over and try your neighbors food. Secondly it is very noisy. Impossible to hear your partner speak. The food is marginal. Just ok. Prices are...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated his 50th on Saturday night at the L with 6 of his friends. There was a power outage in the area 2 hours before our reservation so when we walked in the restaurant it was packed and hopping. Sue was...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

I have been here numerous times and have never had a bad meal or experience yet. Staff and chef are eager to please and will work with diet restrictions. This definitely my go to restaurant for a great meal and a good time with good...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

Our first time at this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The tables are set enough apart that you don't hear everyone else's conversation. The waitress we had was very good and very attentive. She responded to every request with a smile and promptly. The...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

We went for dinner last night. Food was good, the tuna and salmon were tasty. However, the service was poor. Our waitress ignored us for 30 minutes, fortunately we had tap water to drink, ordering a glass of wine to accompany our entree was impossible....More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I go to L at least twice annually for special occasions. Our latest visit was her birthday. We were not disappointed. We asked for a quiet table, they delivered. Our waitress knew we were celebrating an event and only added to the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

I go here at least once a month and have yet to have a bad meal. Everything on the menu is cooked to perfection. If you have any dietary concerns or restrictions the staff will wok with you. Staff always upbeat and more than helpful....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

We recently heard about "L" Restaurant in Middlebury. Boy were we in for a great surprise. The decor is so beautiful...modern and clean but still cozy and so inviting. The food was outstanding. WE all ordered from the special menu, which had so many great...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Party of 5 came to L's for a dinner mid-week during one of our recent heat waves. I was impressed with the menu options and the service. Two of our dinner guests were from out of state and known to be "tough to please" but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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