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Three Stones - Oxppel Tunich

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$$ - $$$
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105 Canal St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-6431
+1 802-246-1035
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dover, Vermont
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We visited Three Stones this past week for the first time. It is a quirky place, structurally wise; there are only a few tables with a small bar---the bar stools are very uncomfortable but add to the off-beat mode. Stopping by for dinner without a reservation is not recommended. I found the menu interesting and certainly not the generic Tex-Mex... More 

Thank Ira C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Let's face it ethnic food is usually far from authentic even if we want to believe it. That being said this was the most unique Mexican food I've had in the USA and it's mad tasty. Having traveled recently to Oaxaca I have to say this place brought me back. If you're looking for the typical it might not work... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Don't be put off by the drab exterior, step inside and be charmed by the atmosphere. You'll be served a tasty and plentiful meal. BUT make reservations before hand!

Thank KenPG22304
Brattleboro, Vermont
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274 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

It's a limited menu with nightly specials and always delicious. Definitely make a reservation as it will be crowded even on more traditionally "slow" nights. This is Mayan food that you may recognize has some similarities to Mexican but it is definitely unique and well worth a visit. Even on a Wednesday, the restaurant was full and people were waiting... More 

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New Hampshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Place was dark and smelled like the carpets haven't been cleaned in God knows how long..bathroom in a spooky basement...food...not that great...and way too expensive for what you get....

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!!! Interesting cocktails and totally authentic and original Mexican... I was there almost a year ago so I've forgotten what I had exactly but it was delicious, unique and highly recommended. The space is pretty small, and I don't think they take reservations, but its worth the effort. The service was attentive and the desserts were excellent as well.

Thank jnfoodsnob44
Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

I lived in Mexico for 7 years, so consider myself to be someone of an expert. Three Stones has some amazing Maya food. I had their Pumpkin Seed specialty plate and was very impressed. The service was excellent (though they did not speak Spanish) and they had one of my favorite dark Mexican beers (Negro Modelo).

Thank Perudemisamores
Newfane, Vermont
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The food here is amazing. I'm allergic to gluten. When I go here I call in the morning and they make me gluten free tortillas (I'm not sure if this is the right term). Make sure to get reservations for big parties as the building is quite small.

Thank Morgan B
Thetford, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Everything is made right there so it's fresh. The menu was creative, simple ingredients nicely combined. It wasn't over-salted or too much cheese like most Mexican eateries. That was a nice surprise! Staff were friendly and service was good. The building outside is plain but the inside is very cozy and attractive.

Thank 875henrys
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Food was good but not excellent. Affordable. This is Mayan food so it is more bland than typical Mexican. We were expecting more flavor.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Canal St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-6431
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-246-1035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?