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Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery

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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Brew Pub, Contemporary
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36 Bridge St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3301
+1 802-490-2354
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Whetstone has sorted out its staffing deficiencies by making the roof top self service bar. At times, it can be hard to get that attention of the bar staff. The dining area below is working very hard. The food is mediocre at best but the beers are downright amazing.

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Bellows Falls, Vermont
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

They have a wide selection of beer from other brewers. The roof top bar is great.did not try food. Beer was good .not sure if there beer is good since I did not try.

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Deep River, Connecticut
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Pluses would be the cool location and the building itself. Friendly waitress however slow... Took a good 15-20 minutes to get the beers we ordered and they weren't so cold when we did receive them. Other negatives... Seemed unsanitary with the lack of air flow in the restaurant, not to mention the flies. The Mac n cheese in the menu... More 

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Chickamauga, Georgia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here. It was a lovely day so we were I invited to eat on the porch which looked out over the Connecticut River. Varied menu, food very tasty and friendly staff.

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Brockport, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Amy was Awesome! Stopped in on our way to MA. Glad we stopped. Nice brake, cool place!

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North Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This was hands down the best place we went to for drinks and eats! The view is literally OUT OF THIS WORLD beautiful!!! We ate and sipped craft beers on the outdoor too deck and it was amazing! The staff was so very kind and pleasant. I will definatly visit again every time I am in town!

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Prairie Village, Kansas, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by and had a great lunch and the scenery was awesome! The waitress was super nice and made it an enjoyable stop!

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

everything was incredible... atmosphere, service, food... a LITTLE difficult to find as we weren't from the area, but was well worth looking for!

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Vancouver
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The restaurant has an outstanding view and it's unfortunate that the food does not match. We enjoyed the several a couple of guest taps but the Avacado Melt sandwich was bland and the fries cold and oily. They were polite enough to subtract the sandwich from the tab without asking, but I rather the sandwich meet the expectation. So go... More 

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Chesapeake City, Maryland
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Rooftop deck overlooking the river with live music on Thursday night...fantastic atmosphere. The bartenders were friendly and quick. Only downside was that certain beers and food you had to order downstairs and bring up with you. They do have beer on tap and a bar menu upstairs though. Whetstoner IPA was my favorite on tap. Buffalo chicken flatbread had my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Brew Pub, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Bridge St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-490-2354
Description
Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery combines a large casual restaurant and open air rooftop bier garten, with a small experimental nano-brewery, all located right on the Connecticut River in Vermont. We offer an "inspired pub fare" style menu, with everything from small bites for a few bucks to full entrees. Along with one, always changing unique craft beer of their own they offer dozens of guest craft beers on draft and specialty drinks, all in an amazing waterfront location. The unique round building has been restored into a beautiful fire-lit space with a contemporary and industrial vibe. Indoor and outdoor dining, perched above the river, alongside a steel bridge and nestled between the green mountains make the amazing location a "don't miss" on any visit through Vermont.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?