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Hen of the Wood

55 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-8458
+1 802-540-0534
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (94 reviews)
“hanger steak” (49 reviews)
“mushroom tart” (55 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-8458
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

We came here after one of us remembered this place fondly from a trip to VT more than 10 years ago. It didn't fail to please us the second time around. We had a multicourse dinner after burning up a lot of calories with a...More

1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We sat near the cooking area and saw the plates as they went by. The staff was attentive and the food fresh and delicious. They even had homemade rolls which were warm, fluffy and beautiful. A great experience you should try.

Thank Shirley N
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Having now eaten at both locations, the Waterbury location is so magical that it elevates the dining experience. The Burlington location is lovely, but does not compete. The food was tasty and pricey. We were disappointed that they ran out of the trout when there,...More

Thank Erlene
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We had a special meal here after we got engaged. They were very accommodating for our vegan and vegetarian diets. Great service and atmosphere. My fish did have way too many bones though so was less enjoyable unfortunately.

1  Thank Vivian E
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a great place for the sophisticated palate to luxuriate in exquisite meals not found in many places, at least not many places in Vermont. Selecting something for an ordinary palate is a challenge. The entrees my wife and I chose were truly delicious,...More

Thank Bob O
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I took my Mom for an amazing dinner at Hen of the Wood on Mothers Day. We sampled several different appetizers, which were all delicious. I recommend the steak tartare! We each ordered the Rabbit, which was perfection! We also had a side order of...More

Thank Mybina
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Hen of the Wood is a supreme dining experience. A friend told us we must go when we were visiting Vermont, and dang was he right. We sat at the open kitchen bar and watched the chefs cook the most fantastic dishes. Loved it so...More

Thank Tunafishy
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The food, the service, the atmosphere - all more than I hoped for. One of a kind in Burlington or anywhere.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

from the appetizers you can share to the dishes, you can always combine different tastes at Hen of the Wood.

Thank Globalplasticman
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a recommendation and were not disappointed with the level of service, appetizers and entrees, some of which were really interesting and different. However, the "Sampler" dessert was so small it was laughable and certainly not worth the money. This was a shame...More

Thank j_marchant54
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from TravelWithRiley | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe so. The party next to me ordered a vegetarian plate and I overheard that they thoroughly enjoyed the meal.
Carole T
August 26, 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so given that reservations are hard to come by. To be honest, I'm not sure
June 12, 2016|
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Response from EllaK10 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely need reservations... but you should call & see if they can put you on a wait list or something because we had a reservation and I asked to move it up and they called and moved the time up - otherwise go on their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-8458
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-540-0534
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