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272 Rt. 4A W., Castleton, VT
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Port Washington, New York
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salad bar had many choices. Beer was fresh. Food was good. Service was fine. Good place to eat on a Friday night with friends and family.

Thank roobrie
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The service was excellent, ambience good, menu selection very good and food so so. Loved the cheese spread offered immediately. Salad bar alone could make this rating a five.

Thank tshadday
Warrensburg, New York
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120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

A hidden secret in Castleton. This restaurant is well worth the stop. Nothing is better than starting with complimentary cheese and crackers. The salad bar is exceptional and main course meals are great. We had a large group but the seafood casserole was the excellent choice of a couple of us. My wife raved about the penne a la vodka.... More 

Thank Mark B
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Good value, well-stocked salad bar, delicious homestyle bread, and a broad menu with plenty of choices for all palates.

Thank jeddak158
Warrensburg, New York
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

There was 7 of us (2 children) out to eat for a birthday, and it seemed everyone was pleased. The place had a nice feel to it, but a bit outdated. We set down, and were well received by the waitress. I was taken aback by the amount of different craft brews they had on tap. There selection was vast... More 

1 Thank Trueyinzer
South Windsor, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Rustic atmosphere, good food, great family place. We had a round table which made it excellent for visiting with family. The service was prompt, friendly and met our needs very well.

Thank jacksnappy1873
Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We went to the Lantern early on a Saturday night and were able to get reservations late that day. This is not a poor reflection on the restaurant. The food was excellent, especially the diverse salad bar, and the place filled up rapidly.

Thank Brian R
Ira, VT
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

My husband and I have eaten dinner here a few times and have generally enjoyed it, but this time was a big disappointment. This is one of the few restaurants in the area that has a salad bar which normally we enjoy. When I cut a slice of bread, it was so dense and hard it was as though it... More 

Thank chetteroo
Schenectady, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

BEWARE!! I called the Iron Lantern in Castleton, VT to make a reservation for a dinner for my in-laws to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary over a month before the event. When I called to check on the reservation, they said they never wrote it down! The woman I spoke to even implied that I might be lying about the... More 

1 Thank Karin S
Ludlow, VT
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Stay away from this place! Ordered a sea food dish and could not eat it, seafood was bad, real bad - smelled and tasted of bleach! Advised the waitress who took the meal and then returned to the table and says "Owner smelled them and they are fine, here you go. If you have any further issues you will need... More 

2 Thank Northeast82

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Rt. 4A W., Castleton, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Castleton
  • Phone Number: 8024685474
Ph: (802) 468-5474 ~ Fax: (802) 468-2362 ~ Email: ironlanternrest@aol.com

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