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The Fair Haven Inn

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5 Adams St, Fair Haven, VT 05743-1205
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had two of the specials: eggplant baked with a cheese coating and salmon florentine. I requested "medium rare" for the salmon and the result was melt-in-your-mouth, i.e., just right. We shared a lemon ricotta cake for dessert and had sauvignon blanc wine with dinner. A tasty relish tray of pickled beets and chickpeas with onion was presented while we... More 

Thank lgrefl
Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Marble Mansion B&B, walking distance from this restaurant. Truly live up to their slogan "The Poets of Fish". We asked the waiter for recommendations and heard her's along with a older couple that eats there every night. The Chef, hearing our requests came out with the appetizers and included "Spanacopita" for our tasting. Four of us... More 

Thank TheeMrsPerez
Whiting, Vermont
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere,great food. What more could you ask for. A classic that has been around for some time.

Thank VermontFluffy
Venice, Italy
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447 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had dinner at the Fair Haven Inn located in beautiful Vermont. The exterior building was beautifully decorated with porch furniture and lovely potted flowers and hanging baskets. We were warmly welcomed and seated by the hostess and owner of this iconic restaurant that has been around for the past 44 years. The interior was also nicely decorated, featuring... More 

Thank Mirto56
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first trip here was during a price rollback promotion and the place was packed. Service was friendly and very attentive to our needs, prices were reasonable

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Torrington, Connecticut
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107 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner here during our bike ride. Susie was our waitress and was able to take everyone's orders and get them to the right people. Kudos to the kitchen as they were all to serve all the mains at just about the same time. I had the vegetarian moussaka. It was lighter than the regular moussaka. I was... More 

Thank roadieplanner
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131 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously this place is our favorite eatery in Vermont - something about the Greek salads (fennel and hints of fresh mint) and that fresh bread ! Never change and we will still come up from Boston to taste the sweet scallops (Panko!) and all your other amazing delights - you ARE truly the POETS of FISH!

Thank naturegirlcitygirl
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It took us 40 minutes to drive here but it was well worth it. The place was beautifully done. The menu offered a variety of choices. Portions were substantial and the prices were very reasonable. The staff was most attentive and professional.

Thank leonard D
Edinburg, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Staying in Fair Haven we were looking for a good restaurant for dinner that we could walk to. Found the Fair Haven Inn and we were very pleased with our find. Sat in their tavern area at the bar for dinner. They have a bar menu of a half dozen specials daily that are a great value. Hubby had chicken... More 

Thank Sacandagagal
Barre, Vermont
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

How can you not like a place that calls itself 'The Poets of Fish'? We were asking for directions and the woman that gave us directions said the calamari was the best in the world. It was certainly the best calamari we have had in New England. The portions of calamari are perfect for an appetizer; the portions of entrees... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Greek, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Adams St, Fair Haven, VT 05743-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Fair Haven
  • Phone Number: 802.265.4907

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