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The Wilburton Inn Restaurant

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257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester, VT 05254 (River Rd.)
+1 802-362-2500
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Wed 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Thu 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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New England - USA
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350 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this lovely restaurant for an "all we could eat" buffet breakfast during our stay at the Inn recently. It was a very high end breakfast buffet presentation with probably the best bacon I have ever eaten. Everyone in our group raved about it. I believe they try to use as much locally-sourced Vermont grown food as possible. Everything... More 

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Thank KayTee9
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The breakfast was included with the stay at the Inn. We were extremely disappointed in the food. The chef, apparently, could not taste salt. I was looking forward to a tasty big breakfast but nothing was tasty. The frittata looked good, but one bite and all you could taste was salt. Having mentioned this to the waitress, the chef brought... More 

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Thank Rachel M
Rutland, Vermont
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The Wilburton is an experience set in the beauty of the Manchester, Vermont hillsides. Food presentation was excellent with a beautiful dining area.

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Thank VermontStrong
Manchester, Vermont
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Part of the unique Wilburton Inn scene, is their Wednesday Night Farm Dinner, a weekly al-fresco farm to table vegetarian buffet provided by Earth, Sky and Time Community Farm. A great variety of delicious gourmet dishes are served outdoors with seating on the terraces and lawns of this lovely historic estate. Breathtaking views of the Green Mountains of Vermont. Live... More 

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Thank Kathryn C
Miami
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

After hearing mixed reviews, we decided to give the restaurant a try. We should of known something was wrong when there was only one other table there for dinner at 7:00 on a Friday nite. The evening started out by them giving us a corner table in a cold room next to the windows. The owner came to the table... More 

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Hudson Falls
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

My girlfriends and I go to the Wilburton Inn for a girls get-a-way.We started 8 years ago and loved it so much that we have made it a point to go every 6 months.The Inn keepers and employees always treat us like family and welcome us with open arms.The Inn is beautiful,clean,cozy and charming.

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Thank Pamela_13HudsonFalls
wilburton1, Owner at The Wilburton Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

What a treat it is to have you visit for your 'girls weekend!' The whole staff loves welcoming you back and catching up with you! Your visits are a tradition for everyone in our family and staff and I think we love having you visit as much as you love coming on your vacation. Can't wait to have you join... More 

Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I was there for a business dinner in a private room for about 18. the service was excellent and the food was great. Delicious shrimp cocktail, beef entrée and the chocolate lava cake was the best part.

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Wallingford, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We recently ate here with family for our grandfathers birthday. He had mentioned the inn several times so we decided to surprise him! The setting is beautiful, terrace area has a beautiful view and one of the staff took a couple group photo for us before dinner. Dinner service is where they really lacked, maybe this was an off night?... More 

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2 Thank linz1028
wilburton1, Owner at The Wilburton Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

These guests came to celebrate a 90 birthday. I think the birthday man had a fine time and I hope he will celebrate 91 with us. Our regular server and bartender both called in sick on Friday so the dining room staff was not as professional as they should have been. I was not pleased with the timing of the... More 

Burlington, Vermont
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I had the best Rack of Lamb that i ever had. The waiter was very nice. The restaurant is full of 1920's original horse racing prints. Very interesting.

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Thank markopuryear
Manchester Center, Vermont, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

It is the most amazing site ever, driving up a long rock wall along a cliff with mountain views every where. The food was a buffet the night we went and it was only OK. Not many people and they needed to upgrade the tables, settings etc. which they may have done since.

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Thank Ginger G

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $50
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester, VT 05254
    (River Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: Train stations, Albany, NY; Brattleboro, VT or Rutland, VT Airport Albany, NY Bus Albany, NY; Williamstown, Ma
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-2500
Description
The Wilburton Restaurant features New American Cuisine, inspired by Mediterranean influences and local and organic ingredients. Committed to sustainable agriculture, the Wilburton partners with Earth Sky Time Farm, its source for heirloom organic vegetables and fruits as well as hearth breads and pastries. Enjoy this bounty in the turn-of-the-century ambiance of the Billiard Room, the floral Green Room, or the Terrace Dining Room. In the summer and fall, relax with a cocktail on the marble veranda overlooking the Green Mountains. In the winter, enjoy the warmth of the fireplace in the Billiard Room. Our restaurant is only open on select occasions so please call in advance.

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