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The Perfect Wife

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2594 Depot St / Rte 11 - 30, Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-2817
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The other women tavern was great for a casual meal and drinks. The service was good and the people friendly. Food was good not great, but it was plentiful and fairly priced. Very nice setting so we are outside.

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Boston, MA
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What else do you need? The food is amazing and the staff is welcoming and very efficient. We are here for the Vermont Summer Festival horse show and our dinner last night was fantastic! We will be going back.

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ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you, Elizabeth, for the 5 star review! We are so enjoying this festival season. I am thrilled that we have become a favorite of yours. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Amy Chamberlain More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Groupon and were so happy we did to inspire us to try this lovely relaxing restaurant. We had the sesame crusted tuna and duck and both were cooked to perfection with great seasonings and attention to detail in presentation. I ordered a cocktail that was far to sweet for my taste. The waitperson noticed I had set... More 

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Thank Iintrepid
ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I will pass it on to the staff. You will love the tavern for a casual meal. All of the food on the tavern menu is also homemade and is quite creative. Vermont burgers and big salads are huge hits this summer! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Northern NJ
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Manchester for a wedding and had one evening to ourselves. We met up with another couple, cousins to be precise, and using Trip Advisor and Y__P, as a guide, found the Perfect Wife. It was a short few minutes from downtown Manchester set back off the road in a beautiful treed area. As soon as we walked... More 

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ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Northern NJ is beautiful and closer to the ocean, so maybe I could consider another branch. I have also had requests for a Wife in Ridgefield, CT and Aspen, CO. Maybe it's time to spread my wings! For now, however, consider the gorgeous 3.5 hour drive and come visit us again! More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose the filet and it was prepared perfectly. Food was excellent and service was professional. A great option for a quiet dinner and the tavern upstairs offers a more lively atmosphere if desired.

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Thank Charles C
ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review, Charles C.! See you again soon! Amy More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch out on the patio on a Sunday afternoon. Very good menu, food was well presented and priced accordingly.

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Thank NRBQRocks
ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review to TripAdvisor! I am thrilled that you had a great late lunch here. We look forward to your next visit. Amy Chamberlain More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always wanted to go to this restaurant and we finally decided to splurge and have a night out. The room is lovely and the service is very nice and attentive, so we had a great experience here. The food is average though. I got the chicken picatta and my husband had the crispy duck. My dish was a very... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While all the food we had (party of five) was excellent, we were at the restaurant for two hours due to slow service. There was only one person working the floor (who was quite polite and pleasant, no complaints at all about her demeanor) so perhaps someone cancelled last minute or the restaurant had expected a slower night. Perhaps the... More 

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Thank Marianne A
ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Dear Marianne, I am sorry that you experienced slow service here. There definitely was one night last week where a server called in and Krislyn was left to run the dining room on her own. I am so pleased that you loved your food. Please try us again. Sincerely, Amy Chamberlain More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and had the most delicious dinner here. Sat outside on the pub side called The Other Woman and the food and service was great along with a very pleasant environment. Will definitely go back again.

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ABCVT, Owner at The Perfect Wife, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We look forward to your next visit! Amy More 

Dorset, Vermont
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for dinner with creative menu and tasty food. The cornbread is wonderful and their vegetarian dishes are very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2594 Depot St / Rte 11 - 30, Manchester, VT 05255
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-2817
Description
Amy's creative approach to combining ingredients results in an intriguing and delicious menu. Enjoy a memorable fine dining experience while relaxing in our rustic cobblestone walled restaurant and greenhouse garden room.

Our broad wine list and extensive selection of spirits will provide just the right accompaniment for your meal. And as a reward for eating all your veggies, you should treat yourself to a delicious homemade dessert.

Afterwards, feel free to stop in at our spirited local tavern for an after dinner drink or a game of darts, with live music in the tavern on most Friday evenings.

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