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Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant

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25 Stewart Ln, Middlebury, VT 05753-1248 (Route 7)
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were visiting Middlebury, travel plans were delayed so we needed to move our reservations to a later time. This restaurant was closing at 9:00, we asked for 8:45 pm, a stretch at a small place. The restaurant was welcoming and understood our delay. However, the term restaurant make this venue seem too impersonal. it is more... More 

Thank L3954DPmarieg
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Jessica's at the Swift House Inn. We have stayed at the inn many times but this was our first time enjoying the restaurant. The meal was delicious and beautifully presented. The scallops were perfectly cooked and the lobster ravioli was excellent in the delicate cream sauce. The baked manicotti was equally wonderful. Beautiful quality... More 

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Clintondale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were guests at The Swift House, we dined at Jessica's last Friday night. The food was excellent. My wife really enjoyed the lamb shank which was tender and served wife an demi glace. I had the tenderloin in a peppercorn sauce with French fries, fried in duck fat. The service was good but with a couple... More 

Thank HVGunks
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We had two great meals at Jessica's. Reservations are a must. The is a nice variety of choices on the menu and specials,too. There are several rooms for dining and the library and sun room are fairly quiet.

Thank LAK697
Sunrise, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We had dinner at Jessica's and the food was very good. There was enough of a variety for both of us to choose from.

Thank miribablcsw
Manchester, nh
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Great food and ambiance with high quality ingredients and food with good beverage options.. relaxing and comfortable, not loud.

Thank Doggal80
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Chef Rob really knows how to craft a fine and delicious dinner! When we want the best food in Middlebury, we go to Jessica's. The servers are the kindest and the wine choices are thoughtfully selected. It would be difficult to get a better crab-cake dish anywhere and I also recommend the duck. Plus, the Greek salad is the best... More 

Thank JSKtraveler
Vermont25, Owner at Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We agree with you about Chef Rob and he is also wonderful to work with. The crab cakes; We lived in Annapolis MD for 5 years and became crab cake snobs. No way a crab cake in VT. We were proved wrong and they are our most popular menu item. Right here in Vermont! More 

bow nh, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Very welcoming, they are always happy to see you come through the door. Service is great very attentive, and Tom makes the best cocktails. Our server explained the menu items and did a great job on the specials. (Instead of just rattling them off). The warmth on the Inn is why we keep coming back. We feel very relaxed.

Thank Eric D
Cornwall, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Our first experience at Jessica's, and we both enjoyed it very much. An extensive wine list and numerous entrees made for difficult choices.

Thank Louchuck
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My wife, daughter and I ate at Jessica’s on both a Saturday and a Sunday night during our recent stay in Middlebury. The atmosphere was very relaxed and comfortable, the service was prompt and attentive, and the food was inventive and delicious. All of us agreed that the experience was outstanding. I can personally recommend the golden beet salad and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Stewart Ln, Middlebury, VT 05753-1248
    (Route 7)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: 802-388-9925
A meal at Jessica's Restaurant is always memorable. The recently updated dining room is a reflection of the casual comfort and style of this New England country inn. Jessica's Restaurant is located in the Swift House Inn in Middlebury, Vermont. Jessica's is just two blocks from downtown Middlebury, set in an 1814 stately home, surrounded by beautiful lawns and gardens. Jessica's casual atmosphere is the perfect place for an dinner for two, or a celebratory dinner for four to forty! Come early and enjoy our bar; Tom, with his more than 30 years of bartending experience, can fix you a cocktail or help you choose the right bottle of wine. We have won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for our wine list for six straight years! We also have local beers on tap including Switchback, from Southern Vermont; and two brews from Middlebury, Wolaver's Organic India Pale Ale and Otter Creek Seasona.

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