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Simon Pearce

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The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
+1 802-295-1470
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sammamish, WA
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had two meals here during the first week of 2016, a late lunch and brunch. The menu was original, fresh, thoughtfully prepared and presented, and the portions were perfect (which is to say, just the right size for someone not wishing to overeat in the name of not wasting). The service was wonderful, the ambiance sublime. If you're in... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Glass-blowing in the basement, a gallery/shop, a covered bridge, a beautiful waterfall, and DELICIOUS food--what more could you ask for on a VT road trip....and this is all in one place: Simon Pearce :) Our server, Rebekah, was amazing. I ordered the lamb burger (GET IT!!!!) and thought it was a little too juicy and she reassured me that it... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived for our 6:30 dinner reservation and were promptly seated by the friendly hostess. Shortly thereafter, our waitress Stephanie arrived with bread and butter... the bread was impeccable, which is usually a good indication that the meal will also be great. We ordered pre-dinner drinks, and I had a unique drink of sparkling wine with a scoop of peach... More 

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New Paltz, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, just wow! The antique renovated mill is the perfect place for this Irishman to open a 3 story glass palace! The hand blown glass work in simply stunning. Cristal clear, just gorgeous pieces from small paper weight sized polar bears to elegant champagne ice buckets, this glass in elegant, study, flawless, just amazing! One can still from room to... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving from Greater Boston to Stowe,Vt and made the stop at the Mill Restaurant at the Simon Pearce Flagship Store in Quechee ,Vt.It is a easy 5-10' drive off exit 1 on 89 North.The setting is terrific as you approach through a covered bridge above the falls. We normally stop for lunch ,especially if the weather is nice.My... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It never disappoints‼️ It's a wow ‼️Pricey but worth it‼️ Glass blowing demo , waterfall and exquisite Cuisine‼️Unique ambiance‼️A special treat with snow‼️ Gift shop is always a fun stop with unique pieces‼️ We eat here whenever we pass through the area‼️ Don't miss it‼️

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Beautiful setting, fine china and stemware, great service and most important - consistently great food! I visited with friends over the holiday week. While the restaurant was packed the service and food was excellent. They have perfected the dinning experience for their guests. I had the old reliable horseradish encrusted cod and a... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere - Absolutely beautiful. From the beautiful building, to the stunning hand made glassware, to the amazing waterfall views. Even though it is completely elegant, you can bring the kids for lunch. Service - Excellent service. The servers were very accomodating to our needs and out kids needs (two boys - 7 and 11). Price - For the quality of... More 

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Candor, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came here for our 25th anniversary. we were greeted with a 'happy anniversary' by the hostess which was nice. To be honest, I recall the service to be very good and the food to be solid, but none of it was particularly memorable, despite it only being a little over 2 months since we dined. One thing that I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and nice view; We all enjoyed our meals even the kids; Recommend window table and make reservations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  Quechee
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-1470
Description
Simon Pearce Restaurant, recently voted one of America’s Most Romantic Restaurants by Travel and Leisure and Best of New England, VT 2011: Meal with a View, offers Creative American cuisine utilizing fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully prepared and attentively served in a classic restored Mill overlooking the Ottauquechee River. The staff motto is "quality without pretense." The dining room is casually elegant with views overlooking the waterfall and covered bridge. Recipient of Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" since 1993, they offer a series of wine dinners monthly from November through May. They feature handmade glassware and pottery, which you can observe being made in their on-site glass and pottery workshop at The Mill. Enjoy their retail shop before or after you dine. Reservations are not accepted for lunch but are accepted for dinner. The restaurant will do their best to accommodate requests but does not guarantee any specific seating.

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