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Simon Pearce

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The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recommend Simon Pearce Restaurant to anyone who enjoys exceptional food presented well by friendly yet professional staff. White tablecloths, candles, seasonal decor, scenic views if you're lucky to get a table by a window. If you plan to go, make reservations well in advance. This is a popular place, with good reason.

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McLean, Virginia
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Received a recommendation from a friendly local on the top of Mt Tom to visit Simon Pearce and we were lucky enough to get dinner reservations (but it was mid -week; I assume on the weekends they fill up well in advance). Everything was top notch. I definitely wanted to acknowledge our server Vanessa, who made the whole experience delightful.... More 

Thank Bridget H
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Simon Pearce Restaurant has a private dining area upstairs which can be reserved for special events and any of the glass objects that are for sale downstairs in the gift shop can be used at no additional charge as table decorations. The meals that were served were all quite delicious and the attentiveness of the staff was top notch.... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful treat for the whole family. Enjoy the best Chicken Sandwich you will ever eat and after spend all your time reviewing the glass works, all produced down stairs in the glass blowing area. What makes this special is it's location on the river falls and covered bridge leading you to the mill & restaurant. Location is about 15 to... More 

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Leonardtown, MD
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just simply love this place. Table by the window overlooking the falls and covered bridge. Autumn Leaves. The most beautiful hand blown glass stemware gracing tables, the glass as clear as can be. Hand blown glass pumpkins and gourds of every size decorating the room. Even the lights are handcrafted on site. Everything shiny and clean as can be, no... More 

Venice, Italy
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner a couple of days ago there. We enjoyed from the daily menu delicious gnocchi, a well prepared swordfish respectively an outstanding cod. The wine list was good, offering enough choice of very good wines. Attentive service, beautiful setting. Would go there every evening!

Thank Dermatologist55
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told by our good foodie friends to go to Simon Pearce and wow... we were so glad we did as it proved to be the best meal on our entire 3 week trip around New England. The menu offers a wide choice of dishes to suit all tastes and had a wine list to match. I choose Pan... More 

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Windsor, Vermont
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food but very busy and not necessarily a value. Classic fancy dinner place for a special occasion.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place could not be more perfect! The food is amazing and presented beautifully. The glass blowing downstairs is so much fun to watch and the blowers are more than happy to chat with you about their craft. We loved our visit and will definitely be back.

Thank petrequin
Bradford, Vermont
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose to go here for our anniversary because it was on a list of 15 not-to-be-missed restaurants in Vermont and it was reasonably close. It was a good choice. Not only was the view excellent, the food was top-notch. We shared an excellent cheddar soup for an appetizer and they split it for us without being asked. Nice touch.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: 18022951470
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?