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Cliff House Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
(802) 253-3000
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's all about the location. I f you don't want to take a picnic up the gondola this is only restaurant at top of Stowe Resort. Limited menu : salad, soup, a sandwich or two , and a couple apps, and a dessert or two only things on menu for lunch, but what we had ( hummus plate, salad and... More 

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London, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cliff House is best reached by gondola from the base of Stowe Mountain Resort. The ride is a little on the pricey side but once the summit is reached, well worth it. The mountain views breathtaking. Cliff House, part of the gondola station, has both inside dining area but if the weather is good, outside seating on the large... More 

Thank warren3520
Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Stowe Mountain Lodge we took the "Over Easy" Gondolier to the main station where you purchased tickets to the top. If you are staying at the lodge be sure and tell them because you get a discount. We picked a perfect sunny day to see breathtaking views and have lunch on the deck. Food was ok and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I could have my druthers of importance fulfilled at a scenic lookout point, those in the title of my review would be it - so a clear five stars for me for Stowe Lodge's Cliff House Restaurant. And the food, though not great, was plentiful and tasty and reasonably priced. To get polite, friendly, efficient service from the hostess... More 

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Somerville, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is one problem with this restaurant assuming you do not want to hike a few miles to get there. You have to take a gondola ride up to it. The cost for three people exceeded $80 ( anyone five or under is free so I did not have to pay for my son). That was before lunch. Once you... More 

Thank AnywhereButNJ
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gondola ride up Mansfield and the views from the restaurant make the $$ worth it! The staff are friendly too!

Thank Lolor99
Davis, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk up the mountain or take the gondola. There is outdoor seating. The crab cake was really good but the fennel salad was nit etible because it was smoothered in dressing. The ginger carrot soup did not taste homemade as the ginger was bitter. The falfel was good. Service was just ok.

Thank Chiili
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I have been up to the Cliff House a zillion times over the years and I still love the views no matter what the season. The only real issue is if you are not an annual pass holder you have to pay the $25 per person to get to the Cliff House. Once that trauma is over the views take... More 

Thank Mark D
Stowe, Vermont
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The views are amazing! You can sit and sip on a beer or chard and just take in the breath taking views. Food is average.

Thank Anne M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We recently dined here for lunch for a special birthday. It's a very worthwhile experience - for locals and visitors alike! Even though it's owned/operated by Stowe Mountain Lodge, to get there you follow the signs to Stowe Mountain to get on the gondola. Park in the main parking lot at the base of the mountain and walk to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: (802) 253-3000

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