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McCarthy's Restaurant

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454 Mountain Road, Rte 108, Stowe, VT 05672
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On our annual visits to Stowe, we always have breakfast at McCarthy's! It's where the locals go, so you know it's good! You will likely wait in line a bit, but it's worth it! The portions are big and tasty! Great pancakes and specialty muffins! Yum! You will not leave hungry!!!

Thank elena111633
Rochester, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great night out with family. Outstanding atomsphere. Outstanding customer service. Very friendly staff and hostesses, the food was the best.

Thank defenda509
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I were recently on vacation in Stowe and we came upon this place. The place was jamming, but there was excellent food and service. They had the most amazing gluten-free muffins and seating outside under the tent. I would highly recommend this place!!

1 Thank lamoureux8
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lots to choose from on the extensive breakfast menu, not bad coffee and friendly staff. The Irish soda bread french toast is very good.

Thank Derfnej
New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was our first trip to Stowe and we had no idea where to go for breakfast. The hotel staff suggested we give McCarthy's a shot. The food was great. My fiancé generally skips breakfast but after trying McCarthy's the first time it was his idea to go back the next day. Plan on waiting a bit for a table.... More 

1 Thank prncss8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After biking the whole morning on the rec path, my husband and I were hungry - and McCarthy's fit the bill perfectly. I had a fabulous salad - the goat cheese was delicious, and generous, and my husband's brisket sandwich was gone in 6 minutes - which is an impressive feat for such a size able portion. I also recommend... More 

1 Thank Trinity C
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to McCarthy's around lunchtime on Sunday. The restaurant was crowded but not packed so we were quickly seated. The service was fine but nothing special and each of our three meals was average. The Montreal Express (beef brisket) and reuben sandwiches were fine. They've been around for a long time so they must be doing something right.... More 

Thank Milo01945
Big Rock, Illinois
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was awesome! Loved my Reuben and my husband loved his turkey wrap. The reason it was not 5 stars is the restaurant could use some sprucing up for sure!

Thank WestAtHeart
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quaint Vermont breakfast was nothing less than perfect. The seasonal blueberry and Walnut pancakes were fabulous. The restaurant was meticulously clean and the staff was welcoming with a bit of humor. A definite must for a bite to eat to start the day. Jon. S

1 Thank Jon S
Stowe, Vermont
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good breakfast and you'll never leave hungry. They're often busy but we've never had to wait long and it's worth the wait. Service is quick and pleasant and the food is good. We always go for breakfast/brunch though they also do lunch. Eggs and hash with home fries, an omelet or pancakes with real VT maple syrup. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 454 Mountain Road, Rte 108, Stowe, VT 05672
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: 802-253-8626

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