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40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
+1 802-496-6856
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cassoulet” (28 reviews)
“meatballs” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (16 reviews)
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Italian, French, European
$$ - $$$
40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

My wife and I spent a week in the Mad River Valley. On the recommendation of our innkeeper we made a reservation at the Peasant. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxed. We both had excellent meals. While a little higher cost than most the meals...More

Thank Rand R
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This has become "the spot" that my husband and I go if we get a chance to dine out. The staff is great. The chef/owner speaks directly with patrons throughout the evening to check in on everyone's experience. The coctails are clever and entertaining to...More

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We missed Peasant first time around so made an effort to visit this trip, and had a wonderful meal. We had a spicy shrimp chorizo dish and salmon dish. The salmon was cooked perfectly. The room interior has nice artwork. The owner was nice to...More

Thank flowershopgirl
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Peasant for dessert and drinks. We both ordered chocolate cake. The portion sizes were great, we both needed a to-go box, and the cake was delicious. The restaurant is cozy and would be great for a romantic dinner.

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We had a most enjoyable dinner. The dishes were imaginative and well prepared and artfully served. Prices were reasonable.

Thank johncgore
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Having eaten at Peasant several times over the years, we made sure to make reservations before traveling to the area. This time, my food was not enjoyable and my wife's was not edible. We know that using local food is important, but when the maple...More

Thank lukegt3
ca492, Owner at Peasant, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

I rarely respond to reviews on social media this time I will make an exception. After a very insightful discussion with my server that waited on this table I feel it necessary. The two dishes in question were our oven roasted salmon with maple balsamic...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017

last week my wife and i spent 2 nights and 3 days in the waitsfield area. on the second of our evenings there, we dined at peasant. in a word: superlative -- in location, decor, lighting, atmosphere, service, and, most importantly, the creativity, variety, presentation...More

Thank phil_axten
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I was day-tripping from Boston and had memories of good restaurants in Waitsfield. Picked up Peasant from Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. I was surprised to find Escargot on the menu. Had to have that. And, they had great bread. My wife had the...More

Thank HalzBoston_Ma
Reviewed September 7, 2017

My favorite restaurant in town. The owner Chris came out and shared some wine with my table and the table next to ours. This is just one example of the hospitality that we experienced throughout our meal. Our server was kind and knowledgable, giving us...More

Thank josephpgarcia23
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We felt our waitress was trying to move us along even though they had empty tables. Generally the waitresses wer chatting with each other since a slow night. I had an appetizer with squid which could have been excellent but the excessive use of red...More

Thank Mary Sue L
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Bonnie S
August 20, 2016|
Response from ca492 | Property representative |
Unfortunately the State ofVermont does not allow any private alcohol to be opened in any establishment that is in possession of a liquor license.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: 40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-496-6856
  • E-mail
Rustic French and Italian
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