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The Common Man

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3209 German Flats Rd, Sugarbush, Warren, VT 05674-9766
+1 802-583-2800
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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altamonte springs, florida
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As part of the BackRoads Vermont Bicycle Tour, we were treated to dinner at The Common Man. The restaurant during our visit was closed except for group dining (there were 20 people in our group). This restaurant has a wonderful lodge/rustic feel about it (with a wonderful large fireplace!) and the staff was attentive and addressed any needs during our... More 

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Waitsfield, Vermont
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Call ahead to make sure that they are open. Fabulous food in an old barn with an atmosphere that is truly unique. I've been to this establishment for small intimate dinners as well as group ones. Both are enjoyable.

Thank APatrickF
Placida, Florida
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A special restaurant in an old barn complete with crystal chandeliers. Exceptional food in an unusual setting. Check on days it is open since it is not open every day.

Thank fldee
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262 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This husband and wife team really know how to make food and create an inviting atmosphere. Had fried chicken and bbq pork. Even the rolls are incredible.

Thank angmohgao
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

What a gem this place is! When you walk in, you see a beautiful post-and-beam barn, with dark wood and a fireplace. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable, encouraging me to order items that I ordinarily wouldn't order. I ordered a pasta with a lobster sauce, which wasn't too heavy and was finished perfectly. I also ordered rolls served... More 

Thank 602sethh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

We had gotten a recommendation for here. We tried the seven course chef’s tasting menu. The seven course consisted of: Beef tenderloin, shrimp, carrot soup, pasta with an egg on top, halibut, octopus, and pork tenderloin. After the seven courses we had sorbet, and maple treats. My favorite was the carrot soup. My husband’s favorite was the homemade pasta, with... More 

Thank baseballrookie21
Warren, Vermont
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Dinner at the Common Man two weeks ago with my son was nothing less than spectacular. Fried oysters to start with a lemon vinaigrette were the lightest most refreshing fried oyster ever. The Octopus was and always is perfect. A middle course of Bucatini with a mushroom sauce was as pleasing to the eye as to our palates. I had... More 

Thank ca492
Weston, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

Our family of 5 dined at The Common Man last night and we felt totally robbed. When we made the reservation they promised that they could make "kids-sized" portions and simpler meals for our 3 children. At the restaurant the waitress confirmed the same. There were no kids meals on the menu, but she promised to make a "1/2 order"... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our landlord at the Wilder Farm Inn in Waitsfield, Vermont. The food was the best we had..

Thank Fred-Cochrane
hingham, MA
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104 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent steak and Halibut dishes. Caesar salad was OK. Nice atmosphere and service. But you charge for rolls?? Oh, did I mention that already.. .

1 Thank beeweehingham_MA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $38
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3209 German Flats Rd, Sugarbush, Warren, VT 05674-9766
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Warren
  • Phone Number: +1 802-583-2800
The Common Man Restaurant is located in Warren, Vermont, in the heart of Mad River Valley, between Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen. Sited in a 19th century barn, the dining room is elegant in its simplicity. With hand-hewn beams framing an open hearth fireplace, the 100-seat restaurant is inviting and intimate.

Since the original owners, the Orsini family, opened their doors in the 1960s, 3209 German Flats Road has been a popular place for locals, visitors, and skiers to gather for a quality Vermont dining experience. Now in its fourth generation of operation, the current owners, Chef Adam Longworth and Lorien Wroten, are working hard to re-energize this Vermont dining institution with small town hospitality and world class cuisine.

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