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Hen of The Wood

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92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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North Bennington, Vermont
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had been to Hen of the Wood about a year ago, and it does not disappoint. Wines are lovely and reasonably priced. Food is of high quality and well prepared. Staff are friendly and helpful. Noise level allows for a quiet conversation. Setting is suitable for a business meeting or special occasion.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with hubby for a special evening. Had to make reservation couple weeks in advance so definitely plan ahead. This is just a really special place and everything was amazing---food, service, ambiance. While serving incredible food and delivering a high end dining experience, at the same time this place feels down to earth and (dare I say) casual--not easy... More 

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Thank MGJA625
Mississauga
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for dinner. Food was delicious and excellent as was the service. Portions were well sized and food locally sourced. A real pleasure. Will be back.

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Thank rxqueen7
Palmer, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

I travel and eat in restaurants 5-6 times a week. Just had the best meal I've had in a long time. Thanks

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Stowe
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to splurge on our 5th anniversary dinner and go to Hen Of The Wood in Waterbury Vermont - widely regarded as one of the finest restaurants in the world (and just 10 miles from our door). The restaurant is housed in an old mill building, with the original stone foundation visible. One of the things... More 

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Middlesex, Vermont
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had the "Stick Season Special"....an offering that they have done for a number of years. A FANTASTIC value. Amazing Food, Impeccable Service and Ambiance.

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Thank dal500
Upton Grey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Apologies for being late but had to just had to write this short review as this place left such a good memory. Dinner for two whilst holidaying in Vermont and this was certainly the most amazing dining experience among several that we enjoyed. The food was just delicious, the service managed to combine relaxed, friendly and professional whilst the atmosphere... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Although we weren't able to get a reservation, we sat at the bar for oysters and wine, then were able to move to the dinner bar a while later. It was great fun to watch the matchless staff preparing and plating dinners. The whole experience was very enjoyable - from the excellent wine suggestion to accompany our raw oysters, to... More 

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Thank Daveross59
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Our 5th time here and it never disappoints. Start with the Parker House rolls -- heaven. We had lots of small plates, as we usually do, and all were special. The room is beautiful and quiet, the service is attentive without being pushy. The bill was quite reasonable. We'll be back again and again.

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Thank DavidinEssex
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Everything from the host, to the atmosphere, to the wonderful service from Mike, to the outrageous food was what a restaurant should be. One of the best food experiences I've ever had. Best chicken dish I've ever had hands down!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7300

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