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The Hermitage Inn

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25 Handle Road, Dover, VT 05356 (Hermitage Road)
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were in Wilmington for a friend's wedding and attended the rehersal dinner at the Hermitage Inn. The Inn was quaint, beautiful and the food was great. We had a wonderful time.

Thank vtforme
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to The Hermitage for many years and have always enjoyed the food and friendly service. Recently they changed their menu and my wife and I tried the macaroni and cheese and the flatbread pizza . Both excellent!

Thank Steve K
Wilmington, Vermont
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

I have friends who take me out to dinner when they come up to ski. It is always a week day evening after February vacation so we are about the only people in the dining room. For the last 3 years they have given our party of 6-8 a small cramped table rather than the larger tables with high backed... More 

Thank VermontNicki
Summit, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

New chef, new, inexperienced staff, new and limited menu combine to make a very unenjoyable evening. Raw burger, swampy salad, grizzly, inedible steak. Slow and rude severs. When asked about the greens swimming in dressing, the server said "it is what it is." Will not return to what used to be our favorite place up here.

Thank jen m
Rumson, New Jersey
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

This place has gone so down hill. The turnover in the staff is a quick revolving door. The final nail in the coffin they are charging $52 for a bottle of Wente Chardonnay which I can readily buy for $13 tops. Shame on you!! Same bottle can be had at 1846 down the road for $23 Never coming back

Thank dbrown3659
Ridgefield, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

We come skiing Christmas week for many years now and had dinners in this restaurant many times. Knowing last minute reservations are difficult and having a large party we called a week ahead. We made the reservation but the restaurant told us they will call back to confirm the next day. Nobody called. We called several times and finally confirmed... More 

1 Thank Dmitry Z
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

Been coming to this restaurant for years with family and friends. It was always one of our favorites, but this weeks Hermitage experience can only be defined as "dysfunctional". Not sure why management took a perfectly great business model and turned it into something less than ordinary. When the desert offerings overshadow the dinner entrees, something is wrong! For example,... More 

1 Thank 261robj
Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

The rooms are large and spacious with very comfortable beds and great bathrooms. The surroundings and walk in the area are very pretty and many levels of difficulty so anyone can take a stroll. The breakfast was good but very slow service. We were there for a wedding reception and venue was excellent for that with good food, wind and... More 

Thank Jayne J
Sparta, New Jersey
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138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Went here with work colleagues and I have to say that not only was the food amazing to the palate but our server Chelsea was great in making suggestions and making our dining experience a wonderful one! I had the watermelon , tomato/feta salad and the salmon entree. Both were tasty and presented in an artful manner that was captivating... More 

Thank SO194
Mount Kisco, New York
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is where you have your birthday or celebration dinner. Or any other time you want a great meal. Foodie food, and it's superb. I have eaten here a dozen times and never had even a single item that wasn't excellent. Seafood, meats, specials you can choose at will and will be happy. Very comfortable room with great servers. Even... More 

Thank HankF99

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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
Average prices
$29 - $49
American, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Handle Road, Dover, VT 05356
    (Hermitage Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 18024643511
Our menus are prepared with locally sourced products whenever possible. We use only the finest, select ingredients to present the best flavor for our diners. Guests can choose to be seated in the Tavern area, main dining room, or outdoor-weather permitting. For private parties, enjoy a large private space or the intimate wine cellar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?