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The Anchor

8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
+1 802-464-2112
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“steamers” (15 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the plus side the crab cakes are very good. Most of the seafood is prepared in a style befitting a restaurant of 30 years ago. That is swimming in butter. Most of the food is just average, but prices are high. Service was friendly....More

Thank TravelTurtle66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For a small Vermont town, the Anchor Inn offers an excellent steak and seafood menu. My wife and I both ordered the whole Maine Lobster. It was not as sweet as fresh caught, but great compared to what we can get in Ohio. We both...More

Thank Duane L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a terrific dinner. Service by Larry is a delightful treat! We both started with the chowder which is very good. The salads were also good. I had the tuna. It was a good grade of tuna. I asked for it...More

Thank Dukeatbrays
Reviewed 6 days ago

World Class Riders visited The Anchor as well as La Casita last week in Wilmington, VT. Both had excellent food, service and atmosphere. Stop at both for great dining experiences!

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I appreciate so much the hostesses efforts to seat us for dinner on Saturday. The restaurant takes no reservations. I love a good chowder and this one was bland and had exactly one bite of clam in it. It's in a heavy roux, somewhat pasty....More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with friends last week. From appetizers to main course, it was all good! We were expecting the bill to be a lot more than it was, that was a nice surprise and I added a star because of it.

Thank Weselly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice filet of sole francaise in the Green Mountains. Good service, too. Was seated in bar, which also has tables. Fast service. Food well done, too.

Thank David Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being in VT, it is tough to find a restaurant which serves properly prepared FRESH seafood. I've had everything on their menu and it is as good or better than most fresh seafood and other restaurants along the CT/RI/MA seashore. It is sometimes tough to...More

Thank Bebbszook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent choice. We have been here on 2 occasions - March and July 2017. The clam chowder is hands down the best ever. Made fresh daily. We have only had lunch we highly recommend this establishment. Salmon burger, hamburger, ham sandwich all fresh and delicious....More

Thank nyctraveler365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have enjoyed sitting at the bar and chatting with the bartender (who now remembers how I order my martini!). There is a Tuna appetizer that is to die for. Their chowder is classic and thick. As well as inside dining they...More

Thank Tobster1
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charles w
November 28, 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, they also have a New Mexican reastrant on the property.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112
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