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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 - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wilmington may not be where you think to go for seafood, but this is a great spot. When we lived in the area years ago, this was out favorite for consistently good food. My wife's scallops were excellent. Sister & brother-in-law enjoyed their salmon as...More

Thank rkw321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought it was odd the Willmington, which is not near the ocean, has a seafood restaurant. The clam chowder was pretty good. The waitress was very nice.

Thank gjsbill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here quite a few years and has maintained an excellent reputation for fresh seafood well prepared! Our waiter was there when it opened and he knew his business! The servings were large and arrived Hot! The salads were fresh and varied....More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't go to New England without having a lobster roll and there are plenty of good ones but this is an excellent one in the state of Vermont. Also the clam roll was excellent as well. We had a nice lunch on porch on...More

Thank FPVJr
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a pleasant meal at The Anchor. We arrived there at 2:00 pm after traveling for several hours so our 20 lb. Cocker/King Charles mix was a little antsy which did not bother our wonderful waitress at all. We had their...More

Thank Marty1357
Reviewed July 5, 2017

The food is well prepared and nicely presented, the menu is varied. The restaurant has a very pleasant and energetic New England tavern vibe.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Small quaint town. Really enjoyed the lobster rolls on their lunch menu. In a reproduced building since the first one burned. Nice beer selection.

Thank KarenMichaelM
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

The Anchor is our local favorite. Food is fresh, hot, reliably delicious. However, our main reason for going is Larry! We've been taking our daughter there since high chair days, and Larry's made her feel special every time. Tonight's visit was to reward good school...More

Thank Siobhan E
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I never eat seafood this far from the ocean UNLESS I'm eating here. Excellent fresh fish. Good meat entrées. Bar serves good drinks. The bread is great. Friendly professional service. I'll be back.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed June 26, 2017

The salad was interesting. Lettuce, tomato, Onion, etc, but in a unique layered arrangement. I sampled both the home made Blue cheese, and the Gorgonzola vinaigrette dressings and found both to be excellent. The rolls were piping hot as though they had just come out...More

Thank rjr4945
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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
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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