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Melaza Bistro

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71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
+1 802-457-7110
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Beaufort, SC
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great service, very good creative Latin American food. A favorite stop on a long road trip, would go back anytime. Had scallops, and chicken dish. Both were excellent. Kudos to the chef & staff.

Thank CindySC1
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended by our innkeepers who really know food. Our meal was mostly very good. The pork shank was outstanding. Service was very good and the price is very reasonable.

Thank Gerald S
Milford, New Jersey
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food and service was excellent. I had the special of fish which was a bit dry from being grilled, but very tasty. My husband had the coffee and chili steak, and it was excellent. The portions were just right to a bit small, we didn't order an app, but we left happy. The decor was also nice, open, and... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Melaza Bistro was great. We enjoyed all of the dishes we tried, especially the empanadas, plantain crisps with guacamole, bistro salad, and chocolate lava cake for dessert. Friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. The style of food was a nice change of pace from the usual pub fare!

Thank LeeR81
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Saturday evening and was surprised that it wasn't more crowded. I had the daily special coconut curry swordfish which was perfect. I especially enjoyed the guacamole topping which was spot on. My wife had scallops which were also excellent. We also enjoyed our saffron rice fritters as an appetizer. Also of note were that the prices were... More 

Thank tbv77
Ken Caryl, Colorado
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small Mediterranean restaurant specializing in tapas. The chef is Puerto Rican. We stopped in with family after arriving in town a couple of hours late and were please that they could serve us. The food was all tasty and they made good mojitos!.

Thank Eugene S
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night on a gorgeous day we decided to sit down at Melaza's patio for some tapas. Plenty of great choices of food you don't see regularly. The one bite was even better than the previous and we had a blast. What a great find. Lots of gluten free options, awesomely friendly staff and great ambiance...

Thank akkertje
New Jersey
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, exciting menu, great choices Vermont farm fresh food. Lovely setting right near the inn @ woodstock . Must try the house punch

Thank worldtraveler21nj
Melrose, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was wonderful, portions on the smaller side but sufficient. The presentation was very elegant.

Thank dsj0300
Kingston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pork shank was mouth-watering, say the guys! Six of us in all, and they sat us on a Saturday night without a reservation. Service was lovely and drinks are good.

Thank theKingstonfolks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $26
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free, American, Spanish, Fusion
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.

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