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“Fine Dining in Historic Inn 5 miles from Manchester, Vt.”

The Dorset Inn Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Dorset
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: The Dorset Inn...always a treat! All of us here love food and enjoy sharing that with you. The warm and welcoming ambiance of the historic red dining room and cozy New England tavern allows guests to relax and enjoy the food, the wine and the friendly hospitality. As a member of Vermont Fresh Network, we support as many local farms and businesses as possible. Our cuisine is an uncomplicated, bistro-style that demonstrates classic culinary techniques and traditions with regional influences and reflects the freshest ingredients available. To showcase Vermont's four unique seasons, the menu changes frequently.
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Had dinner in the beautiful Dorset Inn's dining room with friends from New York State. Mussels in spicy tomato broth were delicious - perfectly cooked and spiced. One of our guests had the sauteed liver with onions and bacon which was delicious, evidenced by a completely empty place.
His wife had the shrimp with pasta in a light sauce. The other guest had swordfish, simply prepared to allow the flavor of the fish to come through. It was a delightful meal, in a lovely room.
The service was excellent. And if you like bread pudding, you simply HAVE to have the Dorset Inn's version. La Vazza capuccino topped the meal off. Wonderful evening.

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Wide variety of choices for both breakfast and food was scrumptious!

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Reviewed June 24, 2012

The Dorset Inn consistently satisifies me and my husband with excellent service, creative and delicious cuisine, and fine wine selection. We eat at the restaurant twice each summer during our annual visit. Last night the pasta special - Grilled Shrimp, roasted asparagus Gigli was really good. The Coconut Tres Leche cake was so tender, light and flavorful - a wonderful surprise finish!

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

We're part time residents of VT that always make the inn a stop when we're in town. I have to say it keeps getting better every time we go. Love the new summer menu items and the cocktail list. Started by sipping mojitos & sangria on the front porch and then moved inside to enjoy dinner. To start with we had the freshest oysters on the half shell with a yummy mignonette. Hadn't seen that here before. The daily cacth was swordfish with fresh pineapple relish that was cooked to perfection. Also like that they now offer pasta specials each night. Ours had large chunks of lobster. Dessert was homemade blueberry cobbler with the best crunchy topping. The bartender recommended a VT ice cider to finish the evening and it was divine. On top of consistently good food, the service is always very warm and capable. Always a great night out at the inn.

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

Pleasant place, oozing ambiance and charm. Food was excellent and service was friendly and warm.

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