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“Delicious Dinner”
Review of Peasant

Peasant
Ranked #2 of 36 Restaurants in Waitsfield
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French, Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Rustic French and Italian
Redlands, California
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Delicious Dinner”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had a fabulous dinner here--everything on the menu looks good. We didn't have reservations so had to wait in the bar for a table. Not a bad thing since they had live music and interesting locals to chat with. The owner is very friendly and everything is locally sourced. We were impressed!

Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Warren, Vermont
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Welcome newcomer”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Small menu but wonderful food and wine in a warm and friendly atmosphere. A favorite with locals. Fresh, local ingredients.

Visited July 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Over Rated”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

I am out of step with other reviewers but for good reason. This relatively new restaurant is in the former location of a bakery and cafe. They have done wonders in remodeling. The accoustics, however, are dreadful. In a table of four you can hardly hear yourself think much less your dinner partners. The prices are high, specially for what you get. Entrees start at $19, average about $25 and go as high as $46. These prices are for one dish only, salad and appetizers are extra and run about $7 to $10. Dinner here can easily cost $80 to $100 for two with a glass of wine.

  • Visited August 2013
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ca492, Owner at Peasant, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
Peasant Restaurant does not have, has ever had, or will ever have a $46 entree on our menu. This reviewer must have mistaken a beautiful Grand Cru Bordeaux, with 8 years of bottle age that we put on our specials board as the $46 item. Our entree menu items range from $18 to $25, with several small plates for starters much cheaper. Specials can run from the mid twenties to $30. Our family always promotes a joyous environment in our Restaurant, self admittedly, it can become boisterous, however, we feel we offer a very special dining experience at very reasonable prices.
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Brookfield, Connecticut
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Small treasure ....”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

This small restaurant is a treasure for a great meal with a very friendly staff. The food was well prepared with interesting combinations of flavors. Chef Chris is very personable and wilingl to share his culinary secrets...Not to be missed..

Visited August 2013
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Thank vivian m
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Hillsdale, Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Jazz at the Bar”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We loved the food (especially the Red Hen bread, which we drove up to Waterbury for the next day), and the amazing live jazz in the restaurant. The staff was exceptionally helpful and knowledgeable, and we will most certainly come back the next time we are in Waitsfield.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Phil K
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