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“Good Food and Good Service!!!”

Richardson Tavern at the Woodstock Inn and Resort
Ranked #8 of 31 Restaurants in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Armenian
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Description: Open Daily Bar: 5pm - Close Dinner: 5pm - 9pm (Sunday-Thursday) Dinner: 5pm - 10pm (Friday, Saturday) The essence of Vermont and flavor-driven small plates are paired with a bar featuring local craft brews and spirits at Richardson's Tavern. A relaxed atmosphere invites warm conversation and friendly company among friends and family. Dine al fresco on the porch in the warmer months or sink into the oversized lounge chairs fireside for a casual drink or meal.
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had to meet in the Tavern for a business meeting. Service was excellent and food was good. The restaurant in the Inn is better for a good dinner, but the Tavern is good in a pinch.

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Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Tavern at The Woodstock Inn is one of the best in America as a destination place to eat. One of two choices to dine if staying on the Inn Property. If visiting Woodstock Vermont you can dine at several decent places, but only two of the best around the State. The Prince and The Pauper is the only place outside of the "Inn" that I would dine at constantly but the Tavern serves terrific fare and the Chef there will do most anything to accommodate.
If you like fresh fish, the Haddock sandwich will compete with anyplace on the eastern Seaboard and will come out on top, ranks one of perhaps 10 best competing with anyplace along the Coast of Maine.
Good parking, nice location, terrific food, a more than reasonable price and a decent selection with a great bar. You won't be disappointing.

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Thank 724Lee
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is very nice place to eat in Woodstock. Always good food and priced well. The service is not hurried and the atmosphere is casual.

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Thank douglass1260
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is one of two restaurants in the Woodstock Inn, a fancy-schmancy resorty kind of place. This is the casual downscale one. So, it's all wood paneling and has a few sofas you can sit on as well as the tables. Also outside seating. Lots of kids there, plus (I guess) people who didn't want to get dressed up for the other restaurant. Music - LOUD oldies tape, which randomly repeated itself quite a bit within the hour or so I was there. Waitress was pleasant but didn't seem very interested and the service was quite slow (she apologized at one point - I think there may have been some issue causing the slowness).

Good wine list (after all, it's a tavern) plus froufrou cocktails and of course beer.

The food was really good. I had a half dozen raw oysters which were HUGE and very fresh and yummy. Served with mignonette, beet horseradish, and regular cocktail sauce. Then as entree, I had a cheese sampler and a cup of the soup du jour, both excellent. The soup was kind of a pureed sweet potato with corn in it and a little chili flavor, very good. The sampler had five local cheeses - four totally yummy, and one blue cheese that was a little too flavorful and really salty for my taste. Raisin-pecan bread, very good; also some bland crackers which are probably really better for savoring the subtleties of the cheeses. Also lots of nice fruit garnishes - tiny grapes, slices of apple, blueberries, strawberries. Oh yeah, and almonds. And a little thing of homemade jam. So a really nice presentation and it actually ended up being quite a bit of food.

The place is really more about burgers and such, and what I saw being delivered to other tables looked really good. I give it high marks for the food, but the combination of spoiled rich kids running around, LOUD Beachboys and Shirelles, and uninspired service made it not so great. Maybe next trip I'll bring a dress and go to the upscale restaurant at the inn. (Actually I don't think it's that formal.)

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Thank FoodieOnAHarley
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Spent a long day out of the Inn so decided to stay in for dinner and just relax. Casual atmosphere. Enjoyed our drinks and our food. Service was a bit slow but, we were not in a hurry so sat and relaxed. Good choice after a long day.

Thank Joyce K
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