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Restaurants in Vermont

A significant portion of Vermont's economy is tied into food. The state is the leading exporter of maple syrup and a major manufacturer of cheese—including the famous Cabot cheddar—and chocolate. Vermont is a beer lover's paradise, as well—there are more craft breweries opening up every day. And every town has a wonderful coffee shop, with freshly-roasted beans and fresh-baked goods.

Vermont restaurants offer a delicious selection drawn from the local cuisine. Hungry travelers can choose from bar settings to fine dining, all within easy distance of your accommodations (Vermont towns are very walkable). One thing all the best restaurants in Vermont have in common is the use of fresh, local ingredients.

No matter where you stay, Guild & Company is one Vermont restaurant that every visitor should try. This great steakhouse in Burlington gets all of its beef from the nearby farms. Afterward, if you have a sweet tooth, take a tour of the Ben and Jerry’s Factory, where you'll learn, among other things, how the company was started from a tiny gas station. Sample the flavor of the day and then head on over to the Scoop Shop to indulge in the many flavors that the ice cream giant is known for. It's not technically a restaurant in Vermont, but you won't want to pass it up!

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  • Allechante

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Excellent coffee and fresh-baked goods. More
  • Al's French Frys

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Though located outside of Burlington’s historic center, Al’s French Frys remains an institution and veritable rite of passage for locals. Establish... More
  • American Flatbread

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Pizza toppings come almost secondary at American Flatbread. Instead, it’s the bread that receives the most care, baked according to old-world metho... More
  • Barnard Inn Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    When Will Dodson and Ruth Schimmelpfennig graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, they established two successful restaurants in San Fran... More
  • Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    As one of Vermont’s most-loved businesses, it’s fitting that Ben and Jerry’s flagship Scoop Shop resides in the heart of the Burlington’s commercia... More
  • Big World Pub

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Chow down on pub grub, including burgers and wood-grilled pizza, served amid ski memorabilia at extreme skier John Eagan’s restaurant. More
  • Black Sheep Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    60-odd sketches and prints by the French artist and caricaturist Honoré Daumier are on display at this favorite spot for buttermilk-marinated pork ... More
  • Claire's Restaurant & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The menu that features seasonal, locally grown ingredients—dishes like pork loin with rhubarb and maple. More
  • Cliff House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    One of Vermont’s most dramatic views belongs to Stowe’s Cliff House. Perched at roughly 3600 feet on the edge of the state’s highest mountain, Moun... More
  • Cow (a.k.a. The Spotted Cow)

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Hang with locals over hearty breakfasts and French bistro fare, including cassoulet, at dinnertime. More
  • Easy Street Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located along Vermont’s scenic Route 100, this homey café is especially popular during the ski season thanks to its proximity to nearby resorts, su... More
  • Farmers Diner

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Green Cup Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The restaurant, known for its house-made pastries, is locavore in its approach. More
  • Green Room

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Dine on local delicacies at the Green Room, which offers locavore favorites like Vermont lamb braised with green peppercorns. More
  • Hen of the Wood

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Ensconced in a former grist mill built in 1835, Hen of the Wood’s modesty keeps it off the main tourist trek in nearby Stowe, but chef Eric Warnste... More

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