Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022

Fine dining in Vermont means top-quality chefw using fresh, local ingredients

“Elegant” and “relaxed” can sum up Vermont and the fine dining you’ll discover in the Green Mountain State. Award-winning cuisines are everywhere in the state, ranging from contemporary American comfort foods to the Continental and global. In places like Burlington, Stowe, Woodstock, Stratton, Manchester, and outlying areas, creative chefs draw inspiration from the majestic surroundings and their seasonal ingredients from local purveyors. You’ll find the classics, and always something new. Choose the ambiance that suits you – by a lake, a snowy mountain or in an historic inn or luxury resort.
Dining Room - Rabbit Hill Inn - Waterford, VT
Rabbit Hill Inn

48 Lower Waterford Road Lower Waterford, VT, 05848 Phone: 802-748-5168

A Vermont Restaurant Gem in a magnificent B&B

Soft music, flickering candles, attentive wait staff: Those are all features of the AAA Four Diamond rated restaurant at Rabbit Hill Inn, one of Vermont’s best dining establishments. And that’s before you get to the food. Morning meals at the bed-and-breakfast inn are bountiful: begin with homemade baked goods and granola, fresh fruits and yogurts. Then choose from two tempting and creative hot entrees. But dinner is a true work of art, featuring innovative menus based on seasonal and local ingredients – summer fare includes 72-hour beef short rib and Moroccan spiced monkfish – presented artistically. The restaurant also offers a carefully selected wine list. For those craving a craft beer, the Irish-style Snooty Fox Pub is ready to serve. Current menu is available on website. Rated #39 of the Top 100 Hotels Worldwide, #3 in the USA, and #1 in the Northeast by Travel & Leisure, July 2020.
Summer Dining View - Mountain Top Inn & Resort - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

Enjoy delicious dining while looking out over mountains and meadows

It really does seem like the world is your oyster when you dine at the restaurant or tavern at the Mountain Top Resort, set high atop a mountain on 700 acres of woods and meadows. The setting at the newly designed restaurant and the cozy tavern is unrivaled, with sweeping views of the mountains and lake, seen when you dine inside by floor-to-ceiling windows or outside on a summer patio. And the menus are equally impressive, with artfully crafted cuisine, favoring local produce and products, prepared and delivered by experienced staff. The wine list is extensive, with a dozen Vermont craft beers also on tap. Enjoy seafood and steaks in the restaurant, pub fare in the tavern, or a cocktail by the fire pit.
Red Rooster New - Woodstock Inn & Resort - Woodstock, VT
Woodstock Inn & Resort

Fourteen The Green Woodstock, VT, 05091 Phone: 802-457-6671 Toll-Free: 888-471-4021

The finest dining in Vermont to be found at this elegant resort’s award-winning restaurant

A lovely, scenic setting and menus that draw from the finest purveyors in the region: That is fine dining in Vermont, and that is what guests are delighted to discover at the Red Rooster at the Woodstock Inn & Resort. Seasonal menus prepared by an award-winning culinary team include specialty cheeses, beef, heirloom fruits and vegetables and other fresh offerings from local purveyors. Enjoy a bountiful buffet for breakfast, superb burgers \for lunch and dinner entrees from pan-seared salmon to steak au poivre and seafood stew. And don’t leave your candlelit table without sampling dessert, including Vermont maple cake and housemade ice creams and sorbets. Seasonal, show-stopping meals are also served at the inn’s Red Barns at Kelly Way Gardens and the Fairway Grill.
Fine Dining - Grafton Inn - Grafton, VT
Grafton Inn

92 Main Street Grafton, VT, 05146 Phone: 802-234-8718

Seasonally rotating menus make dining at this charming inn a year-round delight

The Grafton Inn is known for its thoughtfully prepared foods, relying on the area’s terrific source of local ingredients and meats (including the Inn’s very own on-site vegetable garden). The award-winning, talented team of chefs find inspiration in seasonal tastes to create delicious menus full of hearty meals and weekly dining specials like Burger & Brew Nights. The inn’s bars are always stocked with a selection of Vermont spirits, craft beers, and the finest wines. Dining spaces include the casual Phelps Barn Pub, beautiful 1801 Tavern and Vermont-chic Pine Room Bar, plus seasonal outdoor seating in a Courtyard strung with bistro lights. Please check the inn's website for the most up-to-date hours (as well as for Vermont travel restrictions.
Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022
Dining Room 500x250 - Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Creative, delightful dining in an intimate, elegant setting at this Vermont resort

Dine in sheer elegance at Castle Hill Resort & Spa’s gourmet restaurant, where French-influenced American cuisine is beautifully crafted and artfully presented in a candle-lit, wood-paneled room. In this intimate, elegant setting, you’ll feast on selections from a seasonal menu that might include steamed mussels, lobster bisque, grilled filet mignon or cider-glazed cedar plank salmon served with lobster risotto. Local, fresh produce and meats are the centerpiece of the restaurant’s prix fixe, three-course dinner. Before or after you dine, enjoy cocktails by the fire in the Castle Library. Ask about the Gourmet Getaway Package that includes lodging at the luxurious resort, a gourmet three-course dinner for two and a voucher toward a massage for each person.

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Dining Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant Manchester Village Vermont
Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

39 West Road Manchester Village, VT, 05254 Phone: 802-362-2568 Toll-Free: 800-822-2331

Multi-award winning fine dining

The Reluctant Panther Restaurant has been called a "Foodie's Delight." Just mention the name, and gourmets throughout New England salivate in Pavlovian response. We feature contemporary American cooking in a relaxed yet elegantly upscale atmosphere. As often as possible, we purchase our ingredients from local farms and producers. As their bounty changes seasonally, so does our menu. We offer an extensive wine list that has been recognized by Wine Spectator multiple years. You'll enjoy spectacular views of our gardens and Mount Equinox while you dine. Our patio is open Memorial Day through Labor Day for outdoor dining in a less formal atmosphere. Bon appetit!
Steak & Potatoes - Green Mountain Inn - Stowe VT
Green Mountain Inn

18 South Main Street Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7301 Toll-Free: 800-253-7302

Fresh Vermont ingredients elevate this mountain resort inn restaurant’s menu

After an active day in the Vermont mountains, you want a mouth-watering dinner in a relaxed atmosphere, and you’ll find that at the Whip Bar & Grill in the Green Mountain Inn. Cozy inside seating, a scenic patio and a friendly bar welcome diners to an exceptional evening of fresh fare from Vermont farmers and produces, an outstanding wine list, local microbrews and ciders. Sit down with delicious starters like fried calamari, homemade New England corn chowder or a gorgeous salad. Move on to a delectable gorgonzola-crusted filet mignon, a classic turkey dinner or Faroe Island salmon. Finish with Whip’s famous “Sac de Bon Bon” (heaven for chocolate lovers) or a maple creme brûlée. There’s also an extensive children’s menu with all their favorites.