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Popolo

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36 The Sq, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1335
+1 802-460-7676
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Bennington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right from the start my wife and I had attention from 3 employees, Janie seated us up front near a window, Lila filled our water glasses all night, and Juliana was our waitress who was always available for our needs. Our Lamb burgers were superb, as were our cocktails. If you are in the area or just want a nice... More 

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Chester, Vermont
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food is pretty good but took a long time and the food was cold. The waitperson took it back and it was luke warm this time. Very expensive for the quality

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Thank spacejam4love
Alstead, NH
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I've dined at Popola well over a dozen times in the last couple of years and while the food is almost always tasty, the service is almost always terrible. The servers are friendly, but the restaurant seems to be constantly under staffed - either front of the house or back. On our last visit - Saturday brunch - we showed... More 

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Thank Greer W
Fairview, Tennessee
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235 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I made a reservation here based on reviews. I ordered the Vegetarian Risotto. I can honestly say it was the least appetizing meal I have had. It had no appealing flavors, with very small chopped up vegetables and a bitter taste. I could not eat it. The bill was adjusted, but our waitress did not come back to check on... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our daughter and then fiancé moved to Bellows Falls a year ago. During this past year we have been up to visit about 10 times and have dined at Popolo at least 4 or 5 times and always enjoyed it. So it was a no brainer to dine there the evening before their wedding two weeks ago. We were a... More 

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2 Thank Kevin M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Innovative menu of appetizers, entrees, desserts and cocktails. Wait staff friendly and knowledgeable.

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1 Thank Pat F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place to eat. The only problem I found was they have a uncommon menu which made it difficult to feed my kids.

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Thank Jeanne B
Brattleboro, Vermont
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278 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We enjoyed a lovely dinner with friends. The restaurant was wonderfully air conditioned on this hot evening, it wasn't overly noisy, and there was a nice group of diners who filled the restaurant. The menu always has interesting and, I assume, local foods that are given a unique twist. The service was terrific. FYI, later in the evening it's not... More 

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Thank 2CAtravelers
Burlington, Vermont
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great food, fun vibe! Great menu offerings, a must stop in Bellows Falls, making the downtown that much more inviting!

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Wilmington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I had read about this restaurant in Vermont Life magazine and decided to take a road trip to try it for a recent lunch. Our conclusions and those of Vermont Life were far apart. The location of the venue on the Main Square in Bellows Fall was interesting and considering the large amount of available parking, convenient... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Sq, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bellows Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 802-460-7676
Description
Popolo serves Italian-inspired farm-to-table cuisine in a casual setting at the Windham Hotel in Bellows Falls. We work to create a varied, affordable menu using mostly locally-sourced ingredients and an exciting drink and wine list.

We also promote a wide variety of events including concerts, movies, and parties. The menu of food and conversation is ever-changing as Chef John-Michael Maciejewski's untethered imagination presents dining specials almost every day and night.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?