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Peter Havens Restaurant

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32 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3208
+1 802-257-3333
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17:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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walpole, NH
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but friendly spot in trendy small city/town on the southern Vermont border. Club like atmosphere with a small but devoted eat at the bar clientele as well as sit down unobtrusive service with white table cloth sensibility. French trained Chef/Owner does not shortcut this classic sauce and stock based menu that rely on modern interpretation of classic dishes. Fresh... More 

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Blackpool. Lancashire
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293 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere for a fine dining Restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and efficient. We had smoked salmon for starters followed by pheasant roulade and scallop risotto. Even though the return was busy the waitress wavers attentive. Advise booking in dance as this is a smallish returns and it get busy.... More 

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location in downtown Brattleboro VT. Fine drinks with great presentation. Ribeye steak was cooked to perfection. We also had the Pheasant Romade that was amazing. Our appetizer was an heirloom squash ravioli and was bursting with flavor. Service was very good. My only disappointment was the acoustics made it a bit loud. All in all a must experience.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Brattleboro for a birthday celebration weekend, and dinner at Peter Havens was a perfect way to end a perfect weekend. The service was a bit slow to start but apologies were offered and accepted, and it progressed nicely from there. We enjoyed a delicious Ginger Smash cocktail with our appetizer of house made squash ravioli which we... More 

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Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tonight my husband and I sat at the bar and had a delicious dinner. We each ordered an entree of the day paired with a great bottle of wine. Brian, the bartender, was knowledgeable and engaging. We had a great meal, enjoyed the atmosphere and saved 15 minutes on our trip home!

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Wakefield, NH
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had the special swordfish which was moist and flavorful. Nice atmosphere, service excellent. It was a busy Saturday night but the noise level ws not a problem

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Williamsville, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Peter Haven's is an upscale eatery with fine food, fine wines, and fine service. The atmosphere is congenial and you can never go wrong with their food.

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Burlington, Vermont
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very high end quality, beautifully set tables. Beautiful professional waitstaff. The Duck pate is out of this world

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San Diego, California
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113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were two couples visiting the area, and we had read about the restaurant. What a terrific meal! Each of us loved what we had. Mine was a squash soup and a fillet, perfectly prepared. The wine list is extensive and varied, and they have a knowledgeable sommelier. The service was attentive, unobtrusive, fast and friendly, and the server knew... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife & I dined @ Peter Havens this past weekend. We tried it on the same weekend last year. I wanted to like it as much as our last visit. I should have gone with my original choice of the Filet, which I ordered last year. I opted to try the Shrimp Special instead. While it tasted delicious, It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-257-3333
Description
Peter Havens provides an elegant but relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy chef/owner Zach Corbin's accomplished cuisine. The menu has French and Italian influences (always house-made pasta and gnocchi!) But always has Zach's own culinary flare. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the intimate setting and often enjoy dining at our bar, where we serve innovative and exciting specialty cocktails. Our wine list is eclectic and ever-changing, with an emphasis on natural wines from France, Italy, and the US. Reservations are recommended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?