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Peter Havens Restaurant

32 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3208
+1 802-257-3333
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful dinner. From start to finish the food was outstanding and the wait staff very attentive. The small size of the restaurant makes it even more appealing but also means you really should have a reservation made well in advance so as not to...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time eating at Peter Havens. Very nice atmosphere, a little loud in there but lovely wait staff,(Thank you Erin!). Really nice meals...good drink selections and wine.We had a great Prosecco. Good friendly service.We'll go again.

Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We love eating here. the food is awesome and so well presented and plated. The wait staff are very efficient. We go two or three times per year.

Thank JanieMayJones
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Great food, service, and ambiance. One of the best meals I've eaten. Server and Hostess were very attentive, menu had great choices, beautiful presentation. I went with the special! Don't miss an opportunity to eat Chef Zach's food!

Thank Vermont25
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last week. Small restaurant with active/full bar scene. Bar is not separate from dining area so it's fairly noisy. My wife asked about attributes of a wine. Server had no clue. Service was very slow. 3 different people waited on us. Food...More

Thank retired01
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have eaten at Peter Havens several times and had the opportunity to have our post wedding dinner with friends and family there. The food is always perfectly cooked and they have an extensive wine list. The bartender, Brian, is an expert mixologist! We've had...More

Thank adhoge
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We always enjoy the wonderful dinners at Peter Havens. Things are cooked just the way we ask for them.

Thank Joanne884
Reviewed 4 October 2017

firs t time.one way to tell a restaurant is good is to check if people are there after 9 PM it was full, the town closed at 8. a nice romantic place ,a little dark for seniors but they give you a candle . the...More

Thank bob k
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We found it! No parking of their own, park on the street. The ambience was very nice. Ordered, mussels, came very cold and sort of was cooked yesterday. I told the waitress and she took it back and replaced it, she had no explanation why...More

Thank peony09
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We selected this restaurant based on previous ratings. The restaurant is welcoming and beautifully appointed. We were shown to a very nice table and very soon all the menus arrived. Our hostess and server were attentive. A bottle of wine was selected and quickly brought....More

Thank 007BillM
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Sheila S
30 November 2017|
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Response from ModdyinVermont | Reviewed this property |
Days of operation and hours are posted on Peter Havens website.
20 September 2015|
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Response from peterhavens | Property representative |
Yes we do! Allowing up to 40 guests, our private dining room is perfect for your next birthday party, bridal shower, graduation party or rehearsal dinner. We can host a buffet dinner or we can create a Prix Fixe menu with... More
Lee W
22 December 2014|
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Response from peterhavens | Property representative |
We are not. We re-open on the 26th. Thanks for thinking of us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-257-3333
  • E-mail
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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