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1430 VT Route 30, Dorset, VT 05251
+1 802-353-2999
11:00 - 19:00
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Pawlet, Vermont
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We make a point to be driving by the Mio Bistro Mobile each Sunday late morning to pick up lunch! While the menu is small it is full of interesting and delicious and changing delights. Their crab and corn chowder is a staple for us. The burger and fries are great and the chicken tikka hits the spot. My husband... More 

Thank Kathye M
Leo B, Owner at Mio Bistro Mobile, responded to this review

Thank you, Kathye! We really appreciate your taking the time to write your review. Hope to keep on delighting you with our cooking! More 

Dorset, Vermont
Level Contributor
79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Unfortunately the restaurant has now been closed for good. They used to have nice take-away pizza only on Sunday nights but alas, you have to drive over to Manchester to get it now. Speaking of pizza there I recommend Christos or Sam's (aka Wood Fired Pizza Co) at the mini round-about.

Thank davidhnichols
beverlybee, Owner at Mio Bistro Mobile, responded to this review

Hi, Just want to let you know that we have closed permanently in the old location in Dorset, but we are considering other options. We still have the business and we plan to do something in the near future. Thanks. Bev More 

Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I felt as though I was in a Parisian bistro. The salmon was steamed. There was a small amount of white cream sauce with dill brushed on top of it and was served with asparagus. The crust of the bread is crunchy and is served with a small dish of olive oil. Only thing missing is sparkling water. Saratoga sparkling... More 

Thank Tara S
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Renovated and reopened lovely spot in Dorset with consistently good food, good service, and creative menus.a nice bar and wine list make this a good place for a special dinner. More on the $$$+ but good.

Thank broadbeb111
Manchester, Vermont
Level Contributor
71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant overall. It is one of the few places that offers outdoor (covered) dining which is lovely on a nice evening. The food is excellent and the menu is varied enough to have something that would appeal to most everyone...seafood, poultry, veal shank, beef, vegetarian and so on. Organic ingredients and creative preparations. Very friendly... More 

1 Thank Mary M
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

My wife and I have been going to Mio for years. There isn't anything on the menu that I haven't had, or wouldn't re-order! They have recently undergone an interior renovation that includes some larger, semiprivate areas that are perfect for a party of eight. The drinks are consistently good, wine is well matched to the entrees and moderatly priced,... More 

Thank SonofAl
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This restaurant doesn't look as much from the outside, but its surely worth traveling for. The food is extraordinary, the staff is friendly and professional - yet relaxed - and each serving is of a very high standard. Large and tasty portions. We are from outside Vermont and this place will certainly influence plans for future traveling routes through Vermont.

1 Thank Kjeld-Stine
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We recently had our rehearsal dinner and reception drinks at Mio Bistro and the experience was perfect. We already knew the food would be delicious, as we've dined here in the past and always left very happy. What we were surprised by was just how accommodating and wonderful the Mio team was to work with. And how wonderfully their recent... More 

Thank Patrick B
Dorset, Vermont
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Already the most popular restaurant in Dorset, Mio's is now even more fantastic, it has been totally remodeled. More indoor seating and a new bar area make it more pleasant than ever. The only disappointing thing about Mio's in the past has been not being able to get a table. The expanded seating will help. We had dinner there last... More 

Thank Richard L
Dorset, Vermont
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is a small, intimate restaurant in a small, lovely Vermont town. The chefs/owners, a husband and wife team, offer a wonderful selection of seasonal appetizers and entrees, prepared mostly from locally grown meats and produce. The atmosphere is both casual and refined and the food is beautifully prepared and served. Four of us each had different selections from the... More 

2 Thank William C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 12
Italian, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Cash Only
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 VT Route 30, Dorset, VT 05251
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Dorset
  • Phone Number: +1 802-353-2999
Mio has reopened as a takeout only food truck restaurant parking at JK Adams in Dorset. We will be serving our soups and chowders, gourmet pizza and daily specials such as curries, seafood, and meatballs using organic/local and humanely raised meat and poultry, and GMO-free items. We will list each local farm, organic and GMO-free ingredient in order to be completely transparent about the food we are preparing.

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