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Carpenter & Main Restaurant

326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
+1 802-649-2922
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck confit” (6 reviews)
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Quite by accident I found this restaurant for our Mother's Day dinner. The very first thing you notice when you walk in is the charm of the interior. As a converted old home, the post and beam structure has stood the test of time. Polished...More

Thank 191plf
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Highly recommend 1st Tuesday of the month Jazz night. Wonderful jazz trio and tapas in a casual pub setting with a full bar. Other nights they have more usual pub fare which is local, seasonal and always good.

Thank nancy p
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This was a great dining experience. We were in the area for Dartmouth Family Weekend and this place was ideal. It has a broad range of small plates that really encouraged sharing and trying lots of things. The mussels should not be missed! Also, given...More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

this place is open wed - sun, has nice youthful polite staff, good bartender with unusual drinks that include using the rind of citrus, heating it with a match to release the citrus oil into the drink.

Thank hafe
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went there on a date and had a wonderful little table in an alcove. Great service; food was good but not over the top great.

Thank Trekandmore
Reviewed 11 January 2017

one of the few restaurants in Norwich, it's a nice and often less crowded alternative to Hanover restaurants. Staff is very friendly and courteous, and the food is good. The tater tots are a recurring order, as is the burger on a home made english...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Carpenter and Main came highly recommended by a few people. The food was good but the server was unattentive. There was too much time between the time we received our menus and the time we ordered. We wanted to order another bottle of wine, we...More

Thank Rokoren
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our waitress ( Bridget) was inattentive. She took forever to serve us and then brought one wrong dish. To add to the poor experience, I thought we'd order desert but after giving us the menus she forgot us. It wasn't totally her fault. They were...More

1  Thank Phillips3675
Reviewed 1 August 2016

lovely drinks; incredible variety of small plates: recommend the liver, escargot, + anchovy; rich gnocchi for meal; for desert maple cream crepe

Thank stevejsmith1
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Carpenter & Main Restaurant is a place for special events. The food is very good, it has small rooms.

Thank noSnow2
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 802-649-2922
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