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South Station At The Trolley - CLOSED

Trolley Square, 170 South Main Street US RT 7, Rutland, VT 05701-4557
+1 802-775-1736
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good19%
  • Average26%
  • Poor34%
  • Terrible9%
14 Oct 2013
“Good in It's Day”
20 Jul 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Trolley Square, 170 South Main Street US RT 7, Rutland, VT 05701-4557
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

This restaurant is now closed, and has been for over a year. It should be removed from the list as it is not an option for visitors to the area. There are other very good restaurants in the area and I would recommend that you...More

2  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Unfortunately, the restaurant succumbed to the economy. It closed before Easter 2013. We always enjoyed going there and experiencing Chef Gillingham's excellent cooking.

1  Thank Aw3som3Mom
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spend a lot of time in VT over the winter months so South Station was a good pplace to get a meal. Popovers are good and salad bar is OK. Fish tadtes "fishy" so I stuck to chicken. My husband did too.

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Per owners: Sadly, Billy and I had to make a really tough decision. Sunday, March 17th was the last day that South Station Restaurant would be open. We have struggled with this decision for several months and finally, came to realize this was the only...More

1  Thank ThadZab
Reviewed 18 March 2013

My husband made a reservation for a party of 15 while we were in Rutland, VT for the Green Mountain Open Tournament. He was told we'd be accomodated in a separate room they had for larger parties. When we got there, the separate room was...More

Thank VAM65
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Ordered teriyaki chicken came with two small breasts and a cup of rice plus a cheesy salad bar. With tip 24.00 so NOT worth the money will not go there again

Thank pjp158
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Food was average, so was salad bar. Prices are pretty good, but on a busy night (like the night we were there), be prepared to wait up to an hour for your food to arrive

Reviewed 7 December 2012

We met here for dinner with a relative visiting from out of state who was staying at the nearby hotel. The dinner and drinks were good enough and the salad bar was fine. But when we got our bill back from the waitress the total...More

Thank TriviaFanatics
Reviewed 12 November 2012

We went on a Saturday night about 8 pm. When we walked in there was no staff to be found. Apparently, they were all hanging out around the bar. When they saw we looked like we wanted to sit, a woman approached us and appeared...More

1  Thank Vermont T
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We checked into the hotel at Trolley Square and walked acroos the parking lot to this restaurant. My wife is a vegetarian and I am not. No problem getting something for each of us at this restaurant. The room key from our hotel reduced our...More

Thank Raggs99
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 27
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trolley Square, 170 South Main Street US RT 7, Rutland, VT 05701-4557
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
  • Phone Number: +1 802-775-1736
  • E-mail
South Station Restaurant and Trolley Tavern are located on US Rt7 in historic Rutland Vermont. Back in 1894 Rutland citizens used the cities trolley system for most of their transportation. those trolley's back then were stored in "the trolley barn". That trolley barn was remodeled into South Station Restaurant in August of 1982 and has been part of Rutland fabric for over 30 years. Billy and Charlie have owned and operated South Station for over 6 years. We specialize in preparing farm fresh Vermont products that are locally raised and grown in the Green Mountain State. We believe that local partners are the way to create lasting relationships. The diversity of our partners is what makes our restaurant thrive. We are proud to partner with Cabot Cheese, Green Mountain Truffles, Thomas Dairy, Local Vermont Maple Producers, the Parker Family, Vermont Farm raised Beef and Poultry, Vermont made Wines, and freshness fish shipped in from Boston Fish Market 3 times a week, to even notable Vermont Artists. The Art hanging in our dining rooms come from beloved local Vermont Artists Peter Huntoon and Linda Durkee. And try our Famous Sunday Brunch, Lunch or Dinner daily or Litefare menu in the Trolley Tavern, plus daily Chefs’ specials. Trolley Express Luncheon Buffet serving on Mondays and Thursdays (11:30-2 pm) 12 hot entrees and salad bar all for $9.95. Full Service Tavern with large assortment Martinis, specialty drinks, many Vermont craft draft beers, and large wine list. Then finally, our Bakery Stop has final touch with signature desserts made on premise. Plus large groups do not upsets us, just call ahead, we have banquet rooms accommodated any special events
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