We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

South Station At The Trolley - CLOSED

Trolley Square, 170 South Main Street US RT 7, Rutland, VT 05701-4557
+1 802-775-1736
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • 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
All Details
Reviews (41)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 4 September 2012

We are rather discriminating vegetarian diners and we went to the Station because it was convenient. Were pleasantly surprised. They have an extensive menu and a great salad bar. Our meals were well prepared, the service was friendly and they had several local beers on...More

Thank Tim_and_Jen_from_RI
Reviewed 29 August 2012

A buffet salad bar with minimal selections. Every one we talked to, including us, had the seafood special. $17 per and OK. I'd eat there again.

Thank pat c
Reviewed 25 August 2012

This place is only a very short walk from the hotel where we stayed (Comfort Inn), so my wife & I went for dinner & a couple of drinks on a Friday night. We sat at the bar & enjoyed live music that evening as...More

Thank Dennyd44
Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

Not sure if this review is in keeping with Trip Advisors policies, we didn't order or eat. We walked in from the Comfort Inn next door. It smelled like seafood or fishy. After finding the host station at the front we were seated. The menus...More

2  Thank wcstory
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I'll start with the positives. The staff was attentive, but more were needed. Because the kitchen was slow to react they offered free salad bar to those who hadn't already ordered from there. That's all the positives. They knew well in advance that we were...More

1  Thank NCGolfer88
Reviewed 30 April 2012

We were pleased with the quality of the food, and that a salad bar was included. Came early, and it was very quiet. By the time we left, there was quite a wait. Manager walked around and kept checking if people were happy. good value...More

Thank Tree56LO
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Upon arrival we had a 20 minute wait to be seated. We did not have a reservation. The salad bar was very good with excellent choices. The food, like many restaurants here in the area, were without spices which we are used to. Therefore to...More

Thank The_Don_Francisco
Reviewed 7 April 2012

While visiting in Rutland, my step-son (a great Chef) recommended this restaurant. First and foremost the prime rib dinners we had were absolutely roasted to perfection (medium rare). His veal parm dish was according to him A-1. Meal came with hot popovers(yummy) and a side....More

1  Thank Preacher316
Reviewed 24 March 2012

We had a certificate to go this restaurant.. No one around when we walked in, but there was a 'please seat yourself' sign. Food was average, very overpriced for what you get. The salad bar was wonderful, everything was very fresh so we thought this...More

1  Thank biggce55
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We found the food to be very good at South Station, but the service was bad enough that we chose not to go back. The salad bar is wonderful and the option of steamed broccoli was an unexpected treat. The entrees were very good. The...More

Thank white_rose1956
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Rutland
Comfort Inn Trolley Square
335 reviews
.14 km away
Econo Lodge
28 reviews
.49 km away
Quality Inn
264 reviews
.65 km away
Days Inn Rutland/Killington Area
800 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Gill's Delicatessen
185 reviews
.75 km away
Southside Steakhouse
173 reviews
.11 km away
99 Restaurants
274 reviews
1.16 km away
Johnny Boy's Pancake House
120 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paramount Theater
81 reviews
1.28 km away
Rutland Free Library
22 reviews
1.24 km away
Wonderfeet Kids Museum
11 reviews
1.33 km away
The Chaffee Art Center
6 reviews
1.23 km away
Improve this listing

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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing