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Vermont ale house - CLOSED

294 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4627
+1 802-253-6253
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
18 Feb 2015
“Great Lunch Stop”
1 Dec 2014
“What a great find”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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294 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4627
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

We were in Stowe, VT for a wedding and decided to check out the town in Nov. Not much was open and we were happy to find the Vermont Ale house. The Atmosphere was laid back. We sat at the bar and had a few...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Called the first night to sample the local ales. Fantastic service and great beer. We decided to go again on our second night in Stowe to have a meal. Again, great service and good and plentiful food. Would definitely recommend.More

2  Thank Wilson080
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2014

I can't tell you how happy I am that you enjoyed hanging out with us so much that you came back a second night on your trip! Stowe is a beautiful place to explore, so it means a lot that you chose us twice. If...More

Reviewed 18 November 2014

Stopped in on an off-season afternoon and the place was pretty busy. Had a great selection of local and unusual microbrews to choose from and the food was ok - not the greatest wings but the chilli fries were delicious. It's a perfect local spot...More

Thank Loopdi
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

Thanks for choosing us as your place to relax in the afternoon. We're pumped to be a game day spot where our friends can enjoy a beer while watching some sports -- there's nothing better! If you ever come back to Stowe, we'd love to...More

Reviewed 11 November 2014

We went for dinner on a Wednesday night. There was no waiting and the service was very good. They have a solid selection of craft beers, though some are pricey. The food was good, not great. They are known for their roast beef sandwich. I...More

1  Thank kroseems
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2014

We're pumped you enjoyed your experience. Thanks for reaching out to tell us a little more about it! Be thinking about what we could do to kick the roast beef up a notch for next time you come in. We'd love to hear your take...More

Reviewed 7 November 2014

Seriously delicious, classic American food in a bright and fun bar! Do yourself a huge favor and have their signature roast beef sandwich. Thinly sliced rare roast beef, Vermont Cheddar, a whole little dish of horseradish...AU JUS?! Burgers are awesome. I'm sure the salads are...More

Thank S_Gee_NYC
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2014

"Seriously delicious" is a resounding statement! We don't play around when it comes to our food; we're glad you picked up on that, as well. You do a great job of describing the roast beef, too -- we might have to steal your enthusiasm for...More

Reviewed 30 October 2014

My wife and I were enjoying a great fall vacation in Smugglers Notch and stopped here for lunch. First of all, just a great area and town that Stowe Vermont offers. We were seated right away, since it was a weekday and probably considered off-season,...More

Thank jim521r
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2014

We really appreciate you and your wife stopping in on your vacation, Jim! Stowe really is a beautiful place, and we love to share it with our friends who visit from all over. We're glad that we could impress you with the whole experience: food,...More

Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Good food but service was a little scattered and slow. The overall atmosphere was fun and lively....seemed like a good après ski spot, but the restaurant looked and felt as if it needed a good clean out and had a lot of flies. Really took...More

1  Thank Kate F
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

We're sorry the service didn't match up with the food and atmosphere, Kate. We're always looking to provide excellence across the board, but sometimes even we fail to hit all the bases! As for the cleanliness, that's something that we work on daily, of course,...More

Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

We tried this place for lunch after eating at Charlie B's earlier in the week. Vermont Ale House was much preferred for reasonable price and quality of food. Not too fancy but comfortable and friendly with great roast beef sandwiches and a huge draught beer...More

Thank MommaKate
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

Hello! Thanks for stopping in to give us a try and also for taking a minute to write us an amazing review. It's always great to hear feedback. The fact that you referred to us as "comfortable and friendly" is great. We really want to...More

Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

Nice tap list, quick friendly service! Tried the honey habanero wings and house specialty roast beef sandwich. Very tasty, loved my meal. Will come back and try more!

1  Thank alynnc1979
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2014

We can't wait to see you again! We hope something caught your eye for next time. See ya then, Ken P., Owner

Reviewed 19 October 2014

Very happy to find this little gem that was recommended by a local. It's where the locals hang out. The have 24 beers on tap that feature local breweries as well as the usual big named brands. You should note that this is really a...More

Thank The-TravellinDude
Ken P, Owner at Vermont ale house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

Wow -- what a great review! We are very concentrated on building that reputation as a local hangout, and it's really encouraging to read that you were recommended via word of mouth, actually came in, and you love the place. Now you're a regular when...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 25
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4627
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-6253
  • E-mail
A craft beer bar and restaurant located in the heart of Stowe, Vermont. Featuring 26 rotating draft beers from Vermont, the US and abroad.Our menu consists of 6-8 pub fare items which keeps the focus on quality and freshness. Our small menu allows us to explore creative specials that go hand in hand with seasonal local ingredients.
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