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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (49 reviews)
“rabbit” (28 reviews)
“gnocchi” (16 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for business so stopped at this place for dinner. Nice patio seating next to a creek - beautiful! Food was really good. I ordered the arugula salad, halibut, Syrah, mixed berry sorbet. Check out the pictures!

Thank Keeley Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that this is where the plethora of chefs in the exploding food scene in the area go when they have a night off. I believe it! Its extremely small/quaint but the menu is so succulent it is hard to choose what to...More

Thank allval
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some friends enthusiastically made a reservation to take us to Hen of the Wood, saying it was one if their favorites. Seven of us ultimately went but this presented a logistical challenge. Apparently the Hen can only seat more than six in a small private...More

Thank dansbfg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had 4 couples for a mostly business dinner, but we are also friends. This place is 30 min south of Burlington and worth the drive if you can sit outside on the terrace and enjoy an amazing view of the river/waterfall. Food and service...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love Hen of the Wood for special occasions and it always surpasses our expectations. Tonight's dinner was, if possible, even more delicious than ever. And the service, as always, was perfection, a wonderful combination of friendly, helpful and perfectly timed. What...More

Thank CathieS42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a top of the line, fine dining experience. Great wine selection and amazing cheeses. But be prepared to pay for the privilege. And the hushed atmosphere and sophisticated dishes makes this a good choice for adults only. High-quality but slow service; plan for a...More

Thank jason a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. I visit Vermont annually and always eat at Hen of the Wood. Great selection of wines and beer.

Thank jmb1954
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on a 2 week vacation through Lake Placid, Burlington, and Stowe. This was by far the best meal of our trip. It is Vermont dining at its finest. I say that for a reason. We have been coming to Vermont for years. We...More

1  Thank Zaglesjay
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Parking was a gravel lot. The restaurant is extremely noisy. Service was extremely poor (didn't offer to chill wine, didn't explain anything on menu or meal - basically "are you ready to order?" And that was it. Not the quality of finer restaurants). The food...More

Thank April V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This lovely restaurant is our favorite for special celebrations such as birthdays and anniversaries. The atmosphere is warm and cozy inside, and, in the summer, the outdoor tables overlooking the waterfall are a great seasonal treat. The menu varies constantly, bringing to the table entrees...More

Thank michaelatkins0n
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Questions & Answers
21 December 2016|
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Response from Stacy B | Reviewed this property |
Nice, casual. Jeans (without rips) and nice top are just fine.
Rosalie N
15 December 2016|
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Response from Sonny844 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I both had wonderful meals when we were here in July. I had the Hanger steak and it was wonderful. I believe this was the daily special. I don't remember what my wife had but she loved it. Reservations are a... More
30 August 2016|
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Response from VTDaisyGirl | Property representative |
We do not. Dinner only, every night in Burlington, Tuesday thru Saturday in Waterbury.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7300
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