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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%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (51 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“gnocchi” (16 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a Saturday night, so the restaurant was busy, but we still felt private enough - perhaps all those ancient stone walls absorb the ambient noise as well as contributing to the atmosphere. Our waiter - Mike - was knowledgeable and friendly,...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful experience! Tremendous food by young, invent be chefs!! Every morsel was delightful. Highly eclectic wine list. Highly recommend!!

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a very romantic dinner . We both enjoyed the halibut prepared over a bed of brussel srpouts and fingerling potatoes. The small plates were also wonderful as was the wine selection. Service was very friendly and efficient. The view of...More

Thank kglick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by our innkeeper, during our recent visit to Stowe, VT. Frankly, I was completely blown away! First off, the owner was one of the top chefs of 2008 as named by Food magazine, in the country! The location is...More

Thank Litehous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to the hen of the wood Friday night with my wife and I celebrating our anniversary. The parking lot is dark so you can't get the real feel of this old Gris mill. We had reservations and got seated right away....More

Thank MacLuvBeer
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A rare experience--a restaurant that lives up to its reputation. Well-deserved in every respect. Our server was most knowledgeable, with accurate, helpful and descriptive explanations of menu and drink choices and pairings. Just the right tone, just the right amount of attention. He made the...More

Thank NLV-E
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The waitress was not friendly at first, so immediately I did not feel welcome. It states it's a "intimate" place however it was very loud. It always bothers me when the lights are so low that it makes it difficult to read the menu without...More

2  Thank 112RSMITH112
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Eric was our waiter and he was most helpful. I had the rabbit with goat dumplings and carrots (rabbits like carrots). My wife had the halibut. We also had a special dessert that sounded something like Ratolava--named after a famous Russian dancer. Make your reservations...More

Thank 1CaliforniaBoy
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We arrived as a couple to a busy but intimate restaurant on the Friday of Columbus Day weekend. We were a little early but the host was gracious and took us to our table anyway. The menu is concise but imaginative and both of us...More

Thank dfvt
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Service a little slow - limited daily menu that prides itself on local cuisine and presentation - not for the timid diner - must be willing to try something a little different

Thank Honest T
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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
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  • 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
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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