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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (51 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“halibut” (18 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Stepping down into the dining area - down a flight of stairs into the former basement of a working water powered mill - is just the first sensory experience you will enjoy. The restaurant is cozy, holding only a few dozen patrons. If you have...More

Thank NorSkiVT
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Love this excellent restaurant! We have the best experience every time we visit. The food is delicious and always different and surprisingly colorful! Service is also incredible! Ambiance with the waterfall outside and the big windows inside are also a plus. So view, service, food...More

Thank Vollmer_11
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Went to Hen of the Woods for my husband's birthday and was wondering if it would live up to the hype. It totally did. The rolls with radish butter were amazing, our entrees were awesome as well. Great seasonal menu, beer on tap and wine....More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 6 June 2015

was recommended as great fine dining in the area and it filled the bill! Seasonal menu which is locally resourced. Had leek soup which was great along with the vegetarian "crepe" which was amazing. Wines were very good. Service was "off the hook" good. Will...More

Thank westphillyboy
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Gourmet farm to table dining in authentic old mill house. Menu changes with seasons with uniquely flavorful interpretations of ingredients. Wonderful atmosphere .

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I felt like I was back in Europe with the attentive staff and the relaxed eating atmosphere. We started with very unique and amazing cocktails moved slowly into the cheese plate. Transitioned into a bottle of wine for the small plate and entrees, which both...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 21 May 2015

After a long day of travel we found Hen Of The Wood on our drive to our hotel in Woodstock and stopped in. They had one table left and I'm very glad they did. It was an exceptional meal. The food couldn't have been better....More

Thank 415Traveler415
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The team at Hen of The Wood are perfectionists. The setting is fantastic, the food is amazing and the drinks are creative. While it's not the cheapest meal you'll find in Waterbury, it will certainly be memorable.

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We keep going back for more great dining. It's a comfortable atmosphere with a personable wait staff, creative drink offerings and very uniquely delicious food. This is so worth the drive from downtown Burlington. Go, you won't be sorry!

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Came for a birthday celebration. Booked online, received phone confirmation. Had lovely table outside by the brook. Great service that was not intrusive, but was knowledgeable and answered all questions we had about the meal. Locally sourced food. Superb wine list, cheese that is out...More

Thank Karen C
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21 December 2016|
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Response from CathieS42 | Reviewed this property |
Some people dress in jeans, some dress up. Since this is a treat for us, we dress up a little :-)
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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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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
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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