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Melaza Bistro

) #4 of 22 Restaurants in Woodstock ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Spanish,
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
+1 802-457-7110
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (38 reviews)
“plantains” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (35 reviews)
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Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled into this restaurant on a one day trip to Woodstock. I arrived at a hectic time, sat at the bar and hoped to get served,but everyone was running around a little stressed. I was able to flag someone down for a drink, and...More

Thank Mikexk8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant because we had eaten a late lunch and liked the small plate options offered here. We were very happy with our restaurant choice. The staff was very pleasant and the food was enjoyable. The dishes we ordered were all very good...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Melaza on a Saturday night while in Woodstock. Trip Advisor reviews indicated high ratings. The restaurant was not at all crowded but the host put us upstairs at a two top in an empty section. We had 2 tapas and a salad...More

Thank 195508Anonymous
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious latin style food. Everything was fresh and tasted amazing. Restaurant has bar with nice atmosphere. Only downside, kitchen closes at 9:00 and bar/restaurant, shortly after.

Thank Fern H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night and it was quite empty which I don't understand. The food is great! To start we shared the stuffed plantain cups which are delicious! I have vegetarian paella with shrimp added to it and my husband had a fish...More

Thank epittman2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual ambience with spaced layout.. my wife and I had the Jamaican Jerk chicken and Annatto Rice & Pulled Chicken Sofrito...and both were absolutely delicious! Place get busy in the evenings so would recommend doing advance reservations. We read the reviews and visited this place...More

Thank arindam c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went into this restaurant on a Tuesday. We were the 3rd table and we were worried because it was pretty empty. But oh my gosh they did such a great job. Interesting flavors, well balanced, and visually beautiful. Later we learned they just decided...More

Thank moormc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Melaza is centrally located in Woodstock, and has a relaxing atmosphere with tables spaced far enough apart to allow for conversation with your dinner partners. The decor is bright and colorful, and the menu is full of creative choices with a Caribbean flair. We started...More

Thank circe64
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We went to try something new and thoroughly enjoyed a couple of appetizers and drinks. Friendly staff, clean restrooms, and amazing food. We would definitely go back and have dinner outside on the sidewalk next time.

Thank JennSays
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My swordfish entree was memorable but my husband announced his scallops as "best ever"! Presentation is a highlight and so is the bread with cilantro dipping oil. Specialty cocktails are a great start without being fussy. Comfortable dining room with cozy bar for after dinner...More

Thank cherylinpgh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 26
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
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Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.
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