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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (38 reviews)
“plantains” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (35 reviews)
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Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
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Reviews (371)
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11 - 20 of 371 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went to Melaza Bistro before the play fences last night in Woodstock. I had the special which were salmon cakes, they were the BEST I have ever had! Service great, very friendly, reasonably priced, I will definitely be back - fabulous!

Thank sally19502017
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the Paella. It was extremely flavorful and very filling. I had the vegetarian version and my hubby had the special seafood version. Atmosphere and service were good.

Thank terryw678
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I was kind of disappointed because I was really looking forward to trying this place. I heard good things about it. We made a reservation the night before we were to dine there (it was full the first night, so made reservation for next night...More

Thank CarrieM525
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I am a local and this is my favorite place to dine in the area . A hidden gem that everyone should try. Tonight we had the skirt steak and the Mahi mahi . Both were delicious . The flavors and presentation will make this...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Service was prompt and personal. Great Caribbean fusion food. Promptly seated in a relatively small dining room and were promptly greeted for our drink order after waiting in the bar too long for service. Bartender seemed over fixated on a conversation with the only 2...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The Food, Drinks, and Service was amazing. I would definitely recommend you try this place you won't be disappointed..

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great restaurant for tapas, but also as main dishes. Great atmosphere and upstairs seating. Service was very attentive.

Thank grdnT
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a very nice meal in this moderately priced, casual restaurant. My meal of scallops was excellent; my wife's chicken and rice dish was nothing special. Fascinating trompe l'oeil paintings on the walls gave the place interest and character. Very pleasant wait staff.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Dropped in with no reservation on a recent Saturday night, it was busy but they sat us at a two top in the dining room , could of had a high top in the bar also. My wife got the veggie paella and I git...More

Thank john D
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were shocked to find this great Caribbean gem in VT. When planning the weekend we were not thinking, but after reading reviews, we decided to try it. We started with the nachos, the chips were homemade, more like a dough base, but delicious. We...More

Thank Brian T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
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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