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“Best restaurant in the area for sure!”
Review of Big Jay Tavern

Big Jay Tavern
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Montgomery
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The Tavern is absolutely perfect! Super charming with wood and glass windows that give you stunning views of the river creek and surrounding mountains. They have a nice combination of low and tall wooden tables that makes the Tavern super cozy and you have the feeling that you are in the countryside. Not only they have a fantastic place with plenty of parking, they also have the best food and service in the area. We loved the food and absolutely all 7 plates from my group were made to perfection! I had the lobster stuffed sole and it was the best prepared sole I ever ate! My husband and my children (who are not so easy to please) were also amazed by the food and ate all of it! My friends also loved it. Even the onion rings were perfect! We normally don't eat fried foods, but this was really light, crispy and delicious! The man who received us was super pleasant (perhaps the owner), and the service was perfect! The price is amazingly cheap for what they offer! Drinks were perfectly done and they had plenty of choices for drinks. This place is a bit outside the Jay peak Resort but totally worth the 5 min drive! Amazing! And the people who said this place was not for kids? OMG, we had a baby and 2 kids and it was really the best service ever!

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Thank Danuza
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a casual dinner at big jay tavern with my family after skiing. Warm and cozy environment. Great food. Both the chicken and the soul were a little saucy but nice after a cold day skiing.
I felt bad for the solo waitress but she definitely got the job done.
Would definitely return

Thank MontrealDocholiday
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

mind- boggling that anybody can review this place as excellent...maybe few beers can affect reviewers mind..haha

we were so disappointed with the dinner served in Jay Peak (tramside) 'Alice's place'....that after 10 minutes of driving away from the mountain we have spotted this place, and decided to fix our appetite WRONG CHOICE

Ordered food.. and waited... and waited.. and waited some more.. then finally my pizza has arrived.. ( recommended by a wait stuff as a good choice ..ha)

it must have been their specialty called "charcoal" pizza :-(
I have never been served with worse pizza ever....what a disappointment to see them serving me this burnt pizza.. yes..anybody ,I guess can burn a pizza, but to bring that pizza to a customer shows how little this establishment cares about the people who pay their bills!!!!

We were not impressed with their lamb souvlaki or chicken wrap either.

The only thing we, as a group, agreed upon to be worth of presentation was their beef patty used in served burgers.. NOT the burger plate, just the beef patty and ground beef flavor. The fries served with the burger were old, fried most probably in old oil, based on the taste...and thus left untouched on the plate... No sauteed mushrooms, no grilled peppers to decorate the burger meal plates.. no imagination

mind -boggling, how anybody can review this place as excellent... unless the beer is so good....well, one has to try really hard to spoil a beer..right..

For my review to be truthful as it can be , I admit, we were offered to order a meal covered by the establishment. ( so thanks for the extra beef patty)

Did I mention that the coffee ordered here was tasteless too? So, now I wonder, maybe they can spoil the beer too..here

Sorry, but based on what was served to us in this place, my review cannot sound any better :-(

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Thank solamentej
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Chose Big Jay after reading reviews and it seemed like a good option. Very bar/pub setting but not bad for kids. Food options were good and service was friendly. Biggest issue I had was my daughters burger was brought out very late, after some of us had already finishes our meals. An apology was offered, but just that. I would have expected it to be comped or at least a dessert.

Not a bad option if you want to get out off the resort.

Thank EugeneZigelman
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great Vermont atmosphere. Good bar selection and great food. Has two large wood tables. Look for music on the weekends. Full band set up. Nice view of a creek out back.

Thank Willbake
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