• Fine Dining

    Vermont: A Foodie’s Paradise


    Driving across Southern Vermont’s highways and byways in search of growers, markets, craftspeople and cooks brings home the depth of Vermont’s commitment to hand crafted quality.

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    Arlington Inn

    The chef/ owner offers a contemporary American menu & extensive wine list. Enjoy lodging and fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere of casual elegance. This 1848 historic inn offers beautiful gardens, 17 luxurious antique filled rooms, many with fireplaces and jacuzzis. Executive retreats, weddings & rehearsal dinners are a specialty. Closed Mondays.

    Barrows House

    Dorset’s newest dining experience is contemporary yet historic with VT marble accents and large black & white posters capturing the history of our town. As a “gastro pub” our menu focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients all simply prepared. Look for snacks, apps, small plates and mains to suit all occasions. The dramatic backlit marble bar […]

    Bistro Henry Steak & Seafood

    After 20 years as a cornerstone of Manchester’s fine dining scene, the NEW Bistro Henry Steak and Seafood is a more relaxed restaurant with our legendary commitment to quality featuring great steaks, fresh seafood and bistro dishes including vegetarian offerings. We feature handmade cocktails, craft beers, a full bar and an award-winning wine list (since […]


    Classical French Provincial cuisine served in an old dairy barn charmingly remodeled with huge field stone fireplace and intimate dining nooks. Dinner 5:30–closing. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Major credit cards accepted.

    Dorset Inn

    For more than 215 years The Dorset Inn has offered traditional New England hospitality while nestled on the green in a picturesque Vermont village. Gracious lodging, gourmet dining, fine wines & great spirits…all trademarks of Vermont’s oldest continuously operating inn. 25 individually appointed guest rooms & suites—some with fireplaces & whirlpools.

    Equinox Resort

    Visit the historic Marsh Tavern, renowned for its hearty New England fare, enjoy the finest regional lunch and dinner cuisine featuring fresh, regional products and produce. The Chop House offers the finest cuts of meat in the area, making it the steak lover’s delight. At The Falcon Bar, indulge in over 50 varieties of wines. […]

    Grafton Inn

    Vermont country inn located in historic Grafton, Vermont. Savor the experience of inspired American cuisine, thoughtfully paired with locally sourced food. Enjoy the candlelit ambiance of the Old Tavern Restaurant or choose the Phelps Barn Pub for casual dining. Live music Sat. night at Phelps Barn.

    Hill Farm Inn

    Hill Farm Inn is a classic Vermont bed and breakfast situated on fifty acres of pristine meadowlands and valley. Just minutes from world-class shopping, dining and cultural sites, the inn combines regional history and small-town charm with the modern amenities essential for an unforgettable stay. Each of the renovated guest rooms offers beautiful views, luxurious […]

    Inn at West View Farm

    Enjoy contemporary Asian-American cuisine in the dining room of our restored 1870’s farmhouse. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2001. Featured in Yankee Magazine 2004. AIWF Award Winner. Chef-owned. Dinner from 6pm. Closed Tues & Wed. Situated on five pastoral acres, the Inn also offers ten spacious guestrooms.

    Inn at Weston

    Historic country inn steps from Weston’s idyllic green offers fine dining, with Contemporary Regional Cuisine prepared by Johnson & Walestrained chef served in a romantic, candlelit setting. “…a visual feast.” Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence.” Piano Concert dinners, weddings and civil unions.

    Landgrove Inn

    Experience fine candlelight dining in a charming, artfully decorated true country inn. Creative/diverse menu featuring homemade specialties. Specializing in Country Weddings, learning vacations and special events. Fine accommodations. Reservations. Dinner 5 to 7 nights a week. Favorite Vermont Inns “Best Place in New England”.

    Mio Bistro

    Join us for Chef Ledoux’s freestyle, internationally-inspired meals and the areas best soups and chowders in Historic Dorset Village. All meals prepared fresh “from scratch” using humanely and sustainably raised non-factory farmed meats and Poultry . Also serving local and organic produce when available. Our gourmet pizza is back! Outdoor seating!! Call for the schedule. Reservations highly recommended. Seasonal Hours.

    Mistral’s at Toll Gate

    Located in the elegantly refurbished Toll Gate Lodge, Mistral’s offers exquisite French cuisine to the diner looking for romance as well as fine food and wine. “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator since 1994. Chef-owned. Dinner from 6pm. Closed Wednesday Major credit cards accepted. Toll Gate Road, Manchester.

    Perfect Wife

    Taste the fresh, unduplicated cuisine of chef-owner Amy Chamberlain, whose creative approach results in dishes that are both classic and unique. Two Floors, Two Menus! Spirited Tavern opens at 4pm. Elegant dining room opens at 5pm. Serving food til 10pm daily. Summer hours: Open Mon-Sat with exceptions during holiday periods. Closed non-holiday Sundays.

    Raven’s Den Steakhouse & Taproom

    Owned and operated by ACF “Vermont-Chef-of-the-Year,” Edward St.Onge. Aged CAB (certified angus beef) steaks, fresh seafood, quality game, free-range poultry & vegetarian dishes. Large salad bar. Open 7 days/week serving lunch and dinner from 11:30 am til 9 pm, Friday and Saturday til 10 pm. Bar open until midnight. Extensive wine list & the largest wine-by-the-glass offerings in the area, VT craft beers & […]

    Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

    An elegant seventy-seat dining room incorporates twin gas fireplaces and offers generous views of Mt Equinox. Executive Chef Justin Dain creates seasonally inspired menus showcasing refined American cuisine with the freshest, finest and most local ingredients, complimented by an outstanding wine list. Partner Vermont Fresh Network

    Stratton Village Restaurants

    The Stratton Village is a bustling hub with world-class shops, local crafts, and casual and fine dining all within steps of your front door. Dining in the Village continues to grow and change. After your day of activities or shopping, enjoy one of our many dining options.

    Swiss Inn

    Offers candlelight dining featuring fondues (chicken, beef, Swiss cheese & chocolate) and other Swiss/German entrees including veal, fillet, poultry, raclette and seafood. Extensive wine list. Main dining room serves from 5:00pm nightly. Chef owned & operated. Reservations required.

    Thai Basil

    Combines flavor, aroma, and presentation for a wonderful dining experience, half a world away from the traditional Thai restaurant. Inspired by James Beard featured Chef and Le Cordon Bleu alumni, Chef Eddie Thretipthuangsin. Full Bar Serving lunch & dinner.


    Bold, inspired, regional cuisine in a smart, casual and playful newlyrenovated environment. $25 Verdé Noché 3-course prix fixe dinner on non-holiday week Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Open Tuesay-Saturday from 3pm for light fare and @ 5:30 for dinner.  In the Landmark building, Stratton Village.

    Wilburton Inn

    Mediterranean inspired Farm to Table fare. 30 acre historic estate with spectacular mountain views. Weds Farm Night: organic vegetarian buffet, grown and prepared by Earth Sky Time Farm. Served on the hilltop terrace. Live Music. Thurs- Sat: Cocktails and farm- to-table light fare. Destination weddings, gracious lodging, museum & cultural events. Call for reservations: 802-362-2500. […]

    Windham Hill Inn

    An elegant country inn on 160 acres of private land, overlooking the Green Mountains. Fine dining restaurant, featuring New England cuisine, with European influences, using on-site garden and local products. Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence”. Serving dinner nightly 6-8:30pm. Join us for the Windham Hill wine series.  Located 20 minutes from Stratton.

    Ye Olde Tavern

    Our 1790 Colonial Inn whisks you away to a bygone era. A cozy backdrop for our Regional, New England and Continental fare. Dinner served daily and available for private functions. Major credit cards accepted.

    Stratton Magazine 968 Route 30 | P.O. Box 85 | Dorset, Vermont 05251 | (802) 362-7200