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J. J. Hapgood General Store and Eatery

$$ - $$$American, ,
305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
+1 802-824-4800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We, family of 4, went here for lunch and weren’t disappointed. They serve thick, creamy hot choclate, great sandwiches and wraps. The restaurant is located in a general store, but don’t expect a supermarket or what so ever. You can buy some groceries, but most...More

Thank Wereldreiziger
Reviewed 31 May 2018

As for the store, plan to spend a lot more than normal on any "general" items. There were plenty of expensive unique items. Better off going down the road a bit or even to Londonderry IGA if you need some basics. As an eatery, I...More

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Had a fun dinner with friends at JJ Hapgood General Store. It was a fun theme night and the food was great. The short ribs were very tender and great flavor. Shared the Pupu platter before. Nice way to celebrate spring in Vermont. Service was...More

Thank kebs1024
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were an Après-ski party of 8. Great menu enhanced with daily specials. Staff were both friendly and helpful. Food quality was really good and we had fun checking out the eclectic general while waiting for our food!

Thank BRCelt
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a Sunday brunch the day after St. Patricks Day and enjoyed the best corned beef hash ever! The waitresses were friendly and willing to accommodate any of our requests, the menu had healthy choices a step up from the usual breakfast fare,...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It's been three years since my family and I went to this restaurant. When you walk in you still see an inviting country store. While it has gotten a bit pricey, the service is friendly and the food is better than ever. I have paid...More

1  Thank RogerAndFamilyFromNJ
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We were in Manchester and on route to Weston and had decided to go to JJ Hapgoods for breakfast. They have taken the old general store which still has some of Vermont’s best offerings and created a vey good eatery offering great food from their...More

1  Thank michaeloD7958KK
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We just came back from JJ Hapgood and are utterly charmed. Not only are the food cocktails food, the general store had some wonderful finds. Try the Apple Cider Tonic!

Thank catalina31
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This store has been around since the 1800's probably more as a general store than it is today. There are limited items for sale. A little bit of everything; such as Vermont products, beverages, anacks, and miscellaneous items. It has evolved into more of an...More

Thank UrbanMonkey48
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

For years we dropped in for bread and milk. Recently we noticed their larger meal service and stopped for lunch. The menu was limited but quite adequate. Food was well prepared and tasty. It is all very simple but a good alternative. They have pizza...More

Thank pilgrim672015
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from VermontJetsetter | Property representative |
Yes, beer and wine is served. Local beers on tap and great wines!
3 June 2016|
Response from VermontJetsetter | Property representative |
Yes, we do serve beer and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 802-824-4800
  • E-mail
J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery is a purveyor of basic provisions and dry goods, local produce, meat and dairy products, cheese, charcuterie, penny candy, fine wine, cocktails and beer. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily, with apres ski specials in the winter and late-night outdoor dining in the warmer months. The wood-fired oven turns out delicious pizzas with creative toppings and baked goods daily alongside cheese and charcuterie boards, sandwiches, salads, espresso, and other coffee drinks. We serve Vermont Craft Beer and Wine by the glass as well as to take out. Cocktail Bar open Thursday- Saturday Night. Call for extended weekend hours and live entertainment. Full Dinner Menu available Thursday- Sunday from 5-9pm.
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