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Cliff House Restaurant

5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
+1 802-253-3000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“fondue” (8 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for midday ski lunch. Had the fondue. Lots of accoutrements, bread, fruit, veggies, meats,...awesome cheese. Worthy of a repeat.

Thank J E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cliff House used to be the highlight of skiing at Stowe. This past weekend it was very disappointing starting with the front check in person who told us it was a 45 minute wait. So we tool another run and when we got back she...More

1  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

What used to be a high end place of enjoyment has turned in to a ho hum over priced burger joint. If you don't already have a ski pass it will cost you $28 a piece just to ascend to this place. The ambiance, interior...More

Thank nobchi
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Perched atop the mountain, the Cliff House has a great view...if you're seated near the front windows. But from our table, all we could see was a 6-foot snowdrift piled up along the nearest window on the side of the restaurant. Maybe if we'd been...More

Thank ImaPickyTraveller
Reviewed 15 October 2017

As we were buying our gondola tickets ($100+ for 4 of us!), we were told that the Ciff House was no longer serving as they had run out of food! But said they were still serving drinks. We were so hungry, disappointed as this had...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We planned the gondola trip for a few days, but forgot to take the altitude into account. The Stow valley was beautiful and relatively warm, but once we entered the cloud layer about 500 feet from the restaurant and had to wait about 2 hours...More

1  Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The highlight of this mountain top spot is the panoramic view, especially from the table overlooking the wooded valley. We visited for lunch on a brilliant fall Sunday around 12:30. If it weren't for their monopoly as the only food joint on top of the...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We rode the gondola to the restaurant to have lunch. We had gift certificates for the gondola otherwise it would have cost us over $100 to ride up. The website, as well as the sign on the door of the cliff house, states that lunch...More

1  Thank kanton2017
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This was a anniversary lunch and a return trip for us, we went several years ago . You need to take the Gondola up to the resturant. $56.00 round trip for two people. I felt the price went up quite a bit from years past....More

Thank VT M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we had plans to go up the gondola to the restaurant. We were apprehensive but took a risk and went up anyway. We had marvelous shared plates of delectable cheeses and meats and bread. We loved each one! We...More

Thank Bocabeth333
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Questions & Answers
3 May 2017|
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Response from HoneyBadger1972 | Reviewed this property |
Although...not sure about spring and summer hours... best to call the resort
Vanessa C
1 November 2016|
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Response from warren3520 | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to call Stowe Mountain Resort for the answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3000
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