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Cliff House Restaurant

5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
+1 802-253-3000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (30 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good. Ride up the gondola and the hike to the top of Mt Mansfield afterwards was priceless.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the gondola up the mountain to the Cliff House for a delightful lunch. Sit outside or inside and enjoy the marvelous view down the mountain. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mt. Washington { I think} in New Hampshire....More

Thank EmEs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The sell point for this restaurant is location and the stunning views once you reach the top of the mountain by gondola. The food was good, typical fare, large portions. The staff was okay, not exceptional. Ask for a window table!

Thank traveler195200
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! It was like a party in our mouth! The salads are fresh and the BBQ ribs are mouth watering and the meat just separate from the bone !!!! And the deserts well let's say this way it is the best finish to your perfect...More

Thank Daniela J
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My daughter had the kids mac and cheese- aswesome! We had fondue for two- very filling and well done. Fabulous views, of course.

Thank HoneyBadger1972
Reviewed 18 February 2017

For decades, the Cliff House has been a fun place for lunch or dinner, and for decades, diners were given a complimentary ticket for the ski lift necessary to reach the restaurant. Since the new owners, AIG, took over, diners must buy a ski lift...More

8  Thank 45CountriesSoFar
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The Cliff House hosts Summit Series Dinners during the winter months; it's a special evening of dining on top of the mountain one evening a month. We were visiting during December and happened to be in Stowe the evening of their Happy Holidays Wine Dinner...More

Thank C-02
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A very cosy and nice lunch atop the gondola run. Good views of the valley and slopes - and easy to get to. A more special lunch place than the ones below in the valley and it feels like some of the loveli lunch places...More

3  Thank RymnMassand
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting Stowe mountain resort, the restaurant is worth visiting just for the incredible view. Take the over easy gondola to the main gondola (need lift ticket) and up to the Cliff House. It closes at 2:30 so we visited around 12:40 for...More

Thank JMJL23
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's all about the location. I f you don't want to take a picnic up the gondola this is only restaurant at top of Stowe Resort. Limited menu : salad, soup, a sandwich or two , and a couple apps, and a dessert or two...More

Thank bikinggal123
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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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