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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (48 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“cheese plate” (20 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ate at the Hen of the Wood during restaurant week. It was my first visit, lovely dining room, noise level is comfortable. Service was remarkable and much appreciated. Our dinner started with the lobster appetizer, lovely and we followed with a very tender and well...More

Thank voyageurbear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined recently at the Waterbury location, and it’s really lovely. The service was perfect, our server knowledgeable and pleasant. Well prepared and delicious food and wine. The only hiccup would be the meal at our table for the vegetarian in our party. $24.00 is...More

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Many of the options around Stowe were casual dining and we were looking for something different for dinner. Hen of the Wood seemed to be the consensus best option. Only 30 mins drive from the mountain, the setting was lovely and the ambience was cozy....More

Thank Cathy147389
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We have been to Hen of the Wood in Burlington a dozen times but never here. We didn't sample the whole menu as we had just eaten, but we did spend an awesome 45 minutes or so having a few drinks and some grilled oysters...More

Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Tough to get a Saturday night reservation. I’d attempted thrice before. It was worth the wait!! The Hen of the Wood Pinot Noir wine was wonderful, the cheese plate sumptuous, and the entrees ( I tried a bit of each at our table), we exceptionally...More

Thank Lauren223
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I have had the privilege in my years to eat at some very fine restaurants in 20 or so countries on three continents. Hen of the Wood ranks in the top five for me overall. They really don’t need me to embellish their sterling reputation,...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This is a rare restaurant anywhere and serves food at an exceptional level due to both the quality of the ingredients and recipes/execution. We enjoyed three exceptional locally sourced cheeses and then had an amazing lobster appetizer with another mushroom toast appetizer served with a...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We found out about this gem while in Waterbury and grabbed a last minute reservation - I think we got lucky because a snow storm had just blown through! Beautiful, romantic, set by this lovely creek. Great service, awesome far-to-table food. A great place for...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I am shocked that this place has any ratings below “excellent”. My husband and I made reservations for NYE and were one of the first customers to arrive at 5pm (I suggest getting there at this time because the parking lot fills up quickly). It...More

Thank AshleeB21
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The place is amazing in an old and beautiful barn. And the food is perfect. Best place in Vermont in my opinion

Thank Virginie S
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22 December 2016|
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Response from CathieS42 | Reviewed this property |
Some people dress in jeans, some dress up. Since this is a treat for us, we dress up a little :-)
Rosalie N
15 December 2016|
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Response from Sonny844 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I both had wonderful meals when we were here in July. I had the Hanger steak and it was wonderful. I believe this was the daily special. I don't remember what my wife had but she loved it. Reservations are a... More
Nancy M
30 August 2016|
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Response from VTDaisyGirl | Property representative |
We do not. Dinner only, every night in Burlington, Tuesday thru Saturday in Waterbury.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7300
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