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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 good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (49 reviews)
“rabbit” (28 reviews)
“gnocchi” (16 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

We have dined at the Hen of the Wood for our anniversary in late August every year since it's inception. Ten days prior to leaving for Stowe on our vacation, we called for reservations and the only time available was 5:30. (I suggest you call...More

Thank Carolinasofinah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding and creative food, presented with great service, delivered to our table which overlooked a brook of rushing and gurgling water... could not have been a more pleasant meal.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We managed to get a reservation for 5 on a Thursday night, so we knew we were lucky. We just didn't know how lucky! The service here is absolutely top-notch. The maitre'd showed us to our table and invited us to explore the grounds, which...More

Thank tway_mtl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 days in Stowe and carefully looked for the best restaurants to go. Fortunately, our last dinner was in the Hen of the wood so we can say that we saved the best for the last. The service was excellent, the food, although...More

Thank Ezequiel P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Came for business so stopped at this place for dinner. Nice patio seating next to a creek - beautiful! Food was really good. I ordered the arugula salad, halibut, Syrah, mixed berry sorbet. Check out the pictures!

Thank Keeley Y
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were told that this is where the plethora of chefs in the exploding food scene in the area go when they have a night off. I believe it! Its extremely small/quaint but the menu is so succulent it is hard to choose what to...More

Thank allval
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Some friends enthusiastically made a reservation to take us to Hen of the Wood, saying it was one if their favorites. Seven of us ultimately went but this presented a logistical challenge. Apparently the Hen can only seat more than six in a small private...More

Thank dansbfg
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had 4 couples for a mostly business dinner, but we are also friends. This place is 30 min south of Burlington and worth the drive if you can sit outside on the terrace and enjoy an amazing view of the river/waterfall. Food and service...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love Hen of the Wood for special occasions and it always surpasses our expectations. Tonight's dinner was, if possible, even more delicious than ever. And the service, as always, was perfection, a wonderful combination of friendly, helpful and perfectly timed. What...More

Thank CathieS42
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This a top of the line, fine dining experience. Great wine selection and amazing cheeses. But be prepared to pay for the privilege. And the hushed atmosphere and sophisticated dishes makes this a good choice for adults only. High-quality but slow service; plan for a...More

Thank jason a
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22 December 2016|
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Response from Stacy B | Reviewed this property |
Nice, casual. Jeans (without rips) and nice top are just fine.
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
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

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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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