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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (51 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“halibut” (18 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 KatiebOzeck
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
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This place is top notch so make a reservation far in advance. Eclectic menu and everything was delicious. Great atmosphere and ambiance for a romantic dinner. It is inside an old grist mill. Highly recommend!

Thank Cordrey503
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We celebrated a special occasion here. The staff acknowledged the occasion in greeting us, and had a special card greeting us at our table, and was very solicitous asking if there was anything they could do to make our event more special. We ordered simple...More

Thank GreenMountainGirls
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a cool place! A family member made reservations well ahead of time and paid the tab even though he couldn't be with us. Awesome setting in the cool little town of Waterbury Vermont. We were w group of 5 for dinner on a...More

Thank WillSkiforFood
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We ate here on a Saturday night, so the restaurant was busy, but we still felt private enough - perhaps all those ancient stone walls absorb the ambient noise as well as contributing to the atmosphere. Our waiter - Mike - was knowledgeable and friendly,...More

Thank Stuart M
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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
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
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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