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Hen of The Wood

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92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is an awesome restaurant. The atmosphere, service and food could not be better. Was here with 2 other couples and we sat in "the pit". The waitress was great and personable. Great cocktails, great wine list and the food is phenomenal. I had the best rabbit I have ever had. I will go back to this restaurant every... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Hen of the Wood several times over the last few years, most recently two weeks ago, visiting the area with few for some late season skiing. I have always enjoyed meal s at the Hen of the Wood, but this most recent visit was even better than I remembered, I won't detail their emphasis on locally... More 

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Thank Kirke W
Waterbury Center, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time enjoying an extended evening of delicious and meticulously prepared and presented local foods! The cheeses were particularly popular. Thanks Hen of the Wood for making our dinner invitation one of my in-laws favorite stops on their tour of the east.

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Thank trinay2017
Stowe, Vermont
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192 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant in Waterbury that truly offers a fine dining experience. The selection of wines is outstanding and the food is artfully prepared. We had the hangar steak which was cooked to perfection with a delicious butter leaf salad. The service was excellent and the caramel pot de creme was the perfect dessert which we shared.

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Thank JillCull
USA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Four of us had heard wonderful things about Hen of the Wood, and the food was good, BUT... We had reservations and went on a weeknight, so we expected good service. There was no problem in placing the order, but there seemed to be a wait in getting the drinks and our first courses. I ordered a half carafe of... More 

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Middlesex, Vermont
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Amazing dinner for two. We had crispy rabbit livers, grilled octopus, rabbit leg and loin and sides of smashed potato and carrots. Top notch food and service. This restaurant never disappoints.

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Thank dal500
Stowe, VT
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Every single dish was amazing. They know food, they care. Best restaurant in Waterbury. The ambiance is a highlight

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Thank McGinVT
Winchester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My wife and I went to Hen of The Wood for dinner in February. The food and service were excellent. It was the best meal we've eaten in the Stowe area in the 12 years we have been vacationing here. Highly recommended. We will be back.

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Thank nwheaton
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

One of our top places in all of our travels. Truly special atmosphere, service, menu (both food and drink). We made reservations in advance and we're glad we did so.

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Thank Adman85
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was our 4th visit to Hen of the Wood (2x in Burlington) and a 2nd visit to the Waterbury location. YUMMM!!! Love coming here and we always get something exciting. It is our favorite place for anniversaries etc (we come from Boston it's that good). This time they knocked the octopus out of the park. The BEST we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?