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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (49 reviews)
“rabbit” (31 reviews)
“halibut” (18 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is really delicious. Menu is pretty limited but everything they do make, they make well. However, the last two times I have gone here, I have been underwhelmed with service. In a state where you can find genuine hospitality everywhere you go...More

1  Thank amenakaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Waterbury location was unfortunately closed on a Monday. We therefor took the opportunity of a Burlington tour to drop in at their venue for the 4 - 5 pm Oyster treat, a dozen at 12 $ ! Super ambience at the bar, great service...More

1  Thank Hongkon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was sooo hot while we were in Vermont over the 4th of July. When we walked into the Hen of the Wood I was afraid that we would wilt. But the atmospheric ground floor space was thankfully cool and we greatly enjoyed the delicious...More

1  Thank eastcoastvoyager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a special occasion restaurant for us and we enjoy every minute we’re there. The space, in a former grist mill, is intimate and beautiful with wood floors, stone walls, black iron accents and lots of candles. The service is the perfect mix of...More

1  Thank CathieS42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd been wanting to visit for several years. I was late making a reservation, and didn't see the time i wanted available online, so called and left a message. i got a call back within a couple hours, with a choice of tables. The room...More

2  Thank lgdiprinzio
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

When visiting our son in Vermont he took us here , the food was excellent. Very pleased with the service we received. Very nice view from our table. A little pricey but a very nice restaurant.

1  Thank Chzhdmt
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The setting was breathtaking! In a very cool old Feed Store building next to gorgeous waterfalls. The food was pretentious gourmet. The portions were ridiculous and service poor at best. We ordered four small plates which should have been named micro plates. One came and...More

1  Thank Michele V
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Walked from The Old Stage Coach Inn. 1/2 mile. Sidewalk all the way. Beautiful setting. Especially if you sit by the window with a view of the water fall. Excellent meal. On our night, the mushroom toast and the hake seemed to be the highlights....More

Thank Dane_from_New_Jersey
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We went to Hen expecting something really special. It does have a nice atmosphere and prices to match, but the food is sort of average and way, way too salty. Everything we had was far too salty. We had soft shell crab and hen of...More

Thank taxonomy
Reviewed 5 May 2018

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

1  Thank voyageurbear
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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

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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