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The Anchor

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8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
+1 802-464-2112
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
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372 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this restaurant before and enjoyed it so much a returned on this trip for lunch. Visiting the Wilmington area as a day trip is always fun. It is more enjoyable since having found this restaurant to have lunch before returning home. The quality and quantity of food is excellent. As important, the wait staff has always been... More 

Thank Bob C
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm giving this place a 4 because I've had way better meals there in the past, but if I went just by my meal this week, it may not even have hit 3. DON'T get the lazy lobster. It was $31 but was WAY more stuffing than lobster meat. Pretty much a rip off. Didn't care for the stuffing, either.... More 

Thank NewHamster
North Adams, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with friends, and it was a very nice experience. I had the shrimp scampi,and it was really great. The service was very good. Overall great value.

Thank Alan D
Boston, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The innkeepers at our B&B recommended The Anchor and it was a short walk into Wilmington. We sat at the bar and were welcomed by a very friendly & attentive bar tender. She gave us great recommendations and really talked up one of their nightly specials so we gave it a shot and it was excellent, Cod & risotto. We... More 

Thank TravelBeanKG
Boston, Massachusetts
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310 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the coast I am skeptical of landlocked seafood, but no more! The Anchor delivered. My wife and I had stuffed clams and French onion soup. Then we ordered baked stuffed sole and I had a cod and curry special. Both were amazing. The portions are huge. We could have split the meal and would have still had leftovers.... More 

Thank jgiano
New Jersey
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228 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited 2/11/17- We left the mountain and stopped here on our way back to NJ.It`s it the main town far enough away not to draw the crowds.The service and food were excellent.

Thank TomQuinlan19
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113 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Calamari was fresh and delicious served with zesty marinara sauce. Steamed little neck clams were clean and delicious. Salmon special was fresh and seasoned rice was delicious. Chicken piccata over linguini was perfectly cooked and very lightly breaded. Prime rib served with a popover and vegetables was a nice size and perfectly cooked. Portions were so large there was no... More 

Thank Christopher L
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a good meal here and the waiter and may be the manager was really nice as well as interesting. It had very good food.

Thank Elsa91
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had delicious seafood and enjoyed our evening with our server, who had a great personality and has been with The Anchor for decades. Walking distance from The Wilmington Inn, where we stayed

Thank Carrie K
South Orange, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We have been going to the Anchor for many years and the food and service have been consistently excellent. Don't miss the wasabi tuna. Eating at the bar is a great way to meet old friends and make new ones. Susan, Taryn and the rest of the staff not only make you welcome, but are always good for off the... More 

Thank mtiersten

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112

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Ewing, New Jersey
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?