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The Anchor

8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
+1 802-464-2112
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (81 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate twice at The Anchor while in Wilmington. The food was excellent! We especially enjoyed the mussels in red gravy appetizer. Would love to have it again with a side of linguine with the same sauce.

Thank lvmoll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ample portions of good food. The only place I eat fish this far from the ocean. Very popular and busy in season. Professional friendly staff. Great prime rib and fresh vegetables. Good desserts. Large and small groups treated well. The duck is always great. I’ll...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No wait. Great food. Fair Pricing. LOVED everything. I even tried seafood items I have never had before the waitress walked me through how to eat steams. The steamers bowl was HUGE. Everything was amazing.

Thank Capa795
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a must visit on every trip we have taken to Wilmington.Wonderful food no matter what you order.This visit we waited 45 minutes for a table which was well worth waiting for however when we were finishing our dinner our waitress asked if we would...More

Thank cory717
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were looking forward to having manhattans before dinner-a weekly event, and more special by being in Vermont. We asked if we could just have cocktails on the balcony upstairs. They were happy to do so for us. The server was cheerful, people watching was...More

Thank Thekansaspyet
Reviewed 11 October 2017

In the middle of nowhere there is gourmet fresh perfectly cooked New England seafood of every sort. Fresh fish, oysters, clams, scallops, mussels, salads & vegetables. Friendly service. Casual.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Wow. Had steamers for appetizer. If you can get Larry to give you advice, do it he knows what he is doing. Had Scallops au gratin and shrimp scampi. Fantastic!!! You have to stop here for dinner!!

Thank George7449
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Wednesday hotter than the norm. Heat wave actually. Stopped for a beer and the place was busy. Last two seats at the bar. Good selection, awesome barstaff, specials and good food all around. Don't miss it if you're in Wilmington

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

On a six day road trip to Stowe and then Pennsylvania and not having time to get to the coast for lobster. An internet search said that The Anchor was the place to go for lobster in Vermont and decided to give it a try...More

Thank UMich1969
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Anchor was our go to place last weekend. Service is very good and the food selection is excellent. First night we went seafood. Stuffed sole was excellent. Your plates are full , No issue with still being hungry. Food comes out hot and is...More

Thank brucect
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, they also have a New Mexican reastrant on the property.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112
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