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White Cottage Snack Bar

862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
+1 802-457-3455
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried clams” (21 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (42 reviews)
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Fast food, American
862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
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Reviewed yesterday

Good food and friendly people. We had a claim roll and a scallop roll...both were excellent! Highly recommend if in Woodstock area.

Thank Cherosmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Empty parking lot each time we drove past this over 3 days - perhaps now I know why. We stopped by for soft serve cones. Not a single customer there. Asked for 2 small vanilla cones. The young woman wrote down or order. A man...More

Thank lovethat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is clearly a favorite, for visitors and locals alike. We went the first time because we had heard it was so good; we went the second time because what we had heard was correct. There are a lot of ice cream flavors from...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is your typical New England diner offering lots of fried food, burgers, and amazing ice cream. This place is cash only so hit the ATM before showing up. Tried the burger, fried clams, grilled cheese, and the ice cream. All of it was...More

Thank mr_hand
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Stopped by for lunch with a friend while visiting the area. Get there early for lunch before the lines begin! We both had the fried clam platter which was fantastic. These are not fried clam strips but fried clams with great taste. Served with French...More

Thank VisitingProfessor_29
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went here for ice cream one night while visiting Woodstock. Delicious ice cream and a pretty spot on the river to enjoy it by.

Thank cholestria
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We live right down the road, so we eat here a couple times a season. WC is fantastic. You're gonna wait in a line but soooo worth it. Great artery clogging favorites and now newer healthy food options make this homey favorite a hit with...More

Thank RC967
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious! The onion rings perfectly cooked and crispy, the clams were absolutely wonderful and their tartar sauce was the perfect compliment. The view alone was just perfect!

Thank snickfree1
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I was anxious to try the White Cottage clam strips but after 2 or 3 bites I told myself that they were not worth the calories. The chewy, generic and overcooked strips were a real disappointment. However, the coffee milkshake was a real winner. Thick...More

1  Thank cliffy_lynn
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Some items were good, others not so good. They feature Fried Clams on their sign so it might be assumed that they know how to cook fried clams. NOT SO! The breading was so crisp that it overpowered the flavor of the real clams (with...More

1  Thank Philip M
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17 July 2017|
Response from john h | Property representative |
They are bay scallops, or that is what I am paying for, I will keep a eye on them. thank You John Hurley owner
7 March 2016|
Response from Bernadette147 | Reviewed this property |
I believe their hours are 11am-10pm daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-3455
Twice named one of the top 150 burger joints in the US and the only one in Vermont, White Cottage is Open early May to Columbus Day. We are a traditional dairy bar and lots more! Located one mile west of town on Rt 4, we serve char broiled burgers, homemade onion rings, great sandwiches, fresh whole belly clams, Maine lobster salad rolls, fresh crisp salads and 30 flavors of ice cream. Our customers also enjoy steamed Maine lobster dinners on the weekends in the summer. Sit outside at one of our many picnic tables overlooking the Ottauquechee River (Moms bring the towels and bathing suits -the kids are going in!) At White Cottage, we've got something for everyone! Phone orders always welcome. We are fully handicapped accessible.
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