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White Cottage Snack Bar

862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
+1 802-457-3455
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (23 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (48 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Fast food, American
862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
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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
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was a rainy day and our first stop only had outdoor seating which was a non-starter. We popped in to White Cottage and I order a Lobster Roll and my wife had Lobster on Salad. The only difference was that mine was on a...More

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The restaurant is a seasonal operation. The interior is very clean, and the menu is fairly large for this type of an establishment. Be sure to check the specials. They have the best onion rings I have had in a LONG time. My only complaint...More

Thank kilarneyvt
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great cooked to order burgers, wonderful seafood, outside picnic tables. Area for wading and swimming with tables. Fast service. Oder at window and they call you when order is ready.

Thank JimWeeder
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The best fried clams I've found in Vermont. The service is fast and friendly and the river is a nice distraction from the busy rt.4 traffic. Also I believe it is a BYOB establishment

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our way to our Hotel in Woodstock. The food was fanastic and the location was great it was raining the day we visited but if it had been a nice day the outside seating near the river looked wonderflu.

Thank NKathyk
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A great place to stop for fresh food (lunch) or ice cream. Located about one mile west of Woodstock near the Farmer's Market. The burgers are great as are the fried clams. Everything is fresh. Tables to eat outside (near the river). Cash only. Closed...More

Thank magicdoc55
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This place was a pleasant surprise on a rainy day! We had a delicious meal! Our burgers were delicious and the fried mushrooms were very tasty! It was rainy and cold and we just happened to stop as we drove by and we were so...More

Thank kjyanke
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Questions & Answers
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
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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