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“Lovely romantic dinner”
Review of Hen of The Wood

Hen of The Wood
Ranked #1 of 39 Restaurants in Waterbury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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 is quite pleasant, and the outdoor patio would have been perfect had we arrived earlier. Every dish was delicious- prepared with great skill, using local ingredients. We particularly enjoyed the rabbit, and the local cheeses.

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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.

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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 30 minutes later we had to ask where the rest was. They should have been ashamed to serve such ridiculously minute portions. We actually left hungry.

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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. Superfriendly service, who also gave great local information. Nobody goes to a good restaurant for the music. But it did not hurt that that was great as well.

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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 the woods toast for apps. Both were too salty. We had hake with some greens piled artfully atop it. It was basically white fish with spring greens on top. I had rabbit which tasted like chicken but it was far too salty. I had to buy an orange soda on the way home to cut the salt taste because water didn't seem to do it. Salt dominated the experience. The staff is nice.

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