Dining Out

The Barnard Inn

Route 12, Barnard, VT

(802) 234-9961

Reservations required in the dining room recommended in tavern. Casual. Max’s Tavern: relaxed, eclectic. Dining room: intimate, fireside.


3 Elm Street, Woodstock

(802) 457-3232

Casual; American fare. Lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch


Farm-to-table dining – sumptuous meals in a relaxed atmosphere – Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations required.

1101 Cloudland Road

North Pomfret, VT

(802) 457-2599


An employee-owned brewery with a focus on making environmentally sound decisions. Offering delicious sandwiches in a unique brewery setting.

336 Ruth Carney Drive

Windsor, VT

(802) 674-5491

The Inn at Weathersfield

Route 106, Weathersfield, VT

(802) 263-9217

Reservations recommended. American/Continental, award-winning wine list, microbrews. 18th-century homestead. Artisanal cooking, local ingredients.

Kedron Valley Inn

Route 106, South Woodstock

(802) 457-1473

Thursday-Monday Reservations recommended Contemporary American, casual bistro menu with a full menu in dining room

Keepers Café

Route 106, Reading

(802) 484-9090

Thursday-Sunday Reservations recommended Casual fare with fresh ingredients beautifully created. Specials nightly

Lincoln Inn & Restaurant

Artfully prepared, gourmet-fusion plates involve all the senses. Locally sourced ingredients from farms throughout the region and from their own kitchen garden

2709 West Woodstock Road

Woodstock, VT

(802) 457-7052

Long Trail  Brewing Co.

Proud member of the Vermont Fresh Network. Soups, salads, a nice assortment of pub-style entrees and of course Long Trail beers and ales. There is a deck right on the Ottauquechee river open late spring – mid-autumn.

5520 US Route 4

Bridgewater Corners, VT

(802) 672-5011


71 Central Street, Woodstock

(802) 457-7110

Tuesday-Sunday Carribean Bistro

On The River Inn (506 Bistro)

The 506 Bistro serves a simple, seasonal menu featuring Vermont highlights. Set in the open bar and lounge, the atmosphere is casual and warm. You are likely to be served a Yankee Pot roast, a great organic burger from a nearby farm or a fresh strawberry shortcake with Vermont berries. Local, simple, home cooked is what they focus on.

1653 Route 4 West Woodstock Road

Woodstock, VT

(802) 457-5000

Pane e Salute

61 Central Street, Woodstock

(802) 457-4882

Thursday-Sunday Reservations recommended Seasonal menu, local ingredients. Very small boutique restaurant and wine bar specializing in authentic and regional Italian food and wine.

The Prince and the Pauper

34 Elm Street, Woodstock

(802) 457-1818

Reservations recommended American/Continental, lighter fare in the small tavern, more formal dining room. Intimate, candlelight, excellent service, fine wines.

Skunk Hollow Tavern

Brownsville Road Hartland Four Corners, VT

(802) 436-2139

Reservations recommended. 200-year-old coaching tavern, authentic pub atmosphere, dining room upstairs. Fresh local ingredients. Casual; very popular. Music nights Wednesday and Friday.

Simon Pearce

The Mill, Quechee, VT

(802) 295-1470

Reservations recommended. Lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch; formal or casual. American/Continental, with Irish influence; very busy. Fabulous setting alongside river and waterfall. Restaurant fare excellent (and store not to be missed!).

Woodstock Inn

14 The Green, Woodstock

(802) 457-1100

Reservations recommended Main Dining Room; Red Rooster; Richardson’s Tavern. Casual; American fare. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Worthy Kitchen

Daily Specials made with ingredients from local farms. A simple menu produces almost no waste and is easier to keep local. A fine assortment of craft beers

442 E Woodstock Road

Woodstock, VT

(802) 457-7281