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36 The Sq, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1335
+1 802-460-7676
17:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this place is perfect: the atmosphere is lively and warm, as is the service; the food is exquisite - fresh, wholesome yet indulgent... Our party of four had recently been to the so-called "best pizza in the country" in Brooklyn and ALL agreed the crust on my scrumptious pizza (the special, with broccoli raab, roast garlic, and mascarpone,... More 

Thank Jineffable
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Went there for brunch with friends. It was quite nice and delicious. Staff was friendly. Made accommodation for my allergy to wheat.

Thank Mark A
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Right from the start my wife and I had attention from 3 employees, Janie seated us up front near a window, Lila filled our water glasses all night, and Juliana was our waitress who was always available for our needs. Our Lamb burgers were superb, as were our cocktails. If you are in the area or just want a nice... More 

1 Thank Richard S
Chester, Vermont
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food is pretty good but took a long time and the food was cold. The waitperson took it back and it was luke warm this time. Very expensive for the quality

Thank spacejam4love
Alstead, NH
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I've dined at Popola well over a dozen times in the last couple of years and while the food is almost always tasty, the service is almost always terrible. The servers are friendly, but the restaurant seems to be constantly under staffed - either front of the house or back. On our last visit - Saturday brunch - we showed... More 

Thank Greer W
Fairview, Tennessee
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237 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I made a reservation here based on reviews. I ordered the Vegetarian Risotto. I can honestly say it was the least appetizing meal I have had. It had no appealing flavors, with very small chopped up vegetables and a bitter taste. I could not eat it. The bill was adjusted, but our waitress did not come back to check on... More 

Thank MO2cats
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our daughter and then fiancé moved to Bellows Falls a year ago. During this past year we have been up to visit about 10 times and have dined at Popolo at least 4 or 5 times and always enjoyed it. So it was a no brainer to dine there the evening before their wedding two weeks ago. We were a... More 

2 Thank Kevin M
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Innovative menu of appetizers, entrees, desserts and cocktails. Wait staff friendly and knowledgeable.

1 Thank Pat F
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place to eat. The only problem I found was they have a uncommon menu which made it difficult to feed my kids.

Thank Jeanne B
Brattleboro, Vermont
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285 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We enjoyed a lovely dinner with friends. The restaurant was wonderfully air conditioned on this hot evening, it wasn't overly noisy, and there was a nice group of diners who filled the restaurant. The menu always has interesting and, I assume, local foods that are given a unique twist. The service was terrific. FYI, later in the evening it's not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Sq, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bellows Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 802-460-7676
Popolo serves Italian-inspired farm-to-table cuisine in a casual setting at the Windham Hotel in Bellows Falls. We work to create a varied, affordable menu using mostly locally-sourced ingredients and an exciting drink and wine list.

We also promote a wide variety of events including concerts, movies, and parties. The menu of food and conversation is ever-changing as Chef John-Michael Maciejewski's untethered imagination presents dining specials almost every day and night.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?