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Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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36 Bridge St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3301
+1 802-490-2354
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday night NFL divisional championship. GB vs Dallas on big screen. Place was packed but we got a table with a 30 minute wait. Service and food was great. Beer battered brisket was great ! Locally brewed beer also great !

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Thank CT-Patriot
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to this restaurant many times for a variety of reasons (everything from special celebratory dinners to a casual meal/trivia night). We almost always get a reservation beforehand, as it's busy every night around dinnertime. Beware, if you try to go eat there without a reservation, you probably will be waiting awhile. The waitresses and bartenders have always been... More 

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Thank camccarthy
New Haven, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here with a large group while traveling back from Vermont with a large group of people. Now my life has yet another regret. The next two and a half hours was one of the most badly handled restaurant experiences I've ever had. It took forever. The service was hilariously bad. Some of the food was even delicious. And by... More 

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Thank shadesofzero
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go here. You won't regret it. The beers brewed in-house are all awesome and the food and service were both excellent!! We had the pub chips with all of the house made sauces, the ribs, and the steak. So good!

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Thank Ashley S
West Dover, VT
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. I have sent travelers and friends here since it opened. Brews for every taste, decent cocktails, excellent pub fare, and location, location, location. I really wish this was a glowing review, but it's not. We were last here late summer/ early fall. The first thing I noticed was the clientele- not the usual Brattleboro mix, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved everything about this place. Great atmosphere, good friendly service, excellent food, a very good range of beers and lovely views. What's not to like? Our dinners were outstanding. Ribs for my husband and a buddha bowl for me. Wonderful flavours and fresh tasting. If you are staying in Brattleboro or passing through and are hungry, this is a must.... More 

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Thank Ruthie3005
Princeton, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed a short walk away from Whetstone, and had dinner there our first night. Not only was the food delicious, but the beer selection is phenomenal! It does get crowded around prime time, but we were happy to wait at the bar with delicious Vermont beer.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They found us a great spot in the corner, where the two states meet, :) and we sat down to split the Brewers Burger, loaded, with fries, Pub Chips, and a bowl of soup... not to mention the flight of delicious brews. Everything from Brown Bear, to Hill Farmstead to Mean Ol' Tom. Everything went down well and as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with three other couples last night for dinner to celebrate the year passed and the arrival of the new year. We arrived and were told it would be a 20 minute wait. We picked a spot at the bar and began to peruse the large beer selection. My partner is a bit of a beer aficionado, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here twice - once for dinner and the second time for lunch. It is extremely popular so booking in advance is recommended or, as we did for lunch, turn up just after they opened. Each time there were queues at the door waiting for a spare table. And no wonder - cheerful friendly and helpful staff, excellent food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Bridge St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-490-2354
Description
Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery combines a large casual restaurant and open air rooftop bier garten, with a small experimental nano-brewery, all located right on the Connecticut River in Vermont. We offer an "inspired pub fare" style menu, with everything from small bites for a few bucks to full entrees. Along with one, always changing unique craft beer of their own they offer dozens of guest craft beers on draft and specialty drinks, all in an amazing waterfront location. The unique round building has been restored into a beautiful fire-lit space with a contemporary and industrial vibe. Indoor and outdoor dining, perched above the river, alongside a steel bridge and nestled between the green mountains make the amazing location a "don't miss" on any visit through Vermont.

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