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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
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place was a quick walk from our hotel so after we checked in we decided to walk around to see what we would find...and we ended up here each of the three nights we stayed in Brattleboro. Awesome beer and awesome food...what more do you need?

Thank Abigael G
Coventry, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here after a day of skiing... And even though we had to wait almost an hour to be seated, we all agreed it was worth the wait. I had a delicious veggie burger (sweet potato /black bean), my son had the steak tips and was raving about their tenderness. Our server was very attentive and was spot on... More 

Thank 711barbaraj
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stopped here for a beer on the way home from the ski jump competition weekend. It was packed because of all the excitement in town. The beer is great. The atmosphere is fun. For me, the real win is that this place is on the river, and they let you walk out on the deck with... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a day of seeing the sights we went to Whetstone Station for a micro brew. Upon arriving the place was packed as we went to the bar we lucked out as two guests were getting ready to leave. We sampled some beers which were very good. We saw some wings and onion rigs being served we had to try... More 

Thank 181billz
Alstead, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went for an early dinner and a beer after an appointment in Brattleboro. Didn't think anyone would be there at 3:30 PM but there were quite a few people eating and at the bar. The atmosphere is fun and young. We sat by the fireplace which felt really good on this cold and windy Vermont winter... More 

Thank dfuller
Southern Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior walls of this restaurant are just a little too high for comfortable viewing of the Connecticut River, so I'd only go when you could sit on the outer porch or rooftop. The food was OK. We found the selection to be a bit overpriced for the amount/quality.

Thank SoVTers
Granby, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whetstone is everything you want in a creative brew pub. The menu was the best we have seen and we venture to many a brew pub! Service was excellent and the place was a buzz on Saturday night. The food was outstanding, beer on par and presentation fun. Well worth a stop if you are in Southern VT.

Thank RyMagsKy
Brattleboro, Vermont
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery is a great place for a meal and beverages served by kind and attentive staff. Due to its popularity, the noise level can make it difficult to have a conversation. The location accents the uniqueness of this quaint town alongside the majestic Mt. Wantastiquit and the mesmerizing Connecticut River.

Thank Outdoors802
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a quick lunch with decent meals , choice, daily suggestions. Staff is friendly. Open fire, amazing view on the river .... Pulled pork sandwich is great and onion rings are very tasty. Little let down are the fancy metal plates that are actually cold and get your food back cold very quickly too.

Thank Arnie A
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great menu and a good choice of drinks. Server was friendly and did not rush us. Place situated by the river which I can imagine would be great in the summer.

Thank Woodhouse20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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?