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Top of the Hill Grill

632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
+1 802-258-9178
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (32 reviews)
“burnt ends” (20 reviews)
“baked beans” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a cold windy day with a little snow in the air. We pulled up to what appears like a little food shack offering only take-out or outside picnic table seating. We were traveling and decided to find another place to eat. We asked...More

Thank Linda C
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the ambience. Hopefully next time through, it will be sunny and 75! Jon Julian

Reviewed 7 January 2018

try to stop in every time I drove up to VT at food time. Unfortunately, its only open seasonally and not the winter season. The Bar-B-Q is certainly the best.v

Thank BrattArtistsUnion
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Love the burnt ends. The baked beans are also fabulous. We always have a great experience. It is worth waiting in line for and it's a great place to bring friends visiting the area.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This BBQ place is not open year round. Come back in the spring when they reopen. You will not be disappointed. Food is always great. Indoor seating if it is still cold. We've been going here for years. Never disappointed. Beef brisket is better than...More

Thank Cape_Traveler2
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thanks so much Cape Traveler! It is always nice to hear that we have happy, satisfied customers even when we are closed "See ya" in the Spring. Jon Julian

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped by because of the great reviews, but they were closed even though the website said they were open. The placed looked completely empty. Call first before stopping!

Thank elpealto
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

We are very sorry for the inconvenience.We have always been a seasonal business closing at the end of October. Our web site should have reflected that. If you are in our area next Spring, stop by and lunch is "on the house". Jon Julian

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This restaurant is unique. We stopped here for dinner after being told of this place by some friends. Very diverse and interesting menu, making it hard to decided what to try. Many southern dishes, bbq and even some Jamaican dishes. We loved the Jumbo, ribs...More

Thank dickster243
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a few days and we love to try new places so we stopped here for lunch. This unique and amazing little place not only has incredible views but incredible food too!!!! Our lunch was so good we came back for...More

Thank jk8690
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We travel through area often and this place slipped by. Actually it was trip advisor that took me (solo this eve) here. What a great setting...eat outside or in (small building in the back w fire - nice since it’s chilly this eve). And it’s...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We arrived right at 8:00. We did not realize they closed at 8:00. They seemed annoyed that we were there. It was really only one of the people working and she had major attitude which made us feel not welcome. I will say the food...More

Thank Greg L C
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Greg-as the business owner, let me apologize for the negativity you experienced with one of my staff. Attitude almost counts as much as the food, and clearly we fell short. We will do better next time. Jon Julian

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

An affordable good BBQ meal while on a day trip to Vermont. We tried the combo meal and half rack ribs. Good pulled pork and chicken, the ribs were tender. The menu had other food choices other than barbecue.

Thank Darbump
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11 March 2017|
Response from chef317 | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for asking. Yes we are "pet friendly" but we will not be re-opening for the season until eárly April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-258-9178
  • E-mail
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