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Top of the Hill Grill

632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
+1 802-258-9178
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (24 reviews)
“burnt ends” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Luckily, this was close to my hotel after a long travel day! The line moved quickly and I had a carry out bag loaded with excellent food. Pulled pork sandwich, cat fish wrap, roasted root veggies. We choked down and had another meal of leftovers....More

Thank alice w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit a couple of times every summer and it is always delicious. We've had the pulled pork, ribs, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and corn bread. The service is quick and the view is amazing! Thank you!

Thank mcleodmahon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times and have always enjoyed it. They have outdoor seating with good views but if you want to sit indoors there is a building for that. Never had a bad meal.

Thank Lynne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had just finished up a long, hard week of work on the road and stumbled upon this place as I drove by. It was dinner time, I was hungry and the place looked fun, so I pulled in. As soon as I stepped out...More

Thank Bodyandseoul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a couple of times a few years ago and had great barbecue. Just drove by and the place was hopping on a Sunday night (of a holiday weekend). Glad to see it's still so popular. That's a great sign. Need to go back!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Stopped here on our way passing through and had the most delicious meal. This BBQ joint even has vegan options. A totally hip and quality joint. The kid of place that both locals and passerby tourists frequent. Worth a stop!!

Thank midcoast6
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My meal was okay,but this place has been hyped so much I was expecting better. The prices were very high for roadside BBQ,and the food was pretty much average (BBQ sampler plate). The brisket was very dry and flavorless. Brisket is very tough to get...More

Thank Marty G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Top of the Hill Grill makes me so happy! Fun menu, nice people, fabulous atmosphere (creatively designed, gorgeous river views), great music. Oh, did I mention the food? is excellent. Meat-eater friends love it, and I never have a hard time finding great vegetarian food--the...More

Thank margwimberger
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My husband loves to come here for his fix of BBQ meats. The sides are pretty good as well. There's usually plenty of indoor/outdoor seating. The outdoor seating has a great view. The only reason I knocked a star off is that we've been here...More

Thank jsbruno
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Hello, Im not sure if I wrote this review already, but since I loved Top Of The hill and working John Julian so much I wanted to make sure and I write it again. John and / Top Of The Hill catered our wedding in...More

Thank iamchrischu
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Wow Chris! We are really humbled by your kind review. Working with customers such as you, makes our job here at Top of the Hill Grill really enjoyable. Many thanks from all of us. Jon J and the Born-2-Q-Crew.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it pet friendly? We are passing through the area and have a chocolate lab. Thanks, Claire
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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-258-9178
  • E-mail
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