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Iron Lantern

272 Route 4a W, Castleton, VT 05735-9208
+1 802-468-5474
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“soup” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
272 Route 4a W, Castleton, VT 05735-9208
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I ate here twice - Once, and Never Again. $$$$$$ for Eh food - Dirty dishes. The salad bar was good. Food was dry and rude servers. Like we were an inconvenience to the whole staff.

Thank B9723VCpaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming and warm interior. Very nice menu and good food. A popular local restaurant, and for good reason.

Thank rumpity2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extensive salad and bread bar with delicious meals, friendly service. Wish it was open later. Nicest restaurant in Castleton

Thank gabriella_4610
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Our family ate at the Iron Lantern recently and it was great. The entrees were very good and portions were plentiful. A soup and salad bar comes with an entree and those items were extensive. Seafood and steaks were excellent. We definitely recommend the Iron...More

Thank AlmostRetired2015
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We just love the options on this salad bar which includes homemade soup and breads. I ordered the Seafood Casserole which was tasty and just the right portion. We also ordered the Flat Iron Steak which was perfectly cooked and tasty as well. Being my...More

Thank mylittlehummingbird
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

They have a great salad/soup/bread bar that comes with your meal. If you like a little spice, their flat iron steak is great.

Thank Clanfear11
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I went to this restaurant for the first time. The salad/soup and bread bar was included with the meal and there was a very large assortment of items including shrimp. The portion size was acceptable and the prime rib I had was the best in...More

Thank LarryD875
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The surroundings are a little dated in this place, making it feel a bit like a throw back to the supper clubs of old, but the food is awesome. The buffet is stocked with all kinds of fresh veg and salads of all types, shrimp...More

Thank Julianne D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Classic supper club atmosphere Nice experience. Exceptional salad bar. Many unusual choices such as grape leaves and Brussels sprouts. Service was attentive and food was tasty.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited this restaurant again after several years. We had to give it a mixed review. We were there for dinner with a group (reservation) of several friends. We were seated promptly and given menus and water promptly. Little dishes of butter and crackers were...More

1  Thank Vermonter33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Route 4a W, Castleton, VT 05735-9208
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Castleton
  • Phone Number: +1 802-468-5474
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