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52 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3176
+1 802-223-8646
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Vermont
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

So we wanted to go somewhere nice, we found Kismet. It could tell instantly that it was going to be great, the place was very nicely put together and all the customers appeared focused on their meal. Our meals came, traditional breakfasts but made and presented in gourmet style. The 'home fries' had some potatoes, but beets and sweet potatoes.... More 

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vermont, usa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Cozy, hip setting with gourmet locavore foods; creative combinations that are visually pleasing and very tasty. Eating here invariably leaves me wanting to come back, always the sign of a special meal for me. sigh- if only I lived in Montpelier !

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Montpelier, Vermont
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is another great restaurant in town. I brought my husband and our son to have dinner. It is a small restaurant but the food is excellent. I have to say the portion is small compared to other restaurants in town. You come out as not feeling overly stuffed which I am glad because I don't eat much.

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Thank rturner54
Montpelier, Vermont
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have had dinner here several times in the last 2 years. Every time I have been pleased with the meal. All of the dishes have been interesting and delicious. The entry has generally been more than enough food, but I always want to try at least one other dish. The desserts are also interesting and more than enough for... More 

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1 Thank CAnneV
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We shared the beef carpaccio which was excellent and left us wanting more. I had the braised chicken with rutabaga and carmelized Brussel sprouts. Good Local food. My husband had the pork belly. We opted for no dessert. Its pricey.

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Thank swallowsnestvt
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We were not rowdy; just two older couples enjoying a meal out together. We had made reservations ahead. We were completing our meal of drinks, appetizers, entrees and desert coffees and had just paid our bill, including a generous tip, just a little over 2 hours after arriving, when the hostess came to our table and requested that we leave.... More 

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1 Thank Kim B
Lima
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had an excellent meal here and thought the quality of the meal was top notch. The food took a while to prepare, but that's to be expected. They took food allergies seriously and i had no problems.

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1 Thank Traveler425
usa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had a late Sunday morning breakfast. The coffee and Bloody Mary hit the spot while we waited on food. Bloody Mary was made with organic vodka and had the perfect amount of horseradish! They were great about subbing greens for an English muffin so my significant other could have a lower carb Eggs Benedict. I had Portuguese Fish cakes... More 

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1 Thank otz
Brooklyn, New York
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77 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I am in this town a few times a year. Every time it rewards the drive. When I first went 5 or 6 years ago you could taste moments of really delicious, but now it's every time. As I'm hooked on the show CHEFS TABLE I expect to see the person who owns this place take her place on the... More 

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Thank walker M
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a very special restaurant in the very special capitol of Vermont. Great Contemporary bar, good wine list, delicious food from seasonal products. Intimate and special, wait staff is attentive and expert. Lovely salads entrees and desert. Make sure to try their Bees Knees cocktail ,stunning.Very enjoyable!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-8646
Description
If you don't live in Montpelier, Kismet is reason enough to plan a road trip! The chic, farm-to-table, community-oriented restaurant is Montpelier's first organic restaurant and offers up an inspired menu featuring fresh, local ingredients and meals crafted with love. Chef/owner Crystal Maderia creates seasonal craft cocktail and dinner menus that are sophisticated, creative, and complimented by her natural wine and artisan beer lists. All dishes are made naturally with local meats, organic produce, and sustainably harvested regional fish and seasonings from the restaurant's very own garden. It doesn't get any fresher than this! A great atmosphere, an inspired and nourishing menu, and a friendly staff make Kismet a local favorite.

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