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Cantina Di Gerardo

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378 Railroad St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-1687
+1 802-748-0598
Today
12:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Franconia, New Hampshire
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scallops in bacon, veal Marsala, prosciutto Parmesan, garlic and spinach tortellini... and that's just lunch. She serves, he cooks, they banter in the open kitchen. Family, not at all fancy, and fantastic. You know a meal will be good when the bread and olive oil are showstoppers.

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Thank Jefsaw1
Halifax Region, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came upon this restaurant by chance while travelling through Vermont - and what a delight. Rather like entering a wee villa run by a lovely couple. Our lunch was a treat and we choose the light fare having an antipasta and a pizza. Of course they brought the delicious bread and favoured olive oil first and we were treated... More 

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Thank David W
Lubbock, Texas
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wow, really great food for a party of 5! Friendly service, nice atmosphere, good wine. BUT, save your pennies - very expensive!

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Thank erwretired
Charlottetown, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you are looking for authentic Italian Cuisine served in a welcoming and homey atmosphere, Cantina Di Gerardo is the place to go. The food is as good as it gets. Gerardo and Devora, the owners, chef, server, and managers are the salt of the earth. You feel as if you are being welcomed into their home. As they do... More 

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Thank DrMOB5
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Ate here on a Thursday evening. Place was full. One lady waiting tables, plainly overstretched, but said they were busy every night. We had booked for 7pm, which seemed to make no difference: we were seated about 7.15, and order taken at 7.30pm. Things speeded up after that. Food OK - heard some guests describe theirs as "awesome" - but... More 

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Thank Andrew H
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108 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went to this restaurant twice during a three night stay in St Johnsbury. It is true that the interior of the Cantina may not be to some people's taste but it is the food that is the draw. Everything is freshly cooked with many ingredients home grown. The menu is varied with influences from Napoli and other regions of... More 

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Cabot, Vermont
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Party of 10 thoroughly enjoyed our meal, atmosphere, and our hosts. Everyone had something different and it was our first time there. Ample portions! Limone Chicken so tender, scampi not too garlicky, and loved the red italian beer! Nice to have your chef and hostess stop to chat about your meal. Will go again to try pizza and maybe a... More 

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Thank Gail G
Peterborough, New Hampshire, United States
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is St. J so we thought Italian might be a reach. We were pleasantly surprised. The best part - it is all family. Dad cooks, son-in-law serves and preps. Daughter was in front of the house. We read reviews that indicated some gruff treatment. These people are great. Parmigiana dishes were serve "en skillet". The eggplant and chicken were... More 

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Thank Rick F
Williston, Vermont
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Two couples enjoying each other's company, 1 for 38 yrs, the other 39 yrs. The food is served on a frying pan, and the amount is too much to finish. Nice side salad and bread with meal. House red and white come in large full glasses. The desert tiramisu is home made, take it home have it later. Price points... More 

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Ewing, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had a really nice meal - food is cook to order and family works hard to ensure you are enjoying your meal and experience. They let my mom taste several wines to help her make a choice, for example. Portions are generous. Service could be slow if they are busy - that is the only negative. We have eaten here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Railroad St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-1687
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Saint Johnsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-748-0598

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?