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Cliff House Restaurant

5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
+1 802-253-3000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we were buying our gondola tickets ($100+ for 4 of us!), we were told that the Ciff House was no longer serving as they had run out of food! But said they were still serving drinks. We were so hungry, disappointed as this had...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We planned the gondola trip for a few days, but forgot to take the altitude into account. The Stow valley was beautiful and relatively warm, but once we entered the cloud layer about 500 feet from the restaurant and had to wait about 2 hours...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The highlight of this mountain top spot is the panoramic view, especially from the table overlooking the wooded valley. We visited for lunch on a brilliant fall Sunday around 12:30. If it weren't for their monopoly as the only food joint on top of the...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We rode the gondola to the restaurant to have lunch. We had gift certificates for the gondola otherwise it would have cost us over $100 to ride up. The website, as well as the sign on the door of the cliff house, states that lunch...More

Thank kanton2017
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This was a anniversary lunch and a return trip for us, we went several years ago . You need to take the Gondola up to the resturant. $56.00 round trip for two people. I felt the price went up quite a bit from years past....More

Thank VT M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we had plans to go up the gondola to the restaurant. We were apprehensive but took a risk and went up anyway. We had marvelous shared plates of delectable cheeses and meats and bread. We loved each one! We...More

Thank Bocabeth333
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Food was good. Ride up the gondola and the hike to the top of Mt Mansfield afterwards was priceless.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Take the gondola up the mountain to the Cliff House for a delightful lunch. Sit outside or inside and enjoy the marvelous view down the mountain. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mt. Washington { I think} in New Hampshire....More

Thank EmEs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The sell point for this restaurant is location and the stunning views once you reach the top of the mountain by gondola. The food was good, typical fare, large portions. The staff was okay, not exceptional. Ask for a window table!

Thank traveler195200
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! It was like a party in our mouth! The salads are fresh and the BBQ ribs are mouth watering and the meat just separate from the bone !!!! And the deserts well let's say this way it is the best finish to your perfect...More

Thank Daniela J
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Questions & Answers
3 May 2017|
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Response from HoneyBadger1972 | Reviewed this property |
Although...not sure about spring and summer hours... best to call the resort
Vanessa C
1 November 2016|
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Response from warren3520 | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to call Stowe Mountain Resort for the answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3000
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