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Hen of The Wood

92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
+1 802-244-7300
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (49 reviews)
“rabbit” (28 reviews)
“gnocchi” (16 reviews)
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92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This a top of the line, fine dining experience. Great wine selection and amazing cheeses. But be prepared to pay for the privilege. And the hushed atmosphere and sophisticated dishes makes this a good choice for adults only. High-quality but slow service; plan for a...More

Thank jason a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. I visit Vermont annually and always eat at Hen of the Wood. Great selection of wines and beer.

Thank jmb1954
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on a 2 week vacation through Lake Placid, Burlington, and Stowe. This was by far the best meal of our trip. It is Vermont dining at its finest. I say that for a reason. We have been coming to Vermont for years. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking was a gravel lot. The restaurant is extremely noisy. Service was extremely poor (didn't offer to chill wine, didn't explain anything on menu or meal - basically "are you ready to order?" And that was it. Not the quality of finer restaurants). The food...More

Thank April V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely restaurant is our favorite for special celebrations such as birthdays and anniversaries. The atmosphere is warm and cozy inside, and, in the summer, the outdoor tables overlooking the waterfall are a great seasonal treat. The menu varies constantly, bringing to the table entrees...More

Thank michaelatkins0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have made a reservation well in advance and the restaurant was packed. The food was interesting and very tasty and the service was very attentive. The only con: it is fairly pricey and not always very generous with the portions.

Thank kazuzu111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rare find where food, service, ambiance and value all come together. We were a 4 person group and this was the first time at Hen of the Woods. Wish I lived closer. The setting is an old mill like structure situated on the rushing...More

Thank WVgreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to Hen of the Wood at least a half dozen times over the past couple of years, and it never disappoints. All the dishes are fabulous (the mushroom toast and the hanger steak are particular highlights), the service is...More

Thank icopnick
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The table of six was most appropriate to celebrate our son's graduation as the only thing he had to compete with to be the center of attention was the fabulous food!! We had not been back for a few years only due to timing. We...More

Thank bakpbsh
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It's a beautiful place, an interesting menu, good service, and great food, easily worth what it cost.

Thank Richard C
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22 December 2016|
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Response from Stacy B | Reviewed this property |
Nice, casual. Jeans (without rips) and nice top are just fine.
Rosalie N
15 December 2016|
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Response from Sonny844 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I both had wonderful meals when we were here in July. I had the Hanger steak and it was wonderful. I believe this was the daily special. I don't remember what my wife had but she loved it. Reservations are a... More
30 August 2016|
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Response from VTDaisyGirl | Property representative |
We do not. Dinner only, every night in Burlington, Tuesday thru Saturday in Waterbury.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7300
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