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Melaza Bistro

71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
+1 802-457-7110
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (40 reviews)
“tapas” (46 reviews)
“plantains” (26 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Grill, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had two dinners at Melazo Bistro during our stay in Woodstock! They were perfect. Absolutely the best dinners we had all week while vacationing in Woodstock. I had the chef specials and my husband had a vegetarian entree. Superb!

Thank Katkier
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had three entrees - salmon, pork shank, and the sea scallops. I'm normally a very critical eater but the chef sent us the best meal of our vacation. All three were great tasting and perfectly cooked.

Thank flipperlite
Reviewed 5 days ago

On July 8th we had 24 guests for tapas & dinner at Melaza Bistro. We enjoyed tapas outside on their beautiful patio. They chose our tapas & everything was beautifully presented & delicious. Afterward we went inside and had dinner in the cozy comfortable room...More

Thank gramalita1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual place with an Interesting menu. Everything was very freshly prepared and tasty. Prices are good and service was fine. We had a steak special and the veggie paella Do go !

Thank Fran W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner here was excellent. Beef and salmon were both perfectly prepared with spices that added to the food without overpowering. Service was very good. Server was well informed and very willing to answer questions (many since we worried about food being too spicy). Price was...More

Thank acadiafan2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. Delicious rolls and garlic/mojo oil, refreshing salad, yummy coconut shrimp and grilled scallops. Service was fast and friendly and eating outside on brick patio with flower boxes surrounding us made for a special summer treat. The only slight negative was...More

Thank cohoonthego
david d, Chef/Owner at Melaza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Our culinary team and I visit the current saffron risotto recipe and did some changes to get it more flavorful.Not in our defense, but now days with diners having so much dietary restrictions, I made that...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped in one evening and enjoyed a few different tapas. The plantain chips with guacamole and ceviche were particularly good. The service was fast and attentive and we enjoyed our cocktails.

Thank KirbyQ
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The food was excellent. I had the shrimp in garlic and white wine small plate and a salad. The hubby had the ceviche. Very, very good. We would definitely go again.

1  Thank Trakkersmom
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Very comfortable. Decor is warm and Caribbean (the owner is from Puero Rico j. Food was fresh and well prepared, and staff excellent. We ordered paella, which was pretty good, but don’t confuse this paella with the authentic Spanish kind. It is more a tasty...More

Thank dharmaji
david d, Owner at Melaza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for letting me know about your experience. While I'm glad you enjoyed our food, I do agree w/you 100%, but the reason I created that dish was to accommodate vegetarian, gluten free and vegan eaters, but pp keep asking the staff if...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner after a great day in Woodstock. The food was fresh and delicious. I had the Mahi Mahi special which was perfectly cooked and served with Spanish rice. You wouldn’t expect a great Puerto Rican restaurant in Woodstock,...More

1  Thank Dign89
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
American, Seafood, Grill, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
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Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.
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