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Melaza Bistro

71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
+1 802-457-7110
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (40 reviews)
“tapas” (41 reviews)
“plantains” (28 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great pina coladas and Caribbean fare, easily accessible in town. We didn't have reservations on a busy weekend and our innkeeper suggested we might try here. We were glad we did.

Thank nielsenab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate here recently with friends. We had the cheddar soup to start which was great. The rest of the food was all over the place. I had a BLT , with a side salad. Salad was greens who had been aged, and not fresh. Bacon...More

Thank micyer
david d, Owner at Melaza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sir, you got the wrong place

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise! Terrific atmosphere and food in quaint Woodstock VT. We enjoyed a great fusion dinner with tasty local beers. A 15 min drive from Hwy 89 but worth it.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures on their website are misleading. This is a fabulous place. Four of us enjoyed our meal greatly. Tapas with a Caribbean flare. They offer big plates as well as tapas. We shared two tapas plates as appetizers and each had a separate dinner...More

Thank nicole f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Melaza with my adult family of 6. The food was average for the price. I found a rubber band in my salad. The appetizers were small. Main course was good.

Thank joygobin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in a shopping mall but don't be put off. This is one of the best restaurants we visited on our 3 week tour through New England. All of the dishes we had and the people next to us had were fantastic....More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a thoroughly enjoyable meal at the Melaza Bistro. We had the pork shank and the swordfish and both were excellent.

Thank FurtherAway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good but the restaurant was let down by the decor/ambience. We had a quality meal - Blackened Salmon was nicely cooked and the chicken special was very tasty. Staff were very welcoming. The only thing that was disappointing was the decor and lack...More

Thank SeaMist6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is it odd there is a Caribbean restaurant in Woodstock? In this case yes. For some reason, the specials on the night we went were BBQ ribs and chicken wings. Paella was bland and the Cuban sandwich was pre-made so we couldn’t request changes. The...More

Thank MrNjorl
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Restaurant with a fine menu, varied cusine, and both indoor and outdoor seating. Loved the ambiance. We especially enjoyed the seafood entrees.

Thank Ron W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Meals
Dinner
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
  • E-mail
Description
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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