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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%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (40 reviews)
“tapas” (41 reviews)
“plantains” (28 reviews)
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Grill, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Melaza Bistro the last night of our stay and were so pleased with everything...the food, the service and the atmosphere. Our son wanted a very plain filet mignon dinner and the chef made it just the way he wanted it and he...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food at this restaurant was amazing we had the fish and jerk chicken meal. They were both cook to perfection. The staff were amazing and the presentation of the food was excellent. The drinks were also great and strong. Must do in wood stock,...More

Thank Dameon G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were in Woodstock for a weekend getaway and found this restaurant as we were walking around and made a reservation for dinner. We were pleased with everything! We were seated right away and our waitress, Holly, was awesome! She explained all the specials and...More

1  Thank Denyse D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had no reservation but went early and had our choice of tables. The staff were all very friendly and attentive. We had a couple drinks. Small side salad with citrus vinaigrette and small rolls with and herb oil. All produce was fresh and from...More

1  Thank b w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to dinner this past weekend on a Saturday evening. We had a reservation and were seated right away. Our waitress was attentive and very helpful. Started with some of the black bean soup and empanadas. This was the highlight of the meal. They...More

Thank JW214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Melaza is fast becoming our favorite restaurant in town. We’ve eaten here several times over the past 6 months and each time we have thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. Last night we both chose one of the evening’s specials - strip steak for my...More

Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 2 January 2018

One of the worst dining experiences in Woodstock. 7pm reservations. Seated promptly. restaurant was 1/3 full. Still, service was incredibly slow. Delays prior to ordering, between courses and paying the bill. Food was fair. Not clear where all of the 5 star reviews come from....More

2  Thank SmartTraveler2015
david d, Owner at Melaza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hello, Thank you for letting me know about your experience. While I'm glad you enjoyed our food, I'm sorry you felt about our service, There is nothing more unsatisfying for us than knowing that a customer left our restaurant with a negative outlook. We apologize...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

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 10 November 2017 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.

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

1  Thank nicole f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 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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