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Melaza Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
+1 802-457-7110
Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

I have reviewed before about how much I love this place and I cannot say it enough! I enjoyed another amazing meal here with a friend this past Friday, we sat at the bar and the bartender was lovely! She made fabulous drinks and gave us attentive and friendly service. I am so glad they have found a really good... More 

Thank Alexias87
Niskayuna, New York
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Hats off to Melaza for providing such a unique and delicious dining experience. We were in Woodstock for a long-weekend getaway; dining at Melaza felt like a getaway within a getaway. My rum punch immediately transported me to a tropical beach. Coconut shrimp were large and fresh, with very crispy and non-greasy panko and coconut that paired amazingly well with... More 

Thank Ashley D
Hartland, Vermont
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Their scallop dish is so good I have had it every time I go. The fruit drinks amazing. Nice atmosphere. Nice service. All the food is good.

Thank vermonter57282
Asuncion, Paraguay
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

There's nothing to complain about this place. It's a unique place to have dinner in Woodstock: the food is delicious (OMG) and the staff is warm. You definitely have to check it out.

Thank Rafael D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Great little restaurant with surprising Caribbean- Hispanic favors. Lovely tapas, order a few to try several, they were delightful. The food was very good and wait staff was so polite and checked in with us every stage of the meal to be sure we were satisfied. I ordered my filet mignon rare and it was cooked perfectly. Portions are just... More 

Thank Lorraine B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Called without a reservation on a busy Monday evening before Christmas and they were able to find us a table for 4 after a short but most enjoyable sit at the bar (being served very efficiently by Sophie). The menu was very interesting and we all enjoyed what we ordered. Service was good and overall was excellent value for money.

Thank Sally R
Vero Beach, Florida
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

What an incredible experience. We were greeted by the hostess who was jubilant and friendly. We laughed and joked all the way to our table. Our server Kirk (who I further learned may have been the owner who's last name was Kirk) was truly outstanding. He was knowledgeable, attentive, efficient and extremely friendly. The Washington wine was delectable and he... More 

Thank CassidyAnne
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We were a party of 8 and had a reservation for another restaurant in town but that restaurant closed due to the weather and never bothered to call us . We were stuck without a reservation in a town where there are few restaurants to begin with. We tried the brick-oven pizza restaurant and they said they could not take... More 

Thank Willsmom99
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

We went as a family on Christmas eve. Tasty food! Short of staff on Christmas holidays.very interesting menu with carabian,Latin American items.

Thank namratagor2015
Magnolia, Texas, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Terrific meal. Best chicken wing presentation ever. Wonderful Pork Shank. Great scallops. Best service in town.

Thank Pat R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Fusion, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?