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“Fabulous food and Fantastic staff”

Hob Knob Restaurant
Ranked #51 of 101 Restaurants in Stowe
Price range: US$12 - US$35
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Hob Knob Restaurant, Stowe's first ski lodge, has a reputation for fine food and attentive service. The intimate dining room is dominated by a huge fieldstone fireplace, hand-hewn beams, and views of Mount Mansfield. Fully air-conditioned, but when the evenings turn cool both fireplaces come to life. Certified Angus Steaks, fresh fish, chicken, homemade bread and desserts. Open for dinner Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Groups of 10 or more any night with prior arrangement.
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Fabulous food and Fantastic staff”
Reviewed 18 March 2012 via mobile

If you've not been to Hob Nobs this ski season then you've really missed out. We ate there Saturday night, which I think was their last evening of restaurant opening during the winter.
Both the hostess and waitress were charming and attentive, they had good knowledge of the food, what was in it and how it was prepared and cooked.
The starter and the main dishes were tasty with a special mention to the Rib Eye Pork which was superb. We were so full a desert was out of the question which was a shame as the menu included fudge cake and tiramisu.
This is surely one of Stowes best restaurants.

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Colchester, Vermont
1 review
“Wonderful cusine, Wonderful service, and Great atmosphere!”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Super Experience! My family was there for a wedding rehersal dinner. The service was first rate, the servers attentive and responsive to our needs. The whole evening was perfect for us! The atmosphere was warm and relaxing. I would recommend the Hob Knob to anyone who would like a great dinning experience!

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank rick l
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East Lansing, MI
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Dinner”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Only open for dinner but all of the food is absolutely delicious!

Visited February 2012
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Morrisville, Vermont
Level 6 Contributor
279 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“excellent choice! Very quiet and relaxing!”
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Just got back from the Hob Knob restaurant on a friday night and we were not disappointed! We went here for a birthday meal after doing some research on restaurants in Stowe that we have not yet tried. The very first thing we liked was that we went just as they opened at 5:30 and nobody was in the dining room! Just our family and a roaring fire! A few folks came after that, but it was a very quiet and relaxing atmosphere! The drinks were potent, which is not a complaint but a compliment. Sometimes you order a cocktail and they come watered down, but not here. The appetizers were good as well: french onion soup and tomato and mozzarella salad. The bread was hot and fresh. Main courses were enough food but not too much. My daughter got the ravioli florentine which was a real hit. My "picky" daughter got the spaghetti, which she liked but would have liked the pasta cooked a little less: "al dente." My spouse got the salmon which was great and I got the duck which was tasty and plentiful! The roasted root vegetables were a real treat as well. We weren't sure what to expect, because there are not many reviews of this restaurant, but we find it a real gem, They're only open for dinner on thursdays, fridays, and saturdays, probably because they are a bed and breakfast and there are so many restaurants in stowe. If you go just as they open at 5:30, or even a little later, you can expect a quiet meal. The server was attentive but not overly so. We have absolutely no complaints! Give it a try and you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank carefultraveler2014
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Eagle Bay, New York, United States
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great sevice great food”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

everyone was satisfied with everything they ordered plus Barb and Kate shared recipes and ideas with us freely

Visited January 2012
Thank Bonnie A
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