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Top Choice American in Brattleboro

TJ Buckley's

Chef-owner Michael Fuller founded this exceptional, upscale little eatery in an authentic 1927 diner over 30 years ago. Ever since, he's been offering a verbal menu of four seasonally changing items, sourced largely…
Top Choice Market in Brattleboro

Brattleboro Farmers Market

Offering a crash course in Vermont food, the market has more than 50 local vendors selling cheese, free-range beef and lamb, honey, pastries, maple syrup, fruit, veggies and healthy snacks to nibble on as you wander…
Parade in Brattleboro

Strolling of the Heifers

Brattleboro's fun-spirited June celebration of community agriculture begins with flower-garlanded heifers mooing their way down Main St. Then come the bagpipes, 4H-ers, Vermont politicians, bad cow jokes from the pa…
American in Brattleboro

Marina Restaurant

The sublime location on the banks of the West River makes this one of Brattleboro's most pleasant places to grab a bite. The varied menu features burgers, seafood, salads, pasta and sandwiches, and there's a killer …
Farm in Brattleboro

Robb Family Farm

Run by the same family for more than a century, this 400-acre farm hosts maple-sugaring demonstrations in early spring; it also offers free sugar-house tours and sells maple products and organic beef in its gift sho…
Farm in Brattleboro

Retreat Petting Farm

Pet, groom and say hello to over four dozen barnyard animals at this farm 1 mile north of town on VT 30. Look for the large cluster of red barns (or listen for the goats!). Out back, you can also walk, run, bike, sk…
Cinema in Brattleboro

Latchis Theater

The nicely restored, art-deco Latchis Building houses this theater, where you can see mainstream and indie films on four screens nightly, listen to live music (such as a string quartet) or catch Metropolitan Opera p…
Pub Food in Brattleboro

Whetstone Station

This place is beloved for its dozen-plus craft brews on tap and excellent pub fare, but the real showstopper is its outstanding roof deck with a bird's-eye view of the Connecticut River. It's the ideal spot for a be…
Bakery in Brattleboro

Amy's Bakery Arts Cafe

Brattleboro's favorite bakery inspires poetic accolades for its breakfast breads, cakes, pastries and coffee with views of the Connecticut River. At lunchtime, the focus shifts to salads, soups and sandwiches, inclu…
Pub in Brattleboro

McNeill's Brewery

This classic pub is inhabited by a lively, friendly local crowd. With 10 varieties, plus a few seasonal options, there's a beer for every taste here. Offerings include its namesake microbrew, McNeill's, its flagship…