Central Vermont restaurants

Top Choice French in Central Vermont

Café Provence

While the focus is on Provençal and French specialties such as moules marinière and bouillabaisse-inspired seafood stew, this elegant bistro also serves up non-French fare, such as succulent burgers (made from local…
Top Choice Modern American in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Simon Pearce Restaurant

Few views in Vermont compare with those from the window tables overlooking spectacular Ottauquechee Falls in Simon Pearce's dining room, suspended over the river in a converted brick mill. Local ingredients are used…
Top Choice Pizza in Middlebury

American Flatbread

In a cavernous marble-block building with a bustling bar and blazing fire that keeps things cozy in winter, this is one of Middlebury's most beloved eateries. The menu revolves around farm-fresh salads and custom-ma…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Mad River Valley

Warren Store

This atmospheric country store serves the area's best sandwiches along with delicious pastries and breakfasts. In summer, linger over coffee and the New York Times on the front porch, or eat on the deck overlooking …
Top Choice Bakery in Central Vermont

Sandy's Books & Bakery

A popular local hangout, this Rochester cafe and bookstore serves homemade everything – granola, scones, bagels, whole-wheat bread – along with mean dishes such as spinach-and-egg-filled biscuits, spanakopita, salad…
Top Choice Pizza in Mad River Valley

American Flatbread

For two decades, this valley mainstay on pretty Lareau Farm has been baking delicious thin-crust pizza in the wood-fired oven, topped with fresh-from-the-farm meats, cheeses and veggies and homemade tomato sauce. St…
Top Choice Bistro in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Mangalitsa

Launched in late 2017 to universal acclaim, this sweet, chef-owned bistro is a welcome addition to Woodstock's dining scene. The ever-changing menu of small and large plates draws on seasonal ingredients like fiddle…
Top Choice American in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Skunk Hollow Tavern

Few Vermont eateries are as atmospheric as this tiny 200-year-old crossroads tavern 8 miles south of Woodstock, with worn wooden floors that ooze history. Enjoy burgers, fish-and-chips or shepherd's pie downstairs a…
International in Killington Mountain

Liquid Art Coffeehouse

Much more than a coffeehouse, Liquid Art serves everything from delicious breakfast and lunch sandwiches to dinners of mussels, lasagna, roasted garlic tofu or filet mignon with Gorgonzola. Good coffee drinks and 'w…
Bakery in Middlebury

Middlebury Bagel & Deli

Since 1979, the Rubright family has been showing up at 4am daily to bake some of New England's finest doughnuts and bagels. Skiers on their way to the slopes, workers en route to the job site and professors headed f…