International in Manchester

Perfect Wife

In the hills east of town, this beloved eatery serves traditional favorites such as steak and sesame-crusted tuna alongside delicious international small plates in a cozy cobblestone-walled dining area. The adjoinin…
Bakery in Manchester

Second Rising Bakery & Cafe

Yes, the name refers to the heavenly aroma of rising dough, but it's also a nod to this beloved bakery's recent reopening. Known for years as 'The Lawyer and the Baker,' it closed in 2011 but was reborn triumphantly…
Cafe in Manchester

Little Rooster Cafe

This colorful spot serves an eclectic mix of dishes, including pan-seared salmon, roast leg of lamb, spinach salad, and focaccia sandwiches with tasty ingredients like roasted portobello mushrooms and grilled eggpla…
American in Manchester

Ye Olde Tavern

Hearthside dining at candlelit tables enhances the experience at this gracious roadside 1790s inn. The menu is wide-ranging: 'Yankee favorites' like traditional pot roast cooked in the tavern's own ale; New England …
International in Manchester

Bistro Henry

This casual, chef-owned bistro serves creative French- and Italian-inspired cuisine highlighting fresh seafood, aged meats and produce from local farms. Its acclaimed wine selection features eclectic and hard-to-fin…
French in Manchester


Nestled deep in the woods (off VT 30 and VT 11 east of town) and overlooking the rushing waters of Bromley Brook, Mistral's offers fine dining on Chateaubriand, filet mignon, lobster-stuffed salmon or roasted free-r…
Cafe in Manchester

Spiral Press Café

Attached to Manchester Center's fabulous Northshire Bookstore, this cozy cafe buzzes with locals and tourists alike who flock here for good coffee, flaky croissants and delicious panini sandwiches.