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Top Choice Pizza in Middlebury

American Flatbread

In a cavernous marble-block building with a blazing fire that keeps things cozy in winter, this is one of Middlebury's most beloved eateries. The menu is limited to farm-fresh salads and custom-made flatbreads (don'…
International in Middlebury

51 Main

Overlooking Otter Creek, this high-ceilinged restaurant, lounge and live-music venue was started by a few Middlebury College students as a fun social space where people could dine, perform and generally hang out. It…
Brewery in Middlebury

Woodchuck Cidery

Vermont's largest producer of hard cider offers free tastes at its state-of-the-art production facility 2 miles north of downtown Middlebury. Choose any four flavors from its current lineup of over a dozen, from cla…
Farm in Middlebury

Champlain Orchards

This century-old orchard 16 miles southwest of Middlebury sells sweet and hard cider year-round, with pick-your-own cherries, peaches, plums and berries starting in June. Its busiest season is fall, when more than 1…
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…
Cafe in Middlebury

Storm Cafe

In the basement of Frog Hollow Mill, this creekside cafe serves breakfast, followed by soups, salads and sandwiches at lunchtime. In good weather, the more substantial dinner offerings are best enjoyed out on the te…
Teahouse in Middlebury

Stone Leaf Teahouse

A wonderful spot for a mid-afternoon break, this peaceful oasis in MIddlebury's historic Marble Works is run by tea connoisseur John Wetzel, who direct imports fine teas from China, Japan, India, Nepal and Taiwan, a…
Farm in Middlebury

University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm

See registered Morgan horses and tour their stables at this farm 3 miles north of Middlebury. Known for their strength, agility, endurance and longevity, and named after Justin Morgan, who brought his thoroughbred A…
Burgers in Middlebury

A&W Drive-in

For a slice of retro Americana, stop at Middlebury's A&W Drive-In. Among the few remaining New England branches of this century-old national chain, it's the only one where carhops on roller skates still deliver …
Museum in Middlebury

Middlebury College Museum of Art

This small but diverse museum presents rotating exhibitions alongside a fine permanent collection that includes an Egyptian sarcophagus, Cypriot pottery,19th-century European and American sculpture, and works by suc…