Vermont December 04, 2016
Here Are The 12 Most Romantic Restaurants In Vermont And You’re Going To Love Them
Vermont is for lovers, and a romantic meal in the Green Mountain State just enhances your night. In a place that is known for its charm, hospitality and farm to table dining, there is no shortage of romantic restaurants in VT to spend some quality time with that special someone, and here are 12 of our favorite places to do just that.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Leunig’s Bistro - 115 Church Street, Burlington
Located on the bustling Church Street, this is a great place for people watching or a romantic date night. There's nothing quite like a little French food to transport you to a magical place.
2. Derby Line Village Inn - 440 Main St, Derby
The Derby Line Village Inn is one of the NEK's best fine dining experiences, as well as a Bed and Breakfast for an added romantic touch. You’ll love the local products that go into making this European flare.
3. Juniper's at the Wildflower Inn - 2059 Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville
You'll have a warm and genuine welcome when you enter Junipers, and the experience just gets better after that. A perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes or fat biking on the trails.
4. The Kitchen Table Bistro - 1840 W Main Street, Richmond
Vermont is known for its farm to table dining, and if you're looking for a wonderful place to experience it, the Kitchen Table Bistro is your place.
5. Hen of the Wood - 92 Stowe Street, Waterbury
Hen of the Wood is a popular favorite among locals and visitors alike. Something as simple as Parker rolls with cultured butter makes your mouth water, and it only gets better from there.
6. Sarducci's - 3 Main Street, Montpelier
Great local Italian restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere. There is an extensive gluten free menu, including gluten free mac & cheese which is a real treat.
7. Prohibition Pig - 23 S Main Street, Waterbury
This is a busy place, yet very intimate. Prepare to wait for a table, but you'll be happy you did. Everything from the beer to the duck fat fries is delicious.
8. Simon Pearce - The Mill, 1760 Main Street, Quechee
Enjoy a dessert made for two on the fine glassware made onsite at this romantic spot on the river. The food and service are spectacular. Click
to see why this place is not just a restaurant, it's an experience.
9. Southside Steakhouse - 170 S Main Street, Rutland
You and your special someone will love this modern approach to the classic American steakhouse. Along with fabulous stakes, they have an extensive wine and cocktail list to complement your meal.
10. Red Clover Inn & Restaurant - 7 Woodward Road, Mendon
You'll love this dining area which is very intimate and romantic for a special dinner here. Start out with the escargot appetizer which has a memorable Asian influence that is both beautiful and delicious.
11. Deerhill Inn & Restaurant - 4 Valley View Road, West Dover
Whether you're staying at the inn or visiting for dinner, you'll enjoy the friendly fine dining here.
12. Silver Fork - 4201 Main Street, Manchester
The husband and wife team at the Silver Fork run the back and front of the house respectively and - WOW - get ready for an unforgettable experience. The ever changing menu is nothing short of inspiring at this small and intimate restaurant. Reservations required - there is very limited seating.
Now that winter is here,
you’ll love this mountaintop restaurant. Enjoy dining from the highest peak in Vermont!