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Gil's Bar and Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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793 Vermont 5A, Westmore, VT
+1 802-525-4123
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent food, some little touches to make the options more interesting. I love that you could enjoy such a nice meal but still wear comfortable clothes (jeans & sweatshirts are fine!). Skip, the Innkeeper, was working the bar and was a great conversationalist without being intrusive.

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Thank Mo7645
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great views of the lake, but aside from the great french fries, we found the food not terribly appetizing or fresh.

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Thank Peggy B
Topeka, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

As we work our way west in New England we reached Lake Willoughby and WilloughVale just in time to enjoy a perfect fall stay. Crisp mornings, awesome foliage. And, good drinks and wonderful food at Gil's.

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Thank Ward L
Easton, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A wonderful way to conclude an awesome day at Willoughby Lake. The restaurant has a nice, quaint, calming atmosphere. The waitstaff is very friendly and most accomodating. The Innkeeper, Skip, came by to say "hello" and to make sure eveything was satisfactory. My companion and I shared a rack of ribs (delicious) and a full Caesar salad - excellent. No... More 

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Thank Virginia S
Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a very tasty and economical dinner at this restaurant while staying at WillowVale Inn. Really GOOD food, excellent service and friendly atmosphere. Gil's was a great choice for the food and ambience. Service was outstanding. Wine is somewhat overpriced for the area, IMHO. We had an early dinner and still had plenty of time to take a canoe out... More 

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Thank BCM475
Boston
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70 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Ate here when staying at Willoughvale Inn - nice menu, good drinks, casual with nice views - no complaints!

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Thank Boots123
Bonita Springs, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Do not fail to order Gil's poutin. It's the bomb! Friendly staff and nicely stocked bar. Beast Manhattan I've had in ages.Everything on the menu is excellent. The crusted cod is phenomenal. Super cheesecake for dessert.

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Thank Jay L
Scituate
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Gil's one night during our stay. We had a delicious dinner. The staff was attentive and cheerful. The number of guests in our group was large (30) and the accommodated us very willingly. There is also a bar/lounge which I did not visit, but the drinks with dinner were very good.

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Thank VicsMom
Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Gil's is named after an early proprietor of the Inn and is quite a lot more than the "bar and grill" title suggests. We found it to be a very nice, high quality restaurant in an area were any eateries are scarce. We stayed in one of the lakeside cabins for one night and though the cabin had a kitchen,... More 

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Thank Teacher-DRP
Northampton, Massachusetts
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261 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

View to die for. Good food. Great Manhattan. If I had a bigger wallet and appetite I would have gotten a bigger entree. As it was I couldn't finish all of what I ordered. Finished my drink on the porch staring at the mountains and lake. Skip is the man!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 793 Vermont 5A, Westmore, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Westmore
  • Phone Number: +1 802-525-4123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?