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Top of the Hill Grill

632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
+1 802-258-9178
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (32 reviews)
“burnt ends” (17 reviews)
“baked beans” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This BBQ place is not open year round. Come back in the spring when they reopen. You will not be disappointed. Food is always great. Indoor seating if it is still cold. We've been going here for years. Never disappointed. Beef brisket is better than...More

Thank Cape_Traveler2
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much Cape Traveler! It is always nice to hear that we have happy, satisfied customers even when we are closed "See ya" in the Spring. Jon Julian

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped by because of the great reviews, but they were closed even though the website said they were open. The placed looked completely empty. Call first before stopping!

Thank elpealto
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very sorry for the inconvenience.We have always been a seasonal business closing at the end of October. Our web site should have reflected that. If you are in our area next Spring, stop by and lunch is "on the house". Jon Julian

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This restaurant is unique. We stopped here for dinner after being told of this place by some friends. Very diverse and interesting menu, making it hard to decided what to try. Many southern dishes, bbq and even some Jamaican dishes. We loved the Jumbo, ribs...More

Thank dickster243
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a few days and we love to try new places so we stopped here for lunch. This unique and amazing little place not only has incredible views but incredible food too!!!! Our lunch was so good we came back for...More

Thank jk8690
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We travel through area often and this place slipped by. Actually it was trip advisor that took me (solo this eve) here. What a great setting...eat outside or in (small building in the back w fire - nice since it’s chilly this eve). And it’s...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We arrived right at 8:00. We did not realize they closed at 8:00. They seemed annoyed that we were there. It was really only one of the people working and she had major attitude which made us feel not welcome. I will say the food...More

Thank Greg L C
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Greg-as the business owner, let me apologize for the negativity you experienced with one of my staff. Attitude almost counts as much as the food, and clearly we fell short. We will do better next time. Jon Julian

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

An affordable good BBQ meal while on a day trip to Vermont. We tried the combo meal and half rack ribs. Good pulled pork and chicken, the ribs were tender. The menu had other food choices other than barbecue.

Thank Darbump
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Very good Q, friendly and GREAT setting. They do not serve adult bevs, but allow BYOB. We will return!

Thank gwilson86
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were looking for BBQ and the Vermont State Welcome center recommended this place. on a week night but still a small line that went fast. lovely sitting among the trees for about a 10 minute wait for food. We had one plate of brisket...More

Thank sugarbushfarm
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We waited in line for just under 10 minutes to put in our order. It was a lovely night and everyone on the staff was working hard to get the orders out. We ordered the 1/2 chicken and the pulled pork plate. Both came out...More

Thank Markchale
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10 March 2017|
Response from chef317 | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for asking. Yes we are "pet friendly" but we will not be re-opening for the season until eárly April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-258-9178
  • E-mail
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