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Countryman's Pleasure

$$ - $$$
German, Austrian, European
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63 Town Line Rd, Mendon, VT 05701-9726
+1 802-773-7141
17:00 - 21:00
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect place for a romantic dinner. A very classy place, yet down to earth. Great staff and atmosphere.

Thank Gooddealhunting
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop in for dinner every time we visit Killington and Pico and have had consistently great food in a cozy, rustic atmosphere. From time to time the service is a bit slow (but always good), but it was spot on this last time. Nice mix of locals and winter sports enthusiasts (the price range and location mean that the... More 

Thank richard l
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just left and I am so angry. After ordering 2 rounds of drinks...2 appetizers..two meals(mine was horrible)....and two desserts..they charged us for the most horrible cut of filet mignon I have ever had.. I complained...took two bites and they still charged us for it!! Unbelievable...DO NOT RECCOMMEND!!!

Thank Patricia S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I found this quaint restaurant by accident and were very pleased with our meal. The homemade rolls and buttermilk herb dressing were outstanding. My husband got the Wurstplatte and I had salmon in dill sauce. Very good, I highly recommend going!

Thank RSHC
Concord, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants anywhere. The Austrian food is great, the staff friendly, and the atmosphere is charming.

Thank Nancy C
Manitoba, Canada
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had supper here at the suggestion of my brother-in-law, who is a local. Most food is German Style and everything is made from scratch, guaranteeing freshness. I had the bratwurst with garlic mashed potatoes, red cabbage and sauerkraut, which was good. Atmosphere was a bonus.

Thank pincher2015
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The good is good, however it takes an extremely long time. I'm guessing everything is made to order, but go in prepared. We orderedd about 7:30pm and our food didn't arrive until almost 8:30. The entrees come with a salad and the buttermilk herb dressing is very good. I ordered the rack of lamb which wad good, although a little... More 

Thank mbookach
suburban Boston, MA
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241 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We arrived at this restaurant at 7 p.m. and didn't finish dinner until 9:55--- 2 hours and 55 minutes. This is not because we lingered over the food. And we were a party of 4, so a typical size. BTW we were in a "cozy booth" which meant we were sitting on hard wooden benches for almost 3 hours. The... More 

Thank Ready2Go2008
Manhasset, New York
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Having not been to Killington for several years, we were happy to find that Countryman's Pleasure in Mendon, outside Rutland, was just as good as we remembered. A proper old country inn with a nice bar, cosy rooms, wood burning stoves. We stuck to traditional German fare: Weissbiere, Riesling, delicious rollmops (pickled herring) with sour cream, good house salad, and... More 

Thank jayneil47
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The food is always excellent here. The best scallops I have had anywhere. My husband enjoys the Austrian Fare (he spent 3 years in Germany) and I enjoy the chicken when scallops aren't available. My long-time favorite dish, the apricot chicken is not always available, but the chicken corden bleu is an almost-as-good substitute. The salad is always fresh and... More 

Thank vermontsojourneys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
German, Austrian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Town Line Rd, Mendon, VT 05701-9726
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Mendon
  • Phone Number: +1 802-773-7141

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