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Carpenter & Main Restaurant

326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
+1 802-649-2922
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck confit” (6 reviews)
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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French, American
326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

this place is open wed - sun, has nice youthful polite staff, good bartender with unusual drinks that include using the rind of citrus, heating it with a match to release the citrus oil into the drink.

Thank hafe
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went there on a date and had a wonderful little table in an alcove. Great service; food was good but not over the top great.

Thank Trekandmore
Reviewed 11 January 2017

one of the few restaurants in Norwich, it's a nice and often less crowded alternative to Hanover restaurants. Staff is very friendly and courteous, and the food is good. The tater tots are a recurring order, as is the burger on a home made english...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Carpenter and Main came highly recommended by a few people. The food was good but the server was unattentive. There was too much time between the time we received our menus and the time we ordered. We wanted to order another bottle of wine, we...More

Thank Rokoren
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our waitress ( Bridget) was inattentive. She took forever to serve us and then brought one wrong dish. To add to the poor experience, I thought we'd order desert but after giving us the menus she forgot us. It wasn't totally her fault. They were...More

1  Thank Phillips3675
Reviewed 1 August 2016

lovely drinks; incredible variety of small plates: recommend the liver, escargot, + anchovy; rich gnocchi for meal; for desert maple cream crepe

Thank stevejsmith1
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Carpenter & Main Restaurant is a place for special events. The food is very good, it has small rooms.

Thank noSnow2
Reviewed 24 May 2016

When I decided to visit my daughter on Mother's Day weekend I had not planned on it also being Family Weekend at Dartmouth College. Reservations were scarce but we had the good fortune of meeting a couple who recommended Carpenter & Main in Norwich as...More

2  Thank WampTraveler
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We went as a large group and there were other groups seated inside. There was a lot of noise, hard to hear one another, and if I were a couple hoping for a quiet dinner out, I'd be a bit disappointed. The food however is...More

1  Thank coutinho1993
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Carpenter and Main is consistently one of the best restaurants in the Upper Valley. Everything - food, wine, service - is always excellent. We have never had a disappointing meal in this fantastic chief owned establishment. The front bistro area is louder than the back...More

Thank NewHampshireMay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 802-649-2922
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