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Carpenter & Main Restaurant

326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
+1 802-649-2922
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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French, American
326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

My husband love to go in and sit at the bar with Max (bartender) he always makes it fun! We always have a good time. Love the bar snacks so different from regular bar snacks. Menu is always wonderful, usually do the specials because you...More

Thank MontyE_11
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Recently, we needed to attend a book talk, so we tried Carpenter and Main for their lite fare. it was fabulous!! We especially loved the cold soup, the flatbreads and burgers. Be sure to try this fantastic place.

Thank ReenL
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The staff is the friendliest in the area. The menu must be seen to appreciate. You can choose from a wide selection of small plates or choose the daily special or from the main Entrees. All are delicious and cooked by special hands. One of...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We may have hit them on a bad night(a Wednesday), but for our first visit here the experience could have been better. Initially, for cocktails they did not carry one brand of gin, and then ran out of a second popular brand. How does a...More

Thank edwaterman
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The salmon entree I ordered was perfectly prepared in every respect and the service friendly and efficient. We were served in the back room which appeared to have a quieter atmosphere than the first room we encountered.

Thank Anntmo
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We were a party of three who were visiting the area for a day and we walked in without reservations. They seated us quickly, apologizing for the high noise level from a large party seated close to us. The service was first class--friendly, fast and...More

Thank AvidTraveller2011
Reviewed 16 June 2014

we had six people in our group for lunch after Dartmouth's graduation. The lunch was a prix fixe menu. The food was okay, nothing special as we were led to believe it would be but also not bad but certainly NOT worth the final $600.00...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Food and service is first class, though over priced. The atmosphere is nice and the food is well prepared and chef level inspired.

Thank John G
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is a small, vintage Vermont restaurant. Our waitress was very friendly and our dinners were tasty. The service was prompt.

Thank dnumme
Reviewed 2 March 2014

After getting a local's recommendation we decided to try this restaurant. The service was phenominal but two issues with the food could not be ignored and we had to say something about it. My wife and I like seasoned food but three of our menu...More

Thank Capecodaggie
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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
Child-friendly, Romantic
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
  • E-mail