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J. J. Hapgood General Store and Eatery

$$ - $$$American, ,
305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
+1 802-824-4800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“truffle fries” (2 reviews)
“cider donuts” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for a Sunday brunch the day after St. Patricks Day and enjoyed the best corned beef hash ever! The waitresses were friendly and willing to accommodate any of our requests, the menu had healthy choices a step up from the usual breakfast fare,...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been three years since my family and I went to this restaurant. When you walk in you still see an inviting country store. While it has gotten a bit pricey, the service is friendly and the food is better than ever. I have paid...More

1  Thank RogerAndFamilyFromNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Manchester and on route to Weston and had decided to go to JJ Hapgoods for breakfast. They have taken the old general store which still has some of Vermont’s best offerings and created a vey good eatery offering great food from their...More

Thank michaeloD7958KK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just came back from JJ Hapgood and are utterly charmed. Not only are the food cocktails food, the general store had some wonderful finds. Try the Apple Cider Tonic!

Thank catalina31
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This store has been around since the 1800's probably more as a general store than it is today. There are limited items for sale. A little bit of everything; such as Vermont products, beverages, anacks, and miscellaneous items. It has evolved into more of an...More

Thank UrbanMonkey48
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

For years we dropped in for bread and milk. Recently we noticed their larger meal service and stopped for lunch. The menu was limited but quite adequate. Food was well prepared and tasty. It is all very simple but a good alternative. They have pizza...More

Thank pilgrim672015
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Not only an amazing restaurant but a great gift store and market. You can purchase gourmet food items,fresh flowers,soaps,wine,beer and household cleaning items and gifts.

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This store is great for pizzas and also other meals. They have an outside dining area, open during warm weather. The owners are very pleasant!

1  Thank skifast06
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Gerry and I stopped here on the advice of our broker in Manchester as we are convinced we want to live in Vermont and escape the Boston traffic and way of life. Our breakfast was excellent and so fresh and our waitress was so laid...More

Thank SweeneyBoston_Ma
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, midweek and wow for a local off the beaten path place it is truly an enjoyable experience and well worth checking out if in the area. It's small so expect there might be a short wait depending on timing but it...More

Thank jjeremys
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Questions & Answers
2 June 2016|
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Response from VermontJetsetter | Property representative |
Yes, beer and wine is served. Local beers on tap and great wines!
2 June 2016|
Response from VermontJetsetter | Property representative |
Yes, we do serve beer and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Peru, VT 05152-9800
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 802-824-4800
  • E-mail
J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery is a purveyor of basic provisions and dry goods, local produce, meat and dairy products, cheese, charcuterie, penny candy, fine wine, cocktails and beer. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily, with apres ski specials in the winter and late-night outdoor dining in the warmer months. The wood-fired oven turns out delicious pizzas with creative toppings and baked goods daily alongside cheese and charcuterie boards, sandwiches, salads, espresso, and other coffee drinks. We serve Vermont Craft Beer and Wine by the glass as well as to take out. Cocktail Bar open Thursday- Saturday Night. Call for extended weekend hours and live entertainment. Full Dinner Menu available Thursday- Sunday from 5-9pm.
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