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Simon Pearce

The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
+1 802-295-1470
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have had lunch at Simon Pearce multiple times over the years and have always had an outstanding experience. Food, ambiance (especially if you can get a table by or near the window), waitstaff are all commendable. Even though we now live in FL, we...More

Thank 370MargaretB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our 5th visit and Simon Pearce never fails to deliver amazing food and a fabulous overall dining experience. A beautiful location and restaurant. Make sure to visit the glassblowing studio and outdoor viewing deck for the waterfall. It's a splurge but one that is highly...More

Thank NYCtoLiverpool
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunning location with tables on a terrace overlooking a wooden bridge and a dam with a waterfall over it. The service was very good and professional. Had avocado-crab on toast ( appetizer) and filet mignone ( entree) and both were excellent. Very nice and perfect...More

Thank Hedrick R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so excited to be seated at a table by the window looking out over a covered bridge and waterfall. The food was excellent with drinks served in Simon Pearce glassware. The perfect romantic dinner.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner with friends at Simon Pierce. They had been at this restaurant's sister venue in PA a few years ago and loved it. My husband and I ordered lamb and duck (recommended by the waitress). The lamb was good, the duck was overcooked...More

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in to Simon Pearce for a quick visit while in the Quechee area. Did not have a chance to dine in their restaurant, but did have a cappuccino which I hear is supplied by PK Coffee, my favourite café in Stowe. The glassware is...More

Thank LMBtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly impressed with the food at Simon Pearce. The crab cakes were delicious. My husband ordered a chicken dish (Thai style) that turned out to be large chicken fingers. The side noodles were the best part. We were seated on the porch right...More

1  Thank OnTheHill33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After looking through their store and checking out the glass blowers on the lower level, we went into the restaurant for a wonderful meal. The staff were all young, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The Soup du Jour was a thick and tasty Gazpacho. The Crispy Duck...More

Thank Jimrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some family and friends. We sat outdoors; it was sunny and breezing and we had a beautiful view of the water. They have a nice selection to choose from, including allergen sensitive selections. The restaurant also offers locally brewed beer and sodas....More

Thank JuliaDoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We searched for a unique place to dine and found Simon Pearce. The location is unique on the river by the falls, the building, a NE restored mill and the food delicious. We thoroughyl enjoyed our dinners accompanied by friendly and pleasant servers. We enjoyed...More

Thank Richard I
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26 July 2017|
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Response from slmandy | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is truly beautiful at night. This was one of our favorite stops on our spring road trip. We enjoy the beautiful lowball glasses we purchased while there and learned a great deal watching the glass blowers... More
8 August 2016|
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Response from KenBoston_MA | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations. Best to arrive early for lunch or dinner.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Dano1958 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do around the back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill at Quechee, 1760 Main Street, Quechee, Hartford, VT 05059
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  Quechee
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-1470
Simon Pearce Restaurant, recently voted one of America’s Most Romantic Restaurants by Travel and Leisure and Best of New England, VT 2011: Meal with a View, offers Creative American cuisine utilizing fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully prepared and attentively served in a classic restored Mill overlooking the Ottauquechee River. The staff motto is "quality without pretense." The dining room is casually elegant with views overlooking the waterfall and covered bridge. Recipient of Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" since 1993, they offer a series of wine dinners monthly from November through May. They feature handmade glassware and pottery, which you can observe being made in their on-site glass and pottery workshop at The Mill. Enjoy their retail shop before or after you dine. Reservations are not accepted for lunch but are accepted for dinner. The restaurant will do their best to accommodate requests but does not guarantee any specific seating.
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