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Cliff House Restaurant

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5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
+1 802-253-3000
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Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter had the kids mac and cheese- aswesome! We had fondue for two- very filling and well done. Fabulous views, of course.

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Thank HoneyBadger1972
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

For decades, the Cliff House has been a fun place for lunch or dinner, and for decades, diners were given a complimentary ticket for the ski lift necessary to reach the restaurant. Since the new owners, AIG, took over, diners must buy a ski lift ticket. This means that there is a cover charge of $24 per person before you... More 

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Sharpsburg, GA
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183 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Cliff House hosts Summit Series Dinners during the winter months; it's a special evening of dining on top of the mountain one evening a month. We were visiting during December and happened to be in Stowe the evening of their Happy Holidays Wine Dinner - so fortuitous! We made reservations ahead of time and hoped that the weather would... More 

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A very cosy and nice lunch atop the gondola run. Good views of the valley and slopes - and easy to get to. A more special lunch place than the ones below in the valley and it feels like some of the loveli lunch places I visit while skiing in the alps. My only suggestion would be if one is... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting Stowe mountain resort, the restaurant is worth visiting just for the incredible view. Take the over easy gondola to the main gondola (need lift ticket) and up to the Cliff House. It closes at 2:30 so we visited around 12:40 for lunch. It was pretty crowded and we ended up waiting at least 45 minutes for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's all about the location. I f you don't want to take a picnic up the gondola this is only restaurant at top of Stowe Resort. Limited menu : salad, soup, a sandwich or two , and a couple apps, and a dessert or two only things on menu for lunch, but what we had ( hummus plate, salad and... More 

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London, Ontario
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Cliff House is best reached by gondola from the base of Stowe Mountain Resort. The ride is a little on the pricey side but once the summit is reached, well worth it. The mountain views breathtaking. Cliff House, part of the gondola station, has both inside dining area but if the weather is good, outside seating on the large... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Staying at the Stowe Mountain Lodge we took the "Over Easy" Gondolier to the main station where you purchased tickets to the top. If you are staying at the lodge be sure and tell them because you get a discount. We picked a perfect sunny day to see breathtaking views and have lunch on the deck. Food was ok and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If I could have my druthers of importance fulfilled at a scenic lookout point, those in the title of my review would be it - so a clear five stars for me for Stowe Lodge's Cliff House Restaurant. And the food, though not great, was plentiful and tasty and reasonably priced. To get polite, friendly, efficient service from the hostess... More 

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Somerville, NJ
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

There is one problem with this restaurant assuming you do not want to hike a few miles to get there. You have to take a gondola ride up to it. The cost for three people exceeded $80 ( anyone five or under is free so I did not have to pay for my son). That was before lunch. Once you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5781 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4803
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?