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Trattoria La Festa

4080 Mountain Rd Lodge, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
+1 802-253-8480
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4080 Mountain Rd Lodge, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
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81 - 90 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is a rustic long time Stowe Italian restaurant. It is mainly a "red sauce" restaurant but definitely upscale from the usual pizza restaurants flocking the area. Solid 3-3.5 star fare. I would have rated it a bit higher if there were a bit more...More

Thank DocPT1
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear DocPT1 Thank you for your review and too bad you missed our lovely specials and appetizers including "Burrata", "Carpaccio di Manzo", "carpaccio di tonno", "Bresaola from Ticino", "escargot alla Sambuca","ewggp[lant Napoleon" etc.etc. I am delighted that you enjoyed everything all the best to your...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great food and staff. Huge portions! Would recommend sharing an entree. No wait at 6 pm. Worth the trip.

Thank JSipll
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear JSipll Thank you for your lovely review. Looking forward your return to Stowe and dinner with us again. Regards Tony and Family

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Dined here last night with our family(9) of us. Great service by Israel. I had some questions on the wine list and the owner was kind enough to come by table and explain the selection. The beef carpaccio appetizer was some of the best I...More

Thank William P
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear William P Thank you for your generous review. I love when people take their time to mention the lovely surprise they find at our restaurant. Your response and positive tone is a great thing to our 32 years of service. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016

Our group was staying at the Stowe Mountain Lodge, after eating at their restaurant, "Solstice" which is very, very expensive, next night drove towards town about 2 miles. possibly the first on the left side, and it was a great, reasonable meal. Run by an...More

Thank Don M
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Don M Thank you for the super response. You have captured our true essence. It's not about glits and glamour it's all about Italian hospitality and respect of our loyal guests. Many thanks Tony and family

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Veal was very good. My duck was a little dry but tasty. Service was very friendly and efficient. Lemoncello dessert was fabulous.

Thank worldtravlr c
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear worldtravlr c Thank you for your response. We are delighted we ere able to please you. All the best Chef Tony and family

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We came here with friends on the recommendation of our hotel's concierge. La Festa was busy on a Thursday night and everyone was having a good time. The wine list was good, but the food was average. My veal limone was swimming in the sauce...More

Thank Dale H
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Dale H Thank you for you response. We'll do better next time if you ever come back. All the best Tony and family

Reviewed 30 June 2016

When it comes to a restaurant that has survived the good and bad times alike, has had a faithful local clientele, and can still bring them in, the you have been here. Although there are three owners, each bringing a part of Heaven to this...More

1  Thank Bill T
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Bill T What can I say. Your words are a blessing I the sky. Thank you for the true perspective. What you see and describe is what we have been doing for 32 years. We promise to do more and better as we get...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

We went as a very large group for dinner the night before a wedding. The dinner was very very good. The food was served family style but tasted like it was individually made for each person. The choices of pasta and meats made this a...More

Thank djdudley
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear djdudley Thank you for your honest and efficient response. We are always ready to serve and continue our legacy to the Stowe food scene. We are proud to serve you after 32 years and looking forward to serve your grandchildren. All the best Tony...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

I love Italian food and I have been to this restaurant several times on visits to Stowe. Each time I visit Stowe, at least one visit to Trattoria is mandatory for me and I highly recommend it to friends as well! The Food and Staff...More

1  Thank Mike M
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear Mike M Thank you again and again for you r kind words. We are always at your service and we hope to see you soon. All the best Tony and Family

Reviewed 5 June 2016

We were in Stowe for a long weekend and decided to have an Italian meal one night. We eat out frequently, and Italian food is our favorite, so we decided to try Trattoria La Festa.The restaurant had a warm, cozy feel to it with dark...More

Thank jwells3665
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear jwells3665 Thank you for your review and thank you for pointing out the responses and I totally agree with you. Hope to see you soon. All the best Tony and Family

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4080 Mountain Rd Lodge, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-8480
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Description
Seasonal Italian restaurant owned and operated by Italian family. Simple homemade food with a solid wine list and great music
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