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Townshend Dam Diner

5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
+1 802-874-4953
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dam Diner is comfy and interesting to look at the various enamel topped tables, the collection of green depression glass, the antique kitchen utensils, and the pencil sketches on the napkin dispensers. The food is very reasonably priced, and delicious. I had a grilled...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Eclectic diner, feels like home. Great simple food. Good, friendly service. A family favorite. Great stop on scenic Route 30. It would be easy to drive past and miss this great place. Stop and give it a try. You'll not regret it.

Thank Jon W C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been reading about and seeing this place on television and went there for b'fast this morning. I've eaten everywhere in Boston and a lot of places in NYC...this was excellent! The only thing better than the food was the service. I regret not...More

1  Thank florendo21
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Stopping at the Dam Diner after a weekend of camping is tradition! Try the French toast sampler but don't plan on sharing!

1  Thank katyebro17
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Located on route 30 in southern Vermont, this place is worth the drive just to see the massive collection of green glassware in the front windows. Featured on TV as an "out-of-the-place to go" if out for a drive, this place made me smile. It...More

1  Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Our experience did not match the hype in Frommer's. Service was very slow... at 2:30 pm! The place was less than half full but it took 45 minutes for four of us to get our order taken. We all agreed the food was okay; not...More

Thank Tom D
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

I'm very sorry that you did not have a good experience. The diner more than half filled in five minutes!! I will explain that slow service is not the normal for us, as the scheduled wait person did not show up for a their shift...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Ok, I love this place. We have mainly stopped by at breakfast as it on the way home for us but have had lunch there a couple times. The burgers are YUMMY. It is NOT fancy but the local crowd is so nice... go there...More

Thank acdminNyc
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had to pull over for break and stretch...and found a pretty good diner!!..Excellent service with solid menu and prices!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was concerned when I began reading the menu because I don't eat meat. I was so surprised to find a veggie burger on the menu! All of the food looked great. I went there with a large party and my friends ordered all of...More

Thank Leesa B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Townshend is a wide spot in the road. We were staying over night and our inn only served breakfast. This is the only game in town. In seeing the diner from the outside, we thought surely, they must have spent their money on the interior.....not...More

Thank 33146Chris
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Townshend
  • Phone Number: +1 802-874-4953
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