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Red Mill Restaurant

4800 Basin Harbor Rd, Basin Harbor, Vergennes, VT 05491-8532
+1 802-475-2317
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (5 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4800 Basin Harbor Rd, Basin Harbor, Vergennes, VT 05491-8532
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for lunch and an after wedding reception campfire. What a delightful setting and the service was friendly and engaging.

Thank dcfodder
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Red Mill! Thank you for sharing! Sincerely, Pennie Beach Fourth Generation Host

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the cool things about this restaurant is if you are not staying at the resort, you can still dine there and arrive by plane on the grass strip, or by boat. Basin Harbor has added some really nice new docks though as the...More

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Mill is on the Basin Harbor Club property but is a favorite with the locals as well. This is casual dining in a very relaxed, well appointed atmosphere. Shorts are as appropriate as a dress/slacks. One order was the cheddar ale soup and...More

Thank 2Jellyfish2
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad to know you enjoy the Red Mill. Cheddar ale soup and wings are long time favorites, as are the fish and chips. We're sorry the latter wasn't up to snuff, and hope you told your server about it. Thanks for your your recommendation!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are alot of large parties here so make a reservation or sit at the bar for faster service. The food was a wonderful surprise... fresh and delicious beet salad, tasty and not heavy duck confit, and a unique ale cheddar soup. We were staying...More

Thank Patricia R
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to know that you enjoyed the food at the Red Mill, and your experience at the Basin Harbor Boat Club. Jason is one of the many friendly staff at Basin Harbor who make Basin Harbor the special place it is. Come back...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love coming across the lake to enjoy the hospitality of the Basin Harbor Club and the Red Mill Restaurant. The building's early use is still hinted at in it's rustic, cheerful and inviting rooms. Fresh blossoms on every table, red & white tablecloths and...More

Thank Adkhi
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

"Just feels like summer!" We love it that you enjoy the atmosphere and food at the Red Mill. Thanks for letting us know! Sincerely, Pennie Beach Fourth Generation Host

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Staying at lake house in Panton, headed out to lunch and glad we did. Nice beer selection, fish tacos and buffalo chicken wrap--yummy.

Thank cwins33
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for letting us know! Come back soon - Pennie Beach, Fourth Generation Host

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently got married at Basin Harbor club, and they recommended that we come here. They had a great band playing that night and a rustic barn setting that was great. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating. I got the roasted...More

Thank Alexa T
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for celebrating your marriage at Basin Harbor, and for enjoying dinner at the Red Mill, which we own as well. Best wishes for a long and happy lifetime together! Sincerely, Pennie Beach Fourth Generation Host

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Joined another couple for lunch before visiting the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. A wonderful lunch menu with lots of yummy options. Two of us enjoyed lamb burgers, one had a veggie burger, and one had the grilled chicken sandwich. All expertly prepared, and very tasty....More

Thank FJDriver
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks for dropping in! The staff is thrilled to learn how much you enjoyed your lunch. Come back soon, please. Sincerely, Pennie Beach Fourth Generation Host

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times before and always enjoyed it very much and not felt ripped of, so we were excited when we chose the Red Mill as our first family dinner of the summer season. Unfortunately it was disappointing. While the quality of...More

Thank foodhiker
Pennie B, Owner at Red Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We are sorry to have disappointed you on the first dinner of the summer season. The lamb entree mentioned above was half a rack of lamb. It is nice to know it was prepared to your son's liking, albeit too small for his appetite. We...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

A group of about 22 of us on a biking trip stayed at the Basin Harbor Club. One night we had a lobster clam bake dinner at the Red Mill Restaurant. The service was buffet style but everyone could have as much as they wanted...More

Thank Judith W
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I would assume you can call them.
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Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
Here is another option for calling. The Red Mill can be called directly at 1-802-475-2317. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Basin Harbor Rd, Basin Harbor, Vergennes, VT 05491-8532
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Vergennes
  • Phone Number: +1 802-475-2317
  • E-mail
Description
Open May - October, the distinctive decor featuring rough-hewn beams, antique farm equipment, and walls covered in Basin Harbor nostalgia makes The Red Mill Restaurant a resort favorite. The renovated sawmill features the best fresh and local food ingredients, along with signature Vermont brews, including our own Red Chair Ale. It is a casual dining experience you will appreciate. The outdoor playground and horseshoes offer playtime for all ages.
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