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Black Sheep Bistro

253 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491-1001
+1 802-877-9991
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (30 reviews)
“escargot” (24 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (33 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
253 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491-1001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Try the Waldorf salad and Haddock. Enough food to share. Reservations are recommended and plan to stay an hour and a half!

Thank Voyage222569
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 6th year back to Lake Champlain and our 6th year at the Black Sheep! Another solid meal. The duck was perfectly cooked and the steak was tasty. And don't forget those mashed potatoes and French fries!!! Those complete the great meal. The...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fixed price restaurant always presented s delicious food with wonderful garlic mash potatoes and French fries.

Thank dianetgottlieb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In September for the last two years we have gone to the Black Sheep Bistro for dinner while staying at Basin Harbor. Last year, it was incredible. This year it was OK. Many in our party wanted the Lamb, It was not on the menu....More

Thank harste
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

A great meal! Appetizers were bacon pea soup and pork dumplings. Both were excellent. Our dinners were steak and Brie chicken. We loved both of them. This is a cute little restaurant. The wait staff was so friendly it really made the meal. We'd definitely...More

Thank 727mm2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018

You won't be disappointed. Consistently wonderful. As an innkeeper in Vergennes, I always recommend Black Sheep Bistro.

Thank StrongHouseInn
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Black Sheep Bistro well worth a dining experience. Simple menu all the same price (starters and main course) interesting selection, and all prepared with care and quite delicious.

Thank Larry K
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We were staying at the Strong House Inn down the street and many people had suggested to go there for dinner. We sat down on the deck and enjoyed the salmon corn cakes and lamb and eggplant croquettes - yummy! Would absolutely go again. Good...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

American cooking with a French twist, good selection of beer and wine, excellent bread, frites/fries are as good as those in Paris, highly recommend the trout, French bistro atmosphere, service okay. Great meal.

Thank ChathamMass
Reviewed May 15, 2018

A friend suggested this restaurant because buy one get one free card, and the result was one of the best meals I've had in years. The interesting thing about the menu is that all entrees are the same price, so you might as well order...More

Thank Wally E
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from Melinda M | Reviewed this property |
You can dress up and feel comfortable if you have a celebration or upscale casual would work.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Vergennes
  • Phone Number: +1 802-877-9991
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