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Black Sheep Bistro

253 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491-1001
+1 802-877-9991
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (30 reviews)
“escargot” (24 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (33 reviews)
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5:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
American, International
$$ - $$$
253 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491-1001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had dinner Sunday night just a short note the service, food in particular was amazing especially the presentation and sauces / taste. Hope the Chef never leaves as no doubt this is the key to this gem of a restaurant. We had the Chicken...More

Thank FunSunSmiles
Reviewed April 10, 2018

When in Vergennes you have to stop and eat here. Fantastic food and fantastic staff. This is a great place to bring a date or the significant other. Romantic, classy atmosphere, quiet, and great menu.

Thank P5674GSdavidk
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Black Sheep offers an delicious menu of small plates as well as main dishes. All smalls are $8 dinners$22. I attended a dinner for eight and we had duck, salmon, haddock and chicken, each unique and delicious. sides or whipped garlic potatoes. several freshly...More

Thank travel2VT
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Food was outstanding, and variety of dishes exemplary. The appetizers and main courses were delicious, and the service was excellent.

Thank Daddytuna
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Stopped here while traveling thru the area - very nice little place. We were seated in a cozy window table and were waited on relatively quickly. I had the broiled haddock & my Girlfriend had the roast duck - both dishes were fabulous...cooked & seasoned...More

Thank ErnTrekker
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

First time back in year Service was below par. We almost seemed like an after thought to them. Place Is still tightly packed and noisy Steak was tough Order duck rare came out too rare, skin was flabby and the duck was tough. Sent it...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Nice atmosphere and very good food ! Try the escargots, superb French fries, incredible pea soup flavoured with bacon.

Thank Alexandre M
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Sit outside if you can for great people watching. A little bit crowded if you have a large group but great for couples!

Thank KateC29
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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