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40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
+1 802-496-6856
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“meatballs” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (18 reviews)
“prunes” (6 reviews)
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Italian, French, European
$$ - $$$
40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will not leave this restaurant hungry or unsatisfied. The pork bolognese is the best ever. The restaurant has a full-service bar, a menu full of great choices, and, the night we were there, tempting specials.

Thank C56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely dinner during our trip from California to the eastern seaboard in the cozy, friendly atmosphere of this small town restaurant. Service was great and the food simple, but very satisfying. We ended up sitting at a table between...More

Thank MimaPismoBeach_CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is next to a covered bridge and the local swimming hole in the summer.The meal was very good. Local people eat here alot I understand. I would recommend this place, very charming.

Thank CaliforniaEditor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at the Peasant in October. Nice to see a lot of locals in the restaurant! My wife had salmon...which she loved. I had an interesting dish of shrimp on top of baked beans . Both portions were large and...More

Thank David M
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Sometimes when everybody raves about a place expectations run too high. We had a very average meal here and were disappointed. Very few vegetarian options and almost nothing for vegans / gluten free. Expensive and just not very impressed. Sorry.

Thank Tilda B
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to the #1 Restaurant in Waitsfield last night on see what it's all about. We were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance- small, quiet, and relaxing. Between us, we tried the mussels and pasta shells with blue cheese and chicken...More

Thank jarrodm7311
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The food was excellent and we liked the wine offerings. They have a small menu but that ensures a lot of farm-to-table offerings and fresh ingredients.

Thank Stephanie709
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This restaurant is located in my favorite part of Waitsfield. It's right next to the river and covered bridge. There's a charming outdoor area where you can watch/listen to the river and entertain yourself with the various park "creatures" that wander by and bathe in...More

Thank BarryTattle
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We have eaten here several times over the past few years. There are so many good places to eat in the valley that it's difficult to stand out but Peasant is one of our favorites. The food has been consistently good. The meatballs with parmesan...More

Thank pianomandds
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Hi. I came for an intimate dinner with my wife o a Thursday night. The building is charming, right next to a lovely covered bridge. Waitsfield is a lovely town and a wonderful alternative to Stowe. We found the food choice to be very limited,...More

Thank Elliott S
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Bonnie S
August 20, 2016|
Response from ca492 | Property representative |
Unfortunately the State ofVermont does not allow any private alcohol to be opened in any establishment that is in possession of a liquor license.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-496-6856
  • E-mail
Rustic French and Italian
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