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Hen of The Wood

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92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05401
+1 802-244-7300
17:00 - 21:00
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Concord, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Hen of the Wood several times over the last few years, most recently two weeks ago, visiting the area with few for some late season skiing. I have always enjoyed meal s at the Hen of the Wood, but this most recent visit was even better than I remembered, I won't detail their emphasis on locally... More 

Thank Kirke W
Waterbury Center, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time enjoying an extended evening of delicious and meticulously prepared and presented local foods! The cheeses were particularly popular. Thanks Hen of the Wood for making our dinner invitation one of my in-laws favorite stops on their tour of the east.

Thank trinay2017
Stowe, Vermont
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190 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful restaurant in Waterbury that truly offers a fine dining experience. The selection of wines is outstanding and the food is artfully prepared. We had the hangar steak which was cooked to perfection with a delicious butter leaf salad. The service was excellent and the caramel pot de creme was the perfect dessert which we shared.

Thank JillCull
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had heard wonderful things about Hen of the Wood, and the food was good, BUT... We had reservations and went on a weeknight, so we expected good service. There was no problem in placing the order, but there seemed to be a wait in getting the drinks and our first courses. I ordered a half carafe of... More 

Thank morgdog
Middlesex, Vermont
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing dinner for two. We had crispy rabbit livers, grilled octopus, rabbit leg and loin and sides of smashed potato and carrots. Top notch food and service. This restaurant never disappoints.

Thank dal500
Stowe, VT
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Every single dish was amazing. They know food, they care. Best restaurant in Waterbury. The ambiance is a highlight

Thank McGinVT
Winchester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I went to Hen of The Wood for dinner in February. The food and service were excellent. It was the best meal we've eaten in the Stowe area in the 12 years we have been vacationing here. Highly recommended. We will be back.

Thank nwheaton
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

One of our top places in all of our travels. Truly special atmosphere, service, menu (both food and drink). We made reservations in advance and we're glad we did so.

Thank Adman85
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was our 4th visit to Hen of the Wood (2x in Burlington) and a 2nd visit to the Waterbury location. YUMMM!!! Love coming here and we always get something exciting. It is our favorite place for anniversaries etc (we come from Boston it's that good). This time they knocked the octopus out of the park. The BEST we have... More 

Thank Kelsey D
Pelham, New York
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I already knew the title of this review when we stopped by to see if we could squeeze in without a reservation. We were in luck as one couple had not shown, or otherwise we would have been moving on as were the 4 skiers behind us. Reservations are recommended. We enjoyed a salad, the octopus appetizer and an excellent... More 

Thank TomWhitePelham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT 05401
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-7300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?