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The Anchor

8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
+1 802-464-2112
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“steamers” (16 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent seafood brought in fresh from Boston twice a week. Walking distance from local B& Bs. Great outdoor eating available as well. We will return here!

Thank dooleypster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go here on busy weekends. The Anchor is incredibly popular, but the management doesn't seem able to cope with a full-capacity crowd. Our group waited over an hour for dinner. The crowds come because the seafood is fresh and the array of options is...More

Thank NatureLoverMass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We shared the steamed little neck clams and fried calamari. Both appetizers were very good. Garlic rolls are excellent. Salad was nice, a bit quoted, but decent. My prime rib was very good and my wife’s duck was excellent. Drinks are good. Service is professional....More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

What more can we say. Hostess and waitstaff very accommodating to my disability. Food was great. Ate there twice.

Thank diverse
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The Anchor came as a recommendation to try while staying in Wilmington. I had the fried scallop appetizer, which was very good. The scallops were good size and very lightly fried, which was a nice surprise. The star of the evening was the horseradish crusted...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We eat here every year during our visit for the Marlboro Music Festival and it never disappoints. The fresh whole lobster was sweet and delicious.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Four of us had good food--seafood, fish, and land based entrees. Nice place to find on our way to western Vermont. And, Wilmington is a nice town, full of New England charm.

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We had heard good things about the The Anchor, so we vowed we would eat here when we were in the area. We are so glad we did. The outside isn't that much to look at, but the inside ambiance is lovely, the staff very...More

Thank Kay T
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very popular with the locals. Food is good but I would suggest a reservation unless you want to sit in the bar if there is space available. They run specials during the week which also increases people for early evening dining. Staff...More

Thank billmargieg
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings. Very good seafood selection reasonable price good service. We shared an ice cream between the 4 of us and it was plenty. Beer was good too.

Thank kgh62
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
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Yes they do, they also have a New Mexican reastrant on the property.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112
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