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The Anchor

8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
+1 802-464-2112
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (77 reviews)
“steamers” (15 reviews)
“lobster roll” (8 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Anchor was our go to place last weekend. Service is very good and the food selection is excellent. First night we went seafood. Stuffed sole was excellent. Your plates are full , No issue with still being hungry. Food comes out hot and is...More

Thank brucect
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stopped by Wilmington on a number of occasions on trips from PA to NH. We take the route through Wilmington rather than drive up RT 95 even though it adds several hours to our trip. This restaurant and Dots make the trip worthwhile....More

Thank Neon88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant dining room (second floor) and server who may have been a bit casual, but fine. We ordered two entrees: a bouillabaisse, which seemed under-flavored, but was well presented and abundant, and broiled scallops, which were served swimming in butter. The scallops were quite good,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the Anchor two years ago for dinner and it was very good. I had a crisp Caesars salad to start- fresh, crisp and just enough dressing. I ordered the Bouillabaisse and was very impressed, fresh seafood, mussels and clams in a simmering...More

Thank Sjs52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out for a ride and stopped in for a bite to eat. A great find! My husband had fish and chips, I had the fried seafood platter and oh my gosh, delicious! The scallops were amazing! The portions were great, enough to take home, but...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last stop on a 6 state seafood-themed road trip. We were originally scheduled to go to Burlington, but due to distance it was a last minute decision. Boy did we make the right choice! The setting is like a small town you'd...More

Thank cjay40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling to NH, stopped here on a Wednesday evening for Dinner. The place was busy but we were seated promptly and greeted by our server, Larry. All the food coming out looked great, but we did not want anything too heavy, so opted for Fish...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On the plus side the crab cakes are very good. Most of the seafood is prepared in a style befitting a restaurant of 30 years ago. That is swimming in butter. Most of the food is just average, but prices are high. Service was friendly....More

Thank TravelTurtle66
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

For a small Vermont town, the Anchor Inn offers an excellent steak and seafood menu. My wife and I both ordered the whole Maine Lobster. It was not as sweet as fresh caught, but great compared to what we can get in Ohio. We both...More

Thank Duane L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a terrific dinner. Service by Larry is a delightful treat! We both started with the chowder which is very good. The salads were also good. I had the tuna. It was a good grade of tuna. I asked for it...More

Thank Dukeatbrays
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charles w
28 November 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main Street, Wilmington, VT 05363
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112
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