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Melaza Bistro

) #4 of 22 Restaurants in Woodstock $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Spanish,
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
+1 802-457-7110
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (38 reviews)
“plantains” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (35 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The food and service was excellent. I had the special of fish which was a bit dry from being grilled, but very tasty. My husband had the coffee and chili steak, and it was excellent. The portions were just right to a bit small, we...More

1  Thank sandy h
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Melaza Bistro was great. We enjoyed all of the dishes we tried, especially the empanadas, plantain crisps with guacamole, bistro salad, and chocolate lava cake for dessert. Friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. The style of food was a nice change of pace from the usual...More

Thank LeeR81
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Went on a Saturday evening and was surprised that it wasn't more crowded. I had the daily special coconut curry swordfish which was perfect. I especially enjoyed the guacamole topping which was spot on. My wife had scallops which were also excellent. We also enjoyed...More

Thank tbv77
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a small Mediterranean restaurant specializing in tapas. The chef is Puerto Rican. We stopped in with family after arriving in town a couple of hours late and were please that they could serve us. The food was all tasty and they made good...More

Thank Eugene S
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Last night on a gorgeous day we decided to sit down at Melaza's patio for some tapas. Plenty of great choices of food you don't see regularly. The one bite was even better than the previous and we had a blast. What a great find....More

Thank akkertje
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Fresh, exciting menu, great choices Vermont farm fresh food. Lovely setting right near the inn @ woodstock . Must try the house punch

Thank worldtraveler21nj
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The meal was wonderful, portions on the smaller side but sufficient. The presentation was very elegant.

Thank dsj0300
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Pork shank was mouth-watering, say the guys! Six of us in all, and they sat us on a Saturday night without a reservation. Service was lovely and drinks are good.

Thank theKingstonfolks
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The chef/staff worked hard to make sure that our family (Celiac Disease Positive) could feel confident eating a Gluten Free meal. They offer a large GF menu with special precautions taken to prevent cross contamination. We'll be back every year to this location. Oh by...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were delighted with our dinner and the restaurant experience. The food was Caribbean and cooked with wonderful spices and unique flavors. My family and I was happy we happened upon this restaurant.

Thank Journeygrace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-7110
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Our goal is to provide you and your guest with a casual fine dining experience where classic New England cuisine meets with subtle tropical flavors. !Let Melaza be your Place for Dining.....Enjoy Melaza's relaxed and refined atmosphere featuring outdoor seating on the front patio and back terrace. (Weather permitting). We offer Gluten Free, Tapas and Diner options.
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