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White Cottage Snack Bar

862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
+1 802-457-3455
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried clams” (23 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (45 reviews)
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Fast food, American
862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Stopped here for lunch on our way out of town. The service was slow and the fried clams mediocre and overpriced.

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

What can I say about the White Cottage Snack Bar. It sits along the Ottaquechee River near Rt. 4 and has a great view of the river. A beautiful grassy area south of the snack bar is right down at river level and has picnic...More

2  Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this beautiful little restaurant during our trip to Woodstock this summer. And we loved it. We order grilled chicken sandwich and fried haddock burger. The food was good, but more than the food whats special about the restaurant is the view that you...More

1  Thank Arjun B
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Each year I vacation in Plymouth,VT and each year a visit to White Cottage is a must! It's become a family tradition according to my grandchildren. The food is good, of ample portions, and the fried clams are some of the best this Ocean State...More

1  Thank Gerri G
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I remember going to this snack bar in the 60's, when I was a kid. I just recall getting ice cream back then, but now, oh my! the seafood is so yummy! We had the haddock, the whole clams, and the scallops. All delicately fried,...More

1  Thank Sheri G
Reviewed 10 August 2015

If you think you have to go to Maine for the best fried whole bellied clams, think again. The White Cottage Snack Bar as the best in the State of Vermont!!

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A summer Experience in Woodstock Vermont. Terrific batch of kids working and earning high school money….good snack bar food although I had the Fish and Chips which was restaurant quality, much better than expected and absolutely delicious and I will order it again….Giffords hard ice...More

1  Thank 724Lee
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I have eaten at White Cottage many times in past few years. I ordered the clam basket and a single order of clams. There were only 8 clams and only 4 had bellies. I asked staff person if this was all you get. I was...More

Thank Jim420
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stopped at the White Cottage Snack Bar while we were heading east into Woodstock. It's a very unassuming place and the food we had took us by surprise. We first lunched on freshly grilled hamburgers with the works. You can tell they take care...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

The White House cottage is a snack shack along Route 4 in Vermont, right along the OttauQueechee river. Don't try to say it, you may sprain your tongue. The food is mostly fried seafood, all really good. The portions are pretty mammoth, so plan on...More

1  Thank maitmows
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
Response from john h | Property representative |
They are bay scallops, or that is what I am paying for, I will keep a eye on them. thank You John Hurley owner
6 March 2016|
Response from Bernadette147 | Reviewed this property |
I believe their hours are 11am-10pm daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 862 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-5202
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 802-457-3455
Twice named one of the top 150 burger joints in the US and the only one in Vermont, White Cottage is Open early May to Columbus Day. We are a traditional dairy bar and lots more! Located one mile west of town on Rt 4, we serve char broiled burgers, homemade onion rings, great sandwiches, fresh whole belly clams, Maine lobster salad rolls, fresh crisp salads and 30 flavors of ice cream. Our customers also enjoy steamed Maine lobster dinners on the weekends in the summer. Sit outside at one of our many picnic tables overlooking the Ottauquechee River (Moms bring the towels and bathing suits -the kids are going in!) At White Cottage, we've got something for everyone! Phone orders always welcome. We are fully handicapped accessible.
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