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Things to do in Chester

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pub
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“Your local Scottish pub in Vermont! Done well. And yes the owner is from Scotland. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Good food in a great location in Chester. Visit the local shops before or after dinner or lunch. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
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“Casual place for dinner. Great for kids Average food but cool atmosphere and friendly owners.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Their food is so good, the service is fantastic and you can't beat the fact that you're dining in an old dining car. This is one of our favorite places.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is a small town so 'night life' means beer and live music until 9-10 pm! but it's a great place with wood-fired pizza, beer, cider, local music. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Store
“Huge selection, tons of vendors, you could get lost in here for a couple hours if you really wanted to. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Family run grocery store for all your needs. Great butcher shop, general groceries and beer. Best and cheapest deli sandwiches around. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Excellent fresh baked bread. Modeled after a real French bakery inside, with high ceilings and open space. Serves lunch.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Locally owned store with excellent selection and range of beer, wine and cheese. They've just moved into a larger space (next to The Pear Tree store, also worth a visit). Amy and Justin are just terrific and you'll want to raise a glass with them!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“From its humble beginnings as a home bakery to its move into a brick and mortar on the Chester, Vt. town green, The Southern Pie Company has excelled in importing uniquely flavored pies to New England.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious homemade soups, breads, desserts, sandwiches - sometimes local pottery is available.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
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“The attached Bradford Pub has many craft beers - beautiful in the winter with the roaring fireplace.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Sushi! Imported fish delivered fresh from Boston. Small intimate and authentic. You want be disappointed. BYOB”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gym
“Lovely Yoga studio above the Moon Dog Cafe. Check out their website for class time. Walk-ins most welcome.”
  • 1 local recommends
Book Store
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Your local Scottish pub in Vermont! Done well. And yes the owner is from Scotland. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bistro
“Good food in a great location in Chester. Visit the local shops before or after dinner or lunch. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Their food is so good, the service is fantastic and you can't beat the fact that you're dining in an old dining car. This is one of our favorite places.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“Casual place for dinner. Great for kids Average food but cool atmosphere and friendly owners.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“This is a small town so 'night life' means beer and live music until 9-10 pm! but it's a great place with wood-fired pizza, beer, cider, local music. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“From its humble beginnings as a home bakery to its move into a brick and mortar on the Chester, Vt. town green, The Southern Pie Company has excelled in importing uniquely flavored pies to New England.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious homemade soups, breads, desserts, sandwiches - sometimes local pottery is available.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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