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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Our all-time favorite spot for lunch and dinner! Dinner is by reservation, lunch is first come / first served. A lovely bar is open in between. While there, browse the exceptional glass, hand-blown by Simon Pearce's staff - downstairs you can watch the glass blowers in action. Ask for a table overlooking the waterfall and covered bridge!”
  • 113 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious Turkish food in a colorful spot in White River Junction (30 min away).”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Recommended by Open Table - one of 10 top restaurants in VT 2020 From the website: WELCOME TO ELIXIR RESTAURANT Elixir Restaurant is located in the old Freight House in Downtown Historic White River Junction, Vermont. Our menu features creative, approachable food, freshly prepared using local ingredients. Our wine list complements the food and will satisfy a variety of tastes. Whether you simply want to relax with a glass of wine or enjoy dinner from our ever-changing menu, we offer a warm, inviting atmosphere with friendly service.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“They have a nice hearty breakfast menu that includes fancy items like lobster omelets ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Travel from Hemlock Tiny House: 20min If you're looking for Asian cuisine, this has Japanese and Korean food. The sushi is the best I've had in Vermont (we're not known for sushi). The owners are Korean, and the KFood is awesome.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse is a restaurant and pub located in the Norwich Inn on Main Street next to Dan and Whit’s. It features one restaurant menu, whether you are dining in the Pub, Outdoor Patio, Dining Room or Terrace. The menu offers Pub favorites along with more substantial entrees. The restaurant and brewery offer seating on a “first come, first served” basis in the Pub/Patio. The Vermont craft beer is pumped underground and across a 100 foot distance from the Brewery cellar to the Pub at the Inn, where they rotate 8 different beers, plus one cask ale. They also offer Guest Taps, which will usually feature beers from other popular Vermont breweries. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Kid-friendly great standard Italian menu with wood-fired pizza, pasta, grilled dishes and more.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Very tiny bar with very good cocktails. The food is the best in the area and you'll have an amazing view of Ottauquechee River. Time it right and you'll catch an incredible sunset.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, bar area, outside dining, good service and nice ambiance - live music on occasion”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Great for families in funky White River Junction. This place is always packed, so expect a bit of a wait, but well worth it! Incredible beer menu, really interesting tacos (my fav: the chill -- raw ahi tuna with wonton crisps and a spicy sauce), and a cool atmosphere (surf and ski movies on the big screens, shuffleboard, a climbing wall that I have ever seen anyone climb as it is horizontal) make this place a favorite hangout. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Worth the 10 minute drive out of Hanover. Some of the best cuisine in the area. Inventive farm to table with a cocktail list to rival major cities.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Ok, I am putting this on the list because the RENT KAYAKS and TUBES! just another way to GET OUT IN IT!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tiny take out Indian operation. We are so glad they are here as we order this take out a few times each month. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Really awesome BBQ in White River Junction, live music at weekends, outdoor seating in summer and family friendly”
  • 4 locals recommend