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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.
Bar
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“Great restaurant, local food, ingenious chef, great service. The mac & cheese can't be beat! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Check out their calendar for every changing events! 20 min from CEDARWALK in Rutland”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local, organic food providing a cozy ambiance with great cocktails and the absolute best french fries in the region! From vegan food to local dairy and meat, Roots provides the ultimate Vermont dining experience.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Serving up their own brews from the Rutland Beer Works (We like the Happy Dayz IPA) as well as a whole wall of other local craft beers on tap. They also have great pizza and sandwiches if you're making a day of it. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Imaginative creations, always good, unique flavorings and combinations. Little harry's is one of our favorite dinner stops but be careful - some of their dishes can be quite spicy! Don't be fooled by the tiny front entrance - go ahead, go in!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Pine Hill Park is wonderful outdoor hiking and mountain bike destination...literally in our backyard (1.5 miles down the road.) Flipside Skate Park is located in the parking lot (closed Monday and Tuesday) $10 res / $12 non-res. The outdoor park is free of charge”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent breakfast if you are passing through Rutland on your way in or out of town!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
“This is our indoor farmer's market location. Open from 10am-2pm on Saturdays”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“ located in nearby Rutland is a perfect spot to warm up on cold days with kids. A clay modeling table, sensory table, wind tunnel, creative art space, and more beckon little ones to explore.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The best indoor climbing around!! They also guide outdoor climbing (year round).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A great place to go on rainy days where you can play virtual golf or race car driving or a virtual shooting range.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Beautiful building! I would make sure they are open and something is going on first but the Chafee Art Center is worth a stop.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Kelvans is a locally owned nice little restaurant with a small bar too. During warmer months there is seating outside on their patio in a courtyard setting. A varied menu with chef specials, some unusual offerings at times. good prices,very friendly service.Nice local beer selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The food co-op is a great place to buy local, organic products. They also an awesome bulk section for spices, grains, flour, sugar, etc. so you can buy just the amount you need! We love this store. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great restaurant, local food, ingenious chef, great service. The mac & cheese can't be beat! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Local, organic food providing a cozy ambiance with great cocktails and the absolute best french fries in the region! From vegan food to local dairy and meat, Roots provides the ultimate Vermont dining experience.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Serving up their own brews from the Rutland Beer Works (We like the Happy Dayz IPA) as well as a whole wall of other local craft beers on tap. They also have great pizza and sandwiches if you're making a day of it. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Imaginative creations, always good, unique flavorings and combinations. Little harry's is one of our favorite dinner stops but be careful - some of their dishes can be quite spicy! Don't be fooled by the tiny front entrance - go ahead, go in!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent breakfast if you are passing through Rutland on your way in or out of town!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kelvans is a locally owned nice little restaurant with a small bar too. During warmer months there is seating outside on their patio in a courtyard setting. A varied menu with chef specials, some unusual offerings at times. good prices,very friendly service.Nice local beer selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a totally bizarre restaurant run by the members of the Twelve Tribes cult. It has really good solid old-style hippie food and is worth a visit if only to see. And it's across the street from Phoenix Books!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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