The Pitcher Inn (closed November 9th to 17th inclusive) - 275 Main and Tracks are the restaurants at the Vermont style Relais & Châteaux hotel in Warren Village. Enjoy an à la carte farm-to-table dinner menu created by Chef Jacob Ennis. With thoughtfully sourced ingredients, an appetite for detail, and service that is as knowledgeable as it is warm (Innkeeper's Note: The Pitcher Inn is at the higher end of the price range, but the experience matches the price. It has an extensive wine cellar for all budgets. Reservations are essential at all times). Open Wednesday through Sunday. You can order from the same menu in the 275 Main dining room and the Tracks Bistro bar downstairs, however in the more informal setting in Tracks there is also a separate menu of lighter fare. Your preference. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine and dessert is around $150 and around $90 on the Tracks menu.
The Tucker Hill Inn (closed October 19th through November 11th) - Locally sourced, farm to table style dining. Enjoy fine Vermont craft beers on tap or a glass of wine. Bar style dining downstairs and an upstairs dining room that offers a quieter, more refined experience. (Innkeeper's Note: Good food in a relaxed environment. In the summer their deck is open with plenty of seating. Reservations are recommended.) Open Thursday to Sunday, 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $120.
Sage Restaurant (opens for the season on approx. December 3rd) - A taste of the Mediterranean in the heart of the Mad River Valley, Sage offers eclectic cuisine inspired by classics from Spain, Italy, Greece and other Mediterranean coastal locales. Also serving delicious cocktails, desserts and coffees in a warm and casual atmosphere. (Innkeeper's Note: An exciting new restaurant from the owners of The Hyde Away. Reservations are recommended.) Open Thursday to Monday. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $120.
Reservations are in general recommended
The Hyde Away (closed 1st through 18th November) - Enjoy delicious, carefully-prepared American cuisine using fresh ingredients. Affordable prices. The atmosphere throughout the Hyde Away is comfortable, casual and unpretentious. Enjoy dining on the outdoor deck, in the tavern or in the dining room. They have a selection of chicken, pork, fish and beef, burgers as main courses along with salads, daily specials, and desserts. (Innkeeper's Note: This is the restaurant we go to for a friendly and relaxed dinner when we don’t have the energy to cook for ourselves! Reservations are recommended.) Open daily year-round until 9PM, and 10PM at weekends. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $75.
Fit to be Thai'd (currently doing take-out only) - Authentic Thai Cuisine located in the lower level of the Sugarbush Inn. Enjoy the food and flavor of Thailand crafted by the Culinary Queen, Nattaya Isaacson a native of Bangkok. Meals are made to order with the freshest ingredients. (Innkeepers comment: There is an excellent selection of Thai food on the menu, the kitchen is fully visible letting you see the cooking in progress, and the ambience is attractive. If you like Thai, give it a try! Reservations are recommended.) Open daily from 3-10PM year round. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $75.
Hostel Tevere (closed 22nd through 30th November) - Casual bar style food in a relaxed atmosphere. Burgers, various chicken options, steak, grilled cheese, salads and great fries! Tuesday to Saturday 3pm – 9pm. Price for dinner for 2 including a beer is about $50.
The Mad Taco (Take out only - has picnic tables) - Offers exceptionally inspired and creative Latin cuisine. Paired with the finest craft beer around, we use the best local and regional ingredients to create from scratch our not-to-be-missed hot sauces, house-smoked meats and so much more. Open daily. Price for dinner for 2 including a beer is about $40.
Reservations are in general recommended and note the special arrangements at Flatbread.
Rumble's Bistro (currently doing take-out only) - At Sugarbush Lincoln Peak named in honor of Rumble, Sugarbush's Bernese mountain dog mascot who spent nearly nine years at the mountain. Offers a selection of salads, sandwiches, burgers, steak, chicken and seafood, with vegan and gluten-free options, and uses local meats and cheeses. (Innkeeper's Note: This is the closest restaurant to the B&B. Reservations are a good idea at weekends.) Currently open for take-out Friday & Saturday. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $70.
The Mad River Barn (closed in November) - An informal pub and restaurant near Mad River Glen. Serves both "lite" fare and a selection of entrees in the upstairs pub/game room and the downstairs dining room. (Innkeeper's Comment: the "Barn" has a nicely decorated informal atmosphere in both the pub and the restaurant section. The food is good and the pub offers a nice selection of Vermont beers on tap. The pool table, shuffle board and air hockey table can make the pub section a bit noisy. Reservations are recommended for the dining room but not taken for the the pub.) Currently open Wednesday to Saturday until 9PM. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $75.
The Worthy Burger - They cook all of their burgers made to order over a hardwood fire. The way a real burger should be cooked. Using 100% grass-fed beef, line-caught fish and humanely raised poultry. Fries are hand-cut every single day and fried twice in Wagyu beef tallow. The way real fries should be. (Innkeeper's Note: A superb new casual dining addition to the Mad River Valley. No reservations are taken.) Open Wednesday through Saturday. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $60.
American Flatbread Restaurant (Currently doing take-out orders only by phone at 802-496-7825 starting at 3:30PM for your preferred time) - An all-natural pizza baked in a wood-fired earthen oven. Experience the camaraderie and casual elegance of fireside dining and enjoy American Flatbread fresh from the oven. Reservations are taken only in person at the restaurant starting at 4:00 pm for that day, and are essential during holidays and holiday weekends . (Innkeeper's Note: A local icon. Everyone needs to eat here at least once!) Open on Thursday through Sundays from 5:00 to 9:30 pm, plus all of Presidents Week. Check out their weekly special menus. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer and dessert is about $75.
The Blue Stone (Currently doing take-out orders only) - A rustic pizza shop & tavern featuring old-world hand tossed pizza, with a new-world local twist. We begin with fresh dough, bread and sauces made by hand, every day. We add the best ingredients we can find and prepare many unique toppings from scratch to create a new kind of pizza. (Innkeeper's Note: Great pizza and also additional casual style menu items. No reservations are taken.) Open Wednesday through Saturday. Price for dinner for 2 including a glass of wine or beer is about $60.