9 Best Restaurants In Manchester, Vermont
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Eat out in Manchester, Vermont
and you can enjoy American classics and New England favorites such as clam chowder and seafood at picturesque old-style inns; or head to stylish modern international restaurants serving everything from French to Puerto Rican cuisine. We pick 10 of the best to try.
Ponce Bistro, Manchester
Bistro, Restaurant, Puerto Rican, Cocktails, Wine, Beer
Located on the Main street in Manchester, this bistro
offers Puerto Rican
-influenced cuisine. The restaurant’s interior is classic, with an elegant dining room, velvet curtains and a fireplace. Pair the delicious food with imported wines from around the world, or Vermont-brewed beers and ciders.
Raven's Den Steakhouse and Taproom, Manchester
Restaurant, American, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Wine, Beer, $$$
An upscale dining restaurant
, the Raven’s Den has a contemporary interior with rustic accents and a stone fireplace. On the menu you’ll find dishes such as beer-braised wild boar ribs, Scottish salmon with pineapple, and Black Angus steak cuts. The outside patio with view of the Green Mountains is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine or craft beer in summer.
YE OLDE TAVERN, 5183 Main Street
Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, $$$
A restaurant with a 200-year-old tradition, Ye Olde Tavern
was originally called the Stagecoach Inn. The menu features New England and traditional dishes. The
restaurant has a colonial, bygone era feel with antique furnishings, wooden floors and slanting doors.
The Silver Fork, Manchester
Bar, Restaurant, American, Spanish, Italian, Caribbean
This is a small restaurant
with a large offering of internationally inspired food and wines imported from European vineyards. They only have six tables and a few stools at the bar, so it’s best to make a reservation. The cuisine is a mix of New American with Caribbean influences. The selection of wines ranges from the Italian
to the Spanish
Verdejo, along with a number of American wines.
Zoey's Double Hex
Restaurant, American, $$$
A popular restaurant in town, Zoey’s
Double Hex is a must-visit. Their menu has a wide selection of dishes for all tastes, from salads and fish, to meats on the grill and burgers. Expect to find a long list of burger recipes, as this is the favorite house dish.
Mulligan’s Pub & Restaurant
Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, Irish, $$$
Set in a modernized 19th century Victorian house, Mulligan’s
specializes in classic American dishes with influences from around the country, from New England to Missouri
. Expect an easy-going and family friendly atmosphere, both in the restaurant and at the sports bar next door.
Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse, Manchester
Cafe, Restaurant, Steakhouse, American, Wine, Beer
Located a couple of miles north of the Manchester center, Nipper’s
is part of the Stamford Motel, and features all the favorite American staples for both breakfast and dinner. They use local produce and make their own sauces. For breakfast, you have a choice of either American dishes or Mexican fare such as breakfast tacos and huevos rancheros
Cilantro Restaurant, Manchester
Restaurant, Mexican, Fast Food, Vegetarian, American
specializing in tacos and burritos, Cilantro is located on the main street in Manchester. The Mexican
-inspired venue serves tacos, quesadillas, burritos and nachos, but also classic American dishes such as braised pork or beef, and roasted chicken.
Restaurant, American, $$$
menu features dishes inspired by French
cuisine and an extensive wine list is also available to pair with your food. The venue is modern with a warm, inviting atmosphere, and offers close-up views of the lush nature that surrounds the place.