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T. J. Buckley's

132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
+1 802-257-4922
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“pate” (7 reviews)
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132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went w/friends to this quaint place; I rated average because was too expensive. Food was very well prepared and presented but tasty but not outstanding. Wine list small but well researched and reasonable priced. I did not like the fact that the menu was presented...More

Thank 10Tito
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Reservations are a must for this small restaurant. There is no menu and the waitress describes the tempting options. I believe that there were 4 each for dinner, appetizer and dessert. The kitchen is larger than the dining area and the aromas are as delicious...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We have visited T. J. Buckley's every 5 years or so since it opened about 30 years ago in an intimate, uniquely romantic wood-interior diner, where it remains. A cutting edge concept with terrific innovative food when it opened, it has remained true to its...More

1  Thank Minor7th
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I cook, eat and hold restaurants to very high standards. Maybe because I'm a local and have known this establishment since its infancy, I hold it to even higher standards in the way a parent expects more from their own children. Quite by accident I...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is simply a stunning little restaurant in the lovely Vermont town of Brattleboro. Michael does all the cooking to order.There are always four appetizers and four main courses available; the best salad I've ever had comes with each meal and the side dishes are...More

1  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There is no printed menu. Wait staff will recite the four entree choices, plus appetizers. Everything is fresh & local. The chef, Michael, prepares food that he personally shops for. Elegant but casual, great for special occasions. But it is expensive. Worth at least one...More

1  Thank ModdyinVermont
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We drove an hour to celebrate a special occasion at this unique fine-dining cubby-hole of a restaurant. Do make a reservation, do plan on a 2-hour dining experience, do plan on spending some serious coin, and most definitely do plan to come away being absolutely...More

1  Thank SkyKingBoston
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My boyfriend and I were in Brattleboro for a Valentine's getaway weekend, and our B&B recommended Buckley's as a great spot for a special occasion. In keeping with the quirkiness of Brattleboro, this excellent restaurant is in an unassuming repurposed dining car. The food is...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Fine dining... Tried the pate appetizer... see picture...very good and a work of art to look at. Bread is even delicious. Salads come with entrees and are wonderful. I had halibut cooked to perfection. My friend had the scallops, golden brown on outside and soft...More

1  Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Just a small little 5 star diner in Brattleboro, VT! Buckley''s is a national treasure! The food is fresh beautifully prepared- the preparation occurs right in plain site. We love this destination and always return. We come to this area just to have dinner at...More

1  Thank Brenda W
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sopojo2017
26 May 2017|
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Response from JillDD1234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Maybe $25-$30
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Pamela C
18 March 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaP107 | Reviewed this property |
Lol. It depends on how well behaved that 7 year old is. It is a very small restaurant geared for adult dining. The night we were there a young couple brought in two little children who disruptive to the dining experience... More
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Ellen S
20 October 2015|
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Response from 234lax | Reviewed this property |
Six of us ate with appetizers, desserts, and wine for approx. $600 so about $100/ person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-257-4922
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