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Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant

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25 Stewart Ln, Middlebury, VT 05753-1248 (Route 7)
+1 802-388-9925
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17:30 - 21:00
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Vergennes, Vermont
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining room is small and in the days that this was a residence, might have been the parlor or formal dining room, complete with fire place. There is an adjacent room (the library) that can seat a moderate sized party. There is a separate sun room with about four small tables and an outside deck used in nicer weather.... More 

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Thank Charles T
Simsbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I had a very pleasant dinner. The duck was well prepared, including the vegetables and rice. My wife had a delicious fish dish, also well prepared. We received terrific assistance from the staff on choice of wines - which were also delicious. Overall, an elegant yet relaxing dining experience.

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1 Thank Chug2
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Everything was delicious! The staff was so professional and very knowledgeable as to the food and wine they were serving. It was a very romantic dinner!

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1 Thank danelly1800
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wonderful place to stay in Middlebury. Rooms are nice and comfortable. Food is really good. Breakfast included in room rate and is great. Great staff.

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Thank Sharon G
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Jessica's staff were friendly and went overboard to satisfy our needs. Even caring for flowers that I ordered for the wife and placing them on table before we arrived for dinner. Breakfast cooked to your specifications and needs. We recommend Jessica's for your next dinner experience in Middlebury VT.

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1 Thank gmwii
Midwest
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Was delicious. The menu was fairly sparse for choices. It was a nice atmosphere and quiet enough for a romantic meal for two.

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Thank Sweetienme
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I both chose one of the offered specials - tenderloin steak with mushrooms. The food was absolutely wonderful and I noticed that the restaurant sold out on this special because before we left new arrivals were not offered this as an option. The service was very good. However, I have to be honest and state that I... More 

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1 Thank TexanBornTravelers
Vermont25, Owner at Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I am always happy to hear that our service was good, responsive and friendly. If the server was indeed upset they were absolutely correct in not showing it in the dinning room. We have a service pantry that enters the dinning room through a double swing door and servers walk from the dinning room through the pantry to enter the... More 

Coto de Caza, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived for our reservation with family for dinner. When we requested a window table we were told unceremoniously by the self described "maitre'd/ sommelier" that they need to turn the window tables and all the other tables several times in the evening because it is Fall Family Weekend...we were then seated in the center of the room. We asked for... More 

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Thank Mary Y
Vermont25, Owner at Jessica's at Swift House Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

This is a difficult scenario for a restaurant with all tables being used. It was the busiest weekend of the year, and an unusual weekend where we needed to turn almost all of our 13 tables one time (we do plan that all diners will take 2 to 2.5 hours for their reservation). Almost all reservations were made months in... More 

Key West, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The food was exceptionally good. Fine dining at its best. An unexpected treat. From paired wine (recommended by the sommelier ) to an exquisite dessert , the evening was perfect.

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Thank Carolyn W
South San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a big year for my family. My husband and I have been married for 20 years and my youngest started college. So to celebrate both milestones I made reservations at Jessica's at Swift House Inn and I am so glad I did. It was truly a lovely experience. The food was just delicious and the ambiance was perfect.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Stewart Ln, Middlebury, VT 05753-1248
    (Route 7)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-9925
Description
A meal at Jessica's Restaurant is always memorable. The recently updated dining room is a reflection of the casual comfort and style of this New England country inn. Jessica's Restaurant is located in the Swift House Inn in Middlebury, Vermont. Jessica's is just two blocks from downtown Middlebury, set in an 1814 stately home, surrounded by beautiful lawns and gardens. Jessica's casual atmosphere is the perfect place for an dinner for two, or a celebratory dinner for four to forty! Come early and enjoy our bar; Tom, with his more than 30 years of bartending experience, can fix you a cocktail or help you choose the right bottle of wine. We have won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for our wine list for six straight years! We also have local beers on tap including Switchback, from Southern Vermont; and two brews from Middlebury, Wolaver's Organic India Pale Ale and Otter Creek Seasona.

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