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Carpenter & Main Restaurant

326 Main St, Norwich, VT 05055-4418
+1 802-649-2922
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (8 reviews)
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
326 Main St, Norwich, VT 05055-4418
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant housed in a lovely old home in Norwich. Atmosphere galore! We both opted for the trout special of the day. I was so impressed with the taste & quality of the food. If we are ever in Vermont again, we...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The food was wonderful, as was the atmosphere. One evening we ate in the bistro, the other the restaurant. Same menu. We did tapas one night and entrees the next. All were yummy!

Thank debbie_msp
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We had one the finest dinners this year. Beautiful setting, great and friendly service, but what sets the place apart is the precise preparation of outstanding food. Both our choices were perfect: duck confit and eggplant with goat cheese. Wine list is well chosen. And...More

Thank tcroasdaile
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Was there for dinner with work colleagues. I had the eggplant s. So was the service.tuffed with cheese and a delicious spicey Idaho red wine, Others had the trout, while still others had vegeterian entrees. All were excellent

Thank Waterlaw
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. The food is so good and the place just looks so beautiful and server was so sweet and so nice.

Thank tomasjlassard
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great food and quiet intimate ambience. The portions are on the smaller side but the food has rich taste. You can also just stop in for a drink at the bar - I particularly like this place because it quiet inside which makes it easy...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visiting my son and went out for Sunday evening. Great food and atmosphere. He had the burger and I enjoyed the chicken breast with roasted Brussels sprouts... both excellent. Would definitely dine here again.

Thank conniet244
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This restaurant has a lovely ambience and a very romantic feeling. Nice to come with a date and enjoy great entrees and nice wine selection. I highly recommend it.

Thank kp542018
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We had a delightful evening in the Bistro area of this small restaurant. It was full, but we had just a short wait for a table. The menu includes small plates (good as individual starters or to share or combined to make a full meal)...More

Thank 3Davies
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Carpenter & Main is my absolute go-to restaurant when I am in this area. The menu is creative and delicious, using fresh, seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients. Plenty of good options for vegetarian or vegan as well as great meat dishes. Staff is warm and experienced,...More

Thank Elizabeth302
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Main St, Norwich, VT 05055-4418
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 802-649-2922
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