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Cantina Di Gerardo

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378 Railroad St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-1687
+1 802-748-0598
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Concord, New Hampshire
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This restaurant is a find! We were headed towards another restaurant in town and saw their sign and decided to try this one. As stated by another review, the atmosphere, is not fancy, simple tables, open kitchen area, the owner is a server. The food was just so good, we tried the special bruschetta (artichoke and tomato) very flavorful. Then... More 

1 Thank Wendy H
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Dinner with my son and a few of his high school friends. Staff was very friendly and prompt. When I was here in October 2013 service very slow. Food quality and portions were very good if not a bit too large even for the teenaged boys. We had a variety of appetizers and mains, all of which were tasty and... More 

1 Thank AQflyer
Fall River, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My wife and I went to this restaurant on October 16, 2015. The smell of Italian cooking was coming out the door onto the sidewalk. We were absolutely surprised and thrilled with the personal service by the owner, wife, and the best tasting Italian food, bar none, cooked by the husband from Italy, who has been cooking since he was... More 

Thank JSE399
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We were told by many this restaurant was the best in town. Perhaps it was great for St. Johnsbury. Met some great folks dining next to us, had a wonderful visit, but all I can say about food is "passable".

Thank KLRAlaska
Cambridge, MA
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We have been fans of Cantina de Gerardo ever since we visited their first location in Littleton. It was a ramshackle establishment (the new location is much nicer) but the food was out-of-this-world good. I had a dish called zingarella which I've never seen anywhere else but I would climb mountains to have it again. Luckily I don't have to.... More 

Thank rizcat
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169 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is a small, Italian restaurant on the main street of old St. Johnsbury, Vermont. There are simple tables and nothing like fancy dining, but the food is wonderful. I had ziti Romano and my friend had another pasta. I haven't tasted anything so good in a long time, but don't expect romantic ambiance. Also, the service can be slow... More 

Thank torontobiggs1
Fulton, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Gerardo's provides a wonderful Italian dinner in an unlikely location. The chef has a Boston North Side background, and prepares delicious tasting and beautifully presented meals of a quality comparable to, or superior to, Italian restaurants in big cities in which I have lived, including New York City and Boston. Gerardo and his wife are a delightful and entertaining couple,... More 

Thank pgray1
Grafton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in St Johnsbury for lunch on our way to Quebec City. We shared a veggie calzone that was fabulous. Really fabulous! Even the side salad was better than most. Truly Italian from Boston's North End. Just don't be in a rush. No Mexican food here.

Thank JMead217
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

If you want to see the good side of an Italian family restaurateur; this is your place. We crossed over to Vermont from Quebec and asked the border control officer to recommend a place to eat. He categorically recommended this place. The lady who greets and serves is the owner with her husband who cooks. Another young server was their... More 

Thank Ram C
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

My very Sicilian New Yorker boyfriend KNOWS good Italian food. He came here years before I knew him but always raved about a place he went to in St. Johnsbury but he couldn't remember the name. He'd know it when he saw it, small place, on the main street. However, somehow we missed it our first day in the area.... More 

Thank LaLisaMJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Railroad St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-1687
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Saint Johnsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-748-0598

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?