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Townshend Dam Diner

5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
+1 802-874-4953
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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Diner
5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on route 30 in southern Vermont, this place is worth the drive just to see the massive collection of green glassware in the front windows. Featured on TV as an "out-of-the-place to go" if out for a drive, this place made me smile. It...More

Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience did not match the hype in Frommer's. Service was very slow... at 2:30 pm! The place was less than half full but it took 45 minutes for four of us to get our order taken. We all agreed the food was okay; not...More

Thank Tom D
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very sorry that you did not have a good experience. The diner more than half filled in five minutes!! I will explain that slow service is not the normal for us, as the scheduled wait person did not show up for a their shift...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Ok, I love this place. We have mainly stopped by at breakfast as it on the way home for us but have had lunch there a couple times. The burgers are YUMMY. It is NOT fancy but the local crowd is so nice... go there...More

Thank acdminNyc
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had to pull over for break and stretch...and found a pretty good diner!!..Excellent service with solid menu and prices!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was concerned when I began reading the menu because I don't eat meat. I was so surprised to find a veggie burger on the menu! All of the food looked great. I went there with a large party and my friends ordered all of...More

Thank Leesa B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Townshend is a wide spot in the road. We were staying over night and our inn only served breakfast. This is the only game in town. In seeing the diner from the outside, we thought surely, they must have spent their money on the interior.....not...More

Thank 33146Chris
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Locals eat here. Large servings. Read the blackboard for specials and make sure you leave room for desserts which include apple crisp. This is definitely NOT a chain.

Thank Helena W
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you for taking time to review us! We try very hard to please everyone, and do actually have a few healthier diet choices. If you need help don't hesitate to ask the kitchen!

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We eat at the Diner often and have never been disappointed. It doesn't matter if you are have a dinner, sandwich or just desserts - it is all great. The server Katie is wonderful. She is a real asset to the Diner. My wife and...More

Thank Bondville
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Looks like a dive but because of the reviews I read here we stopped in for breakfast. I had a ham and cheese omelet, which was not fluffy but still good nonetheless. Homemade sourdough bread was very good. Companion had eggs benedict, which he said...More

Thank Weezi67
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you for reviewing ! After listening to our customers, we started toasting the English muffins more on the benedicts because they didn't want them soggy. We will try to reach that medium point, thank you. And the menu should reflect the changes we made...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love this place. The food is good, fresh and inexpensive, and owner and waitresses are friendly and warm. I think we were the only tourists there, a plus. The owner has decorated the room with lots of vintage cookware and green glass, making it...More

Thank NYCris
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank You!!

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Yvonne B
doyou take debit or credit cards
2 August 2015|
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Response from Stephanie S | Property representative |
Accept cc only when owner is in house ( on IPhone with Square) cash is still best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Townshend
  • Phone Number: +1 802-874-4953
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