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Barnard Inn Restaurant

5518 Rte 12, Barnard, VT 05031
+1 802-234-9961
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Pub
$$ - $$$
5518 Rte 12, Barnard, VT 05031
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very cozy, popular inn. We were lucky to get a table. The service was excellent. If you need to wait to for your table, there is a fire pit outside.

Thank jmckibben2016
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very small tavern; food was good but overpriced; what was strange about it is the fact that they did not serve burgers and their idea of the viener schnitzel is a chicken cutlet instead of traditional veal cutlet. It was served with a small scoop...More

Thank Love_To_Go_Placesl
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Absolutely go to the Barnard Inn Restaurant, but avoid the Formal Dining Room. From what we could tell by reading reviews and perusing the inn's website, we thought Max's Tavern would be more like a sports bar. Reservations at the dining room required a $20pp...More

Thank Bernie A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ate a quiet dinner late on a Sunday night at Max's Tavern (I don't think they are usually open Sunday evenings but had special hours for the busy October season). Max's Tavern was rustic and quaint, and the food, while homey was of the highest...More

Thank Bridget H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a meal at the Tavern which was quite good. We enjoyed the atmosphere there, even if it all was a bit perfunctory and seemed like they might be wanting us moved through the system quickly. It's a lovely and lively place and not...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been recommended to us by several of the locals. Definitely worth trying despite the drive. Recommend eating in the tavern versus the formal dining room. The tavern is more of a fun atmosphere. Same menu as formal dining room. Food was delicious....More

Thank Gregrob1980
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very nice and friendly staff. The food was very good, enjoyed the pot pie and chowder. Also the maple martini was good.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a nice meal with our extended family....until.... ...when we had to connect with our 12 year old son via wifi (text on his iPod) for safety reasons, the management said "no way". "You can use our land line phone. No...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Ate here (Max's Tavern) on the recommendation of a friend from the area and it was very nice. I had soup and salad and it was very good. The grounds are beautiful and the bar area rustic and nicely decorated. Service was good. Not an...More

Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 24 July 2016

On our way to Barnard we had stopped for a big lunch, so we didn't want a full dinner. We ate in the bar area and shared a bowl of tomato bisque. OUT OF THIS WORLD DELICIOUS!!! I had the Sloppy June and my husband...More

Thank AZ_Margie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5518 Rte 12, Barnard, VT 05031
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Barnard
  • Phone Number: +1 802-234-9961
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