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The Lilac Inn

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53 Park St, Brandon, VT 05733
+1 802-247-5463
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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Impressive to the eye! This place is lovely in its own quaint way. Perfectly decorated, a sight to see inside this special inn.

Thank slhiroms
Flemington, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Doug and Shelley the inn's owners cannot do enough for you ! The breakfasts are the best almost 3 courses! Very close to Middlebury and not too much of a ride for the shel bourse museum. The best restaurant in town is the Provance! Very nice. The rooms are very spacious and very clean and neat. You can bring your... More 

Thank Marilyn B
Carteret, New Jersey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful wedding venue...very intimate just the two of us and the room was very quaint and calming

Thank msmecheche
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Absolutely beautiful grounds; amazingly friendly innkeepers who bent over backwards to make us feel welcomed. Great wine list, all meals were delicious, gracious staff! We LOVED ending 2 days of long bike rides on the outdoor patio, feet up, enjoying the wood fire! Highly recommended!

Thank PJ F
Brandon, Vermont
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have not stayed at the lilac inn because I live here in town. I have been all over their inn, been given a tour, discussed wedding venues with them and know them a little socially. I recommend them unreservedly becasue of everything I've seen and the interactions I ve had with them. They are kind. This past year a... More 

Thank flatpickguitarusa
Chesterfield, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We spent the last night of an Inn to Inn bike trip here. We had a delicious dinner with homemade blueberry pie. A wonderful breakfast that included homemade scones. Then Doug mapped out a route back to the airport that included a stop at a Robert Frost hiking trail and Texas falls hiking trail. Wonderful personalized service!

Thank jsb206
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Lilac Inn is a fantastic place to stay if you are looking for an authentic historic Inn in a small town in Vermont. The antique furnishings are very nice. Original clawfoot bathtub, including a shower option if you don't want to soak in the tub. The Innkeepers, Doug and Shelley are the best. Doug planned a full day itinerary... More 

Thank Donna R
Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed here as we started our bike trip "Inn to Inn." It is a gorgeous restored old mansion ("summer home"), with beautiful grounds and landscaping, a great porch, and plenty of places to sit and gather. they look well-equipped to host weddings and gatherings, including a ballroom. The hosts were very pleasant, and the food excellent. They have a... More 

Thank GSOtraveler2013
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Food delicious; Service impeccable. Susan was so pleasant, knew the answers to all questions and went above and beyond to meet our needs.

Thank Alba S
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I stayed here for the weekend in Jan 2016. Shelley & Doug Sawyer are just the nicest people you will ever meet. It was my nieces bridal shower and the whole affair was just wonderful. The brunch was heaven. So cozy with all the fireplaces going. Our room was beautiful .... and immaculate. I would highly recommend this awesome Inn... More 

Thank Wendy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
American, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park St, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 802-247-5463

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