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T. J. Buckley's

132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
+1 802-257-4922
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
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132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We drove an hour to celebrate a special occasion at this unique fine-dining cubby-hole of a restaurant. Do make a reservation, do plan on a 2-hour dining experience, do plan on spending some serious coin, and most definitely do plan to come away being absolutely...More

1  Thank SkyKingBoston
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My boyfriend and I were in Brattleboro for a Valentine's getaway weekend, and our B&B recommended Buckley's as a great spot for a special occasion. In keeping with the quirkiness of Brattleboro, this excellent restaurant is in an unassuming repurposed dining car. The food is...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Fine dining... Tried the pate appetizer... see picture...very good and a work of art to look at. Bread is even delicious. Salads come with entrees and are wonderful. I had halibut cooked to perfection. My friend had the scallops, golden brown on outside and soft...More

1  Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Just a small little 5 star diner in Brattleboro, VT! Buckley''s is a national treasure! The food is fresh beautifully prepared- the preparation occurs right in plain site. We love this destination and always return. We come to this area just to have dinner at...More

1  Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It has been many years since I dined at T.J. Buckley's and tonight's experience was all that I had expected and more. It was flawless. The food was superb, offering a splendid array of taste, texture and visual appeal. The presentation was attractive and clearly...More

1  Thank vtdano
Reviewed 6 November 2016

TJ Buckley was recommended to us by a friend who raves about it. My husband and I had dinner there last night and now we rave about it. The restaurant is set in an old fashioned caboose-type diner, but serves very elegant dishes. It is...More

1  Thank Martine A
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My experience at T. J.Buckley's was on par as one of the best meals & experiences I've had. I was there for a birthday celebration with family and it was a perfect setting for that. We shared the 4 available appetizers and we tasted each...More

1  Thank jnfoodsnob44
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Celebrating a few bdays in our party we met at Tj Buckleys. With the appearance of an old Diner, the inside was elegant and cozy. The waitress was amazing and so knowledgable of their menu. We sampled as much as we could. I cannot express...More

1  Thank carlosso
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. A one of a kind experience. Great time of year to visit VT. Love the train car experience.

1  Thank marilyn r
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We love good food. We started checking out restaurants for our trip to VT ahead of time and this place popped. We made reservations two weeks ahead and almost didn't get in. This place is very "unassuming" from the outside and is incongruent with what...More

1  Thank ClaudiaP107
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26 May 2017|
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Response from JillDD1234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Maybe $25-$30
Pamela C
19 March 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaP107 | Reviewed this property |
Lol. It depends on how well behaved that 7 year old is. It is a very small restaurant geared for adult dining. The night we were there a young couple brought in two little children who disruptive to the dining experience... More
Ellen S
21 October 2015|
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Response from 234lax | Reviewed this property |
Six of us ate with appetizers, desserts, and wine for approx. $600 so about $100/ person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3275
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-257-4922
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