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Cow Palace

$$ - $$$American, ,
3111 US Route 5, Derby, VT 05829-9456
+1 802-766-4724
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“bison” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3111 US Route 5, Derby, VT 05829-9456
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was reasonably priced and good value. I have to comment on previous reviewer. The Elk are not raised as meat for the restaurant nor for a hunting club.

Thank ivbeeneverywhere
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were delighted by this trophy-lined eatery close to the Canada border. Not for PETA-types, but well displayed classic mounts of elk, deer, buffalo, and even a polar bear. This is a finely-crafted setting that adjoins an elk farm. Portions were huge, we had half-...More

Thank mrstruetoyou
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Very tasty food and reasonable prices. The staff are very people friendly and it's a warm and cozy place. Beautiful place also. Nice place for all ages.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was easily my favorite place to eat during my stay in northern Vermont. The Elk sirloin was delicious as was the bourbon steak tips. I personally really enjoyed the decor which encompassed a wide variety of stuffed animals (bison, elk, deer, moose, etc). I'll...More

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped at the Cow Palace in Derby Vermont. Had a lovely lunch. Best beef sandwich and dip ever! Super great fries. Really good value. Clean and nice venue. Cool stuffed bison, bears, deer etc. Throughout restaurant. Friendly service. Would eat there again and recommend their...More

Thank paulaZ1618FI
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The cow palace is an interesting place. The food is certainly okay and the portions are big but the decor is something else. We're vegetarians but our hosts were not so we decided what to heck,let's give it a try. We found the decor to...More

Thank 308brucew
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The most interesting thing about Cow Palace is the decor--starting with the antler entry arch. Inside is a taxidermist's dream--all kinds of stuffed animals. I honestly can't remember the food--but I think I enjoyed it. From the window we could see the elk herd that...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Entrance is very unique as are the taxidermy animals, animal heads and lighting fixtures. We had an early lunch. Food was ok but service was great. I had burger but it was overcooked and a bit dry. My husband had the hot turkey sandwich which...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Lots of taxidermied animals hanging on the walls with horn lighting fixtures. Waiter was friendly and efficient. Had the steak tips with french fries, it was good. The live elk outside in the pasture are fun to watch.

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We ate here after visiting with the elk in the pasture behind the restaurant. My husband had a burger and home cut french fries, and I had the butternut squash ravioli with a homemade maple alfredo sauce and the salad bar. The salad bar was...More

Thank Lynn M
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21 August 2017|
Response from kennstransky | Reviewed this property |
not sure..contact them on their web site: derbycowpalace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3111 US Route 5, Derby, VT 05829-9456
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +1 802-766-4724
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