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Belted Cow Bistro - CLOSED

4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
+1 802-316-3883
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jul 2014
15 Apr 2014
“Incredible culinary experience”
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We always enjoyed this place, but The Belted Cow closed in April 2014. Apparently El Gato Cortina will open its second restaurant (one is in Burlington) at this location in the near future.

4  Thank fordwestvt
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My senses were delighted. Chicken wings as an app had incredible flavor. Each time I return I'm continually impressed by the consistenly amazing food.

1  Thank NobleBVT
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Love the atmosphere. We like to go here for date night of wine and appetizers. The dinners are great too. Great place for girls night out as well.

1  Thank Grace101
Reviewed 22 February 2014

I just ate some of the best ribs I've ever had. This was my second time here and both times my husband and I enjoyed delicious meals. Service was excellent with very friendly and knowledgable staff.

Thank cseis
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been to The Belted Cow three times now, and each was better than the last. The seasonal variations are interesting, creative, and delicious. I love every risotto dish I've tried, and my husband is a fan of the ribs (but...More

Thank bannerarab
Reviewed 14 November 2013

My wife, a Southerner who knows barbecue (her brother-in-law grills alligator tail), met one of the owners of the Belted Cow on recent flight to Burlington, Vermont. In the course of their conversation, she found out that their local restaurant knows "how to do" ribs!...More

1  Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 7 November 2013

My boyfriend and I spent a recent weekend in the Essex Resort and were advised to try the Belted Cow by the excellent staff at the Essex. We were not disappointed! The food was delicious and well-prepared --- especally try the wings! They are nothing...More

Thank NYCTraveller323
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Ladies weekend away, so close to the Vt Culimary Institute Resort, and worth the short drive away for a different menu and environment. The food was unique and delicious... Pulled pork sandwiches, butternut squash soup, Flatbread with duck confit and beet salad were excellent, it...More

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 27 July 2013

If you live in VT and have a hankering for your old haunts in New York or Boston, this is your restaurant !!

Thank Brrvermont
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Great experience, thoroughly pleased with the food; the portions were good size, reasonably priced and plated well. The owner came out when I ordered a Hefeweizen, knowing that if poured incorrectly can make a huge head on the beer. Would recommend to everyone in the...More

Thank ttroxel70
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3628
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-316-3883
  • E-mail