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Carpenter & Main Restaurant

326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
+1 802-649-2922
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“tater tots” (2 reviews)
“gnocchi” (3 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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French, American
326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our waitress ( Bridget) was inattentive. She took forever to serve us and then brought one wrong dish. To add to the poor experience, I thought we'd order desert but after giving us the menus she forgot us. It wasn't totally her fault. They were...More

1  Thank Phillips3675
Reviewed 1 August 2016

lovely drinks; incredible variety of small plates: recommend the liver, escargot, + anchovy; rich gnocchi for meal; for desert maple cream crepe

Thank stevejsmith1
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Carpenter & Main Restaurant is a place for special events. The food is very good, it has small rooms.

Thank noSnow2
Reviewed 25 May 2016

When I decided to visit my daughter on Mother's Day weekend I had not planned on it also being Family Weekend at Dartmouth College. Reservations were scarce but we had the good fortune of meeting a couple who recommended Carpenter & Main in Norwich as...More

2  Thank WampTraveler
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We went as a large group and there were other groups seated inside. There was a lot of noise, hard to hear one another, and if I were a couple hoping for a quiet dinner out, I'd be a bit disappointed. The food however is...More

1  Thank coutinho1993
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Carpenter and Main is consistently one of the best restaurants in the Upper Valley. Everything - food, wine, service - is always excellent. We have never had a disappointing meal in this fantastic chief owned establishment. The front bistro area is louder than the back...More

Thank NewHampshireMay
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

All around absolutely superb!! One of the top culinary minds in the valley. Flavor procilea never cease to amaze

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Service was great. Food was French. We enjoyed it. I will go back. It is a little loud for older las in the Bistro area for older folks. But bustling and fun.

Thank dgbreed
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We ate on Valentine's Day with a fixed price menu. When we made reservations we were not advised of this. Luckily we were not concerned about the $65 price, but others who came in, even with reservations, were not aware of this. Also, the area...More

Thank JerseyShoreGma
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We enjoyed our food at Carpenter & Main, but were hoping for a somewhat more flavorful meal. For me, it's the extra perks of flavor that move a dish from the mundane to the excellent. Carpenter & Main didn't quite make it to excellent, although...More

Thank VermontGrannie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Main St., Norwich, VT 05055
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 802-649-2922
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