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Picnic Social

$$ - $$$American, ,
433 Mountain Rd, located inside Field Guide hotel, Stowe, VT 05672-4628
+1 802-221-4947
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“tomato soup” (5 reviews)
“smoked trout” (3 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
433 Mountain Rd, located inside Field Guide hotel, Stowe, VT 05672-4628
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to sit in front of a wood-burning stove to eat our dinner- tomato soup, grilled cheese, and smashed potatoes. Dessert was comfort food reminiscent of school lunches from childhood- vanilla pudding, homemade 'nilla wafers and bananas with whipped cream. The soup and potatoes...More

1  Thank comfortknits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best tomato soup I’ve ever tasted. Macaroni and cheese was delicious. This restaurant takes ramen to a new level. Service was very good. We were there on a Wednesday. Gets crowded on weekends, but worth it.

1  Thank skiingmoondancer
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant bc of the reviews. The reviews know best. It was an excellent choice. We ordered the tomato soup and the ramen short rib soup. A must visit restaurant.

1  Thank Mamamia15
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

When you first step into this restaurant you feel the warmth and comfort. It is beautifully decorated to be cozy and stylish. The service was kind if a little slow when we attended on a moderately busy night. The food was inventive and tasty. Games...More

Thank cantripper3000
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Picnic Social, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad that you found Picnic Social to be so warm, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Love that you found the food to be both inventive and tasty and it sounds like you were able to take advantage of the various games offered. We hope to...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife anf 2 year old. Great food, some of the best on our trip. A funky hip setting but still comfortable and kid friendly

Thank jared625
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Field Guide and decided to try brunch at their restaurant Picnic Social. Delicious from start to finish! Grilled toast with avocado, bacon, eggs,ranch mayo and cilantro and homestyle fingerling potatoes. It was my favorite breakfast in Stowe! My...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This restaurant is just a bit too rustic for my taste, especially in a facility that bills itself as a boutique hotel.

Thank Uncle Jack
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Picnic Social, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

We're disappointed to hear that you did not fully enjoy your dining experience with us. Many guests rave about the feel of our restaurant and comment on enjoying the mix of both rustic and modern. We do hope that you'll give us another try!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great food! Great ambiance, both inside and out! We were traveling with our dog and needed an outdoor dinner option in the rain. Picnic Social has a covered deck that was the perfect option. They were very accommodating, great service, and delicious food!

Thank Sara E
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Picnic Social, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

So glad to hear that you enjoyed both the great food and the great ambiance while dining with us! Happy that you were able to bring your four-legged companion to dinner with you and that you felt accommodated and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Stopped by for a draft beer special and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service. This was on a weekday during the second week of Sept (2017) so Stowe was a little on the Quiet Side. Despite originally being the only...More

Thank seanhurler
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I live north of Stowe and have heard about this place for a while. I started out across the street at McCarthy's for breakfast but it was packed and loud and although seated fairly quickly, no waitstaff appeared. I finally walked out and went across...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Picnic Social, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We're thrilled that you chose to join us for brunch and had such a fantastic experience! Love that you found our various menu offerings to be tempting and that both you and your son enjoyed your meals, as well as the various games. We look...More

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5 August 2016|
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Response from Amanda W | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for checking in! Picnic Social is perfect for either couples OR large groups, which is part of the beauty. We have a whole bunch of different seating options inside and out, so you can have an intimate dinner for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Mountain Rd, located inside Field Guide hotel, Stowe, VT 05672-4628
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-221-4947
  • E-mail
Located inside the recently renovated Field Guide hotel, Picnic Social is Stowe VT’s newest dining and drinking establishment. Simple, fresh, delicious, and sharable — the food at Picnic Social reflects the restaurant’s casual vibe and communal experience: juicy burgers and sharp-cheddar grilled cheese; sharable (and single portion) toasts, seasonal sides and salads, and much more.
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