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Trattoria La Festa

4080 Mountain Rd, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
+1 802-253-8480
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (38 reviews)
“manicotti” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
4080 Mountain Rd, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a Long Islander so I'm picky about my Italian. My brother ordered the chicken parmigiana. He loved it. My husband and I indulged in the meat sauce. I had the gluten free penne($2.50 up charge). Discrimination if you ask me. We both said there...More

Thank MonicaK614
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Monica: Thank you for the review. Our Long Islander guests are the most discriminating because the many great Italian restaurants in their back yards but we love the challenge. THank you for everything and by the way the meat sauce has a little smoke...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has survived for a long time in a highly competitive market, both because it has a good menu and also because the overall ambiance feels fun and relaxed. The ownership has remained stable for many years.

Thank steventobolsky
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Steve thank you for thinking of us, it's always a pleasure to see you and family. We are looking forward your next visit. Buon Appetito Tony and Family

Reviewed 21 May 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant to celebrate her 80th birthday. My wife who uses a walker was met by the staff and assisted into the restaurant. The food was excellent and served in a manner befitting a fie restaurant. We can not...More

Thank Richard M
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Richard: Thank you for the great review. It was not too hard to be extra nice to you and your wife, you guys were absolutely wonderful and a pleasure to serve. We are old school and when guests come in for dinner it's like...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Dined there with a group of artists, actors and their children snd spouses. This group is here every year in Stowe, and commonly dine at well-known and popular restaurants. At my repeated recommendation, they decided to try Trattoria La Festa. They are now totally smitten...More

Thank Keith R
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Keith Thank you for the great review. Your party was absolutely impressive, all the people they are connected to and their craft, mind boggling experience. Thank you for the photos I was able to take with them. You were very helpful in preparing us...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We visit the Trattoria every year as a family. This year we had a larger party and we're seated in the function room. It's nice in a way because it is quieter but does not have the atmosphere the restaurant offers so if you make...More

Thank babel39
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear babel39 Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure having you back to celebrate your birthday with us. Unfortunately do to the late arrival of the party we had no choice but to put it in the fireplace room than main dining room....More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Service was wonderful nice family restaurant tasty food but it was all just ok. Cesar salad was fresh and very good and came with the meal. My wife loved the manicotti. My chicken parm lacked flavor and the chicken looked like it was a pre...More

Thank Wcm12
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear Wcm12 Thank you for the review and hope to see you soon. all the best Tony

Reviewed 13 March 2017

First time back in 15+ years... and Trattoria hasn't changed a bit (which is good!!) They have a wide variety of Italian dishes that are home made and very tasty - but also not overly pricey. Calamari and Mozarella specials as starters; Lasagna and gluten...More

Thank ryan_00_00_00
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Dear ryan_00_00_00 Thank you for the lovely review. I am glad everything was as good as you remembered. We strive for consistency and Italian hospitality. We hope to see you back soon so we can spoil your little one with special treats. All the best...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A little off the beaten path and easy to miss, but an absolute gem! We've never had anything but great food here and the service is both stellar and unobtrusive. When my wife and I had trouble reading the menu, a pair of reading glasses...More

Thank Peter B
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Dear Peter B Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear about your wonderful experience and we promise you many more. All the best Tony and Family

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here twice before and the food was good as was the service. However when I dined there on Saturday evening with a total of seven lady friends and one charming three year old I was extremely disappointed in the service! It took...More

Thank kelmillington
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Dear kelmillington When I read your review I took it pretty hard. My name is Tony and I am the owner of the restaurant. I gave it a lot of thought and I do remember you and your party. I particularly know one of the...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a lovely Italian restaurant with options for everyone, including gluten-free pasta. Our server was so nice and the food arrived promptly. It's not fine dining but more like what your grandma would make for you - fresh ingredients and lots of love -...More

Thank BeforeSunrise
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Dear BeforeSunrise Thank you for the lovely review. You hit it right on the head. We are a cozy little place serving Stowe for over 30 years. Our food is fresh and cooked with love just like home. Buon Appetito Tony and Family

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4080 Mountain Rd, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-8480
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Description
Seasonal Italian restaurant owned and operated by Italian family. Simple homemade food with a solid wine list and great music
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