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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%
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4080 Mountain Rd, Next Top Notch Tennis, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
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81 - 90 of 320 reviews

Reviewed 25 January 2016

Staff quickly overwhelmed by clients....poor service rendered afterwards. Regular clients served preferentially during our seating...not a pleasant feelingMore

Thank GGDallaire
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Dear GGDallaire I am sorry about the impression that you got but thank God it is only your opinion. We have solid good service and absolutely thrive on being slammed which we normally do over the weekends. That is what 30 years in business will...More

Reviewed 20 January 2016

They were able to accommodate a last minute reservation for 9 people, which was awesome. Waiter was incredible patient with our party, and everyone enjoyed their meals. Portofino is a good dish if you like pesto.

Thank SkiFishSkiFish
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Dear Skifish Thank you for the great review. You have obviously captured the full picture of who we are and what we do. Hope to see you soon. Always at your service Tony and Family

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

During our New Year's week family vacation and visit to the Stowe Mountain Lodge, our family of 5 had dinner at Trattoria la Festa - another outstanding dinner, great atmosphere and service. Tony always makes us feel special and very welcome. Our family enjoyed the...More

Thank Rick R
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Dear Rick R It was so nice to see you back in spite of the lack of snow and miserable weather. It was a pleasure as usual to make dinner for you and the family and cannot wait to do it again soon. We are...More

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We are from Miami and just returned from Stowe. One of our dining nights was here at La Festa. I will say it is a quaint restaurant, and the host was very friendly. Our waiter, was also very friendly. As for the food, the Caprese...More

Thank nibaldom2015
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Dear Nibaldom2015 Thank you for you review. I am sorry to hear about average comments but that' s the way you see it and there is little I can do. That night we served 192 dinners and they were all great dinners but yours. When...More

Reviewed 28 December 2015

Great Italian food - Excellent Service. Good portions. Cosy environment. Establishment tweaked their menu to suit individual tastes.More

Thank Pranay G
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Dear ski trip 2015 Thank you and thank you again for seeing things for what they are. We are not pretentious or fancy but we are warm and cozy full of nice treats to those who can appreciate them. Always at your service Tony and...More

Reviewed 23 December 2015

I am between giving an AVERAGE and VERY GOOD review for the quality of the food, but with service being good it pushes it to the VERY GOOD category. There were 4 of us and we went there for dinner, we showed up a before...More

Thank Myfirstchoicenotavai
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Dear Myfirstchoicenotavai Thank you for your words of wisdom. I feel that you really know a lot and getting a review like this from you is a real treat, Italy is safe with you here in the USA

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Trattoria La Festa is one of the most romantic restaurants in Stowe. The chilli pepper lights and the cozy mountain lodge makes for a wonderful dining atmosphere. l had the bruschetta and the pesto lamp chops-- so delicious. My honey had the veal parmesan and...More

Thank JillCull
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Dear Jillcull Thank you again for your true words. It's a breath of fresh air to hear normal people express their opinion on the Trattoria. This Xmas week I thought I had seen it all but I saw more. People come in with monstrous expectations...More

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

The food here is authentic. They serve you warm bread with garlic butter. I had the gnocchi with meat sauce and it was great! My husband had the lamb chops pesto and thought it was delicious. Our server was outstanding. The dessert was really good...More

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Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

Dear EE In Fichburgh Mass> I can't thank you enough for your words of wisdom and kindness. We know what we do but when we hear it from you it feels good. We are an unpretentious little ethnic restaurant with solid food, service and wine....More

Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to Trattoria La Festa. We really love the food and the service is excellent. There are always several (delicious) specials to try and the atmosphere of the restaurant is cozy and romantic. If you enjoy wine, their wine list is...More

Thank Kristina M
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Dear Kristina M I like what you say about our restaurant, it makes us feel good and confirms that we are doing a good job. A Positive experience is not achieved by chance, it requires work and sensitivity, but your heart is got to be...More

Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is one of the warmest, most friendly and yes, romantic restaurants around Stowe. You'll be welcomed like family to dinner. Very, very good Italian cuisine and a knockout wine list. And don't get me started on the desserts. Our server was very personable and...More

Thank Brent W
Tony D, Owner at Trattoria La Festa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Dear Brent W Thank you for the wonderful words. I am delighted that you see us for what we are. We are a simple, family operated Italian eatery where we live by our Motto. Our motto is "abbondanza" which translated from Italian means" where you...More

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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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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