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Townshend Dam Diner

5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
+1 802-874-4953
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“french toast” (3 reviews)
“donuts” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Stopped here after a stay at the Windham Hill Inn. Skipped the Inn's highly touted Breakfast after a disappointing dinner date there. Glad we looked up this diner. It was an amusing and pleasant breakfast in a unique setting. My 3 egg omelet was just...More

Thank rwjw
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We love this place. Never had a bad meal here. People are are friendly and prices are reasonable and quality good. Not glitzy but clean and welcoming. Check out the depression glass in the windows and all those kitchen implements your mother used.

Thank Justdesert4me
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

After going by on the one day the diner is closed for many years, we finally went by on a different day. My husband pulled in and we decided to have a late lunch/early dinner that day. My husband ordered a burger delux... cheese burger...More

Thank Bonni B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Dam Diner is comfy and interesting to look at the various enamel topped tables, the collection of green depression glass, the antique kitchen utensils, and the pencil sketches on the napkin dispensers. The food is very reasonably priced, and delicious. I had a grilled...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Eclectic diner, feels like home. Great simple food. Good, friendly service. A family favorite. Great stop on scenic Route 30. It would be easy to drive past and miss this great place. Stop and give it a try. You'll not regret it.

Thank Jon W C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been reading about and seeing this place on television and went there for b'fast this morning. I've eaten everywhere in Boston and a lot of places in NYC...this was excellent! The only thing better than the food was the service. I regret not...More

1  Thank florendo21
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Sorry for responding so late on this , but wanted to thank you! Appreciate you taking the time for a review!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stopping at the Dam Diner after a weekend of camping is tradition! Try the French toast sampler but don't plan on sharing!

1  Thank katyebro17
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Located on route 30 in southern Vermont, this place is worth the drive just to see the massive collection of green glassware in the front windows. Featured on TV as an "out-of-the-place to go" if out for a drive, this place made me smile. It...More

1  Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Our experience did not match the hype in Frommer's. Service was very slow... at 2:30 pm! The place was less than half full but it took 45 minutes for four of us to get our order taken. We all agreed the food was okay; not...More

1  Thank Tom D
Stephanie S, Owner at Townshend Dam Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

I'm very sorry that you did not have a good experience. The diner more than half filled in five minutes!! I will explain that slow service is not the normal for us, as the scheduled wait person did not show up for a their shift...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Ok, I love this place. We have mainly stopped by at breakfast as it on the way home for us but have had lunch there a couple times. The burgers are YUMMY. It is NOT fancy but the local crowd is so nice... go there...More

Thank acdminNyc
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Yvonne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5929 VT Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Townshend
  • Phone Number: +1 802-874-4953
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