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The Common Man

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3209 German Flats Road, Sugarbush, Warren, VT 05674
+1 802-583-2800
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18:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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altamonte springs, florida
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As part of the BackRoads Vermont Bicycle Tour, we were treated to dinner at The Common Man. The restaurant during our visit was closed except for group dining (there were 20 people in our group). This restaurant has a wonderful lodge/rustic feel about it (with a wonderful large fireplace!) and the staff was attentive and addressed any needs during our... More 

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Waitsfield, Vermont
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Call ahead to make sure that they are open. Fabulous food in an old barn with an atmosphere that is truly unique. I've been to this establishment for small intimate dinners as well as group ones. Both are enjoyable.

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Placida, Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A special restaurant in an old barn complete with crystal chandeliers. Exceptional food in an unusual setting. Check on days it is open since it is not open every day.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This husband and wife team really know how to make food and create an inviting atmosphere. Had fried chicken and bbq pork. Even the rolls are incredible.

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Thank angmohgao
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a gem this place is! When you walk in, you see a beautiful post-and-beam barn, with dark wood and a fireplace. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable, encouraging me to order items that I ordinarily wouldn't order. I ordered a pasta with a lobster sauce, which wasn't too heavy and was finished perfectly. I also ordered rolls served... More 

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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We had gotten a recommendation for here. We tried the seven course chef’s tasting menu. The seven course consisted of: Beef tenderloin, shrimp, carrot soup, pasta with an egg on top, halibut, octopus, and pork tenderloin. After the seven courses we had sorbet, and maple treats. My favorite was the carrot soup. My husband’s favorite was the homemade pasta, with... More 

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Warren, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Dinner at the Common Man two weeks ago with my son was nothing less than spectacular. Fried oysters to start with a lemon vinaigrette were the lightest most refreshing fried oyster ever. The Octopus was and always is perfect. A middle course of Bucatini with a mushroom sauce was as pleasing to the eye as to our palates. I had... More 

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Weston, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Our family of 5 dined at The Common Man last night and we felt totally robbed. When we made the reservation they promised that they could make "kids-sized" portions and simpler meals for our 3 children. At the restaurant the waitress confirmed the same. There were no kids meals on the menu, but she promised to make a "1/2 order"... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our landlord at the Wilder Farm Inn in Waitsfield, Vermont. The food was the best we had..

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hingham, MA
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent steak and Halibut dishes. Caesar salad was OK. Nice atmosphere and service. But you charge for rolls?? Oh, did I mention that already.. .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 38
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3209 German Flats Road, Sugarbush, Warren, VT 05674
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Warren
  • Phone Number: +1 802-583-2800
Description
The Common Man Restaurant is located in Warren, Vermont, in the heart of Mad River Valley, between Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen. Sited in a 19th century barn, the dining room is elegant in its simplicity. With hand-hewn beams framing an open hearth fireplace, the 100-seat restaurant is inviting and intimate.

Since the original owners, the Orsini family, opened their doors in the 1960s, 3209 German Flats Road has been a popular place for locals, visitors, and skiers to gather for a quality Vermont dining experience. Now in its fourth generation of operation, the current owners, Chef Adam Longworth and Lorien Wroten, are working hard to re-energize this Vermont dining institution with small town hospitality and world class cuisine.

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